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September 2019

ICTD research featured in article by The New Times

The New Times is a national English language newspaper in Rwanda. The article by Tokiso Nthebe & Aimee Dushime on “Improving tax literacy in Africa” featured our research on tax education by Giulia Mascagni, Fabrizio Santoro, and Denis Mukama. Read the research here.

August 2019

Our 100th Working Paper in the media

In August 2019, ICTD celebrated publishing 100 working papers. The paper, Safe Harbour Regimes in Transfer Pricing: An African Perspective by Alexander Ezenagu, was featured in Tax Notes International and Law360.

August 2019

ICTD Researchers quoted in Quartz article

The Quartz article on “How an idyllic African island became a tax haven for some of the world’s biggest corporations” quoted ICTD Researchers Catherine Ngina Mutava, who spoke on the Kenya-Mauritius tax treaty, and Alex Ezenagu, who spoke on an alternative unitary tax system. Read the article here.

August 2019

Martin Hearson’s opinion piece in The Guardian

On July 31, Martin Hearson’s opinion piece “Bob Geldof’s firm’s use of tax haven is legal, but the system hurts African nations” was published in The Guardian. It ranked 2nd most popular in the Global Development section that morning. Read the piece here.

July 2019

Martin Hearson quoted in ICIJ’s Mauritius Leaks story

On July 23, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) launched their Mauritius Leaks investigation, quoting ICTD International Tax lead Martin Hearson in their story. The investigation highlights the number of organisations and professionals (accountants, bankers, lawyers) it took for 1 US company to pay just 1.59% tax. See the interactive story here. Martin also contributed to a Q&A with ICIJ, explaining “What is a tax treaty and why should I care?

June 2019

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.

June 2019

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.

June 2019

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.

May 2019

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.

April 2019

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.


March 2019

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.

March 2019

Taxing Africa reviewed by Foreign Affairs magazine