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March 2023

ICTD Ghana E-Levy research mentioned in South African media

ICTD research on the Ghana E-Levy is cited in media outlet iWeb.

March 2023

Research in Brief 82 republished in Bangladeshi The Daily Star

ICTD’s research in brief about the promise and limits of IT technology was republished in The Daily Star, a Bangladeshi outlet.

March 2023

ICTD research on property tax and land leasing in Ethiopia cited in the Ethiopian Reporter

Here can read their interesting article here.

March 2023

Mick Moore published in Groundviews and quoted in Sri Lankan outlet Daily FT

ICTD founder and expert on Sri Lanka had an op-ed published in Groundviews. His research was also written up in an article by the Daily FT.

January 2023

ICTD research cited in Opinion Nigeria

ICTD research on fuel subsidies in Nigeria is cited in media outlet Opinion Nigeria.

January 2023

ICTD mentioned in Bloomberg Tax news

José Antonio Ocampo’s blog on the ICTD website was picked up by Bloomberg Tax news;
“The summit of Latin American and Caribbean finance ministers is scheduled for July 27-28 in Cartagena, Colombia. The region’s interests “have not been visible enough in the international tax policy debate so far, and this must change,” Jose Antonio Ocampo, Colombia’s finance minister, said in a statement Tuesday on the website of the International Centre for Tax & Development.”

December 2022

DIGITAX conference in Kampala receives national media coverage

“Reshaping the tax system to support the Financial Sector Development Strategy”, the DIGITAX hosted conference in Kampala this December received two write ups in Ugandan media outlets PML Daily and The Independent.

News site ManoReporters web page reporting on Sierra Leone Tax Conference
December 2022

Sierra Leone Tax for Development conference takes the spotlight in local media coverage

The ICTD/BAN organised “Sierra Leone Tax for Development” conference garnered significant TV, radio and newspaper coverage in the month of December 2022. Highlights include:

  1. AfriRadio 105.3FM
  2. SLBC (“Report on tax for development conference“)
  3. SLBC (“The Podium“)
  4. AYV TV show Wake Up Sierra Leone show and broadcast of the opening ceremony
  5. Gleaner News Extra, “ICTD holds two days conference on improving tax policy
  6. Standard Times, “Tax for development conference opens in Freetown”
  7. Politico SL, “Sierra Leone announces the setting-up of a tax court
  8. Mano Reporters, “Sierra Leone: Conference on taxation ends with calls for equity in tax system
December 2022

Martin Hearson quoted in African Business Magazine on international tax reforms

Research Director Martin Hearson was featured in the London-based African Business Magazine, sharing his thoughts on reforms to a global tax system which currently favours richer countries. You can read the full piece here.

December 2022

Martin Hearson quoted in The Economist on international tax reforms

“Signatories are also expected to renounce digital-service taxes of their own. The finance minister of Nigeria, which collects such a levy, has said that the overall package could leave her country worse off. Africa’s largest economy is one of four which joined talks but refused to sign the deal. Others might drag their feet when asked to put the plan into action, says Martin Hearson of the International Centre for Tax and Development, a research group.”

Research Director Martin Hearson was featured in The Economist magazine. You can read the full piece here.

Middle East eye cover page
November 2022

Max Gallien and Vanessa van den Boogaard OpEd published in the Middle East Eye

Research Fellows Max Gallien and Vanessa van den Boogaard were published in the London-based Middle East Eye writing about the informal economy. You can read the full piece here.

Article written by Phil Mader on taxing Africa's digital payments
October 2022

Philip Mader pens opinion piece for The Africa Report on taxing digital payments

How should Africa’s digital payments be taxed? Taxing digital payments out of existence would help no one. But under-taxing means forgoing much-needed revenue for public goods that can benefit everyone. Read the article here | PDF