Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Mwanza shopkeepers protest against EFDs

From IPP Media, Dar es Salaam
By The Guardian Reporter

Business came to a standstill here yesterday as traders closed their shops to protest against the use of electronic fiscal devices (EFDs).

The shops and markets in the central business district and on the outskirts of the rock city remained closed for the whole day.

The businessmen told The Guardian that they cannot afford to buy the devices and that they were being harassed by authorities.

Speaking to reporters the leader of the businessmen Christopher Wambura said they have decided to close their shops after efforts to meet the authorities over their concerns proved failure.

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