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Remove Anti-Money Laundering Loophole in the Kenyan Finance Act 2018 to Curb Terrorism
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Remove Anti-Money Laundering Loophole in the Kenyan Finance Act 2018 to Curb Terrorism

Remove Anti-Money Laundering Loophole in the Kenyan Finance Act 2018 to Curb Terrorism A version of this article was first published in the Daily Nation 24 January 2019 Al-Shabaab’s latest terrorist attack at the DusitD2 hotel and business complex on Tuesday 15 January 2018, provides an opportunity to strengthen Kenya’s Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing…

TRICK OR TREAT(Y) ? Kenya’s Tax Treaty giveaways to Tax Havens
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TRICK OR TREAT(Y) ? Kenya’s Tax Treaty giveaways to Tax Havens

Kenya’s Tax Treaty giveaways to Tax Havens authored by Jared Maranga of Tax Justice Network Africa Most developing countries have been signing a number Double Tax Agreements even when the existing domestic laws are sufficient. The argument behind the increased signing is that DTAs will help in promoting investment and international trade. CSOs have questioned…

Conférence panafricaine sur les FFI et les impôts 2018
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Conférence panafricaine sur les FFI et les impôts 2018

La 6ème Conférence panafricaine sur les flux financiers illicites et les impôts (CPA) se tiendra du 17 au 18 Octobre 2018 à Nairobi au Kenya sous le thème « Corruption, source des FFI d’Afrique ». Organisée par le Réseau pour la Justice Fiscale Afrique, en anglais, Tax Justice Network Africa, en collaboration avec ses partenaires, la CPA sera l’occasion pour…

The 6th Pan African Conference on Illicit Financial Flows and Taxation is here
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The 6th Pan African Conference on Illicit Financial Flows and Taxation is here

The 6th Pan African Conference on Illicit Financial Flows and Taxation (PAC) is convened by Tax Justice Network Africa in collaboration with its partners. The theme for this year’s conference is “Corruption as driver of IFFs from Africa”. PAC 2018 is set to take place on the 17th and 18th October in Nairobi, Kenya. PAC provides a platform for multiple stakeholders…

FfD Meeting Side Event: Illicit Financial Flows- Time to Drop False Solutions and Embrace Real Change
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FfD Meeting Side Event: Illicit Financial Flows- Time to Drop False Solutions and Embrace Real Change

Illicit financial flows (IFFs), with legalized tax avoidance as its major component, is the fundamental constraint to be addressed to ensure the fiscal space that is necessary to advance the 2030 Agenda. Major public scandals brought to light by the many recent leaks, the Panama Papers and Paradise Papers, exposed how many wealthy individuals and…

Panama Papers @2
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Panama Papers @2

Last week the world marked the second anniversary since the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released the biggest cache of data on unscrupulous individuals and multinational corporations in over 200 countries and territories for the evasion of taxes and concealment of sources of income.The exposé dubbed ‘the Panama Papers‘ followed a year of sifting…

Independent Expert Meeting on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration
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Independent Expert Meeting on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration

Tax Justice Network Africa will be attending the African Union’s 1st Independent Experts meeting on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning scheduled to take place next week, April 9-10, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The purpose of  this meeting is to discuss challenges and solutions concerning three thematic areas: domestic resource mobilisation, the fight against corruption and the fight against illicit financial…

Africa spends more money on roads than on health
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Africa spends more money on roads than on health

Kenyan, Jason Braganza, is the Deputy Executive Director of Tax Justice Network Africa, one of the most active continental networks in the Tax Justice sector. Jason, in addition, is a regular interlocutor of the Tax Justice Network (Latin America and the Caribbean) whenever the South-South dialogue calls for joint efforts in the global agenda against illicit financial…

At the table; not just on the menu
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At the table; not just on the menu

This March the world will come out in various shows of support for women in what has gradually come to be accepted as the Women’s Month. In New York, representatives of both government and non-state actors will be convening at the 62nd session of the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women. There, in one…

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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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