Archive for October, 2015

Tax abuse scandals have played a big role in the Zambian national debate on how best to tax mining, and Zambia, as a case study, has played a big role in international debates on tax abuse and development. In particular many believe that Zambia is a prime illustration of where multinational mining corporations are selling commodities at […]


Last Friday a story appeared in the national press in South Africa, Ghana and Uganda with headlines about ‘MTN’s offshore billions’. It appeared to reveal a secret ‘stash’ of money built up by the company behind a brass-plate shell company in Mauritius. “The Finance Uncovered global network of investigative reporters have today published a cross-border investigation […]