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Sahra Mohamud is a Mshale Staff Reporter based in Minneapolis. She is an alumni of the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Honors for “Excellence and Service” at the African Awards Gala

Honors for “Excellence and Service” at the African Awards Gala

Hollywood actor, Adetokumboh M’Cormack, of “Blood Diamonds” and “Lost” keynotes

MINNEAPOLIS - A veritable who's who of the African immigrant community in the Midwest strode through the doors…

Vigil for slain Kenyan family in Minnesota

Vigil for slain Kenyan family in Minnesota

Kenyans in Minnesota held a vigil in the city of Vadnais Heights, Minnesota on Wednesday October 20 to mourn the death of Bilha Omare, 32, and her two children 12-year-old…

Minnesota Governor proclaims October 1: Nigerian Independence Day

Minnesota Governor proclaims October 1: Nigerian Independence Day

On October 1st, Minnesota’s Nigerian community gathered in St. Paul to celebrate Nigeria’s independence from the British. Marking the country’s 50th anniversary at the State Capitol, Gov. Pawlenty touted the strategic ties between Nigeria…

A phenomenal African Awards Gala

This year’s 2nd African Awards Gala presented by Mshale was absolutely phenomenal. The special event honored members of the African community in Minnesota who have and continue to make an…

Somalis in Minnesota Celebrate 50 Years of Independence

Somalis in Minnesota Celebrate 50 Years of Independence

Somalis in Minnesota marked the 50th anniversary of the Somali Independence Day on Saturday. To accommodate the Independence Day celebrations, Lake Street in Minneapolis was closed from Pleasant to Blaisdell…

Pawlenty appoints two Africans to Council on Black Minnesotans

Pawlenty appoints two Africans to Council on Black Minnesotans

Governor Tim Pawlenty announced the appointments of Ayderus Ali and Nnamdi Okoronkwo to the Council on Black Minnesotans.

Books for Africa to Stock Ghana Library System

Books for Africa to Stock Ghana Library System

Books for Africa and the Ghana Library Board have signed a Memorandum of Understanding whereby Books for Africa will provide high quality new books free of charge to the Ghana…

Award winning Boonaa Mohammed on using Poetry to fight Evil

Award winning Boonaa Mohammed on using Poetry to fight Evil

Boonaa Mohammed, a critically acclaimed award winning poet, writer, playwright and upcoming filmmaker paid a visit to the University of Minnesota as the keynote poet for the annual Poetry Jam…

Samatar Kicks Off Campaign for Minneapolis School Board

Samatar Kicks Off Campaign for Minneapolis School Board

Local businessman and community organizer Hussein Samatar announced his candidacy for the Minneapolis Public Schools Board – District 3, during his campaign kick-off Thursday at Mapps Café in the heart…

Special Interview with Dr. Michael T. Fagin, Founder, Pan African Student Leadership Conference

Special Interview with Dr. Michael T. Fagin, Founder, Pan African Student Leadership Conference

Each year, the annual Pan African Student Leadership Conference takes place at Minnesota State University, Mankato (MSUM) with a program full of prominent speakers and talented students. Dr. Michael T.…

Ethiopian Invasion of Somalia, a Debacle U.S. Official says

Ethiopian Invasion of Somalia, a Debacle U.S. Official says

U.S. Department of State Bureau of African Affairs Secretary Donald Yamamoto said that the invasion of Ethiopian forces in 2006 in Somalia was a mistake. Yamamoto spoke at the Humphrey…

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