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Strike over tax-hike engulfing Ethiopia

borkena, Ethiopian News
July 22,2017

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More small business owners across Ethiopia are joining strike over new tax hike which was introduced lastly.

Over-exaggerated and inaccurate small and medium business daily income calculation and consequent imposition of burdensome taxes compelled many to quite business.

Yet, the reactions from many others was rather a strike. It started in Ambo town last week and spread to other towns across the country.

This week significant business in Addis Ababa joined the country wide strike.

Government security forces are already cracking down on business community that are joining the strike in different town.

Extended state of emergency is supposed to end but there are expectations government will extend it again.




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