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Kenyan Writer Khadija Abdalla Bajaber on winning the Graywolf Press Africa Prize

Kenyan Writer Khadija Abdalla Bajaber on winning the Graywolf Press Africa Prize

Khadija Abdalla Bajaber, a Mombasa based Kenyan writer, has been selected as the first winner of the Graywolf Press Africa Prize. The award is for a first novel manuscript by…

US dentists bring free dental camp to Kampala

US dentists bring free dental camp to Kampala

An annual dental visit is recommended for children. Unfortunately, this is not possible in a country where dental and oral care is highly priced. Majority wait to see how critical…

Winnie Mandela, South Africa’s “Mother of the Nation” dies at 81

Winnie Mandela, South Africa’s “Mother of the Nation” dies at 81

She was known in South Africa as the вАШMother of the NationвАЩ . She spent the majority of her life campaigning against apartheid вАУ the violent white rule of the…

UN peacekeepers depart Liberia after 15 years

UN peacekeepers depart Liberia after 15 years

The conclusion of the 15-year operation follows a landmark election that resulted in the countryвАЩs first transfer of power from one elected president to another in 70 years.¬† The newly…

President Trump, citing American foreign policy interests, gives Liberians a 12-month breather in “wind-down” of DED

President Trump, citing American foreign policy interests, gives Liberians a 12-month breather in “wind-down” of DED

President Trump today gave Liberians under the Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) some breathing room through March 31, 2019. Their DED status that president Obama extended for 18 months as he…

Expedited H-1B visa processing suspended

Expedited H-1B visa processing suspended

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Tuesday that it will temporarily suspend fast processing for H-1B visa applications from for-profit companies until Sept. 10. This means the agency…

Miguna Miguna to Raila Odinga: You are a prisoner of yourself

Miguna Miguna to Raila Odinga: You are a prisoner of yourself

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. – A Miguna Miguna diaspora forum in Minnesota veered into unexpected territory last weekend for those unfamiliar with his non-public persona: conciliatory remarks. Or what would pass…

Immigration Alert: Community Meeting for Liberians as DED and TPS about to end

Immigration Alert: Community Meeting for Liberians as DED and TPS about to end

Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Liberians which was extended in September of 2016 by President Obama for Liberians for an additional 18 months expires in two weeks from today, on…

Kenyan opposition firebrand Miguna Miguna to address Kenyans in Minnesota

Kenyan opposition firebrand Miguna Miguna to address Kenyans in Minnesota

Miguna Miguna, a Kenyan opposition figure is scheduled to give an address to Kenyans in Minnesota on Saturday, March 17 at the City of Brooklyn Park Community Center. The event…

City of St. Louis Park honors Somali-American community organizer

City of St. Louis Park honors Somali-American community organizer

The City of St. Louis Park’s Human Rights Commission has awarded its 2017 Human Rights Award to Fatuma Irshat. She received the award during the City Council meeting on March…

Tenured Kenyan professor at Augsburg University faces deportation

Tenured Kenyan professor at Augsburg University faces deportation

Nearly 46 million people tuned in to Donald Trump’s State of the Union in January, when he announced his vision for “merit-based” immigration reform, a system that would welcome only…

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