Bata’s footprint in Africa: The dark story of Canadian shoe giant

Engler, Yves
http://www.pambazuka.org/democracy-governance/bata%E2%80%99s-footprint-africa-dark-story-canadian-shoe-giant

Publisher:  Pambazuka News
Date Written:  08/09/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19957

The Toronto-based shoemaker took advantage of European colonialism to rapidly set up across the continent, squeezing out local footwear producers, working with apartheid South Africa and even reaching out to Uganda’s Idi Amin.

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