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MoneyGram Announces $75,000 House For Mom Sweepstakes Winner

MoneyGram announced in August that Sheryl Igarta, a MoneyGram customer in Streamwood, IL, is the 2006 grand prize winner of MoneyGram’s annual “Win $75,000 To Buy A House For Mom”…

Just Like Home: Tam Tam’s African Restaurant

Just Like Home:  Tam Tam’s African Restaurant

"She said, 'since I'm having boys, I'm not going to die cooking for you guys, you're going to learn how to cook!'" Steven Kaggwa tells me as we sit in…

North American Airlines to Fly to West Africa

North American Airlines to Fly to West Africa

The lieutenant Governor of the State of Maryland, Honorable Michael S. Steele in April launched the first ever flight operation into West Africa by a United States carrier, namely North American Airlines.…

South African Woman in Quest to Bring Taste of Cape Town to U.S.A

South African Woman in Quest to Bring Taste of Cape Town to U.S.A

Yumna McCann sat at home, missing her mother dearly. She wanted a taste of her mother’s cooking. She wanted something different than the American food she was trying to get…

Akwaaba Restaurant is Latest Venture for Togolese Entrepreneur

Akwaaba Restaurant is Latest Venture for Togolese Entrepreneur

After one small store of 500 square feet, Edoh Akakpo has quickly become a major player in the African grocery store business in the Twin Cities. The jovial Mr. Akakpo,…

U.S. Bank Receives Appreciation Award from Lake Street Council

U.S. Bank Receives Appreciation Award from Lake Street Council

U.S. Bank received an appreciation award from the Lake Street Council in Minneapolis recently. The award was given to U.S. Bank during the council’s annual meeting at the Lyndale…

Minnesota Companies Cite Growing Need for International Business Skills

Minnesota Companies Cite Growing Need for International Business Skills

As Minnesota companies become increasingly involved in the global economy, demand is growing for employees trained in areas of international business. …

Two New Investors Join African Mall Efforts

Two New Investors Join African Mall Efforts

Two key investors have been added to the project to build the proposed African mall in Brooklyn Park . According to Mr. Kwaku Addy, the lead investor in the project.

Mshale Publisher Speaks at Channel Afrique

Mshale Publisher Speaks at Channel Afrique

Upcoming African immigrant professionals and entrepreneurs under the banner of Channel Afrique in Minnesota meet every last Friday of the month to network and co-ordinate their activities for greater…

PABA to Host African Business Fair

The Pan African Business Alliance (PABA), Minnesota’s pioneer African chamber of commerce, is scheduled to host its annual Business Fair in Minneapolis next month. According to the PABA President, Henry…

Presenting Africa in All its Facets

Presenting Africa in All its Facets

Say ABN to some of the targeted audience of this relatively new satellite network and you will draw a blank stare. That is about to change with the new marketing…