[News24Wire] Julius Malema has denied that he asked for help with his taxes or that he accepted the South African Revenue Service’s (SARS) version of events regarding the “rogue unit”.
[Deutsche Welle] The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups. And today, even some of the staunchest supporters of the tax are no longer convinced.
[The Conversation Africa] The ability to raise revenues from taxes – called “fiscal capacity” – is a crucial aspect for the functioning of any state.
[Nairobi News] Uganda Prime Minister Ruhakama Rugunda says the government could to review the recently implemented tax on the use of social media.
[New Times] Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) on Tuesday announced it had started enforcing the new Income Tax law, which was enacted last month.
[The Conversation Africa] Zimbabwe urgently needs a new system of land administration to harness development in the agricultural sector. The country’s land use and ownership have been significantly reconfigured by the fast-track land reform programme undertaken during Robert Mugabe’s rule.
[New Times] The African Union has called on African countries to increase their contributions to the union in order to reduce reliance on external funding.
[Monitor] Kampala -If you drive, you will, with immediate effect, pay Shs100 more on each litre of fuel you buy, and if you smoke, the price per 1,000 sticks has been put at Shs50,000 and Shs80,000 for the low class and high class smokers, respectively.
[SAPA]Botswana’s economy is forecast to grow by 4.9 percent this year, its central bank said on Tuesday.
[This is Africa]Zambia may have to consider further measures to boost revenue collection, says vice president