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Tanzanians flip their wigs over hair extensions tax

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 01:17

In Africa, the huge ''dry hair'' market of weaves, extensions and wigs crafted from everything from synthetic fibre to human or yak hair is worth billions of dollars. But now, Tanzania's government has announced a 25% ''dry hair'' import tax, which has women and industry stakeholders up in arms. Lauren Anthony reports.

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In Africa, the huge "dry hair" market of weaves, extensions and wigs crafted from everything from synthetic fibre to human or yak hair is worth billions of dollars. But now, Tanzania's government has announced a 25% "dry hair" import tax, which has women and industry stakeholders up in arms. Lauren Anthony reports.

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Tanzanians flip their wigs over hair extensions tax

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 01:17