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Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota holds Year End Celebration

The Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota (CSCM) held its end of year celebration last month to highlight the achievements of the organization for...

Somali-American outreach workers bridge divide between community and government

This story is courtesy of the Star Tribune. The author of the story, Faiza Mahamud, is Mshale's Associate Editor but is also a reporter...

Election delay in Somalia raises risks of manipulation, United Nations warns

A new delay in Somalia’s elections is a matter of “immediate concern,” raising fears that the process is being politically manipulated and that the...

Ilhan Omar can learn lessons from missteps of Minneapolis Council Member...

Back in 2014, I wrote about how Minnesota's House 60B is different from Minneapolis City Council Ward 6. The objective of the essay was to...

Ilhan Omar triumphs in historical Minnesota primary

(Important Disclaimer: Mshale Founder and Publisher and author of this story is one of Ilhan Omar's campaign fundraisers with the last fundraising event organized...

Community Hero Abia Ali dies

This year’s Mother’s Day came with the shocking death of a Minnesota mother, exploding social media and other local news outlets. Many in Minnesota and...

Caucus night captures imagination of East Africans in Minneapolis

East Africans who came out to caucus on Tuesday night were met with long lines at the Brian Coyle Center in Minneapolis as was...

Community pushes back on U.S. government anti-radicalization program

Months after U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger launched a $1 million dollar program to counter the recruitment and radicalization of young Muslims in Minnesota, tension...

Ilhan Omar launches campaign for Minnesota House seat

MINNEAPOLIS - Politics is a game that for the most part, many of us choose to partake in only as often as we are...

Kenya’s Majority Leader, Aden Duale, defends Islam at Minnesota meeting

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (Mshale) - Kenya's Majority leader in parliament, Aden Duale, gave  a strong defense of Islam, describing it as a "religion of peace,"...

Refugee elders escape Somali strife – now struggle to survive U.S....

FORT WAYNE, Ind.- Since arriving in the United States in 2004, Sugow Said, a Somali refugee, has desired to become a U.S. citizen. But the...