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    • Street based self-employment: A poverty trap or a stepping stone for migrant youth in Africa? 

      Bezu, Sosina; Holden, Stein (Conference object, 2015-06-01)
      Street vending is a common phenomenon in urban areas of Africa. Although such street based self-employment activities often lack legal recognition and are sometimes criminalized, significant share of the youth labor force ...
    • Taxation and tax reforms in Africa: Lessons from and for Tanzania 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Conference object, 2019-04-01)
    • Taxing the urban boom: property taxation in Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Ali, Merima; Goodfellow, Tom (CMI Insight 2017:1, Report, 2017-03-01)
      The growth of Africa’s towns and cities has outpaced local governments’ capacity for service delivery in terms of management, infrastructure, and financing. As a result, many African towns and cities are now faced with a ...
    • The voice of China in Africa: media, communication technologies and image-building 

      Jiang, Fei; Li, Shubo; Rønning, Helge; Tjønneland, Elling N. (Chinese Journal of Communication vol. 9 no. March 2016, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-03-01)
      There is a fascination with the increasing economic and political importance of China in the global economy, in international politics, and in African affairs. China’s rapid economic expansion in Africa, together with ...
    • Winning hearts and minds: Chinese Soft Power Foreign Policy in Africa 

      Li, Shubo; Rønning, Helge (CMI Brief vol. 12 no. 3, Report, 2013-09-30)
      In President Xi Jinping’s first public speech on African soil after taking office in Tanzania 25 March 2013, his reference to a popular Chinese soap opera drew large applause and laughter: “The foundation and lifeline of ...
    • With a little help from the banks 

      Heggstad, Kari; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Lifting the veil of secrecy: Perspectives on international taxation and capital flight from Africa, Chapter, 2017-11-01)
      Africa is a source of large-scale capital flight. The purpose of this paper is to shed light on how banks facilitate capital flight from Africa. There is growing evidence that subsidiaries of the world’s major banks have ...