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Another winner in the Norton Rose Fulbright Tax Thesis Competition - 06/10/2014
From African Tax Institute

Dr Benjamin Kujinga a former LLD student and now senior lecturer in the Faculty of Law was the winner in the doctoral category of the Norton Rose Fulbright Tax Thesis Competition for 2014. The title of his thesis is “Comparative analysis of the efficacy of the General Anti-Avoidance Rule as a measure against impermissible income tax avoidance in South Africa”, with Prof Riel Franzsen as his supervisor.

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Distinguished academic chosen to be part of leading team - 29/09/2014
From African Tax Institute

Prof Riël Franzsen has been appointed as member of the Governing Board (Executive Board) of the recently-established Institute for Fiscal Studies in Ghana.

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Economics students flourish through the Fordham Emerging Markets programme - 29/07/2014
From Department of Economics

For a few years in a row now, postgraduate students in the Department of Economics have taken part in an exchange programme with Fordham University in New York.

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