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Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage hosts inaugural policy summit

Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage hosts inaugural policy summit

On Wednesday November 23 the Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage held its first annual summit. The summit which was held in Hamline University attracted 112 attendees. The purpose of…

Thomson Reuters and Books for Africa mark milestone of 100 law libraries to Africa

Thomson Reuters and Books for Africa mark milestone of 100 law libraries to Africa

EAGAN, Minn (Mshale) – Books for Africa, the largest shipper of donated school text books to Africa, and Thomson Reuters which donates law books through Books for Africa to African…

Business Journal lists Kenyan-American owned Language Banc as Twin Cities fastest growing company

Business Journal lists Kenyan-American owned Language Banc as Twin Cities fastest growing company

The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal is out with its latest list of the fifty fastest growing private companies in the Minneapolis/St. Paul 24-county metro area. Language Banc, which is owned…

After courts blocked public charge rule – what immigrants applying for green cards or visas need to know

After courts blocked public charge rule – what immigrants applying for green cards or visas need to know

Last month,В  district courts blocked the Trump administration’s rule that attempted to deny green cards to immigrants who fail to meet tough income tests or use public programs.В  This victory…

Minnesota hospital offers Hijabs for patients and staff

Minnesota hospital offers Hijabs for patients and staff

Hijabs made by Henna & Hijabs, a company owned by full time medical student Hilal Ibrahim are now available for sale at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park. The hijabs…

Governor Walz appoints Angela Osuji to state teacher licensing board

Governor Walz appoints Angela Osuji to state teacher licensing board

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has appointed Angela Osuji to the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board. Her appointment is effective November 6, 2019 and will expire on January 2, 2023.…

Minneapolis Park & Rec engages Mshale’s Jerusa Nyakundi for youth photography course

Minneapolis Park & Rec engages Mshale’s Jerusa Nyakundi for youth photography course

Twenty-three-year-old Jerusa Nyakundi is on a mission to inspire creativity and encourage youth to utilize media in health ways. The Kenyan-American photographer is leading a course on photography for local…

North Central and Maakhir become sister universities

North Central and Maakhir become sister universities

North Central University in Minneapolis and Maakhir University located in the semi-autonomous federal state of Puntland in Somalia have entered into a “sister university” arrangement, a relationship that both sides…

Net gain for African candidates in Minnesota elections

Net gain for African candidates in Minnesota elections

The 2018 midterm elections saw Minnesota voters make history by a number of firsts. They elected the first black person born in the African continent o the US Congress and…

Get ready to vote on Tuesday November 5

Get ready to vote on Tuesday November 5

There are no statewide races in Minnesota on next Tuesday’s elections but there are important city council races, school board elections and local issues that might affect you depending on…

African Development Center receives $1 million grant from Otto Bremer Trust

African Development Center receives $1 million grant from Otto Bremer Trust

The African Development Center received a million-dollar funding grant from the Otto Bremer Trust. The donation came after years long relationship with the organization that has spanned over a decade…

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