Nigerian Government Ban on Imported Furniture Boosts Local Industry

August 20, 2019 10:26 AM
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Cane weaving is a Nigerian art that is decades old but the demand for imported furniture in the country has hurt the business, and many involved in the craft are struggling to make a living.  However, a government ban on furniture imports is boosting sales of locally made cane furniture. Timothy Obiezu spoke with a few cane weavers in Abuja.