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Nancy Barceló Appointed as U’s VP and Vice Provost

Nancy Barceló Appointed as U’s VP and Vice Provost

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL ( 4/5/2006 ) -The University of Minnesota announced today that Nancy "Rusty" Barceló has been appointed the first vice president for access, equity and multicultural affairs…

University of Minnesota Students to Host African Nite

University of Minnesota Students to Host African Nite

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (4/4/2005) -- To heighten awareness and understanding about Africa and its people, the University of Minnesota African Student Association (ASA) will host African Nite from…

After United States Invasion of Iraq; is Nigeria Next?

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A prominent and highly-influential Washington journal, The Atlantic Monthly, has laid out a scenario which suggests that the may attempt…

Barack Obama to Speak in Minneapolis

Barack Obama to Speak in Minneapolis

Illinois US Senator, Barack Obama will deliver the keynote address at the 29th Annual Hubert H. Humphrey Day Dinner that will be held at the Minneapolis Hilton on Saturday…

African Woman Extraordinaire

African Woman Extraordinaire

For Dr. Wangari Maathai, the 2004 Nobel Peace prize winner and the first woman from Africa to win it, a life of environmental curiosity and later activism began during…

Liberians Optimistic About Their Future

Liberians Optimistic About Their Future

“Liberia WILL be better than it was before!” pledged young children in a skit where each child took on the role of a professional in . Statements by each child were…

Nobel Laureate Faults Kenyan President for Political Stalemate

Nobel Laureate Faults Kenyan President for Political Stalemate

MINNEAPOLIS, March 12 - Her entrance into the University of Minnesota’s Cowles Auditorium was greeted with ululation from some Kenyan women and cheers from the rest of the audience.  Smiling…

Ghanaians Honor Their Best at Independence Day Celebration

Ghanaians Honor Their Best at Independence Day Celebration

SHOREVIEW, MN Mar. 11 2006 - Nearly 200 Ghanaians gathered today at the Shoreview Community Center to celebrate ’s 49th anniversary. The Ghanaian Association of Minnesota (GHANAM) hosted the event themed…

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Urges Individual Action

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Urges Individual Action

DECORAH, Iowa - Nobel peace prize laureate Dr. Wangari Maathai today said citizens of the world should hold those in power accountable for their actions towards the environment if…

Wangari Maathai Kicks Off Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Wangari Maathai Kicks Off Nobel Peace Prize Forum

DECORAH, Iowa - The 18th Annual 2006 Nobel Peace Forum got underway today at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. 2004 Nobel Peace prize winner, Wangari Maathai of Kenya is the…

Avian Influenza Pandemic Will Deepen the Health Crisis in Africa

With the discovery of the H5N1 (Asian, or “bird” Flu) virus in three northern provinces of Nigeria in February, Africans may face one of the most serious continent-wide threats in…