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AFRICAN GARMENT MAKERS SEEK TIGHTER CONTINENTAL INTEGRATION OF THEIR SUPPLY CHAINS, EXPO PARTICIPANTS SAY



African garment and textile manufacturers are trying to create more synergy to better integrate the supply chain within the continent, but North African producers still dominate, and are expanding capacity, particularly in Egypt, say participants at a major regional industry meeting.…

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AFRICAN GARMENT MAKERS SEEK TO INTEGRATE SUSTAINABILITY INTO THEIR SUPPLY CHAINS, EXPO PARTICIPANTS SAY



African manufacturers are trying to integrate sustainability in their textile and fashion supply chains as retailers demand compliance with increasingly high standards fuelled by consumer pressure. But to do so, manufacturers are asking for assistance from international organisations to implement change.…

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ALSTOM FINED GBP15 MILLION FOR TUNISIAN TRAM CONTRACT BRIBES



The British subsidiary of French engineering giant Alstom has been fined GBP15 million (USD19.37 million) plus GBP1.4 million (USD1.8 million) costs over bribes it paid to win a key contract to build trams to serve the Tunisian capital Tunis. The fine comes more than a year after Alstom Network UK’s April 2018 conviction for bribery and corruption, in a case brought by the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO). …

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TUNISIA AND FRANCE COMBINE FORCES TO LAUNCH NEW UNIVERSITY FOR FRANCOPHONE AFRICA AND MEDITERRANEAN



TUNISIA is partnering with France to open a new university based in the north African country offering teach business skills and provide degrees that will help build sustainably growing economies in Africa.

The Franco-Tunisian University for Africa and the Mediterranean (UFTAM – Université Franco-Tunisienne pour l’Afrique et la Méditerranée) is the first structural academic collaboration between France and Tunisia – http://uftam.net/.…

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ERASMUS+ SPENDING ON AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES IS RISING – WITH HOPE EXPANSION WILL CONTINUE



THE EUROPEAN Commission – the European Union (EU) executive – has claimed its Erasmus+ higher education exchange initiative is significantly boosting tertiary studies for African students and academics, with 8,500 Africans benefiting this year (2019).

In a report on the programme, which has been hailed as a flagship of the EU’s positive international impact, the Commission said that this figure was poised to keep growing, so that it will have helped more than 35,000 African students and academics by 2020.…

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MAURITIUS AND MADAGASCAR STEP UP CLOTHING AND TEXTILE MANUFACTURING COOPERATION



THE GOVERNMENTS of Mauritius and Madagascar are intensifying their efforts to improve cooperation between the respective textile and clothing sectors of these Indian Ocean island states.

Mauritius officials stressed to just-style how nine major Mauritian textile and clothing enterprises have set up production units in Madagascar, helping boost the economy of this relatively less developed country.…

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SOCIAL MEDIA MIGHT SPREAD DISINFORMATION, BUT BEFORE THE INTERNET, GOVERNMENT NARRATIVES WERE KING – WORLDVIEW MEETING HEARS



WHILE concern grows about the use of social media to spread falsehoods, it does at least allow information to circulate that governments might prefer to suppress, speakers at the Worldviews on Media and Higher Education Conference, held at Canada’s University of Toronto have stressed.…

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GERMAN LINKS WITH TUNISIA UNIVERSITIES OF GREAT VALUE. AS LONG AS THEY AVOID PROMOTING BRAIN DRAIN



CLOSE links between Tunisian and German higher education systems are boosting Tunisia’s higher education system, but both sides agree importance of encouraging Tunisian graduates to return home after exchange studies.

The opening of a new German library at the faculty of arts, letters and humanities (FAHM), of the University of Manouba, in Tunis on May 29 is a key example of Tunisian-German collaboration in HE.…

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TUNISIA UNDERPINS SUCCESS AS DENIM OUTSOURCER THOUGH PROMOTING ITS QUALITY AND SUSTAINABILITY



Tunisia is underpinned its sustained growth as a denim supplier through promoting its quality specialist production that employs sustainable environmental and social practices.

Since its 2011 revolution that launched the ‘Arab Spring’, exports of denim jeans from Tunisia have doubled. According to the Tunisian exports and promotions agency CEPEX the value of jeans exported from Tunisia have risen from Tunisian dinars TND586.40 million (USD202 million) in 2010 to TND1.32 billion (USD455 million) in 2018.…

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EUROPE STILL HAS SIGNIFICANT WORK TO COMPLETE BEFORE HARMONISING ITS NATIONAL GRID



MARCH’S approval by the European Parliament of new European Union (EU) electricity market rules, designed to increase consumer choice, boost renewables access and cap power subsidies, were hailed by the European Commission as a new dawn for the creation of the EU’s much vaunted Energy Union.…

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