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I recently attended a dialogue on Tax Redistribution and Education Financing. The outcome of the dialogue was pretty inspirational. The National Front of Teachers and Employees (NFTE) and Initiative...

Super-rich are getting even richer, shows new World Wealth Report, with world’s poorest left behind

Tax treaties prescribe how countries can tax cross-border activities between the treaty partners. In the overwhelming majority of cases, they are outdated and unfair. In the form that they commonly...
Next week, government ministers from across the globe will descend on Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's capital, for the Financing for Development summit. Along with a coalition of developing countries and...

The announcement that government has increased corporate tax from 0% to 30% is nothing new and is misleading. ActionAid Zambia is concerned with the failure by government to set up and stick to appropriate tax policy particularly for the mining sector.

(24 March 2015, Addis Ababa) Africa’s finance ministers meet in Ethiopia 25-31 March to agree on the implementation of the recommendations from the African Union High Level Panel report on illicit financial flows. The report which was adopted by Heads of State in January showed the staggering loss of more than US$50billion from African economies every year through illegal flight of capital, most of which involves multinational companies evading or avoiding tax.

Being a taxi driver in Nigeria is far from a lucrative business. Each day, taxi drivers like Emmanuel* have to pay five thousand naira ($25USD) to the owner of the car, cover the cost of fuel, pay...
Being a taxi driver in Nigeria is far from a lucrative business. Each day, taxi drivers like Emmanuel* have to pay five thousand naira ($25USD) to the owner of the car, cover the cost of fuel, pay...
Being a taxi driver in Nigeria is far from a lucrative business. Each day, taxi drivers like Emmanuel* have to pay five thousand naira ($25USD) to the owner of the car, cover the cost of fuel, pay...