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November 2018

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.

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November 2018

Taxing Africa excerpts published in AfricaFocus Bulletin

Excerpts from chapter 5 of ICTD’s book Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development were published in the AfricaFocus Bulletin, released on Monday 12th November. Read the article online here: Africa: Why Mining Is Hard to Tax

 

 

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October 2018

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

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October 2018

Taxing Africa discussed in Daily Nation blog

ICTD’s new book “Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development” was recently discussed in a Daily Nation blog by Tom Odhiambo titled “Why tax without accountability is unacceptable”.

September 2018

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.

August 2018

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.”

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June 2018

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.

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June 2018

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.

 

June 2018

APTI conference covered by L’évidence quotidien in Senegal

The African Property Tax Initiative (APTI) held its inaugural conference in Dakar, Senegal on June 11-12th. The event was covered in the local newspaper L’évidence quotidien.

April 2018

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.

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April 2018

NTV: URA says high net worth individuals are not paying enough taxes

April 2018

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.