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Community Hero Abia Ali dies

Community Hero Abia Ali dies

This year’s Mother’s Day came with the shocking death of a Minnesota mother, exploding social media and other local news outlets. Many in Minnesota and around the world woke up…

Kenyan-American breast cancer death in Minnesota challenges community to come up with $42,000

Kenyan-American breast cancer death in Minnesota challenges community to come up with $42,000

Minnesota Kenyans gathered Sunday afternoon to help raise funds for the funeral and medical expenses of the late Catherine Kanana (Cate) at United Central SDA Church in Brooklyn Park. The…

Yacub Addy, renowned Ghanaian drummer and composer passes

Yacub Addy, renowned Ghanaian drummer and composer passes

Yacub Addy, drummer, composer and choreographer from the Addy family of drummers, singers and dancers in Avenor, Accra, Ghana, has joined the elders, it was just announced. He was 83.…

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…

Hussein Samatar, founder of the African Development Center, dies at 45

Hussein Samatar, founder of the African Development Center, dies at 45

Hussein Samatar, a Somali-American former banker turned entrepreneur and politician, died yesterday (Sunday, August 25, 2013) following complications from leukemia. He was 45. His death was relayed to the Mshale…

UConn’s first African-American Professor dies

UConn’s first African-American Professor dies

The University of Connecticut’s first African-American professor, Rollin Charles Williams, died Monday, Sept. 24, in Waterford, Conn., after a short illness. He was 90 years old. A professor emeritus at…

Joseph Morande Onyambu

Joseph Morande Onyambu

The late Joseph Morande Onyambu was born in 1940 to the late Paul Onyambu and Alexina Momanyi at Nyamare Village, Charachani Sub-location, Keera Location, Nyamira District in West Mugirango. Mzee…

Announcing The Passing Away of Chief (Dr.) Inyang

With sadness, but with total submission to the will of God, we announce the passing unto glory of Chief Samuel Akpan Inyang.

Chief Inyang passed away suddenly on March 5th,…