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Muslims Celebrate Eid-el-Hajj by Slaughtering Animals

Muslims Celebrate Eid-el-Hajj by Slaughtering Animals

Tuesday January 10 was EID-EL-HAJJ, a Muslim holiday marked annually by families slaughtering animals for sacrifice and protein food. Muslims across the globe numbering 1.2 billion carried out…

Center for Families Grand Opening Sunday, Feb. 12

Center for Families Grand Opening Sunday, Feb. 12

The grand opening celebration of the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches’ new Center for Families will take place Feb. 12, 2006.

XM Yanks African Channel Off The Receiver

XM Yanks African Channel Off The Receiver

XM Satellite Radio until last winter was the only one of the two satellite radio receivers that carried a channel dedicated to African music, called Ngoma XM. Ngoma is…

Local Immigrants for Global Cause

Local Immigrants for Global Cause

Several dozens of African immigrants, mostly Somalis, gathered at a packed basketball court inside Brian Coyle community center near Riverside high-rises in Minneapolis on Sunday, January 16, for…

Beware of Fake Agencies, Immigrants Told

Beware of Fake Agencies, Immigrants Told

may well be known as a land of numerous philanthropists, welcoming and compassionate people, but one has be aware of who he or she is dealing with. The…

Kikwete Wins Presidency in Tanzania

Kikwete Wins Presidency in Tanzania

’s ruling party, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), recorded a series of landslide victories in the united republic’s third multiparty elections December 14. CCM’s Jakaya Kikwete won the presidency with…

Zambia’s First Lady Urges African Self-Help, Investment

Zambia’s First Lady Urges African Self-Help, Investment

The first lady of Zambia told an audience in Oakland, California that her nation's economic and political development will ultimately depend on investment by Zambians themselves, including those living and…

Somali Woman Killed in a Carjacking Accident; Suspect in Police Custody

Somali Woman Killed in a Carjacking Accident; Suspect in Police Custody

Lul Ibrahim, a 34 year old mother of two was severely wounded in the head while trying to prevent a thief from stealing her sister’s car. The incident occurred…

Mwanyagetinge Holds Elections

Mwanyagetinge Holds Elections

The Mwanyagetinge Association of Kenyans in Minnesota held its elections on November 26. Paul Morande was reelected chairman after garnering 78% of the vote. He beat Henry Kerongo who…

Nyango Nambangi Honored by Century College

Nyango Nambangi Honored by Century College

Nyango Melissa Nambangi, founder of the Minnesota African Women’s Association (MAWA) received the Women’s of Distinction award from Century College on December 8, 2005. She and two other women are the first…

Youth Take Center Stage on Africa World Aids Day

Youth Take Center Stage on Africa World Aids Day

Young and energetic Nangah Tabah  (Miss ) as the link was center stage at the second annual commemorative event of Africa World’s Day that was celebrated with music vibrations…