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Kari is a Minneapolis based writer, born and raised in Kenya, and a true global citizen. When not writing for Mshale, she is actively pursuing justice and equality for all through her writing and activism.

Minnesota leader travels to Kenya with the mission of educating girls

Minnesota leader travels to Kenya with the mission of educating girls

Like many people, when Dr. Verna Price returned from a 10 day trip to Kenya in early February, she felt changed. “It changes your perspective on everything: how you think,…

Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce honors Ghana-born Godson Sowah as Young Professional of the Year

Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce honors Ghana-born Godson Sowah as Young Professional of the Year

Godson Sowah, who serves as chair for Mshale’s African Awards Judges Panel, was recently awarded the Young Professional of the Year Award. The award, given by the St. Paul Area…

Brooklyn Park residents have their say on the Bottineau LRT

Brooklyn Park residents have their say on the Bottineau LRT

The City of Brooklyn Park held its first of two public hearings on the proposed Blue Line Extension on Monday, January 25th at the Brooklyn Park City Hall. The proposed…

Little Africa ignites culture, not just business

Little Africa ignites culture, not just business

The Little Africa initiative, spearheaded by project leader Gene Gelgelu, held its first arts, open mic and dialogue series this past Wednesday, January 20th. The free event, held at the…

Former Minneapolis Mayor, Sharon Sayles Belton, to keynote Kenya Independence Day Dinner

Former Minneapolis Mayor, Sharon Sayles Belton, to keynote Kenya Independence Day Dinner

Former Minneapolis Mayor, Sharon Sayles Belton, will be the keynote speaker at Minnesota’s Kenya Independence Day Dinner on  Saturday, December 12, chairwoman of the Kenya Leadership Group that is planning…

Ilhan Omar launches campaign for Minnesota House seat

Ilhan Omar launches campaign for Minnesota House seat

MINNEAPOLIS – Politics is a game that for the most part, many of us choose to partake in only as often as we are obligated to. But for Ilhan Omar,…

African diaspora shines at the African Awards Gala

African diaspora shines at the African Awards Gala

African Awards Gala & Red Carpet Photo Gallery: GO HERE. MINNEAPOLIS – Ask me to describe the African Awards in one word? Inspiring. No other word comes close to describing…

A Day with the Champions: Kenyan winners of New York, London and Berlin Marathons to hold Clinic in Minnesota on November 7 and 8

A Day with the Champions: Kenyan winners of New York, London and Berlin Marathons to hold Clinic in Minnesota on November 7 and 8

For two mornings in November runners and aspiring world record holders will get a chance to train with Kenyan world champion runners, Wilson Kipsang and Abel Kirui. The event, billed…

A wondrous Seun Kuti rocks the garden

A wondrous Seun Kuti rocks the garden

There was only one general consensus among the crowd that filled the Walker Museum’s lawn for Rock The Garden’s Sunday line up, as Nigerian musician Seun Kuti and his band…

Ugandan Born Musician Samite to Headline International Children’s Festival at the Ordway

Ugandan Born Musician Samite to Headline International Children’s Festival at the Ordway

Samite (Sæm ē tay) n. 1.a. World-renowned musician, b. Humanitarian, c. Photographer. 2. Born and raised in Uganda. 3. Travels the world bringing his message of peace and hope through the healing…

Kenya’s Sauti Sol to kickoff U.S tour in Minnesota

Kenya’s Sauti Sol to kickoff U.S tour in Minnesota

If you haven’t already heard of Kenya’s Sauti Sol, get to know them now. Because on Thursday May 21st, the group will be bringing their music to fans in the…

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