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Saint Paul now has an Africa-born councilman

Saint Paul now has an Africa-born councilman

Minnesota’s capital city of Saint Paul now has an African-born person on its city council. That city’s council and mayor appointed Somali-American Kassim Busuri last week to take up a…

The African Awards Gala – 7th Edition The African Awards Gala – 7th EditionSaturday, October 13th, 2018Tickets @ www.africanawards.org Posted by Mshale on Sunday, September 9, 2018…

Egyptian Photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, aka Shawkan,to receive 2018 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize on World Press Freedom Day

Egyptian Photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, aka Shawkan,to receive 2018 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize on World Press Freedom Day

Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, known as Shawkan, has been selected by an independent international jury of media professionals as the laureate of the 2018 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize.…

Black Uhuru in Minneapolis November 24

Black Uhuru in Minneapolis November 24

Black Uhuru – one of Jamaica’s oldest and most successful reggae bands will perform at the Cedar in Minneapolis this Sunday, November 24. Uhuru is a Swahili word for freedom.…

BBC Radio 3 Awards winner, Dobet Gnahoré, at the Dakota on Sunday for Acoustic Africa

BBC Radio 3 Awards winner, Dobet Gnahoré, at the Dakota on Sunday for Acoustic Africa

BBC Radio 3 Awards winner Dobet Gnahoré returns to Minneapolis this Sunday with two shows in one night.She will perform at 7pm and 9pm at the Dakota Jazz Club and…

Mshale Editorial: An important election

It has been said before elsewhere and by us ad nausea every election that comes around that it is the most important one of our lifetime, that it has become…

Sunday launch for Kenya Diaspora Development Forum of Minnesota

Sunday launch for Kenya Diaspora Development Forum of Minnesota

The Kenya Diaspora Development Forum of Minnesota (KDDF) has scheduled an official launch for this coming Sunday, September 2 at Brookview Park in Golden Valley at 3:00pm. It is one…

The American revival of Janka Nabay

The American revival of Janka Nabay

Earlier this month, singer Ahmed Janka Nabay was milling about the Brooklyn warehouse concert venue 285 Kent. In the crowded, windowless confines of the space, he stood out. Mr. Nabay…

Liberian film “Murder in the Cassava Patch” makes debut in the U.S. with screening in Minnesota on July 27

Liberian film “Murder in the Cassava Patch” makes debut in the U.S. with screening in Minnesota on July 27

A special screening of the film, Murder in the Cassava Patch, will take place at North Hennepin Community College Fine Arts Theater on friday, July 27.This first screening of the…

University Avenue corridor to be called ‘Little Africa’

University Avenue corridor to be called ‘Little Africa’

Too often, people pass by the businesses on Snelling Avenue, near University in St. Paul, without stopping. As one way to change that, the African Economic Development Solutions (AEDS) group…

Getting married this summer? Take steps to avoid identity theft

Getting married this summer? Take steps to avoid identity theft

After the “I do’s” are said, will you change your last name? Brides consider a host of factors when answering that question – everything from how a name change might…

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