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Miriam is a general assignment reporter at Mshale.

Kenyan-American alleges corruption in national high school selection in Kenya

Kenyan-American alleges corruption in national high school selection in Kenya

The selection process for who enters Kenya’s coveted national high schools has left one Kenyan-American grandfather, Stephen Ombaso, in Minnesota angry and has alleged corruption riddles the process. His grandson,…

Godson Sowah named chair of African Awards Judges Panel

Godson Sowah named chair of African Awards Judges Panel

The African Awards which are presented by Mshale Newspaper has named a distinguished panel of judges to oversee the selection of finalists for the 5th African Awards which will be…

Mombasa businessman, benefactor Ishmael Gitaa dies

Mombasa businessman, benefactor Ishmael Gitaa dies

Ishmael Nyangau Gitaa, a Mombasa businessman and benefactor, died unexpectedly Tuesday, September 2. He was 68. He is survived by his wife Billiah, seven children and seven grandchildren. He is…

Be ready to laugh when Eric Omondi brings his hilarious comedy to Minnesota on Saturday

Be ready to laugh when Eric Omondi brings his hilarious comedy to Minnesota on Saturday

Eric Omondi, recognizable by his trademark red hair on Kenyan TV, is currently touring the United States in what is dubbed the “Untamed Tour”. Omondi known for his wit and…

Minnesota Kenyans mark 6 month anniversary of Westgate Mall attack with launch of iLask

Minnesota Kenyans mark 6 month anniversary of Westgate Mall attack with launch of iLask

67 people from various countries were killed and over 175 injured many with debilitating injuries, when Al-Shabab terrorists attacked the upscale Westgate mall in Nairobi on September 21 2013. The…

Praiz to be interviewed on KMOJ Radio show Saturday March 22 and Meet & Greet at Jambo Africa

Praiz to be interviewed on KMOJ Radio show Saturday March 22 and Meet & Greet at Jambo Africa

Acclaimed Nigerian musician Praiz is visiting the United States currently and will be visiting the KMOJ Radio studio tomorrow (March 22) for an interview on Charles Dennis’ African Roots Connection…

Walter Mongare appointed Communications Director for Kisii County

Walter Mongare appointed Communications Director for Kisii County

Mshale Editor’s note:  Our reporter, Miriam Mongare, who penned this story is not related to Walter Mongare. Kenyan media personality, Comedian, Actor and Singer Walter Mongare aka Nyambane has been…

How to make a date with yourself for Valentine’s Day

How to make a date with yourself  for Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re married, single or divorced, Valentine’s Day’s emphasis on romance and the expectations it sparks can create more stress than joy for many people, says Dr. Jaime Kulaga, a…

Gitaa, Pagelkopf to co-chair Books for Africa Silver Jubilee committee

Gitaa, Pagelkopf to co-chair Books for Africa Silver Jubilee committee

Planning for the 25th anniversary celebration of Books for Africa are now underway with the naming of Doris Pagelkopf and Tom Gitaa as co-chairs of the anniversary committee charged with…

Former Obama Official, Desiree Rogers, keynotes the African Awards

Former Obama Official, Desiree Rogers, keynotes the African Awards

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Over 300 guests attended the third annual African Awards Gala presented by Mshale Newspaper on October 8 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Seven honorees were honored for…

Kenyans in Minnesota embrace M-Pesa

Kenyans in Minnesota embrace M-Pesa

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. - Kenyan-American community and business leaders in Minnesota yesterday got an opportunity to learn more about Western Union's Mobile Money Transfer (MMT) service to Kenya, at an…

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