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Commission’s selective tax transparency proposal leaves most of the world in the dark
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Commission’s selective tax transparency proposal leaves most of the world in the dark

BRUSSELS, 12 April 2016 —The European Commission has missed yet another chance to effectively end tax havens, campaigners say. Today’s proposal on tax transparency limits public country-by-country reporting to the EU and an arbitrary list of tax havens. This makes it impossible to effectively combat tax havens, which have been at the center of scandals…

Statement by Thabo Mbeki on the ‘Panama Papers’
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Statement by Thabo Mbeki on the ‘Panama Papers’

Over the past few days, there has been a furore in the global community regarding reports on “the Panama Papers”, an enormous leak of more than 11 million documents which are said to date back up to four decades and are allegedly connected to a Panama law firm. According to the International Consortium of Investigative…

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…

WTO betrays its weakest members, charts new path
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WTO betrays its weakest members, charts new path

The prospects of Africa receiving a fair hearing at the 10th WTO ministerial hosted on its soil, Nairobi, Kenya, suffered a major setback as the declaration from the ministerial showed a betrayal of its weakest members and the charting of a new path departing from the Doha Development Agenda *writes Kwesi Obeng. East Africa’s economic…

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