Nigeria: Order Military to Stop Using Live Ammunition Against Civilians, Can Tells Buhari

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari in Handshake with the Catholic Bishop of Abuja Diocese, John Cardinal Onaiyekan during the visit of the Christian Association of Nigeria delegation to the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday (16/11/18) with them are other members of the delegation, 05796/15/11/18/Callistus Ewelike/ICE/NAN

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Africa: Why Mining Is Hard to Tax

[AfricaFocus] “In Africa as elsewhere in the world, while energy companies might be somewhat undertaxed, mining companies typically are greatly under-taxed. Indeed, it is only a slight exaggeration to say that, with a few significant exceptions, notably Botswana’s diamond mines, mining in Africa is barely taxed at all. One reliable source indicates that contemporary African governments collect about 55% of the total value of energy production in tax revenue, but only 3% of the value of mining production.” – Taxing Afric

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