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Ethiopian Invasion of Somalia Still a Sensitive Issue

Ethiopian Invasion of Somalia Still a Sensitive Issue

Anyone keen on reading bumper stickers this summer might notice one in the Twin Cities area that reads, “ETHIOPIA OUT OF SOMALIA NOW!”

African immigration lawyer steps above the bar

African immigration lawyer steps above the bar

At a historic moment for immigration law in America, an African lawyer in Minnesota has made a little history of his own.…

The Play Must Go On

The Play Must Go On

For Liberians in America, it is going to be another summer of political drama and high suspense in courtrooms and congress chambers around the world.…

Zyombi vs. Zyombi

Zyombi vs. Zyombi

Zyombi International Project, recently renamed Africa Health Action, has earned its reputation as an outstanding pioneer of HIV/AIDS education organizations in African communities of the Twin Cities. So why is…

Eritrean feature story

Like many Eritreans living in Minnesota, Almaz Ghilagaber has lost relatives to war—perhaps too many to name.…

The African Factor: Census Shows Economic Divide

The African Factor: Census Shows Economic Divide

As the number of Africans in the Diaspora increases, their economic impact both in Africa and in their newly adopted homes continues to rise profoundly.…

Mshale Obituary and Remembrance

Mshale Obituary and Remembrance

Anne Hinga-Gitaa, a former St. Paul Public Schools teacher and mother of two, died at Abbot Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis Tuesday, December 5.
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Of Rattlesnakes and Loudmouth Writers

Of Rattlesnakes and Loudmouth Writers

East African Traveler

 

One night while on the road, I found myself in an unnamed hostel bar in some East African town striking up a conversation about freedom of the…

Go Tell it on Da Mountain

Go Tell it on Da Mountain

We began the final trek up Mount Kilimanjaro at midnight. Up the last 6000-plus feet to the rooftop of Africa. Up the sheer slope along a zigzagging path of scree…

Reflections on Culture

Reflections on Culture

East African Traveler   

 

 

It took the Dixie Chicks at an East/West African-Arab wedding to help me get over my case of Mzungu-Know-It-All. Alright, let’s backtrack.

 

 

Multipartyism Making A Difference in East Africa

Multipartyism Making A Difference in East Africa

An Interview With Michael Okema

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