Tag: illegal

Call for ban on export of donkey skins as they face extinction

Communities in Africa and especially in Kenya heavily rely on donkeys for their livelihoods. Now an increase in smuggling and illegal cross border trade of these animals is threatening their population, leading to calls for a ban on exports of their skins. Fred Ochieng, CEO of Brooke East Africa joins CNBC Africa to shed light on this issue.

Kenya declares tax on second hand cars illegal

The High Court of Mombasa recently declared the current tax imposed by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) on second-hand cars illegal. The Kenya Revenue Authority has been using the price quotations that are used by new vehicle dealers as the main basis for determining the import duties and other levies on second-hand cars that are shipped from overseas. To discuss if the taxes imposed on used motor vehicles are to drop significantly in the coming months, David Kingoo, Senior Procurement Associate at Cytonn Investments joins CNBC Africa for more.

South Africa’s Sibanye says 178 illegal miners now arrested at strike-hit Cooke mine

South Africa's Sibanye Gold said on Monday that 178 illegal miners have now been arrested at its Cooke operations.

China says 31 nationals detained in Zambia for illegal mining

Zambia has detained 31 Chinese nationals for illegal mining.

Fewer illegal miners at Ghana mine says AngloGold

"There is still a significant number of illegal miners on the site albeit far less than there was before."

Toxic fuel jeopardises health of millions of Africans

Lobby group says toxic fuel is a "ticking time bomb" across Africa as populations boom in cities such as Lagos and Accra.