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Center for West African Families Grand Opens

Center for West African Families Grand Opens

Minneapolis - On a cold February afternoon, more than 650 visitors paraded through the hallways and offices of the new Center for Families to check out the newest innovation in…

Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer Addresses Alpha Kappa Alpha Day at the Capitol

Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer Addresses Alpha Kappa Alpha Day at the Capitol

SAINT PAUL  - Minnesota Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer addressed the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.’s “Day at the Capitol” gathering on February 9th in Saint Paul.…

Twin Cities Muslims Peacefully Rally against Controversial Cartoons

Twin Cities Muslims Peacefully Rally against Controversial Cartoons

Minneapolis, MN – Overseas, protests over cartoons were hardly non-violent. But the one organized by Twin Cities Muslims was deliberately different: Peaceful. 

Muslims Celebrate Eid-el-Hajj by Slaughtering Animals

Muslims Celebrate Eid-el-Hajj by Slaughtering Animals

Tuesday January 10 was EID-EL-HAJJ, a Muslim holiday marked annually by families slaughtering animals for sacrifice and protein food. Muslims across the globe numbering 1.2 billion carried out…

Center for Families Grand Opening Sunday, Feb. 12

Center for Families Grand Opening Sunday, Feb. 12

The grand opening celebration of the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches’ new Center for Families will take place Feb. 12, 2006.

XM Yanks African Channel Off The Receiver

XM Yanks African Channel Off The Receiver

XM Satellite Radio until last winter was the only one of the two satellite radio receivers that carried a channel dedicated to African music, called Ngoma XM. Ngoma is…

Local Immigrants for Global Cause

Local Immigrants for Global Cause

Several dozens of African immigrants, mostly Somalis, gathered at a packed basketball court inside Brian Coyle community center near Riverside high-rises in Minneapolis on Sunday, January 16, for…

Beware of Fake Agencies, Immigrants Told

Beware of Fake Agencies, Immigrants Told

may well be known as a land of numerous philanthropists, welcoming and compassionate people, but one has be aware of who he or she is dealing with. The…

Kikwete Wins Presidency in Tanzania

Kikwete Wins Presidency in Tanzania

’s ruling party, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), recorded a series of landslide victories in the united republic’s third multiparty elections December 14. CCM’s Jakaya Kikwete won the presidency with…

Zambia’s First Lady Urges African Self-Help, Investment

Zambia’s First Lady Urges African Self-Help, Investment

The first lady of Zambia told an audience in Oakland, California that her nation's economic and political development will ultimately depend on investment by Zambians themselves, including those living and…

Somali Woman Killed in a Carjacking Accident; Suspect in Police Custody

Somali Woman Killed in a Carjacking Accident; Suspect in Police Custody

Lul Ibrahim, a 34 year old mother of two was severely wounded in the head while trying to prevent a thief from stealing her sister’s car. The incident occurred…