Media Coverage

January 2019
ICTD cited in two blogs about tax regimes and disabilities

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting cited ICTD in their blog post discussing how unjust tax regimes make disability-inclusive development tasking. Read the ICiR article here. Another blog post by This Day makes the same points, citing ICTD’s research on taxing wealthy individuals. Read the This Day article here.

November 2018
NTRN featured in opinion piece on tax accountability in Nigeria

The NTRN was featured in an opinion piece on tax accountability in Nigeria’s leading business and finance newspaper, BusinessDay. This article was also posted on PremiumTimes, an online news organisation based in Abuja. You can read the article here.

November 2018
Alexander Ezenagu quoted in The Africa Report

Alexander Ezenagu, ICTD Researcher, was quoted in The Africa Report in a piece published on Friday 16th November. You can read the full article online here: Mauritius: Offshore on the radar


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.

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

Screenshot of article from World Stage

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.

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.

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.