Media Coverage

The News International: The 2030 Agenda
20 Jan 2017

While 2015 marked the deadline for the millennium development goals (MDGs), the UN had already started preparing a new development agenda. At the Rio+20, the UN conference on sustainable development held in 2012 in Brazil, the UN member states decide [ ... ]

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African Business Magazine: Chasing Tax Revenues in the Great Lakes
20 Jan 2017

Rwanda has piloted a promising project that encourages more people to pay income tax. The venture boosted tax revenues by $9m, according to a report on the project that was published in December. Read the rest of the piece here.  Read the repor [ ... ]

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South-South News: Innovative Research Helps Rwanda Raise $9m in Tax Revenue
05 Dec 2016

Read the full story here.  Watch the video produced by the Rwanda Revenue Authority Media Office here

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The New Times: Enhanced Communication Key to Increased Tax Compliance
05 Dec 2016

On November 28th, the researchers from the ICTD, the African Tax Administration Forum, and the Rwanda Revenue Authority presented the results of their work to the Authority's management. The research examined the impact of different methods of commun [ ... ]

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Ghana News Agency: Tax Specialists Explore Ways to use Tax System to Support Women
18 Nov 2016

The Ghana News Agency covered the ICTD's workshop on Gender and Tax in Africa, which was held in Accra in November.  Read the piece: Tax Specialists Explore Ways to use Tax System to Benefit Women 

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Ghana TV: Gender and Tax in Africa
17 Nov 2016

GTV covered the ICTD's workshop on Gender and Tax in Africa, which was held in Accra in November. Watch the video here

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Business and Financial Times: Tax Practitioners Discuss Gender and Tax in Africa
17 Nov 2016

The Business and Financial Times covered the ICTD's workshop on Gender and Tax in Africa, which was held in Accra in November. Read the full piece: Tax Practitioners Discuss Gender and Tax in Africa  

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CEO Mick Moore interviewed on KTN's Business Today
29 Sep 2016

The ICTD's CEO Mick Moore was interviwed on KTN's Business Today show. He discussed the inequity of tax systems in Africa, the scandal of tax exemptions given by governments to large companies, the need for more effective property taxation (especiall [ ... ]

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The Independent- Uganda: Rich Who Dodge Taxes
04 May 2016

ICTD Working Paper exposes rich professionals, government officials not paying income tax. URA now plans to tax better.  See the full piece here.

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