Thousands fear for their livelihood as Uganda moves to ban used clothes
When East African countries announced a ban on the import of secondhand clothes to help their own textile industries, this irked US President Donald Trump. All but Rwanda have now backtracked. What's at stake?
African markets are full of cheap bootleg Chinese versions of their textiles. As China comes under US pressure to respect laws on intellectual property rights, should Africa also take a stand?
Kenyans are outraged by reports that legislators took bribes to bury an investigation of a dodgy sugar trade deal involving government representatives. The issue also threatens Kenya's trade relations in East Africa.
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni and Sudan's Omar al-Bashir have begun this Monday mediation of the second round of peace talks between South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar.
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