Uganda’s attempts to breathe life into a local textile and fashion industry have often unravelled in the face of imports of second-hand clothes that amount to about US$145million annually. Efforts to ban used clothes or increase tariffs on their importation has also threatened to sour trade relations with countries like the United States who are making billions from selling their used garments in Africa.
By Kennedy Mubita, Africa Head, SC Ventures. Imagine a bank whose customers can tap on a wearable device to...
By Kariuki Ngari, CEO & Managing Director, Standard Chartered, Kenya & East Africa COVID-19 has upended the social and...
Acknowledged as the world’s largest Africa-focused digital infrastructure and emerging tech event, the Africa Tech Festival has always attracted a stellar line-up of critical thinkers, analysts, futurists, keynote and inspirational speakers. 2020 will more than deliver on that reputation, with a stimulating array of visionary industry presenters, raconteurs and even some sporting greats.
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