BY AFRICA NEWS
Ethiopian authorities have withdrawn a proposed tax hike for small businesses, the Addis Standard news portal has reported.
The withdrawal comes in the wake of protests by the affected business people. Shops were closed in the Oromia State early last week in defiance of the new tax, by Friday, the action had spread to the capital Addis Ababa, with shops in bustling parts all closed. Continue reading Protests Forced Ethiopia Gov’t to Scrap Tax Hike