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    Blog posts of '2008' 'December'

    (0) Africa Imports Quote of the Week by Oprah Winfrey
    "Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you're going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus." -- Oprah Winfrey, talk show host ...
    (0) Barack Obama posters are back
    This was one of the fastest selling products we ever carried. We sent an email about these Barack Obama calendars and posters on Tuesday night; and by Wednesday morning they were almost all sold out. We had lots of calls on Thursday asking for them; but we couldn't get more until Friday. These ar...
    (0) Christmas Greetings from Senegal
    Dakar Street Home One of the projects we are most passionate about is the home in Senegal for street kids. A percentage of every sale made through Africa Imports is used to provide basic life needs to people in Africa, particularly children. With your help we have been able to help support this home for boys in Afr...
    (0) Natural Solutions for Dry, Cracked Lips
    With all the joys of winter come some added frustration. One is chapped lips. Africa has the answers to the problem though! Africa gives you natural solutions to chapped lips. Most of these work much faster and better than the chap sticks you buy in the tube, and you can use them to moisturize your...
    (0) Street boy in Senegal Malick finds a day home
    Malick is one of about 30 boys who lived on the streets who has found a safe day-home in Sengal. With the help of your purchases, Africa Imports has donated $5,000 to the opening of this home for boys in Dakar, Senegal. Malick Malick is 12-years-old, although he isn't certain. A large percentage of the...
    (0) Oils and aromatherapy for your laundry, home, and health.
    Essential oils can make your winter months more enjoyable. Here's some more ways you can use essential oils to refresh your senses and find solutions to everyday problems. Scent Your Laundry - Haven't found the fabric softener that gives your clothes the right scent? You can scent your clothes eas...
    (0) Africa Imports quote of the week by Herbie Hancock
    "I think there's a great beauty to having problems. That's one of the ways we learn." -- Herbie Hancock, musician ...
    (0) Christmas recipe from Africa
    Want to bring African food into your Christmas or Kwanzaa celebration? Try this recipe for Baked Chicken in Peanut Sauce - A favorite Christmas dish in Sierra Leone 3 Tbsp. Olive Oil 3 Pound Chicken – in large pieces 1 Medium Onion – Chopped 2 Cans Tomatoes – Chopped 1 Medium Bell Pepper – Chopped ...
    (0) Shea Butter and Winter Skin Care
    We all have things we may love or hate about winter. The Christmas and Kwanzaa holidays, hot cocoa, snowball fights..but one thing many people dread is the ensuing dry skin and chapped lips. Bitter winds and dry air make for parched, itchy and irritated skin. Luckily there are some things you can do...
    (0) An African Christmas - Part 3
    In African culture spirituality is an important part of life. It is reflected in the way people live and celebrate no matter if they are rich or poor. A lot of times people will ask if Africans celebrate Kwanzaa or Christmas. Kwanzaa for the most part is unknown in Africa, as it is an African Ame...
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