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Journal Article | Nov 2013
The discussion of soft power in China can be dated back to 1992, the year Nye's Bound to lead was translated into Chinese and published in Mainland ...
China-Africa, inter-culture communication, journalism, media perception, news pivot, soft power, China
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2014
This paper reviews the state of knowledge on local government revenue systems in Africa, with a particular focus on commonalties and differences between ...
Local government, Fiscal decentralisation, Taxation, Governance, State building, Africa
To pay or not to pay? Citizens’ attitudes towards taxation in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa
Journal Article | Jul 2014
This paper examines factors that determine citizens’ tax-compliance attitude in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa. Using the 2011/2012 ...
Taxation, compliance, Kenya, South Africa, Kenya Tanzania, Uganda
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
The potential for using revenues from extractive resources for inclusive growth in Africa is tremendous. However, the realisation of the transformative ...
Corruption, resource curse, institutions, Ghana
Journal Article | Jan 2009
Since the early 1990s, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa have established semi-autonomous revenue authorities (ARAs), organisationally distinct ...
Taxation, Tax administration, State authority
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2015
This paper is a broad ranging reflection of the general situation of crisis in the Horn of Africa region. Rather than carry out a conventional ...
Sudan, Horn of Africa
To pay or not to pay? Citizens' attitudes towards taxation in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa
Report in External Series | Jan 2013
This paper examines factors that determine citizens’ tax-compliance attitude in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa. Using the 2011/12 ...
Taxation, compliance, tax behaviour, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
Ethnicity has received increased attention in studies of Africa's economic and institutional development. We present evidence on the long-term ...
Colonial legacy, development, ethnicity, state capacity, Sub-Saharan, Africa, tax, tax evasion
'Follow the money!' Policies and practices in donor support to civil society formations in Southern Africa
Report in External Series | Aug 2011
In 2007, the Southern Africa Trust commissioned a study on the trends and impacts of changing aid policies and shifting financial flows to civil ...
Aid, Southern Africa, Civil Society, Financial Crisis
Journal Article | Apr 2019
African colonial history suggests that British colonial rule may have undermined state centralisation due to legacies of ethnic segregation ...
Colonial legacy, development, ethnicity, state capacity, Sub-Saharan Africa
Democracy matters more than ever: Democracy assistance after the entrance of the "Emerging Southern Powers" in sub-Saharan Africa
CMI Brief | Aug 2011
Over the last ten years the new “Emerging Southern Powers” – China, India, Brazil and South Africa – have increased ...
The Norway-East Africa Trading Company in Zanzibar, 1895-1925. Business communication in colonial times
Book Chapter | Jan 2015
This article uses the Norway East Africa Trading company in Zanzibar as an example of how increased facility of communication aided small businesses ...
Africa, colonialism, Tanzania, Zanzibar
CMI Insight | Mar 2017
The growth of Africa’s towns and cities has outpaced local governments’ capacity for service delivery in terms of management, infrastructure, ...
urbanisation, property boom, tax reform, property tax, South Africa, Africa, Burundi, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Uganda, Gambia, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Sierra Leone
News | 27 Nov 2007
In Africa and Latin America the conditions of rights to land are commonly characterised by ambiguous rules and norms that are intimately connected to the construction and inequality of both national and local social structures and ethnic and religious identities.
Bolivia, Guatemala, Malawi, Tanzania
Event | 11 Feb 2010
In his new book Helge Rønning explores the role of the media in different parts of Africa plays in the political and social processes of change on the continent.
Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe
Event | 29 Apr 2010
Why do some high courts hold political branches to account and others not? What explains the judiciary´s strong or weak defense of rights? And what role are courts playing -or not playing- in strengthening democracy in Latin America and Africa?
Project | Nov 2014 - Jan 2015
In late 2012 the Norwegian Embassy on Pretoria signed a contract with the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) in Johannesburg ...
Culture, music, development aid, South Africa, Southern Africa, Norway
Project | Oct 2009 - Apr 2010
This report, commissioned by the Southern Africa trust, seeks to present and analyse policies and prasctices in donor support to civil society ...
Aid, Civil Society, Southern Africa
Project | Jan 2005 - Dec 2007
The project starts asking if poverty in small scale fisheries really is as serious as one may get the impression of or if some of the misery ...
Small scale fisheries, poverty analysis, social change, Southern Africa, West Africa
Project | Jan - Dec 2003
The Norwegian aid programme to South Africa is scheduled to end in 2004. NORAD and the National Treasury in South Africa have commissioned an ...
Africa: South Africa