Source: Embassy of Italy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia |

Fashion week in Addis Ababa

Young and promising Ethiopian and African designers will present their collections in the current edition

The Hub of Africa Fashion Week (HAFW), which has become one of the main events in the fashion sector not only in Ethiopia but in all of East Africa, currently at its ninth's edition, opens today in Addis Ababa. Young and promising Ethiopian and African designers will present their collections in the current…

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Cotton sustainability is key for rural development

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Director-General highlights importance of a crop that is “more than just a commodity”

Managing trade policy and climate risks are critical to supporting the more than 25 million farmers who grow cotton, experts gathered here emphasized. "Cotton represents so much more than just a commodity: It is a culture, a way of life, and a tradition that finds its roots at the heart…

Deutsche Post DHL
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DHL expands Africa eShop online shopping application to 34 countries across Sub Saharan Africa

Growth of online retail driving DHL Africa eShop’s rapid success

Platform introduced to an additional 14 countries across Sub Saharan Africa; Growth of online retail driving DHL Africa eShop’s rapid success. Download document link: http://bit.ly/2mcc7Pp Since its initial introduction in April of this year, the DHL Africa eShop (https://www.Africa-eShop.DHL/) app has seen its user base grow rapidly, and within the first…

Believe in Africa
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Washington braces up for Mega Forum on Making African Trade Easy - Q&A with Angelle Kwemo on Mate 2019

Believe in Africa is a non profit organization created by African diaspora leaders to promote African solutions to African problems

By Ajong Mbapndah L Trade, the African Continental Free Trade Area, Prosper Africa initiative, business networks and more will be in focus during the upcoming Making African Trade Easy Forum organized by Believe in Africa Foundation. Considering that this is the 5th anniversary of Believe in Africa, we decided to…

Source: Embassy of the Republic of Belarus to the Arab Republic of Egypt |

Sixth meeting of the Belarusian-Egyptian Joint Intergovernmental Commission held in Minsk

The meeting was attended by a high level Egyptian delegation, which included more than forty representatives of ministries, departments and business circles of Egypt

On September 2 – 5, 2019, the sixth session of the Belarusian-Egyptian Joint Intergovernmental Commission and the Belarusian-Egyptian business meeting took place in Minsk. The meeting was attended by a high level Egyptian delegation, which included more than forty representatives of ministries, departments and business circles of Egypt. The Belarusian…

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International Youth Day marked by Education, Entrepreneurship Sessions for migrants across Niger

International Organization for Migration (IOM) Niger with its partner Terre Solidali, organized five training sessions in three cities for close to 250 migrants and community members

In the weeks leading up to yesterday’s celebration of International Youth Day, IOM Niger with its partner Terre Solidali, organized five training sessions in three cities for close to 250 migrants and community members, delivered by young entrepreneurs from IOM’s “Initiatives for the Development of the Enterprise” (IDEE) project. Launched in…

Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

The age of ‘retailtainment’: how digital disruption is driving trends in physical retail décor

The growth of e-commerce has already transformed the retail landscape and with double digit annual growth predicted into the next decade

Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com), world-leader in imaging solutions, deciphers the importance of the settings and ambiences of physical shops as they become more than just a buying space, an opportunity for the brand to build and maintain relationships with its customers. We know that customers are becoming more and more demanding and…

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Kabakoo set to innovate creative learning for the Africas

Kabakoo is building a network of inclusive spaces dedicated to creative learning

Learning locally relevant skills and knowledge is the major challenge to be addressed for achieving Africa’s promised demographic dividend. To solve the problem, Kabakoo (www.Kabakoo.Africa) is building a network of inclusive spaces dedicated to creative learning. Kabakoo – The House of Wondering is innovating learning for the Africas. Its approach,…

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Tailor Made: New Hope for Migrants Returning… and their Communities

Since September 2017, International Organization for Migration (IOM) has assisted 1,681 vulnerable Burkinabés stranded in Libya and Niger

Faso Danfani, a very fashionable fabric in Burkina Faso — it’s a traditional fabric made from Burkinabé cotton. Tiraogo*, a newly-qualified Burkinabé tailor, crafts it accessories for his countrymen and countrywomen. The young Burkinabé is back home now, but he once had ambitions of a life far away from home and embarked…

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The Egyptian Cotton Project participates to Better Cotton Initiative Event in Milan

The Egyptian Cotton Project aims to promote main pillars of a sustainable Egyptian Cotton value chain

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) under the framework of “The Egyptian Cotton Project” expands its global cooperation through a strategic partnership with the better Cotton Initiative (BCI) presented during an event hosted by the Fondazione Industrie Cotone E Lino in Milan. This comes in the framework of the…