Horn Cable TV covers Taxing Africa event in Hargeisa
Horn Cable TV recently livestreamed “Taxation and Statebuilding. Should Somaliland Love Taxes?”, a launch event for “Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development”. Mick Moore, ICTD CEO and co-author of the book, presented at the event. You can watch the event in full on YouTube below.
NTRN second annual meeting covered in World Stage and The Nation
The Nigerian Tax Research Network held its second annual meeting in Abuja on 24th and 25th October, organised in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). Discussions from the meeting were covered in both World Stage and The Nation.
Read the article from World Stage online: Nigeria: FIRS boss calls for diversification, sustainable revenue base
Read the article on The Nation here: FIRS urges diversification of revenue sources
Alexander Ezenagu interviewed for NTA report
Alexander Ezenagu, ICTD Researcher, was interviewed by NTA for a special report on illicit financial flows. Alexander was in Abuja presenting at the International Conference on Combating Illicit Financial Flows and Enhancing Asset Recovery for Sustainable Development on 11th and 12th September.
ICTD CEO cited in The Economist
Mick Moore, the ICTD’s CEO, was cited in a piece by The Economist about the extent of tax breaks across Africa titled “African governments let too many taxpayers off the hook.”
Dakaractu covers inaugural APTI conference
The inaugural conference of the African Property Tax Initiative was hosted in Dakar on June 11-12th. The Secretary General of the Senegalese Ministry of Finance and the ICTD’s Research Director Wilson Prichard (who chairs the initiative) were interwieved by Dakaractu about the rationale and objectives of the conference.
221TV Senegal covers APTI conference
The inaugural conference of the African Property Tax Initiative was hosted in Dakar on June 11-12th. The Secretary General of the Senegalese Ministry of Finance opened the conference, and was interviewed by 221TV. He spoke about the enormous potential of property taxation for raising revenue for local governments.
Daily Monitor: URA moots plan to tax the rich
On April 6th, the URA shared the results of research done in partnership with ICTD on the taxation of high net worth individuals at a workshop with about 40 participants. Ismail Ladu of the Daily Monitor covered the event. Read the piece online here.
NTV: URA says high net worth individuals are not paying enough taxes
ICTD and URA research covered in Ugandan newspapers
On April 6th, the URA shared the results of research done in partnership with ICTD on the taxation of high net worth individuals at a workshop with about 40 participants. This was covered in several Ugandan newspapers.