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Aid by Trade Foundation of CMIA Supports Sewing Education in Tanzania

In the East African country of Tanzania, the non-profit Aid by Trade Foundation together with local partners has opened a new vocational education centre. In the Bariadi district it is the first training centre ever. The traini...
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Osei-Duro “Made in Ghana” Clothing presents “Light on Dark” for AW13

We are always delighted to feature Osei-Duro on our website as we just love what they do. Representing “made in Ghana” sustainably and ethically made with consideration for labour rights and conditions and just maki...
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The Township® Story – COMPANY PROFILE

What began as a conversation with women in the townships around Cape Town has become a unique social enterprise in the fashion industry. In 1987 Nicole-Marie Iresch, an Algerian-born executive with Air France, traveled from Par...
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Volunteer with G-Lish and support their basket project

Co founded by Godwin Yidana and Gayle Pescud G-lish Foundation is an organisation in Ghana which focuses on 3 core areas – ‘Income Generation, Re-Generation, Next Generation.’ They produce baskets from recy...
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Zanaa….illuminating Africa

ZANAA, 
which
 means 
Illuminate
 the 
Source, 
is 
a 
luxury
 fashion
 brand
 showcasing 
the
 exquisite 
jewellery 
and
 accessories 
made
 in 
Africa.
 ZANAA derived from Sanaa in Swah...
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The First Expo Artisans in Marrakech this June – EVENT

The first large-scale artisan event ever in Morocco, showcasing 300 master artisans in Morocco’s design capital, Marrakech will take place from June 12-16 this summer. Find hundreds of traditional and contemporary collections...
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Invisible Children, MEND bags and the ‘Human Connection’

Invisible Children began in the spring of 2003 when 3 young film makers from Southern California travelled to Africa in search of a story. On their travels they learnt of the tragedy of child soldiers in Northern Uganda and wer...
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Laurence Airlines – Menswear Flying for African Fashion – DESIGNER

We came across this cool label that showed during London Fashion Week most recently. And we thought as we aim to present more menswear to you to give you an update on what they are doing. LAURENCEAIRLINE is a fashion label b...
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Rebirth of Heritage – Textiles Made in Nigeria

So Fashion Made in Nigeria has seemed to almost erupt over the last few years and the gorgeous handmade textiles are being recognised more and more and this is what I want to briefly highlight. So lets dive in. ADIRE Now can I...
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