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Living the FATCA life in Africa: New U.S. tax regulations add to burden of compliance on financial institutions across Africa
In a move that is angering Diaspora Gambians and their families back home, The Gambia government on Thursday announced the banning of all local and long distance Skype and Viber free calls in The Gambia–citing what it calls “the major financial loss that government is accruing due to Skype and Viber free calls,” the Freedomnewspaper reports.
ABUJA, Nigeria, February 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – West African experts have recommended a comprehensive review of the market access offer to the European Union (EU) in order to break the deadlock between the two parties in the negotiations of an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for the creation of a free trade area between them
ABUJA, Nigeria, February 26, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – West Africa must adopt a forward looking approach in resolving divergences in its negotiations of an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU) for a free trade area of the two regions, a senior official of Ghana’s Ministry of Trade and Industry has said.
GENEVA, Switzerland, February 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – How can Africa attain economic liberation, social welfare, as well as ecological protection in partnership with the European Union (EU), United States (US) and China? An ecumenical gathering in Tanzania will address this question by assessing investments in poverty eradication and development in the region.
The launch of Africa’s Information Highway is long over-due – with the African Development Bank embarking on an Ambitious Program to Revolutionize Data Management and Dissemination in Africa.
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