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Group Urges Nigerian Govt To Resuscitate Textile Industry – FACTORY

It seems as if the textile industry around Africa is having a small revival. Nigeria has had an ongoing issue with its textile industry and seems there may be a slight silver lining. We will investigate in more detail soon but ...
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ZAMBIAS GOVERNMENT PLANS TO REVIVE THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY

Interesting news from Zambia’s Daily Mail paper on October 30th especially as it highlights the importance of African cotton and its relation to Zambia’s textile industry. Sounds positive. Read below to find out mor...
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Source Africa – The African Textile, Apparel and Footwear Trade Event 9-12 April 2013

The USAID SATH supported Source Africa 2013 – The African Textile, Apparel and Footwear Trade Event was launched in Cape Town, South Africa on 17th July, 2012. Source Africa will be the most important trade event in Afri...
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ASOS drop their AW12 ASOS Africa collection

The  popular ASOS Africa range has been getting positive reviews since its inception and have just dropped their latest winter collection. The AW12 collection ASOS AFRICA offers a colour palette of rich tones, softened with ...
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Get Ready for FAFA 2012 this November! – EVENT

The anticipated 4th edition of FAFA (Festival for African Fashion and Arts) will be held in Nairobi on the 17th November 2012. This glamor-filled evening will showcase the very best in African fashion, merging the creations of...
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Solange Knowles seen rocking NEARFAR ‘Tombo’ Jacket from their ‘ABERDEEN ROAD’ AW12 Collection

We are delighted to announce the arrival of the latest collection from NearFar entitled ‘Aberdeen Road’ after the Freetown suburb in which it was developed.  The collection centres around our trademark bold prints rework...
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Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2012

Lagos Fashion and Design Week announces designers and schedule for 2012 and Matthew Williamson as Headline as International Guest Designer

The MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week (MTN LFDW) will be held in Lagos on the 24th-27th October 2012. Taking place at the Eko Convention Centre of the Eko Hotel Lagos, the event will feature 33 Nigerian designers as well as lu...
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Designers Unveiled for the Inaugural Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa , Oct. 24th-28th, 2012

AN exciting line-up of some of Africa and the diaspora’s most significant designers will descend on Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, from October 24-28 to unveil an array of captivating collections in Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week A...
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African Fashion designers for the 2013 Miami Beach International Fashion Week!

W-Art Design, a Lagos based fashion and art consulting company has landed the African franchise for the Miami Beach International Fashion Week. So come March 2013, African designers will now feature on the runway of the fashion...
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Save the Date for the 2nd Future Fabrics Expo – EVENT

The Future Fabrics Expo organised by The Sustainable Angle will again showcase hundreds of globally sourced fabrics with a lower environmental impact suitable for mid to high end fashion brands, like last year hosted by the L...
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The first Namibia Namibia Fashion Show debuts November 2012!

Namibia’s fledgling fashion industry is abuzz with the news that the ‘Namibia Fashion Show’, a platform for Namibian designers to showcase their garments, will be held on November 17. It is the first Namibia N...
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