Search
All Categories
    Menu Close
    RSS

    Blog posts of '2009' 'June'

    (0) Can you tell which African design did best?
    Here's something that we do in our company to help us all know what our customers like the most. Every so often, we look at some newer products to see what people have bought the most of. When we do this, you almost always see something more about what gets customers excited. Here's a question fr...
    (0) An African Prayer
    May you, Lord, be for us a moon of joy and happiness. Let the young become strong, and the grown man keep his strength. Let the pregnant woman be delivered, and the woman who has given birth suckle her child. Let the stranger reach the end of his journey, and those who remain at home live safely in ...
    (0) Why You Need Sunscreen for Your Lips
    Do you need Sunscreen for lips? Yes! Many people forget about their lips when applying sunscreen, but the truth is the lips are more prone to aging caused by sun exposure because they are so much thinner than other parts of your body. You need to use regular SPF protection for you lips. Not only ca...
    (0) Africa Imports quote of the week Vince Gill
    "Success is always temporary. When all is said and done, the only thing you'll have left is your character" -- Vince Gill, Musician ...
    (0) Aids Orphan in Congo
    Every month Africa Imports pays for food and some other operating costs for a group of orphanages in Congo. Sometimes we get photos of some of the kids along with a brief sentence about them. Here's the photo and sentence we got this week about one of newer kids. This is Dugrace - he is new to ...
    (0) Celebrating Liberation Day in Seychelles - June 5th

    The 5th of June is Liberation Day in Seychelles. This year is the 30th anniversary of the day in 1977 when the country was “liberated” from the government installed by the British not quite one year before. Among the official and state-sponsored activities, there will be a wreath–laying ceremony at ...

    (0) What Does This Mudcloth Design Mean?
    Calabash Flower Mudcloth Design This pattern represents the flower of the calabash gourd. Calabashes are often hollowed out and dried and used very commonly across Western Africa. Sometimes they are used to make a kora, they also serve as resonators in a balafon. Some calabashes are even used as drums all by themselves after the...
    (0) Dead Sea Salts and Acne
    There is a common misconception that acne is only for teenagers. Not only that, but teenagers who eat too much chocolate or grease. People who've suffered from symptoms of acne for years, even into adulthood, know this isn't true. The truth is, acne is triggered by many factors, but mostly stress a...
    (0) Celebrating Martyrs Day in Uganda - June 3rd

    Every year on June 3rd, Christians across Uganda commemorate the Ugandan Martyrs who were killed under the reign of King Mwanga. It's not a sad day, but a day of rejoicing for people of faith because of the fact that the martyrs didn't fear death; they knew that by standing strong to their faith the...

    (0) An African Canticle or Prayer from Tanzania
    This prayer was written by the Kilakala Girls school in Tanzania. You can find this in the publication: Once Upon a Time in Africa. AFRICA BLESS THE LORD And all you people and places, From Cairo to Cape Town all, From Dar es Salaam to Lagos all. Here let all the works of the Lord...BLESS THE LORD...
    Blog archive