Mauritius, a tax haven? “In some ways, the definition [of that term] is in the eyes of the beholder,” reckons Will Fitzgibbon, reporter with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). But, adds the journalist, that is how tax inspectors across West Africa refer to Mauritius. Fitzgibbon is the author of an article on the Mauritius-Senegal tax treaty, published last week by the ICIJ in the wake of its West
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In what could prove to be a setback to Mauritius in cementing its position as a gateway to Africa, the government of Nigeria has been urged to think twice before ratifying its tax treaty with the island nation. As the second largest economy of Sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria commands a large flow of Foreign Direct Investments into the continent, and Mauritius, with its expertise in guiding global investors interested in making