Mauritius

Reporting on corruption in Africa’s ‘shining light of democracy’
Will Fitzgibbon · August 4, 2019

ICIJ member Ntibinyane Ntibinyane shares his experience founding a nonprofit investigative news center and the challenges of reporting in Botswana.

Luxury Spas and Hotels Lavish Guests While Depriving Tax Collectors
Will Fitzgibbon · July 30, 2019

The documents of a single spa and hotel chain open a window onto the $171 billion luxury industry, whose tax practices have been under scrutiny for years.

Tax Treaties Scrutinized, Re-negotiated in Wake of Mauritius Leaks Investigation
Will Fitzgibbon · July 29, 2019

Within hours of the publication of the ICIJ investigation, officials from the island tax haven huddled to respond to the exposé of its offshore sector.  

What’s a tax treaty and why should I care?
Will Fitzgibbon · July 25, 2019

What are all these ‘double taxation agreements’ or ‘tax treaties’ we keep seeing in Mauritius Leaks?

Treasure Island: Leak Reveals How Mauritius Siphons Tax From Poor Nations to Benefit Elites
Will Fitzgibbon · July 23, 2019

Based on 200,000 files, Mauritius Leaks exposes a sophisticated system that diverts tax revenue from poor nations back to the coffers of Western corporations and African oligarchs.

Inside the Firm at the Heart of Mauritius Leaks
Will Fitzgibbon · July 23, 2019

Despite having few employees, the offshore firm attracted a number of high-profile clients as it raced to secure the market at the “gateway” to Africa.

About the Mauritius Leaks Investigation
Fergus Shiel and Will Fitzgibbon · July 23, 2019

Mauritius Leaks is a cross-border investigation that reveals how one law firm on a small island off Africa’s east coast helped companies leach tax revenue from poor African, Arab and Asian nations.

‘Africa’s Satellite’ Avoided Millions Using A Very African Tax Scheme
Will Fitzgibbon · February 20, 2018

The companies behind the New Dawn Satellite channeled millions of dollars through offshore companies in Mauritius, one of the continent’s premier tax havens.

Tax Haven Mauritius’ rise comes at the rest of Africa’s expense
Will Fitzgibbon · November 7, 2017

Companies are rushing to the island nation to benefit from secrecy and tax benefits.