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Suppliers and clients flip their wigs over Tanzania’s new tax on hair extensions

By Reuters
30 June 2019   |   4:29 pm
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. Tanzania's government has announced a 25% tax "dry hair" imports which have women and industry stakeholders up in arms.