East African countries want to stop importing used clothes to promote local manufacturing. Now the US is threatening the country with trade sanctions.
On this week's eco@africa, the growth of mushroom farming in Zimbabwe, Uganda's top crocodile catcher, and Kenya's young environmentalists. All this and much more!
US President Donald Trump has suspended duty-free treatment for apparel products from Rwanda. What appears to be a trade war between the US and one of the smallest countries in Africa, reveals a US-China rivalry.
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?
Popular politician Bobi Wine was met with a police escort and treason charges when he returned to Uganda. He was in the US for treatment of injuries he said were sustained while tortured by security forces.
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