Kenya becomes 1st country to host Tax Academy in Africa

Kenya Revenue Authority Commissioner-General John Njiraini. PHOTO: COURTESY.

Nairobi, KENYA: Kenya Revenue Authority on Tuesday launched a for training 27 individuals on combating tax and other financial crimes through the Africa Academy for Tax and Financial Crime Investigation.

The training  is expected to run for two weeks and will take place at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies.

Speaking at the launch program of the Academy,Mr.John Njiraini, KRA Commissioner General, said that they are working with other agencies to ensure the success of the program including Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission and Asset Recovery.

“We are very open and dedicated in ensuring that we cooperate with other agencies to ensure this programme succeeds.”said Njirani.

The programme is set to benefit the whole of Africa by training officers to fight tax crimes in their different countries.

Kenya is the 1st country to host the Tax Academy in Africa.