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Ex-Tax Agency Boss Receives Disciplinary Charges

Ex-Tax Agency Boss Receives Disciplinary Charges

South Africa’s presidency served disciplinary charges on former tax agency head Tom Moyane for alleged misconduct that was in violation of his duties and responsibilities.  Retired Constitutional Court Judge Kate O’Regan will preside over the disciplinary inquiry, which relates to “alleged leadership and organizational failures,” the presidency said in an emailed statement Friday.  President Cyril […]

Why the Panama Papers are a feminist issue

Why the Panama Papers are a feminist issue

The world is talking about tax this week, so here’s another tax story for you. Asana Abugre has a small shop in Accra, Ghana where she makes and sells batiks and tie-dyed textiles. Asana pays her taxes regularly. Women  like her, working in markets across the city, sometimes pay up to 37% of their income […]

South Africa’s MTN offers $1.5 bln to settle Nigeria fine

South Africa’s MTN offers $1.5 bln to settle Nigeria fine

South African telecoms firm MTN Group has offered $1.5 billion to settle a much larger fine from Nigerian regulators for missing a deadline to disconnect unregistered SIM card users, a document seen by Reuters shows. Africa’s biggest mobile phone group has been in talks with Nigerian authorities to have the $3.9 billion penalty reduced and […]