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Towards a more sustainable planet: Consumers International renews its co-leadership under the One Planet Network

Consumers International is delighted to announce its renewal as a co-lead of the Consumer Information Programme under the One Planet Network. The One Planet Network is the network of the 10 Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production, working together to achieve Goal 12 of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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‘Don’t tax my megabytes!’: why taxing access to digital services is bad for consumers

A number of African governments have spotted the potential for raising money by taxing the increasing numbers of digital consumers in the region. Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia have all added additional taxes to use social media sites like Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter, as well as services such as mobile money and internet phone calls.

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