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    Blog posts of '2009' 'July'

    (0) Another Way to Use African Fabrics
    A prominent designer/interior web site, Remodelista. com, posted a small feature on kuba cloth, and we love how they used the large strips to decorate the walls in this home. These are the large strips of kuba cloth which you can also find on the Africa Imports web site by Clicking Here....
    (0) Update from Moukonde Orphanage
    We received an e-mail from one of our friends at Moukonde Orphanage. She didn't have any stories about any of the kids, but sent along this image and told us that everyone is doing well. They are all stocking up on food and supplies because there will be an election on the 12th of July and things ...
    (0) Top 10 Reasons to Take a Bath with Dead Sea Salts
    #10 - Your Skin Will Thank You Bathing in warm water opens up pores and cleanses your skin from the inside out, leaving you soft and supple. Bathing also removes harmful toxins, so your skin is fresh and deeply cleansed. #9 - You Will Be Stress-Free Bathing literally lowers blood pressure and pro...
    (0) Quote of the week from Mary McLeod Bethune
    [caption id="attachment_2208" align="alignnone" width="200" caption="Mary McLeod Bethune"]Mary McLeod Bethune[/caption] "For I am my mother's daughter, and the drums of Africa still beat in my heart." Mary McLeod Bethune was an American educator and civil rights leader best known for starting a school for black stud...
    (0) What Does This Mudcloth Design Mean?
    Family and Community Mudcloth Design Family and Community. This pattern reflects the love of family and community. The circle represents the house of the family and the dot in the middle is the family itself. It also represents family unity. Find out more about the history, making, and meaning of mudcloth on the Africa Imports web s...
    (0) Celebrating Republic Day in Ghana - July 1st

    We know this is a day late, but we didn't want to forget it just the same. Yesterday was Republic Day in Ghana; Ghana became a sovereign republic in 1960 after coming out from Colonial rule. Ghana was actually the first black African country to become independent. Among other things, this day will...

    (0) A Folk Tale from Tanzania
    Once upon a time there was a poor man who did not have a job or a place to stay. Finally he went with his dog to the palace of the Sukuma chief. The chief warmly received the man with his dog. The poor man was accepted as part of the royal family. The chief fed both him and his dog. Later on enemies...
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