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Charity clothes threaten Malawi's cotton industry

23 August 2013 Last updated at 13:33 BST

For the small southern African nation of Malawi, cotton is a key agricultural product but the country's clothing sector is facing tough competition.

Manufacturers say an influx of second hand clothes from western charities is causing the local industry to struggle.

BBC Africa's Anne Soy reports.

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