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Tanzanian government imposes 25% tax on imported hair extensions

By Guardian Exclusive
26 June 2019   |   8:10 am
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.

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