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Amjambo Africa is Maine’s free newspaper about the African Diaspora and immigration; it is for and about New Mainers from Africa. The newspaper is here to help New Mainers thrive and to help Maine welcome and benefit from our new neighbors.Their goal is to build community through spreading information throughout Maine. Publications include on-the-ground news updates from contributors currently living in Africa as well as background articles about African nations to help those from Maine better understand why newcomers have arrived here.

They cover topics that affect different African countries as well as issues and updates concerning New Mainers. The publications particularly profile successful New Mainers, from Africa, in order to give hope to those newly arrived as well as make clear the benefits of welcoming newcomers to the state of Maine. Amjambo Africa! serves as a conduit of information for newcomers as they navigate life in Maine.

They currently publish content in 6 different languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda, Portuguese, Swahili, and Somali. In doing so they wish to make their publications accessible to as many Mainers as possible. For access to the most recent publications of Amjambo Africa! please visit their website.

Languages Spoken: English, Portuguese, French, Arabic
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