Tag: clothing

How the ‘Made in Rwanda’ initiative is boosting the textile and clothing industry

Recently we reported on "Made in Kenya Friday" an initiative by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta in a bid to boost local textiles and reduce reliance on second hand clothing in the country. Now, as second hand clothing is on the outs in Rwanda and the country is also committed to developing the local textile and clothing industry, we will delve into how practical it is today to be a fashion entrepreneur. Moses Twahirwa, Founder of Moshions joins CNBC Africa for more.

For South Africans, economic pain hit long before recession

Chronic unemployment and lofty inflation have shattered consumer confidence.

South Africa's Mr Price posts drop in Q3 sales on clothing markdowns

The difficult trading environment has extended into the second half of the year, Mr Price said in a statement.