Politics

Tue,18Sep2018

Politics

Lagos: The taxman cometh

 

Sven Torfinn/Panos-REATo be a genuine global metropolis, Nigeria’s economic hub needs to start finding well-heeled sources of tax revenue and roll out more public services for everyone

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Migration: Brexit brings hard choices

 

Photo: Brais G. Rouco/SOPA Images/Lightrocket via Getty ImagesThe “hostile environment” and Windrush scandals that have hit the headlines just as Britain draws up a new immigration policy could take the wind out of its sails

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Former finance minister, Nigeria

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala attends a panel session at the 44. Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 24, 2014. Photo: Jean-christophe Bott/AP/SIPAOkonjo-Iweala talks to The Africa Report about taxation, debt, the challenges of public office, and the content of her latest book, Fighting Corruption is Dangerous

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The UK is under pressure to spell out its position on immigration

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As the British government prepares to publish a key document setting out its future immigration policy, a prominent pro-Brexit Member of the European Parliament (MEP) said he personally hopes the UK will introduce a “fair immigration system” where people from outside the EU are treated the same way as people from the EU.

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SOMALIA: A tipping-point talk in London

Withdrawals of AMISOM troops resulted in Al-Shabaab fighters returning within hours - ILYAS AHMED/AMISOM PHOTO
The government of President Mohamed got a dose of support at an international conference in May, but diplomats worry about its ability to defeat Al-Shabaab

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Nigeria: The PDP’s long road back to power

 

PDP Chairman Uche Secondus (2nd left) and Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike (third left). Photo: NANIs the PDP a government-in-waiting or has it waited too long to repair the damage done under the government of Goodluck Jonathan?

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Interview: Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Zimbabwe

 
 

Nov. 24, 2017:  Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his wife Auxillia, right, leave after the presidential inauguration ceremony in the capital Harare. Photo: AP Photo/Ben CurtisFor the first time, President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his economic team took part in a roundtable interview with The Africa Report, covering elections, international diplomacy,  truth and reconciliation, and the financial agenda

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