Africa Fashion Guide
A social enterprise promoting sustainability within Africa's fashion and textile industry.


 
 

 

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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Your Sourcing Guide to Fashion Made in Nigeria – African Cotton

This week I uploaded a new youtube video with Nigerian fashion brand This Is Us Such an amazing home grown story with a couple who focused on locally sourced textiles and textile traditions. This story I shared in their interv...
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A Burkinabe Cotton Story – A Successful Week of the Organic & Fairtrade Cotton Coalition

The 1st SICOT (Salon International du Coton et du Textile) was a great success and an important step forward towards a major expansion of organic and Fairtrade cotton production from Burkina Faso and West Africa as well as loca...
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I Interviewed a Hollywood Actress whilst wearing my Onesie // Business Insights

Really?…Yes …. really 🙂 Now there are times I feel blessed and honoured to be in a business which connects me with an amazing line up of celebrities, industry leaders and influencers, but never ever have I interv...
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May 5th Deadline! – ABURY Design Experience – using design to inspire change

The third edition of the ABURY Design Experience sends the winner to Ethiopia to preserve world crafts and culture through design After Ecuador (’15) and Morocco (’16) the winner of the ABURY Design Experience (ADEx) 2017 w...
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100% African! Once again Mantisworld sponsors the AFG Fashion Africa Conference Africa Cotton Campaign Tees!

We are extremely pleased to announce our Tee Shirt sponsors for our Fashion Africa Conference 2016.Mantisworld and its Founder Prama Bhardwaj have been active supporters of our work as have we been huge fans of theirs. Having v...
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Experts See Cotton made in Africa as a Sustainable Basis for the Growing Textile Industry in Ethiopia

Cotton is the most widely used raw material for global textile production and the livelihood of millions of people in Africa. In East African Ethiopia, cotton is both farmed and manufactured into textiles for international trad...
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Fashion Africa Conference 2015 – The Director’s Report

Though Africa Day May 25th has just finished we are still in Africa Month and it seems fitting to give an update on the events from our Fashion Africa Conference 2015 edition. Is Africa having it’s own Fashion Revolution? Is ...
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Early Booking Discount ends March 31st! – Fashion Africa Conference 2015

Our Fashion Africa Conference 2015 titled An African Revolution is growing by the week. With partners Fashion Revolution Day, AO-Photography and sponsors The Africa Centre and Mantisworld we are expecting an awesome event w...
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