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South Africans Upset Over Tax Hike on Favorite Meat: Chickeni
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October 09, 2013
South Africa’s government has raised taxes on imported chicken - a move that directly affects millions in a nation where inequality and poverty still are rife. The government says the move will protect local chicken producers and save jobs, but consumers say the change is ruffling their feathers. VOA’s Anita Powell takes a look in Johannesburg.

South Africans Upset Over Tax Hike on Favorite Meat: Chicken

Published October 09, 2013

South Africa’s government has raised taxes on imported chicken - a move that directly affects millions in a nation where inequality and poverty still are rife. The government says the move will protect local chicken producers and save jobs, but consumers say the change is ruffling their feathers. VOA’s Anita Powell takes a look in Johannesburg.


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