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The Africa House has attracted media attention which has highlighted our core messages of providing quality products on a fairly traded basis from a selection of African suppliers.
Below are some links and story highlights which may be of interest to you. They all emphasise our commitment to working with African producers.
Also we have a number of events we shall be attending during the year with details below.


Shanga Christmas decorations transform Tanzanians' lives


The Guardian [14/12/2010]

Festive decorations don't have to come from Chinese factories via high street shops. A project called Shanga gives work to profoundly disabled adults in Africa – and from just £4 you can buy their creations.

Ethical Business Founded on Love of Africa


Harrogate Advertiser [15/09/2005]

Here is, deep in the heart of Nidderdale, an oasis which is forever Africa. This is The Africa House, the nerve centre of compassionate entrepreneur Jonathan Knocker's unique business operation.

Business Awards Finalist 2005


York Evening Press [17/11/2005]

DARKEST Africa has become a little brighter thanks to a North Yorkshire venture which uses the internet to promote fair trade to furniture manufacturers in Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya.

Crafting The Future


Yorkshire Post Magazine [02/07/2005]

Today, Live 8 will focus attention on the plight of Africa and the need to do something to help. But the links between a Yorkshire farmhouse and small workshops in Africa have already forged a business that Sir Bob would be proud of. Sharon Dale reports.