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Cotton Made in Africa Fashion Contest – Winner Announced

To mark the occasion of the Cotton made in Africa Fashion Contest, design student Michelle Thornhill created a t-shirt that combines traditional African prints with modern design. The shirt is available at the OTTO online shop ...
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“Fashion Africa The Francophone Afri-Perspective” – Soiree Diesel X EDUN – Paris launch – EVENT REVIEW

Our French writer Chayet Chiénin continues our Francophone AfriPerspective series with her review of the Diesel X EDUN launch party (English speakers see the English translation below) See the first of the series on the AFRO-...
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Watson Photographs Find Their Way to Western Africa – Cotton made in Africa: Exhibit Returns to Benin

The exhibit “Albert Watson: Visions feat. Cotton made in Africa” returns to its country of origin in two ways: a selection from the heart of the show – the portraits of the Cotton made in Africa smallholder fa...
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Diesel X Edun “Born in Africa” – African Cotton collection in stores Feb 27th!

Diesel and Edun announce the launch of their colab collection “Born in Africa”. The DIESEL+EDUN collaboration will engage a global audience with the passion of its founders to raise awareness of the creative opportu...
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Cotton Initiative Expands Activities in SouthEast Africa – CmiA Works with Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe

The Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) Initiative will begin working with around 30,000 smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe starting with the cotton harvest 2012/13. The objective here, as in the other six project countries, is to improv...
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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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