Daily Archives: Feb 17, 2013

Diaspora Bonds in an African Context

The Chief Economist Complex of the African Development Bank Group has released an Economic Brief on the application of diaspora bonds in an African context. Drawing lessons from diaspora bond issuances in Israel, Ethiopia and India, the paper, entitled “Diaspora … read more »

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Former first ladyThandiwe Banda faces arrest

THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has submitted in the Lusaka High Court that former First Lady Thandiwe Banda is ‘highly’ likely to face criminal charges and be prosecuted in connection with the seized apartments belonging to Mpundu Trust Limited. The ACC … read more »

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MP’s called to be objective on RB’s immunity

The Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) has called on members of parliament to be objective as the debate the lifting of former republican president, Rupiah Banda’s immunity. SACCORD acting Executive Director Boniface Cheembe says it … read more »

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George Osborne in pledge to help world’s poor fight tax abuse

The chancellor George Osborne has pledged to join forces with the developing world to crack down on multinationals avoiding tax in some of the world’s poorest countries. Fresh from the G20 meeting of finance ministers in Moscow, Osborne reveals in … read more »

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