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.

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