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Swiss company accused of tax dodging in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s tax authority said ABB, one of Switzerland’s most profitable companies, avoided paying millions of dollars to the economically crippled country

Netflix and the smash hit tax dodge

‘The Laundromat’ is a film about corporates and the superrich using tax havens, something the streaming service itself allegedly excels at

Tanzania’s mining dispute ends – but at what cost?

Government’s settlement with Acacia Gold may be a short-term victory that scares off new investors

Capone solution for graft?

Even one-year sentences will effectively disqualify state capturers from the realm of politics

Wiese: This is the first time I’ve been sued by Sars

Businessman Christo Wiese maintains his tax affairs are in order and says this is the first time he has ever been sued by SARS

Tax evasion and dirty money are draining Africa

Tax fraud combined with dirty money from trafficking and terrorism – are seriously weakening the economic health of African states.

​Gupta dealings are small change

Commercial tax evasion has cost emerging economies trillions of dollars, but even they are guilty of doing it.

Panama Papers: Was Mossack Fonseca within its legal rights to keep mum?

The ethics of the Panamanian law firm are certainly questionable, but legally it only had to report any activity that raised obvious red flags.

Britain’s Cameron says he mishandled Panama Papers tax scrutiny

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside British Prime Minister David Cameron's 10 Downing Street home on Saturday to demand his resignation.

PanamaLeaks: Scope narrows for the rich to hide offshore assets

Tax authorities globally are closing in on tax evasion and tax avoidance structures.

Tax dodgers, fake BEE scams hit in govt tender system

Nhlanhla Nene pledges to end billions of rand lost in dodgy tenders with the roll-out of a compulsory supplier database in the next seven months.

Global net closes on tax dodgers

International tax rules will soon change, but companies' behaviour may change sooner.

Illicit financial flows costing Africa billions

Abusive transfer pricing, bribery and tax evasion are contributing to the loss of more than $60-billion from unlawful money flows in Africa.

Curbing illicit financial flows in Africa is imperative

The African Union may not have the clout to lobby for the reforms required to prevent vast sums of money leaving the continent.

Corporations and countries complicit in ripping off Africa

Africa continues to haemorrhage trillions of dollars through illicit tax flows, research by a panel of experts has revealed.

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