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The Africa Issue #1: How Secondhand Clothes Are Killing Africa's Economy

'The Africa Issue' is a new monthly brief aimed at rounding up collection of topics across the contin
The Africa Issue #1: How Secondhand Clothes Are Killing Africa's Economy
By Hipsternomics  • Issue #19 • View online
‘The Africa Issue’ is a new monthly brief aimed at rounding up collection of topics across the continent to help us all get to know more about the cultural and economic happenings in Africa.

For South Sudanese Refugees, Bedsheets Are a Reminder of Home and Hope
How Johannesburg's Young Black Creatives Are Shaping The Future They Want
A Ghanaian entrepreneur uses recycled plastic to make cheaper roads and building blocks
Chart of the week
The future of iPhones and electric car batteries lies in Congo. Source: QZ
The future of iPhones and electric car batteries lies in Congo. Source: QZ
What Else I'm Currently Reading
- Swaziland officially changed its name to ‘eSwatini’, 50 years after its independence from the British. 
- In NYC? Check out these 8 African Art events this month.
- Floods in Kenya and Somalia displace 100,000s of people
- How Egypt/Liverpool’s Mo Salah is breaking down cultural barriers, one goal at a time.
Watch "Winnie" - The Winnie Mandela Story
Music: Africa to the World by Sun-El Musician
Thank you for reading through this first African edition! Hope you found a couple interesting articles to spark your next happy hour or office water-cooler conversation. I’d definitely appreciate your feedback on the format, content and interest for future briefs.
Which article did you find most interesting this week?
Cheers,
Valentine

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