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    Blog posts of '2009' 'August'

    (0) How to Use African Soaps in a Different Way

    One thing that you'll love about African natural soaps is the wonderful aroma that they leave you with after your shower. Not only do they make you smell good, they make your bathroom smell great as well! Many of the soaps are made with blends of essential oils that are not only good for your skin, ...

    (0) Africa Imports quote of the week
    "Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but won't taste good." - Joe Paterno, Football Coach ...
    (0) African Proverb of the Week
    "The hunger that has hope for its satisfaction does not kill." - Igbo (Nigerian) Proverb The Igbo people inhabit southeastern Nigeria. “Igbo” refers to both the people and their language. Occupying a rainforest region, the Igbo were mostly farmers and their lifestyle was patterned on the farming cy...
    (0) Celebrating Independence Day in Cote D'Ivoire - August 7th

    Originally one of the great trading empires of West Africa, this country was made the French colony of Côte d'Ivoire in 1893. The Malinke empire of the interior resisted the French until 1918. Towards the end of the 1940's French rule became excessively oppressive. Côte d'Ivoire peacefully achieved ...

    (0) How Honey Heals Your Skin

    One ingredient that is used a lot in African soaps and skin care products is honey. Wild African honey is a time-tested healer that mother's and soapmakers across Africa swear by. Why? The proof is in the results. Honey's ability to absorb and retain moisture keeps the skin hydrated and fresh and pr...

    (0) Celebrating Farmers' Day in Zambia - August 3rd

    On the first Monday in August, people across Zambia will celebrate Farmers' Day. The celebration is marked by a National Agricultural show where the expansive showgrounds in Lusaka, Zambia, come alive with farmers, politicians, and ordinary citizens and their families. There are games and exhibits a...

    (0) Celebrating Independence Day in Niger - August 3rd

    On August 3rd, people across Niger will celebrate the 49th anniversary of their nation's independence from France in 1960. To commemorate this date there will be a national festival and an appearance from political leaders. Since it is also Arbor day, the President of Niger tells everyone to plant...

    (0) Quote of the week by Desmond Tutu
    “I don't preach a social gospel; I preach the Gospel, period. The gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ is concerned for the whole person. When people were hungry, Jesus didn't say, "Now is that political or social?" He said, "I feed you." Because the good news to a hungry person is bread.” - Bishop Des...
    (0) Sell More Oils with Coffee Beans!
    We recently got a question from a customer. She asked if we had something that customers could smell when they're smelling the different fragrance oils that could clear their palette so all the fragrances don't smell the same. We looked around and we found out that if you put a bowl of coffee bean...
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