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    Blog posts of '2009' 'July'

    (0) African Proverb of the Week
    I pointed out to you the stars and the moon and all you saw was the tip of my finger. - Tanzanian Proverb What This Proverb Means: This proverb was written in reference to the Sukuma people in Tanzania. In East Africa there is a great richness in their culture, language, traditions and customs (lik...
    (0) Natural Black Soap and Why it Works

    "I love this soap. I have been using this soap on my face for five years. I do not have any breakouts as long as it has these ingredients. It leaves my face soft. It has a very clean aroma. A little pinch of this soap goes a long ways. I am very glad you have the one I have been searching for. I als...

    (0) Young Girl Has a Home at Mpila Orphanage in Congo
    Africa Imports pays for three meals a day for over 100 orphan children in the Mpila orphanage in Congo. We can't do this without your purchases, and as a thank you we'd like to tell you about this young girl who has found a home there. One of our friends who runs the orphanage had this to say abo...
    (0) African Ebony Wood - Why It's Different
    Ebony wood is one of the most recognizable woods there is. Known for its incredible black sheen and its density, it is considered the most valued wood today. Ebony is the Greek word for "fruit of the gods", and historically it was used to make drinking goblets, as its wood was believed to be an anti...
    (0) Neem Oil and Summer Skin Care
    Neem oil is one of India's most famous skin care secrets. While Africa is known for cocoa and shea butter, India is known for its neem oil. It is a great way to relieve yourself of scaly, sunburned skin, dry skin, or pesky insect bites. Neem oil is an excellent moisturizer, high in Vitamin E, rich...
    (0) What Does This Mudcloth Design Mean?
    Mudcloth Spindle Design The Spindle. This pattern represents the spindle used in weaving cloth fabrics. It is very old and traditional and probably the most commonly used mudcloth design. Find out more about the history, making, and meaning of mudcloth on the Africa Imports web site or by Clicking Here for a free artic...
    (0) Quote of the week by James Weldon Johnson
    [caption id="attachment_2221" align="alignnone" width="231" caption="James Weldon Johnson"]James Weldon Johnson[/caption] "You are young, gifted, and Black. We must begin to tell our young, There's a world waiting for you, Yours is the quest that's just begun." James Weldon Johnson (June 17, 1871 – June 26, 1938) was...
    (0) Got a Sunburn? Natural Solutions from Africa!
    It's easy to get sunburned! And anyone who has been sunburned can tell you how painful it is. Sunburn results when the amount of exposure to the sun or other ultraviolet (UV) light source (tanning beds, for example) exceeds the ability of the body's protective pigment, melanin, to protect the skin. ...
    (0) African Proverb About the Power of Words
    "Words are like bullets; if they escape, you can't catch them again." - Wolof proverb from Senegal. The Wolof people are found mostly in Senegal; where 40% of the citizens identify themselves as Wolof. In The Gambia, about 15% of the population are Wolof. In Mauritania, about 7% of the population ...
    (0) Dudu-Osun Soap Gets 5-Star Ratings!
    For years Dudu-Osun has been selling dramatically faster than any other thing we carry. It's easy to see why considering it gives you incredible skin benefits with all-natural ingredients and without costing much money at all. The customers on our web site have officially given the soap 5 stars wh...
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