You donate old clothes. Those clothes make their way to Africa where they often end up being bought and sold in places like Nairobi. But some regional governments want the influx of used clothes to be tapered. Why? To force local manufacturing to take over. From The Economist: East Africa’s used-clothes trade comes under fire.

+ For more on the often remarkable life of a t-shirt, here’s a look back at NPR’s T-shirt project.