News and Articles

July 20, 2021

Nairobi Leather Factory Set to Start Operations

By Business Daily The plan to commence large scale production of leather products by City Hall has moved a step closer after the county government handed […]
July 6, 2021

Africa’s tanneries go hell for leather to supply new markets

Article by Will McBain – African Business African skins have long underpinned the luxury European leather market, but now African entrepreneurs are establishing their own high-end […]
June 14, 2021

Leather From Africa In Demand

Published by Africa Business Africa is fast emerging as one of the future markets for sourcing quality leather and hides for the booming global leather industry. […]
June 10, 2021

Can Made in Africa transform the continent’s leather industry?

By ADEDOYIN ADENIJI Published by Vogue Business – 29 JANUARY 2021 Winston Leather, a Nigerian leather brand, celebrated the biggest sales in its 30 years in […]
June 7, 2021

Tanzania waives import duty for leather processing machines

By  XINHUA -May 22, 2021 The government of Tanzania on Saturday announced that it had waived import duty for leather processing machines to attract more investments in […]
June 3, 2021

Chinese Construction Giant Begins Work on New Ethiopian Industrial Park

Source: Leather International Magazine Chinese construction giant – China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) launched the construction of the CCECC Dire Dawa Industrial Park in eastern […]
June 2, 2021

Sh17 billion leather park to boost herders, hides traders

By STANLEY NGOTHO, Buiness Daily Herders and hides traders in the country are poised to benefit from the Sh17 billion Athi River leather park, Machakos County, […]
May 7, 2021

East Africa: Here Comes EAC Leather Industry Network Platform

Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam) By Deus Ngowi in Arusha EAST African Community (EAC) Leather Industry Network Platform (LIN-East Africa) is due for launching today. LIN-East Africa offers […]
May 1, 2021

Online Platform to Boost Leather Trade in East Africa

In Summary • East African leather industry represents about 0.24 percent of the Sh21.5 trillion global market value according to the EAC Leather and Leather Products […]