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Mandela’s tailor on mission to boost African fashion

By AFP
06 Jun 2021   |   6:54 am   |  
Ivorian-Burkinabe tailor Pathe'O can look back on a 50-year career that has seen him rise from self-taught improviser to supplier of Africa's wealthy and powerful, including anti-apartheid torchbearer Nelson Mandela. Now he's doing his best to ensure that fashion becomes "part of Africa's wealth".


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