30 Sep '16, 7pm

East Africa doesn't want our used clothes any more

As East Africa braces itself for a looming ban on imported secondhand clothes and shoes, Tanzania’s government is kick-starting an initiative to equip the country’s youth with garment-making skills. The announcement, according to Chinese news agency Xinhua , was made on Saturday by Jenista Mhagama, minister of state in the prime minister’s office in charge of policy, parliamentary affairs, labor, employment, youth and disabled affairs. “We’re determined to end the importation of used clothes and shoes by 2018,” Mhagama said. “We have organized series of training for young Tanzanians so that they are well-equipped with tailoring skills, who will be employed in the current clothes-making factories and those which are coming in.”

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/ahead-of-ban-on-used-clothing-im...

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