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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

DIGITAX in Economist
October 2022

Adrienne Lees quoted in The Economist for DIGITAX research

Researcher Adrienne Lees was quoted in The Economist on the 13th of October 2022 for her work on the Ghana E-Levy within the DIGITAX research programme. You can read the full article here.

Max Gallien MEE Tunisia
September 2022

Max Gallien authors piece for Middle East Eye

ICTD Researcher Max Gallien has written a piece on Tunisian President Kais Saied in London-based publication Middle East Eye. You can read his article here.

hearson quoted in the standard
August 2022

Martin Hearson quoted in Kenyan newspaper of record The Standard

ICTD senior fellow Martin Hearson was quoted numerous times in Kenyan newspaper The Standard on the 9th of August, 2022 in their article “Kenya to miss out on billions in ‘secret’ tax treaty with China”. You can read their article here.

Mick BBC
July 2022

Mick Moore interviewed on BBC News at 9

Professor Mick Moore was interviewed on BBC News at 9 about the ongoing Sri Lankan Crisis and where he hopes it will go next. His interview begins at 25:30 and can be played back here.

aften poften mick
July 2022

Mick Moore featured in Sri Lankan, Danish and Norwegian newspapers

Mick Moore was quoted in Economy Next, Information and Aften Posten on the Sri Lankan Crisis.

Daily Mirror online
June 2022

Mick Moore featured on Sri Lankan papers the Daily FT and Daily Mirror

Mick Moore was featured, as a member of Verité Research, in two articles from the Daily FT and one from the Daily Mirror about the Sri Lankan Crisis.

You can read the articles below
SL Economic Policy Group’s first paper highlights need to raise tax collection

Policy note recommends restoration of efficient tax collection methods dismantled in 2020 to boost govt. revenue

Verité Research Sri Lanka Economic Policy Group makes key recommendations