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Tundu Lissu of Tanzania speaks at Georgetown University

Tundu Lissu of Tanzania speaks at Georgetown University

Tanzanian opposition leader and chief whip Tundu Lissu appeared at George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs to talk about the deteriorating political situation in his country.…

Nelima Sitati and Abdirahman Muse are finalists for Metropolitan Council appointments

Nelima Sitati and Abdirahman Muse are finalists for Metropolitan Council appointments

A Kenyan-American and Somali-American are among the 79 finalists selected to serve in the powerful Metropolitan Council, the regional policy-making body, planning agency, and provider of essential services…

US immigration set up fake university in Detroit to entrap immigrants

US immigration set up fake university in Detroit to entrap immigrants

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement set up a fake university in the Detroit area to nab suspects alleged to have recruited undocumented immigrants who wanted to use student…

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Mavin Records and Kupanda Holdings announce partnership

Mavin Records and Kupanda Holdings announce partnership

Lagos-based music label, Mavin Records, has joined in a multi million dollar investment partnership to…

Oliver Mtukudzi dies at 66

Oliver Mtukudzi dies at 66

Courtesy AfroPop The African music community was shocked yesterday to learn of the untimely death…

Angelique Kidjo: I have a feeling of breathing that lifts me up in Minnesota

Angelique Kidjo: I have a feeling of breathing that lifts me up in Minnesota

Like a stone skimming across the surface of the waters, songstress of Benin and Africa,…

Netflix to add African originals

Netflix to add African originals

Erik Barmack, Netflix’s vice president of international originals has announced that in 2019 the streaming…

Oscars 2019 shortlist has Black Panther

Oscars 2019 shortlist has Black Panther

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Monday announced the shortlists for nine…

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Traveling to another country? Don’t forget about immunizations

Traveling to another country? Don’t forget about immunizations

Measles, a disease that spreads quickly, kills hundreds of children in the world every day. The disease is infecting people in Europe, Asia and Africa.  There is something…

These vaccines are needed by pregnant women

These vaccines are needed by pregnant women

As a parent, you do everything you can to keep your child healthy. Keeping your child healthy starts before they are born by doing things to have a…

Adults with long-term health conditions need vaccines to stay healthy

Adults with long-term health conditions need vaccines to stay healthy

Each year, thousands of adults in the United States suffer from serious illnesses that could have been prevented by vaccines. These diseases can be serious and require you…

Its Flu season, do this

Its Flu season, do this

It’s flu season! There are some simple things you can do to help you and your family stay healthy, like getting your flu vaccine, covering your cough, and…

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…