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


 
 

 

SOKO: Learning lessons on how to add value to the East African apparel sector

One of our business contacts Anoushka of Kickstart international sent to us a copy of her report on East Africa’s apparel sector and it was so full of nuggets, great pointers and on top of that so thoroughly researched th...
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MOZAMBIQUE: INVESTMENT OF 40 MILLION DOLLARS FOR RIOPELE TEXTILE FACTORY

The consortium of Mozambican and Portuguese companies that has purchased the assets of Riopele, a textile company in Marracuene, 30 kilometres north of Maputo, which has been paralysed for the past 20 years, intends to spend 40...
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Gelvenor Performance Fabrics in Africa – FACTORY PROFILE

Anton Poplett is the Business Development Manager for Africa for Gelvenor Performance Fabrics in South Africa is a man with a big vision for Africa. He has a heart to make an impact on fabric supplies in Africa and to support A...
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Large Scale Manufacturing in Africa – An Interview with Mantisworld

At Africa Fashion Guide our focus is to highlight and promote the full supply chain of Africa’s fashion and textiles industry. We see this as a solution to development issues and increasing employment and economies in man...
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Fairtrade Pioneers – soleRebels – Shoes for Heart and Soul – Company PROFILE

Last year, 2011, TEDx a non-profit events organisation devoted to “ideas worth sharing”, and bringing together Technology, Entertainment and Design, collaborated for the first time with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to ...
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MADE-BY’s 2011 Annual EVENT – Fashion with respect for People and Planet

MADE-BY is a European not-for-profit organisation launched in 2004 committed to sustainability. It was founded as a response to growing consumer concern within Europe in relation to the fashion industry and its responsibility o...
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Preview : Africa brands at the Ethical Fashion Source EXPO – 2011

From 17th-18th October 2011, The Ethical Fashion Forum will host the third SOURCE Expo. This event is currently the only international fashion trade showcase with a focus on ethical sourcing and is run in partnership with some...
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Kourage and strength – Kenya’s First Running Apparel Brand

Nairobi, Kenya has produced some of the greatest distance runners in the world. Kourage Athletics is the first and only brand of athletics garments designed, manufactured, and modeled in Kenya, by Kenyans.  “Kourage exempli...
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Textile Exchange X MantisWorld – Love. Organic Cotton. Support a Farmer! CAMPAIGN

Textile Exchange (formerly Organic Exchange) started life in 2002. The Farm Development Program (FDP) now the Farm Engagement Program commenced in 2006 with the generous funding and support of strategic partners ICCO (the Dutch...
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