Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in Africa
Ethiopia may have more trump cards to play than any other sub-Sahara African country when it comes to developing a competitive cotton, texti...
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Mauritius (officially the Republic of Mauritius), is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000km off the southeast coast of the Afric...
Jean-François Limantour, president of the Cercle Euro-méditerranéen des Dirigeants Textile-Habillement (CEDITH), talks to just-style about how the North African/Tunisian textile and apparel export industry is faring after the Arab Spring uprisings of two years ago.
South African restrictions on imports of Chinese textiles and clothing have not come to the rescue of the country’s ailing textile sector as effectively as had been hoped. Brian Brink, executive director of South African industry group Textile Federation (Texfed), tells just-style why firms continues to struggle.
An initiative is launching next month in South Africa to grow a new type of grass that can be used to create zero-waste recyclable textiles.
Ciel Textiles, the Mauritius-listed clothing business which supplies a number of European retailers, saw earnings increase in its first-half, driven by a strong performance from its woven division.
Uganda has become the latest country to sign up to the Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) initiative, in a bid to improve the competitiveness of its domestic cotton.
Over 7,000 Kenyan garment workers returned to work this week following an eight-day strike over the dismissal of 120 workers from Ashton Apparels, but further action has been threatened.
UK retail group Phase Eight has been sold to South African retail group The Foschini Group (TFG) in a deal worth GBP238m (US$362.3m).
Madagascar and Guinea are now eligible for textile and apparel benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) after adopting effective visa systems and related procedures to prevent unlawful trans-shipments and the use of counterfeit documents.
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