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Tax free

Life in Bouake is getting easier though.

Two banks have opened up for business and others are considering doing the same.

Some traders now come from Abidjan to buy in the market in Bouake, as no-one pays taxes here.

Citizens in the rebel-controlled north have also lost the habit of paying for water and electricity, so they will have some tough adjustments to make when the country is reunified.

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