Neil McCulloch shares results from NESG Dataset on Business Express
On June 19, Neil McCulloch was invited to speak on Business Express, the Nigerian public broadcast service. He spoke on the perceptions of Nigerians about tax, based on the NESG Nigeria Tax & Subsidy Perception Dataset. Watch the TV segment here. Read his blog about it here.
ICTD CEO signs letter addressing the unfair visa system in the UK
ICTD CEO Mick Moore signed a letter in the Guardian calling out the prejudice of the UK’s Home Office, which has been refusing visas to African researchers.
ICTD mentioned in Tax Justice Network’s Francophone podcast
Our gender research was highlighted in the latest edition of “Impôts et Justice Sociale” podcast, the Francophone podcast by Tax Justice Network. Listen to the podcast here.
Journal du Senegal writes on ICTD tobacco tax project
The Journal du Senegal wrote about tobacco tax reform in West Africa following the project workshop that took place in Dakar on 29 April – 3 May.
ICTD researcher Martin Hearson quoted in The East African
Martin Hearson was quoted in The East African’s article about the Kenya-Mauritius tax treaty ratification. Read what our researchers had to say in our blog post here.
ICTD quoted in The African Exponent article
ICTD’s Rhiannon McCluskey was quoted in an article by Tatenda Gwaambuka on The African Exponent, an online outlet for reliable African news and in depth analysis of developments in business, finance, markets, politics, culture, science and technology. They made reference to her 2016 article on The Conversation on taxing rich Africans.
Taxing Africa reviewed by Foreign Affairs magazine
ICTD’s book “Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development” was reviewed by Nicolas van de Walle in Foreign Affairs’ January/February 2019 issue.
ICTD annual meeting broadcast on Rwanda TV
The meeting took place on February 5-8 in Kigali, Rwanda. The Commissioner General of the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA), Pascal Ruganintwali, opened the meeting. RwandaTV captured the first day of the conference, interviewing our network members and Research Fellow and Capacity Building Manager Dr. Jalia Kangave.
ICTD annual meeting on the front page of leading Kinyarwanda paper
The 7th annual meeting was held on February 5-8 in Kigali, Rwanda. It was featured on the front page of the leading Kinyarwanda daily paper, Imvaho Nysha. Read the online article here.
Leading Rwanda paper covers ICTD 7th annual meeting
Igihe covered our meeting that took place in Kigali, Rwanda on February 5-8. The article title reads, Civil Society Organizations Urged to Follow-up Taxation Amongst Citizen. Read the article here.
ICTD cited in two blogs about tax regimes and disabilities
The International Centre for Investigative Reporting cited ICTD in their blog post discussing how unjust tax regimes make disability-inclusive development tasking. Read the ICiR article here. Another blog post by This Day makes the same points, citing ICTD’s research on taxing wealthy individuals. Read the This Day article here.
Martin Hearson and Jalia Kangave cited in New Vision
ICTD research has recently been quoted in an article in New Vision titled “MPs want double taxation agreements renegotiated”. The article included reference to the ICTD Working Paper by Martin Hearson and Jalia Kangrave “A Review of Uganda’s Tax Treaties and Recommendations for Action”.