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Poverty amidst plenty: How Africans are robbed of benefits of mineral wealth
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Poverty amidst plenty: How Africans are robbed of benefits of mineral wealth

Africa has not benefited substantially from its mineral wealth. It is, therefore, essential for resource-rich nations to tailor their economic policies to effectively harness and utilise mineral revenues to improve the productivity of non-mineral sectors to break out of the extractive enclave. The remarkable extractives-driven economic growth of the last decade across Africa failed to…

We need a United Nations Intergovernmental Tax Body now!
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We need a United Nations Intergovernmental Tax Body now!

The most equitable way to create a fairer global tax system NEW YORK,  18 April 2016– Following the Panama Papers release, the Global Alliance for Tax Justice renews its call for a United Nations inclusive intergovernmental tax body to be established. Global cooperation is urgently needed to create a fairer global tax system to increase domestic resource mobilization and reduce inequality. The Panama…

Africa Mining Vision: CSOs and government make progress to develop the African Mineral Governance Framework
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Africa Mining Vision: CSOs and government make progress to develop the African Mineral Governance Framework

The ongoing collapse of mineral prices on the international market, growing debt crisis and dwindling revenue to finance socio-economic development in African countries has refocused attention on how to optimally use the continent’s vast mineral sector through speedy implementation of the African Mining Vision. The African Mining Vision seeks to foster a transparent, equitable and…

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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