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Africa’s crackdown on tax avoidance nets £204m to boost development

A team of tax experts from Kenya will be deployed to Botswana early next year in the latest round of an initiative that seeks to boost domestic revenue collection to fund national development plans. The move was announced last week at the second global partnership for effective development cooperation meeting in Nairobi, which brought together representatives of governments, civil society, …

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Growing Global Inequality Gap ‘Has Reached a Tipping Point’ – Nadia Prupis

With the gap between the rich and poor growing worldwide, a new study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published Thursday suggests that the only way to reverse such rampant inequality is by implementing government measures aimed at balancing the playing field Chief among those measures: Tax the rich and push for gender equality. In its 34 …