Monthly Archives: "September 2017"

small-traders
The Guardian   ‘I can’t pay’: taxing times for small traders in Ethiopia hit by 300% rate hike William Davison, August 29 In the dense cobblestone streets of Burayu town, outside Addis Ababa, Melaku Abdella* and his family had been making a living selling basic items such as vegetables, cooking oil and soft drinks at competitive prices from their kiosk. But after the Ethiopian government stung him with a more than 300% tax increase last month, Abdella says he was left with no option but to close the business. LikeRead More