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Zambia suspends 15pc export duty on gemstones

“Zambia will suspend a 15 per cent export duty on gemstones but not diamonds from January 1 after the move…

Carbon tax in Malawi milking a thin cow

“The introduction of the tax sparked outrage from the public with some describing it as milking an already thin cow.”…

Kenya signs global deal to end tax avoidance among multinational firms

“Kenya said Wednesday it has signed a multilateral convention to end tax avoidance among multinational firms as part of the…

Kenyans to pay more in taxes as govt seeks funds to pay debts, salaries

“Kenyans are bracing for even tougher times after the government increased its spending plan in the current financial year, which…

New tax will put us out of business, Tanzanian tour operators claim

“Small and medium-sized tour operators in Tanzania are up in arms over the government’s enforcement of value added tax, which…

Tanzanian tourist lobbies want taxes harmonised

” Tanzanian tourist business executives are lobbying parliament to harmonise policies and levies in the industry. “ https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/business/Tanzanian-tourist-lobbies-want-taxes-harmonised/2560-5000334-11d6hvnz/index.html You may…

IMF to Nigeria: tax more!

“The International Monetary Fund, IMF, yesterday urged Nigeria to urgently review the country’s tax policies by widening the tax base…

New tax dispute between Tullow Oil and Uganda

“A fresh dispute involving $900 million has arisen between Tullow Oil and the Uganda government.” http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/business/New-Tullow-Uganda-tax-dispute-rocks-oil-revenues-sharing-plan/2560-4815986-obaoxt/index.html You may also be…

Uganda’s Treasury in trouble again, withdraws tax after just three months

“Uganda’s decision to suspend withholding value added tax (VAT) in September due to opposition from business community highlights the fallout…

Ugandans raise volume on social media tax protests

“Campaigners against Uganda’s tax on social media have been broadcasting calls on loudspeakers urging users not to pay the levy,…

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