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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

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February 2019

ICTD annual meeting broadcast on Rwanda TV

The meeting took place on February 5-8 in Kigali, Rwanda. The Commissioner General of the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA), Pascal Ruganintwali, opened the meeting. RwandaTV captured the first day of the conference, interviewing our network members and Research Fellow and Capacity Building Manager Dr. Jalia Kangave.

February 2019

ICTD annual meeting on the front page of leading Kinyarwanda paper

The 7th annual meeting was held on February 5-8 in Kigali, Rwanda. It was featured on the front page of the leading Kinyarwanda daily paper, Imvaho Nysha. Read the online article here.

February 2019

Leading Rwanda paper covers ICTD 7th annual meeting

Igihe covered our meeting that took place in Kigali, Rwanda on February 5-8. The article title reads, Civil Society Organizations Urged to Follow-up Taxation Amongst CitizenRead the article here.

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.