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    (0) African Rooibos Tea - In the cup, or in the bath

    Did you ever think about laying back in a warm, soothing soak of tea? Probably not! However, soaking yourself in bathwater with a bag of African rooibos tea will give your skin a number of great benefits. Rooibos tea has natural antioxidants in it that help clear the skin and delay the aging process...

    (0) Essential Oils and Shea Butter
    How would you like to enjoy the benefits of shea butter and the therapeutic qualities of essential oils at the same time? Mixing shea butter with a few drops of an essential oil can do amazing things for your health and for your skin. What are the benefits of Shea Butter? Shea butter is one of the ...
    (0) Get Personal with Your Customers
    How do you stand out from the competition? How do you solidify customer loyalty? How do you give a quality product that is unbeatable by the rest? The answer time and time again is to give your customers something they can’t find anywhere else; something they can only get with you. The good news i...
    (0) Hand written signs
    A while ago I made a mistake in a blog article about signs. I said that even a hand written sign can get attention from passers by. It is true that a hand written sign can do this. Especially if it says something really compelling like "$1.00 for anything in this box". I have found out since the...
    (0) Tip for getting the next sale
    When someone buys something from you, don't just say thank you. Say "Thanks a lot. If you like this, will you come back to me for more later" Then tell them that you will do something special for them if they do. You can give them a $5.00 off coupon; tell them that next time you will give them a ...
    (0) African tea testimonial
    We just added Rooibos tea from South Africa. We have some of it here in our offices so that everyone can try it out. Here's what one person here had to say. By the way, in case you havent noticed my frequent trips to the break room, that new tea we have is AWESOME! its amazing that you can drink ...
    (0) What is Mudcloth?
    Mudcloth has been one of the most important products for Africa Imports. We have sold more mudcloth than almost any other product that we offer ever since we started business in 1998. Mudcloth is an amazing fabric; with an amazing and interesting history. Mudcloth is a hand woven, hand spun, and ...
    (0) 3 kids in Africa Imports Congo orphanage
    This note with the attached photo just arrived to us from one of the orphanages supported by Africa Imports in Congo (Moukondo is an area in Congo). Three of the kids from Moukondo. There are well disciplined kids and the Directrice such a part of their lives. She always sleeps with one of the sm...
    (0) D'jembe Drums

    One of the favorite products that we carry are Djembe drums. We almost never run out of these; but we got really low on stock recently. Djembe drums have become more difficult to get recently. Customs has become much more difficult and expensive to get containers through. Shipping costs have gone wa...

    (0) Wise saying for the day
    "Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something." Plato ...
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