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Despite Fiscal Cliff Deal, Taxes to Rise for Most Americans

AFRICANGLOBE - While the fiscal cliff deal that Congress passed New Year's Day will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase, most of them will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013. That's because the legislation did nothing to prevent a temporary reduction in the Social Security payroll tax from expiring.

Stunning Turn in Fiscal Cliff Talks

AFRICANGLOBE - In a stinging setback for Republican House Speaker John Boehner, a lack of support from inside his own party for his “fiscal cliff” fall-back plan forced him late Thursday to cancel a much-trumpeted vote on the measure.

Fiscal Cliff: President Obama John Boehner Meets Face-to-Face

AFRICANGLOBE - Twenty-three days since they last met face-to-face and 23 days before the fiscal cliff becomes a harsh reality, the two men most...

Obama Meets With Rachel Maddow, Al Sharpton, ‘Influential Progressives’

AFRICANGLOBE - President Barack Obama met with Rachel Maddow, Al Sharpton and other "influential progressives" on Tuesday as part of his campaign to sell...

Fiscal Cliff Approaches as Republicans Reject Obama’s Plan

AFRICANGLOBE - So much for those post-election hopes that the parties would reach a deal to avoid the looming fiscal cliff. Leading Republicans have...

Fiscal Cliff: Harder Fall for African Americans

AFRICANGLOBE - It’s easy to ignore the current debate over the fiscal cliff as pundits and lawmakers throw around terms like sequestration, triggers, automatic tax increases...

Gloves Off: Obama Readies for Next Showdown With Romney

Less than a week before the second presidential debate, President Barack Obama pulled no punches when talking about his Republican opponent at a campaign...

Kenya Bids for More Hotel Investments

The government of Kenya is wooing hotel investors with promises of tax incentives and product diversification in tourism industry to increase the country's capacity...

Jamaica Wooing Multinationals

Jamaica is making adjustments to its tax regime to enhance its attractiveness for international business entities looking for a home in the Caribbean. A bill...

Sen. Harry Reid Claims Mitt Romney Didn’t Pay Taxes for a...

As more questions swirl around Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and how much he has paid in taxes over the past decade, Senate Majority...

Africa Is Now Risk-Free for Investors – KPMG

Africa is far from being a homogeneous continent, with 55 countries all boasting different regulatory, tax and competitive environments. Transacting in Africa poses complexities...

Africa Losing Billions Through Corporate Theft

Multinational corporations operating in Africa are involved in illicit transfer of most of the $ 1.5 trillion they make in Africa each year back...

Haiti’s $20 Billion Worth of Gold Must Benefit the Haitian People

Haiti is reportedly on the cusp of a gold rush, with exploration proceeding apace for an estimated $20bn worth of precious minerals buried beneath...

Herman Cain’s Advice for Mitt Romney on VP Pick

After running a memorable presidential campaign, Herman Cain is once again "firing up the Cain train" with a new bus tour and radio talk...

Major Trends Shaping African Economic and Security Policy

In this monthly summary of major trends shaping the African policy space, Exclusive Analysis's Natznet Tesfay looks at resource nationalism in Mozambique and South...

Major Airlines Join the Caribbean Fight Against Britain’s APD Tax

The fight against Britain's unfair Air Passenger Duty (APD) tax continues with Caribbean countries now getting support from international carriers and the World Travel...