Mogadishu's Bakara market on strike over new government tax

Businesses in Somalia's largest open-air market have boycotted trade over the introduction of a five percent sales tax.

    Somalia's busiest and largest open-air market in Mogadishu has been closed for the past two days.

    Business owners in Bakara market are protesting over a five percent tax imposed by the government, in an effort to pay back some of its international debt.

    Al Jazeera's Mohamad El Bardicy reports.


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