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Kenya Airways CEO meets with US media to discuss upcoming direct flights and diaspora special offer

Kenya Airways CEO meets with US media to discuss upcoming direct flights and diaspora special offer

NEW YORK – Kenya Airways CEO Sebastian Mikosz and the airline’s chairman Michael Joseph met with members of the media to discuss their Nairobi to New York non-stop…

US Military discharging immigrant recruits it had promised citizenship

US Military discharging immigrant recruits it had promised citizenship

US Immigrants who were promised citizenship by the US military are being discharged without explanation, according to an AP report. Those being discharged enrolled as part of the…

Minneapolis festival celebrates Somali Independence Day

Minneapolis festival celebrates Somali Independence Day

MINNEAPOLIS – Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday between Blaisdell and Stevens Avenue block of West Lake Street to commence Somalia’s 58th Independence Day. Every year, communities across…

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A bonanza of African music in Minnesota this summer

A bonanza of African music in Minnesota this summer

Fans of African music in the Twin Cities have reason to celebrate this summer. Not…

World mourns Nigerian reggae legend Ras Kimono

World mourns Nigerian reggae legend Ras Kimono

Acclaimed reggae star Ras Kimono will be remembered for his contribution to the elevation of…

FLEE No. 1 goes deep with Kenyan Benga

FLEE No. 1 goes deep with Kenyan Benga

Leave it to three young European scholars to upend “world music” marketing conventions and create…

Abdullah Ibrahim takes stage at the Dakota Monday, April 16th

Abdullah Ibrahim takes stage at the Dakota Monday, April 16th

He spent the first two full minutes of our 13 minute interview laughing at the…

Spotify lands in Africa, South Africa to be exact

Spotify lands in Africa, South Africa to be exact

The music streaming company Spotify has launched in South Africa, its first entry into Africa.…

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Free or low cost vaccines through the Minnesota Vaccines for Children

Free or low cost vaccines through the Minnesota Vaccines for Children

Parents with young children have many things happening in their life. They want to do what is best for their child and make sure they stay healthy. However,…

Adults need vaccines, too!

Adults need vaccines, too!

Influenza, also called flu, makes thousands of Minnesotans sick every year. This can cause them to miss work and school. While most people get better, the flu can…

First annual Minnesota Black Authors expo

First annual Minnesota Black Authors expo

The first ever Minnesota Black Authors expo will be held on Saturday, November 18 2017 in Minneapolis. The organizers say the expo is intended to support the work…

African Awards Gala is on Saturday October 14

African Awards Gala is on Saturday October 14

The 6th edition of the African Awards Gala is scheduled for Saturday, October 14 at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park. Rep. Ilhan Omar who is serving…

Who is to Blame? Understanding the blame game and its effects in Dementia care among African immigrants & refugees

By Tolulope Monisola OLA (PhD) & Richard B. Oni (PhD) Who is to blame for my mother’s or father’s dementia? Whose fault is it? Why the blame game?…

Advertorial: BeautifulLieUglyTruth

Advertorial: BeautifulLieUglyTruth

The following is a paid message by the coalition in Minnesota that is spreading the message about the effects of tobacco and especially menthol cigarettes on minority communities.…

Protecting babies from Hepatitis B infection

Protecting babies from Hepatitis B infection

Having a baby is an exciting time for a family. There are many things to prepare and many new things to learn. It can feel overwhelming, but help…