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Waiting for the Return of Textile Industry

This Day 02 Oct 2022
Producing at a capacity of more than 1.4 billion pieces of products, the textile industry, which had the likes of Arewa Textile Plc, United Nigeria Textile Limited, African Textile Manufacturers Limited, Sunflag Group Nigeria Limited, Nigerian Embroidery Lace Manufacturing Company Limited.
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Tanzania, China plant trees to cement friendship

China.dot.org 01 Oct 2022
Tanzania's Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Liberata Mulamula, and the Chinese Ambassador to Tanzania, Chen Mingjian, planted the trees in front of the Chinese-built office building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam.
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Cosatu says it loud and clear: we’ll back SACP in 2024 polls

Independent online (SA) 30 Sep 2022
Nehawu’s Mike Shingange was elected as the first deputy president, while Duncan Luvuno from the NUM and Freda Oosthuizen from the South African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union were elected as the second deputy president and treasurer respectively.
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Leadership-Made-In-Africa with Modupe TAYLOR-PEARCE: It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark

B & FT Online 29 Sep 2022
In other African countries that have not introduced tariffs on used clothing or textiles, their textile industries have been decimated and hundreds of thousands of jobs have been lost ... of Noah with regard to the textile industry is a cost of over 4,000,000 jobs for Africans.
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Searching for the rich Jewish past in Sicily, Italy

The Jerusalem Post 23 Sep 2022
It was indeed a fascinating experience, but the region’s rich Jewish past belies its tenuous Jewish present ... Jews, sweets and Cosa Nostra ... (credit ... We saw a shop of African textiles and clothing in the Ballarò market and immigrants from that continent are very much a presence in the city, which has a long history of multicultural life ... ■ ... .
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South African Clothing Retailers Reducing Reliance on Chinese Imports

Beijing News 22 Sep 2022
It's an effort to bolster the country's clothing and textile sector. More than half of the textiles sold by South African retailers are imported from abroad, according to the government, and nearly 60% of those imports come from China ... That's what the South African government wants to see, with a target of 121,000 new textile jobs by 2030.
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Ethiopia, China, Germany join hands to promote textile investments in Ethiopia

Xinhua 16 Sep 2022
Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia, Zhao Zhiyuan, addressing the conference said China will continue sharing its knowledge, technology, and expertise to help African and Asian countries expedite their textile industries ... 2030 Agenda African and Asian countries in the textile sector.
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Roundup: Ethiopia, China, Germany join hands to promote textile investments in Ethiopia

China.dot.org 16 Sep 2022
Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia, Zhao Zhiyuan, addressing the conference said China will continue sharing its knowledge, technology, and expertise to help African and Asian countries expedite their textile industries ... 2030 Agenda African and Asian countries in the textile sector.
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The Nelson Family Life Foundation to Sell 100 Authentic African Sculptures in Second Year of ...

Longview News-Journal 15 Sep 2022
"The inspiration of our authentically African-themed resorts started with a trip to the beautiful continent of Africa ... To date, Kalahari has invested more than $5.5 million to support African artists and craftsman through the purchase of art, textiles and more.
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Sappi commissions R7.7 billion Saiccor Mill expansion and upgrade

Independent online (SA) 14 Sep 2022
The project would strengthen the country’s role as a global supplier of Lyocell, the fibre of the future for sustainable textiles ... “The board believes that the South African forestry industry is globally competitive and can make further substantial contributions to the South African economy.
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Rupee nosedives amid dearth of dollar inflows

Dawn 13 Sep 2022
KARACHI. The strong grip of the US dollar in both inter-bank and open markets pushed the rupee down further on Monday. The dollar was traded at Rs229.82 in the inter-bank market on Monday — an appreciation of Rs1.64 — compared to the previous rate ... A delegation of textile millers is visiting Tanzania to buy African cotton to keep their units running ... .
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Exit the dragon: Gujarat industries attract the world

The Times of India 12 Sep 2022
A rise in demand for both the products is expected from European, African, Gulf, and Southeast Asian countries. With key textile and apparel brands of Europe and the US moving away from China in sourcing readymade garments (RMG), Indian manufacturers are benefiting.
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How to detach Africans identity from Indian textiles machines

New Business Ethiopia 11 Sep 2022
Now my question to African scholars is, “what were the traditional clothes of the people in these African countries before they start to use the garment produced in India by textiles machines?” ... How to detach Africans identity from Indian textiles machines ... of African people.
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At Affinity  Gallery, Four Artists Stir Conversations around Paths of Desire

This Day 11 Sep 2022
Roseleen Labazacchy, who hails from Oyo is preoccupied with celebrating the African women using mixed media and a seamless amalgam of post-impressionism and neo-impressionism ... She appropriates the African tie-dye textile materials adire, some of which she dyes herself to signify the uniqueness of every subject.
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Nigerian winner of Fashionomics Africa competition says sustainable design, mentorship key to success

Independent online (SA) 05 Sep 2022
When I learned that I won, I saw possibilities – that Fashionomics Africa will open up possibilities for discovering more textiles here in Africa, that we can produce and export,” Raji said about the African Development Bank programme ... Source African Development Bank Group.

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