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Abdiaziz Ahmed mainly covers stories in the large Somali and Ethiopian immigrants in Minnesota. Prior to coming to the United States he was the Chief News Reporter for IQRA FM- the first Islamic Radio  station based in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. He is currently pursuing a BA Degree in  Journalism in the United States.

Atlanta to Host Second Kenya Diaspora Investment Conference

Atlanta to Host Second Kenya Diaspora Investment Conference

Corporate leaders, civil sevice leaders and investors will convene on August 20 in Atlanta for the second Kenyan diaspora international conference and investment forum. Kennesaw State university will again be…

Access Denied: Somali Soccer Tournament Organizers Shut Out Mainstream Media

Access Denied: Somali Soccer Tournament Organizers Shut Out Mainstream Media

Organizers of this year’s Somali Independence Day soccer tournament barred a section of Twin Cities mainstream media from reporting on the scene accusing them of a continuous “negative publicity and…

New Alliance Adds Twist to OLM Elections

New Alliance Adds Twist to OLM Elections

MINNEAPOLIS – A group aspiring to take up the leadership of the Organization of Liberians in Minnesota (OLM) in the forthcoming elections has called for the immediate amendment of the…

Nigerian Independence Day: Scholar Asks President Yar’Adua to Resign

Nigerian Independence Day: Scholar Asks President Yar’Adua to Resign

MINNEAPOLIS – A Nigerian-born Minnesotan scholar called on Nigeria’s newly elected President Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar’Adua to step down and call for fresh elections to save face and clear the…

Karmel Mall Merchants Lock Horns With Landlord

Karmel Mall Merchants Lock Horns With Landlord

Merchants of the largest African immigrant mall in the Twin Cities are involved in a dispute with their landlord, who they accused of threatening and harassing them.…

Oromo Diaspora Flocks State Capitol to Protest Ethiopia-U.S. Alliance

Oromo Diaspora Flocks State Capitol to Protest Ethiopia-U.S. Alliance

The United States should stop supporting the Ethiopian government’s aggression against its opposition if there is to be peace in the Horn of Africa region, an official of the Oromo…

Somali National Week Ends on Festive Note

Somali National Week Ends on Festive Note

Midnimo Wins Soccer Tournament

Hundreds of Somali nationals flocked James Griffin Stadium in St Paul over the weekend to celebrate 47 years of independence for the Horn of…

International Day for Victims of Torture

People drawn from all walks of life gathered at the University of Minnesota International Center at the end of June to express sympathy and solidarity to thousands of victims of…