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    Blog posts of '2009' 'August'

    (0) The Story of Amonche Black Soap
    [caption id="attachment_2511" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Amonche Black Soap"]Amonche Black Soap[/caption] Get the proven results that hand-made, natural African soap is famous for with Natural Amonche Black Soap. Made from tropical honey, shea butter, cocoa pod, aloe vera, and other all-natural ingredien...
    (0) Fulani Earrings - Their Unique History and Making
    [caption id="attachment_2504" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Fula Gold Earrings"]Fula Gold Earrings[/caption] Fulani earrings are one of the most talked-about pieces of jewelry from Africa. They make an instant impression with their glimmering, twisted appearance. Hand-crafted in Mali, the Fulani gold is act...
    (0) What African business owners say is the best way to grow your business.
    About a year ago we had a contest to see how African store owners would use $500. to grow their business. Out of 510 ideas, here's what African store owners say. 49% say buy more products 26% say buy advertising or put on home parties or festivals 15% say buy promotional tools or packaging 11% giv...
    (0) African Proverb of the Week
    "Dreamers remember their dreams when they are in trouble. When you throw a stone at God, it lands right on top of your head." Find more African proverbs at the Africa Imports web site or by Clicking Here....
    (0) 5 Things You Never Knew About Aloe
    [caption id="attachment_2489" align="alignnone" width="253" caption="Aloe Vera Juice/Gel"]Aloe Vera Juice/Gel[/caption] #1 - Aloe Vera works particularly well to halt hair loss, improve the growth of new hair, and thicken the remaining locks. Aloe juice can be applied topically onto balding scalp areas to prevent hai...
    (0) Africa Imports Quotation of the week
    "To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee." - William H. Walton ...
    (0) How Dudu-Osun Has Changed the Life of a Customer
    "I have had total body psoriasis (all over my entire body) for over 20 years. After using the Dudu Osun soap for only two months, I was amazed at the site that my psoriasis was actually clearing up. This is the first summer in 20 years that I have been able to wear sundresses and shorts." - Catrin...
    (0) The History and Use of African Makonde Masks

    Inhabiting the southeast of Tanzania and the northeast of Mozambique are nearly 500,000 Makonde (pronounced mah-CONE-day), divided into matrilineal clans, each one comprising several villages. Decisions are made by a chief supported by a council. Clan members only meet for the ancestral cult and to ...

    (0) Taking Care of Mature Black Skin
    You may sometimes wonder how you should care for your skin as you age. As time goes by you might begin to see these signs of aging: - Dry, Dull Skin - Blotchy, Uneven Skin - White Spots on Your Legs and Arms - Fine Lines and Wrinkles-Especially on Lighter Skin - Sagging Skin What do you do to avoi...
    (0) Marka Masks and Their Unique History

    The Marka people, also known as the Warka, belong to the Soninke people whose settlements date back as far as 750 AD in Ghana. Conflicts with the Berbers compelled the Soninke to disperse into neighboring regions. The Marka people now occupy the northern part of Mali or Guinea. Marka ceremonial mask...

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