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Protests Forced Ethiopia Gov’t to Scrap Tax Hike

Ethiopian regime scraps the proposed tax hike for small businesses
Challenging the legitimacy of the regime.  Alarmed by growing defiance, the Ethiopian regime scraps proposed tax increase for small businesses.

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Ethiopian authorities have withdrawn a proposed tax hike for small businesses, the Addis Standard news portal has reported.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