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Financial Secrecy Index 2018 – IFFs challenge at the doorstep of African Countries (Part 1)
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Financial Secrecy Index 2018 – IFFs challenge at the doorstep of African Countries (Part 1)

Financial secrecy in Africa presents new challenges in the fight against Illicit Financial Flows  In an age where we are all too quick to look outward at the challenges that act as stumbling blocks towards sustainable development in developing countries, the launch of the 2018 Financial Secrecy Index (FSI) in January reveals an uncomfortable truth…

SADC Students Debate 2017: Our Resources, Our Future
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SADC Students Debate 2017: Our Resources, Our Future

As part of the 2017 Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) People’s Summit, TJNA in collaboration with Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (ZIMCODD) and the Southern African People’s Solidarity Network (SAPSN) will be holding the SADC People’s Summit Regional Debates and Public Speaking Gala which will be held from the 16th to 18th of August 2017. The participants…

African Governments should harness taxation opportunities to improve investment in children
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African Governments should harness taxation opportunities to improve investment in children

Taxation is the most sustainable and reliable source of domestic revenue to improve African governments’ investment in children- focused sectors such as health and education. It is important to note that the provision of basic services presupposes the existence of adequate financial resources. As we commemorate the International Day of the African Child (DAC), Tax…

The Panama Papers – What they mean and why they are important for Africa
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The Panama Papers – What they mean and why they are important for Africa

In April and May of 2016, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) made public the largest ever investigation into international fraud, exposing a cast of characters who use offshore companies to facilitate bribery, arms deals, tax evasion, financial fraud and drug trafficking. The revelations dubbed the ‘Panama papers’ has brought to the fore systemic…

IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings re-affirm the centrality of taxation in domestic revenue mobilisation to finance sustainable development
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IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings re-affirm the centrality of taxation in domestic revenue mobilisation to finance sustainable development

The 2016 IMF/World Bank spring meetings offered a glimmer of hope for international taxation in general and tax justice in particular. It was clear from the discussions that there is a global consensus that the international tax system is broken just as the Panama Papers revealed recently. Various discussants referred to Panama Papers and the…

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About TJNA

The Tax Justice Network-Africa (TJN-A) is a Pan-African initiative and a member of the Global Alliance for Tax Justice. Launched in January 2007 during the World Social Forum (WSF) held in Nairobi, TJN-A promotes socially- just, accountable and progressive taxation systems in Africa. It advocates for tax policies with pro-poor outcomes and tax systems that curb public resource leakages and enhance domestic resource mobilisation.

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