Nigeria's centuries-old dye tradition under threat

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Indigo dyeing is an ancient tradition in the northern Nigerian city of Kano.
But a dwindling number of customers and cheap imitations are threatening the centuries-old industry.
Many dye sites have shut down.
And those still operating have seen both their production and incomes cut by more than 70%.

Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Kano, Nigeria.

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Category
Nigeria
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Africa, African heritage, Kano, nigeria
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