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Ethiopia: Businesses, factory workers strike opposing tax hikes and low wages

ESAT News (November 7, 2017) Businesses in Dessie, a commercial town in the Amhara region, went on strike today opposing the drastic tax hike imposed by authorities. Early this year Ethiopian authorities imposed draconian taxes on small businesses. The measure has faced backlash from the business community that faces unfair competition by ruling party conglomerates which involve all types of ...

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