Category: Gambia

UK tops global table of damaging tax deals with developing countries

Treaties limit the tax poorer nations can place on British companies doing business within their borders, says ActionAid. The UK has signed a high number of tax deals with some of the world’s poorest countries, potentially depriving those states of millions in tax revenues every year, according to an analysis… – Continue reading

British Virgin Islands: Arbitration Agreements And Insolvency Proceedings

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) Court tightens up on creditors raising spurious disputes and relying on arbitration clauses to avoid insolvency. There has been a recent trend in the BVI whereby debtor companies have sought to identify what appear to be spurious disputes and then rely upon arbitration clauses in… – Continue reading

Qatar’s National Day Observed

The embassy of the State of Qatar in Banjul were on Saturday, December 19th joined by Gambians in celebrating the oil-rich Gulf country’s National Day. Senior government officials including cabinet ministers, as well as foreign diplomats and representatives of various agencies in The Gambia graced the event. Speaking at the… – Continue reading

East Africa: Rwanda Taxman Moves to Catch Tax Evaders

Rwanda has commissioned an audit into recent merger and acquisition deals involving foreign firms in its latest effort to clamp down on tax avoidance among multinational corporations. This comes amid growing concern that multinational companies move profits from the countries where they are generated and, in so doing, reduce national… – Continue reading

Breaking News: The Gambia Is On The Verge Of Finalizing A Deal With Hong Kong Based Companies To Open An Offshore Bank In Banjul!

The rogue regime in Banjul is on the verge of finalizing an Offshore Banking deal with some Hong Kong multi-million dollar companies, the Freedom Newspaper can reveal. Under the new deal, the Jammeh government is going to open an Offshore Bank in The Gambia, with the primary objective of helping… – Continue reading

PAC/PEC applauded at APNIFFT AGM in Uganda

The National Assembly member (NAM) for Foni Bintang Karanai constituency has said that during the recent annual general meeting (AGM) of African Parliamentarian Network on Illicit Financial Flows and Tax (APNIFFT) held in Entebbe, Uganda, African parliamentarians present had applauded the Public Accounts Committee and Public Enterprises Committee (PAC/PEC) of… – Continue reading