Tag: African communities in America

Kenyans abroad share their “American dream” experiences

Chris Wamalwa is a Kenyan journalist based in the United States who has started a documentary called Diaspora Life. In the program, Kenyans across different states in the United States share their experiences in the United States.

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California invites Ethiopian regional governments to join in sister state relationships

By Khubaka Michael Harris

Following the request of the The Ethiopian Embassy to the United States in Washington D.C. and the Ethiopian Consulate General in Los Angeles, the senate of the state of California has passed a resolution extending an invitation to the people of the regional states of Amhara, Oromia, Somali, the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region, and Tigray in Ethiopia to join with California in sister state relationships.

The sister state relationship is intended to promote and assure mutually beneficial educational, economic, environmental, scientific, and cultural exchanges that will lead to a closer relationship between Californians and the citizens of these five key Ethiopian regional states.

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Ghanaian Council of Ewe Associations of North America conclude gathering in North Carolina

Ghanaians in America of Ewe ethnicity have concluded their annual meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina

Members of the Council of Ewe Associations of North America arrived in Charlotte from all over the USA, Canada and Ghana.

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Ghanaian monarch, Asantehene, in US to address UN General Assembly forum

The Asantehene, the absolute monarch of the Kingdom of Ashanti in Ghana, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has arrived America for an official visit.

The monarch is in the country for several high-profile engagements, and is expected to deliver a speech on the Culture of Peace at the United Nations General Assembly’s High-Level Forum on September 13.

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Ugandans in America elect Henrietta Wamala as president of UNAA

Henrietta Wamala beat 3 other candidates including People Power’s Eng. John Julius Muwulya in the elections that were held at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Chicago Illinois, USA.

By Max Patrick Ocaido


NRM candidate Henrietta Nairuba Wamala has trounced People Power candidate to win the hotly contested elections for President of the Uganda North America Association (UNAA).

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Speaker of Uganda Parliament urges kinsmen in U.S. not to shun embassies

By Monitor Reporter

The Speaker of Parliament of Uganda, Ms Rebecca Kadaga, has appealed to Ugandans in the diaspora to abandon the idea of shunning the countries embassies on the basis of disliking their government.

Addressing the 31st Uganda North American Association (UNAA) Convention and Trade Expo in Chicago, Ms Kadaga said both government and diaspora would be acting out of ignorance if they shunned one another.

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Ethiopian Cultural Garden dedication in Cleveland

In the 103-year history of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens, there had never been a garden representing an African nation.

That changes Saturday when the Ethiopian Cultural Garden is officially dedicated in a ceremony starting at 1 p.m. One of the garden’s defining features is a five-paneled ceramic mural with each panel representing a period of Ethiopian history.

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