Empty state coffers in Africa by corporations | Africa | DW.COM | 06/05/2016

Marode Straße, überfüllte Schulen und schlecht ausgestattete Krankenhäuser: Viele afrikanische Staatskassen könnten voller sein, wenn internationale Konzerne ihre Steuern zahlen würden.

Source: Empty state coffers in Africa by corporations | Africa | DW.COM | 06/05/2016

15 percent of financial holes in African treasuries caused by corruption. 60 percent can be attributed to tax avoidance – mostly by international corporations. ActionAid leading global campaign against tax evasion and for a fair tax system.

According to a report of the African Union (AU) lose the African countries because of the lack of tax revenue annually approximately 43 billion euros. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is as high as 175 billion euros – three times as much as flows of development assistance in the country. “For every euro that we get, we lose two”, the Kenyan ActionAid campaigner Stella Agara says

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