Congo-Kinshasa: Why Mining Execs Don't Care If Congo Hikes Up Its Profit Tax
Thanks to clever accounting methods, mining companies tend to run at a loss so avoiding paying it anyway. Read more »
July 17, 2017
Tanzania: Magufuli's Mining Reforms Are a Masterclass in Political Manoeuvring
Whether his moves in the mining sector work or not, President Magufuli knows what he is doing. Read more »
May 30, 2017
Ghana: Gold, Guns and China - The Fight to End Illegal Mining
Hundreds of thousands, including many from China, are engaged in illegal artisanal mining. How can the government stop it? Read more »
September 13, 2016
Africa: Scale of UK Involvement in Africa's Resources 'Staggering'
Africa's natural resources are being appropriated by foreign private interests who are leaving a devastating trail of social, environmental and human rights abuses in their wake. Read more »
August 09, 2016
Zambia: Copper, Poverty and Tax Dodging At the Heart of High Stakes Poll
With inflation soaring and the kwacha losing value amid plummeting copper prices, economic issues will be front and centre of voters' concerns as they vote this Thursday. Read more »
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