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UN Envoy: By 2030, millions could be graduating from schools without even basic education

UN Envoy: By 2030, millions could be graduating from schools without even basic education

The ground-breaking, United Nations-backed International Finance Facility for Education is vital to ensure that half of the world’s children don’t miss out on the basic schooling needed to…

Business Summit to highlight African immigrant opportunities

Business Summit to highlight African immigrant opportunities

Minnesota Africans United will be hosting its first ever summit event on September 5. Minnesota Africans United is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of…

Winnie Byanyima is new executive director of UNAIDS

Winnie Byanyima is new executive director of UNAIDS

Winnie Byanyima is the new executive director of UNAIDS, the joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS that leads and inspires the world to achieve its shared vision of…

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Cape Verde’s Lucibela to make Minneapolis debut at the Dakota

Cape Verde’s Lucibela to make Minneapolis debut at the Dakota

Situated in Atlantic waters 350 miles from West Africa, over a half-million people live on…

KOKOKO! brings the energy and vibe of Kinshasa to The Cedar

KOKOKO! brings the energy and vibe of Kinshasa to The Cedar

From the Democratic Republic of the Congo, roughly the size of Alaska, hales a band…

Interview: Muthoni Drummer Queen

Interview: Muthoni Drummer Queen

When you first meet Kenyan Muthoni Ndonga, A.K.A. Muthoni Drummer Queen (or MDQ, for short),…

Atlantis 13 will feature at Momentum New Dance Festival

Atlantis 13 will feature at Momentum New Dance Festival

Choreographers Jonathan (AJ) van Arneman and Peace Madimutsa use the stories from hundreds of years…

Salif Keita to be inducted into AfroPop Hall of Fame

Salif Keita to be inducted into AfroPop Hall of Fame

Malian singer, composer, poet, guitarist, bandleader and activist Salif Keita, “The Golden Voice of Africa,”…

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Regular checkups help keep your baby healthy

Regular checkups help keep your baby healthy

Having a new baby is an exciting time with lots of changes. Every day brings something new for you and your baby. It can also be a time…

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…