Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Business / DT 9-10 / 2013

Two Nordic donors dismantle tax exemption

Denmark and Norway are abolishing tax exemption for some of their bilateral aid programmes. The move is unprecedented and the two Nordic countries are now pressing for other donors to follow suit.

Norfund paid NOK 2 million, ‘forced’ out last of four whistleblowers

A former employee of Norfund has launched a fierce attack against the fund’s leadership in a book launched in Oslo this month. 

Addis impatient for decision on aid for Blue Nile dams

Ethiopia is in a hurry to get started with studies of three large hydro projects on the Blue Nile and has asked Norway for NOK 42 million to get the job done.