Monthly Archives: November 2005
Epitome of Rural Politics
East African Traveler
It’s near midnight, and the calabash of honey beer keeps being filled up and passed around the circle of elders in a grass hall, illuminated by firelight, somewhere out in the Great Rift Valley of central .
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. All winners this academic year are from the University of Minnesota .
From Bongoland to Tusamehe
You would never have imagined that there are talented Tanzanian actors and actresses in Minnesota who can advance the production of Swahili movies until Josiah Kibira burst into the scene with Bongoland. If you liked his first movie, you will be mesmerized by his second motion picture Tusamehe, literally meaning Forgive Us - as he raises the bar of Swahili movies to a new level – the digital age.