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Somali Educator receives Virginia McKnight Binger Award

Somali Educator receives Virginia McKnight Binger Award

Said Salah Ahmed of Minneapolis was among eleven Minnesotans awarded the 2005 Virginia McKnight Binger Awards in Human Service. The McKnight Foundation presented the awards on Friday, November 18,  at…

Professor Joseph Mbele is First in ‘Meet The Author’ Series

Professor Joseph Mbele is First in ‘Meet The Author’ Series

Joseph Mbele, professor of English at St. Olaf College in Northfield featured in the first event of “Meet the Author” series organized by Mshale on Sunday, November 13 at…

Somali Contributions in the Workplace

Somali Contributions in the Workplace

The Itasca Project, a group of about 40 Twin Cities business leaders, academics and public officials in late October released a report called, "Mind the Gap," that it had…

Minnesota Muslims Hold Eid-El-Fitr Celebrations

Minnesota Muslims Hold Eid-El-Fitr Celebrations

Minnesota Muslims on Thursday November 3 joined an estimated 1.2 billion Muslims across the globe in celebrations to mark the end of the month-long fast of Ramadhan. Muslim men and…

Former President Clinton uses Ghana experience to make case for alternate US foreign policy

Former President Clinton uses Ghana experience to make case for alternate US foreign policy

Former President Bill Clinton told of an experience he had in to illustrate the strategies the can take to combat terrorism. He talked of a Ghanaian woman…

Martha Sinoe is the new OLM President

Martha Sinoe is the new OLM President

Twin Cities entrepreneur and community advocate, Martha Sinoe, staved off a stiff challenge from her former campaign manager, Henry Fahnbulleh, to emerge victorious as the new president of the Organization…

Africa’s First Elected Woman President

Africa’s First Elected Woman President

Liberian voters have become the first Africans to elect a female head of state. Liberians on November 8 elected Harvard-educated economist and former World Bank official,…

MYLA Awards Scholarships to Six Exceptional Students

MYLA Awards Scholarships to Six Exceptional Students

Scholarships provide $15,000 to support college education

Six college students are the recipients of scholarships totaling $15,000 from the Muslim youth Leadership Awards (MYLA) for the 2005-2006 academic year.…

Abdul Kimbugwe is the new Ugandans in No. America

Abdul Kimbugwe is the new Ugandans in No. America

Minneapolis, Minnesota - Abdul K. Kimbugwe of Boston, Massachusetts is the new president of the Ugandan North American Association (UNAA).

First Outdoor Igbofest Combines Creativity and tradition

First Outdoor Igbofest Combines Creativity and tradition

The Igbo community in Minnesota with their invited friends celebrated their 12th annual Igbofest on the open grounds of the University of St. Thomas at St. Paul on Saturday, August…

Cameroon’s Judge Ntuba Calls for Change of Attitude

Cameroon’s Judge Ntuba Calls for Change of Attitude

Outdoor temperatures soared to record-breaking levels Thursday, June 23rd. But the heat, held in check at the North Star Ballroom on the St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota,…