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    Blog posts of '2009' 'October'

    (0) Africa Imports Quote of the Week
    "Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." - Harriet Tubman Find more inspirational quotes by Clicking Here....
    (0) Celebrating Moi Day in Kenya - October 9th

    Today marks Moi Day in Kenya. Every year on this day, Kenyans take a break from work to remember what former president Daniel Moi has done for them. Although he has retired from the presidency since the 30th of December 2002, Moi is still fondly remembered by the people of Kenya and is still contr...

    (0) Celebrating Independence Day in Uganda - October 9th

    Today is Independence Day in Uganda, so in honor of the country here are some interesting facts about the country: - 11% of the worlds birds are in Uganda (It is the country with the most birds in the world) - Bicycles are the main type of transportation in most towns of Uganda - Uganda together wit...

    (0) How to Get More Sales from Your Africa Imports Catalog
    [caption id="attachment_2764" align="alignnone" width="299" caption="Retail Catalogs You Can Give to Your Customers"]Retail Catalogs You Can Give to Your Customers[/caption] Here's an idea that has worked great for one of our customers. He has gotten dozens of new customers; and extra sales from the retail catalogs he gives out; and it's a re...
    (0) Make Your Own Body Mists with Fragrance Oils!

    Make Your Own Body Mists!

    Do you love body mists? They give you a light, refreshing fragrance that you can spray all over your body and even in your hair. You can make your own body mists easily and also without spending much money. If you make your own body mists you can make a bottle for less than a 25 cents!

    Here's how...

    (0) The Making of African Kuba Cloth
    Kuba cloth is just starting to become popular in the United States. Using the leaves of the raffia tree, the Kuba people of the Congo first hand cut, and then weave the strips of leaf to make pieces of fabric, called raffia cloth. There are several different sub groups of the Kuba people. Each gro...
    (0) NEW Product Spotlight! Queen by Queen Latifah Fragrance Oil
    We are constantly on the lookout for new oils that you might like or that customers have asked for, and our most recent addition is Queen by Queen Latifah type. This fragrance has a strong "warm and sexy" aroma that includes notes of bergamot, mandarin, golden tequila, baie rose, jasmine noir, cog...
    (0) Quote of the week from Pearl Bailey
    [caption id="attachment_2747" align="alignnone" width="195" caption="Pearl Bailey"]Pearl Bailey[/caption] "Never, never rest contented with any circle of ideas, but always be certain that a wider one is still possible." - Pearl Bailey Pearl Bailey was an African-American actress and singer who won a Tony awar...
    (0) Make Your Own Moroccan Mud Scrub
    This scrub will gently exfoliate dead skin cells leaving you with fresh, soft, glowing skin! What You Need: 1 tablespoon Moroccan mud clay 1 cup salt 1 teaspoon honey 1 tablespoon rose water or regular water How You Make It: 1. Combine the clay and salt and stir well. Set aside. 2. In a separa...
    (0) Celebrating Independence Day in Guinea - October 2nd

    Today marks the 51st anniversary of Guinea's independence. Guinea was the first French African colony to gain independence. Guinea is a beautiful country with a rich culture. Women carry buckets of water on their heads, and people give morning greetings that can last half an hour!

    Since independe...

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