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Beloved Kenyan-American community leader in Minnesota dies of coronavirus

Minnesota's Kenyan community is grieving the loss of an influential community leader, Thomas Nyambane, to coronavirus. Nyambane, affectionately referred to as Dr. Nyambane, was...

US Kenyans bringing Toyoyo Experience to Minnesota during July 4 weekend

As summer officially begins, the African community in Minnesota has a whirlwind of events and celebrations lined up. First up, is a tournament encompassing...

Music, barbecue mark Kenya’s Madaraka Day in Minnesota

  The sound of Afrobeat music could be heard against a backdrop of dancing men and women, in between the movements, small group conversations in...

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:...

Kenya moving from tribal kingpins to criminal leaders

Kenya's renowned photojournalist and human rights activist, Boniface Mwangi, told a friendly and diverse group of Kenyans in Minnesota a sobering reality they might...

Kenyan-American stabbing victim fundraiser is Saturday September 3

  Friends and family gathered Wednesday for a visitation and viewing of the body of 21-year old Sean Maina who was stabbed in Dinkytown, a...

Wells Fargo gives $180,00 to Twin Cities-area nonprofits

MINNEAPOLIS - Wells Fargo Bank on Tuesday presented checks worth $180,000 in grants to 17 Twin Cities-area nonprofits whose missions span a variety of...

Ex-Minneapolis mayor delivers keynote address on Jamhuri Day, urges Kenyans to...

ST.LOUIS PARK, Minn. (Mshale) - Before the keynote speaker took the podium at a local hotel Saturday on the occasion of Kenya's 52 years...

Hundreds bid farewell to the late Henry Gichaba

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. - There was not a single empty seat inside the Kenyan Community SDA Church on the day the Kenyan-American community in...

Former Minneapolis Mayor, Sharon Sayles Belton, to keynote Kenya Independence Day...

Former Minneapolis Mayor, Sharon Sayles Belton, will be the keynote speaker at Minnesota's Kenya Independence Day Dinner on  Saturday, December 12, chairwoman of the...

Gichaba death: Family announces visitation and funeral arrangements

There will be a visitation today (November 12) for Henry Gichaba, a Kenyan-American that was found dead in his apartment on November 3 by...