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    Blog posts of '2009' 'June'

    (0) Celebrating Fathers Day in Africa
    African Father In most of Africa, Fathers Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. On Fathers Day, people express love and affection for their father and thank them for their support and guidance. As a tradition, children will also pamper their father by presenting sentimental gifts like cards, flowers, fo...
    (0) Infant Girl Left at Moukondo Orphanage
    One of our greatest pleasures at Africa Imports comes from helping to support the Moukondo Orphanage in Congo. Africa Imports pays the cost of meals and some other expenses for about 200 orphan children in Congo, Africa. We just heard from our friend who works at this orphanage the following story ...
    (0) What Does This Mudcloth Design Mean?
    Iguanas Elbow Mudcloth Design The Iguanas Elbow. This design represents good fortune because the iguana is famous for leading a hunter to water. Find out more about the history, making, and meaning of mudcloth on the Africa Imports web site or by Clicking Here for a free article....
    (0) Celebrating National Day in Seychelles - June 18th

    On June 18th in Seychelles, thousands of people will celebrate National Day. This day marks the return of a multiparty democracy to Seychelles. Seychelles is renowned for its constitution that states that executive power be held by a president who is elected to a five-year term. A council of ministe...

    (0) Celebrating Youth Day in South Africa - June 16th

    On June 16th in South Africa, people commemorate the start of the Soweto riots of 1976. On this day, high-school students in Soweto started protesting for better education. Police responded with tear gas and live bullets. Youth Day is now a South African national holiday. It honors all the young peo...

    (0) The difference between wax prints and other African print fabrics
    The Difference Between Wax Prints and Other African Prints I just found out that something that I have told people about African print fabrics is wrong. When I started working with African fabric, I was told by a fabric store owner that there are two basic types of African print fabrics: wax prints and gold prints. A customer asked me about African wax ...
    (0) Quote of the week by Martin Luther King, Jr.
    "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." Martin Luther King, Jr. ...
    (0) NEW! Sweet Almond Oil
    We love it when our friends and customers give us ideas about things we should sell. Because of this, we now have sweet almond oil. Several people told us we should sell this, and we finally can offer it! 100% pure almond oil is famous worldwide for its healing benefits. Almond oil is a rich sou...
    (0) Famous Adinkra Symbols - Akoma Symbol
    Akoma The Akoma Adinkra symbol looks exactly like a heart, but it represents more. The akoma "heart" symbol represents patience, goodwill, faithfulness, endurance and tolerance. According to the Agbo people group, when a person is said to "have a heart in his stomach," that person is very tolerant. T...
    (0) The most popular African proverb t-shirt design
    Yesterday there were four t-shirt designs that I showed in this blog. One of these sold twice as many as any of the others. To see how much of a fashion expert you are, you could choose the design that you thought was the most popular. If you chose the T-Shirt design shown below, you were right...
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