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Mshale Reporter Wins Award

Mshale Reporter Wins Award

Mshale writer Anna Otieno was among a number of journalists honored at the annual Ethnic and Community Media Awards in Minneapolis. The award ceremony the first of its kind was…

Ethiopian Pop Star "Teddy Afro" Sentenced to Six Years in Prison

Ethiopian Pop Star "Teddy Afro" Sentenced to Six Years in Prison

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia- AFP reports that Tewodros Kassahun 'Teddy Afro", an Ethiopian pop singer and activist has been sentenced to six years in prison for a hit-and-run that resulted in…

Film on World AIDS Day

The Neighborhood House in St. Paul will screen a film this evening on an immigrant's fear that he has contracted HIV.

"Iron Ladies of Liberia" Screening

"Iron Ladies of Liberia" Screening

Iron Ladies of Liberia, a documentary on the leadership of Liberia's president Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, will be screening at the St. Anthony Park Branch Library tomorrow.

Somali Youth Protest Violence

Editor's Note: The Somali community in Minnesota has been plagued by a surge of violence; in the last year and a half close to ten young Somali men have lost…

The World Mourns Miriam Makeba: "Mama Afrika"

The World Mourns Miriam Makeba: "Mama Afrika"

Legendary South African musician and activist, Miriam Makeba died early Monday morning in an Italian hospital.

Wanted: Election Day Stories

Wanted: Election Day Stories

In less than 24 hours voters across the nation will have cast their vote, and the US will have a new president-elect.

Mother of Kenyan MP Dies in Minnesota

Mother of Kenyan MP Dies in Minnesota

Brooklyn Park, Mn–The elderly mother of a Kenyan member of parliament, Walter Nyambati, has died.

‘Iron Ladies of Liberia’ Receives Praise

‘Iron Ladies of Liberia’ Receives Praise

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – A pre-screening and panel discussion of the public television film  Iron Ladies of Liberia  left many in the audience of about 125 people, some with ties to…

Mshale Congratulates Tony Okafor

Mshale Congratulates Tony Okafor

Tony Okafor of Financial Solutions Mortgage Corporation in Brooklyn Center has earned certification as a small commercial lending expert, through The Capital Loan Program, by successfully completing a comprehensive online…

Mshale Endorses Obama, McCain for President

Mshale Endorses Obama, McCain for President

America’s policy on Africa is not an issue that is likely to take center stage during the 2008 presidential election. But that does not mean that we Africans have no…