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Court slap heavy fines on two people for various sanitation offences

The Ashaiman Cirrcuit Court presided over by Justice Gabriel Mate-Teye has convicted two persons to fines or in in default, spend six months in...
BMW

South Korea fines German luxury automaker BMW US$10 million

South Korea's transportation ministry on Monday fined German luxury automaker BMW 11.2 billion won (10 million U.S. dollars) for allegedly trying to cover up...
energy

Zambia’s energy regulator fines 32 firms for breaching license conditions

Zambia's energy regulator on Thursday said it has fined 32 companies for breaching license conditions in their operations. The firms have been fined for among...
Banks

South African Reserve Bank fines banks for weak control measures

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) said Friday it fined banks R46.5 million (about 3.6 million U.S. dollars) in 2016 for weaknesses in their...

FIFA: England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland Slapped With Heavy Fines

FIFA  has fined all four home nations for displaying poppies during World Cup qualifiers around Armistice Day. England and Scotland players wore armbands featuring the...

Wisa Slapped With GHS5K Fine For Bail Jumping

Hip-life artiste, Wisa, has been fined GHS5,000 by an Accra Circuit Court for jumping bail twice. On Wednesday August 3, Eugene Ashie, as Wisa...

Tonnes of pangolin scales arrested in south China

The pangolin scales, concealed in 76 bags on a speed boat, were intercepted by police in waters off Zhongshan City on April 10. The...

Court Fines Driver for wrongful parking

Kojo Essel pleaded guilty and the court sentenced him accordingly. Essel will serve a three-month prison term and added if he fails to pay the...

20 Delivery Companies Punished Over Price Fixing

France’s competition authority, the Autorite de la Concurrence, has fined 20 package delivery firms €672m (£488m) for colluding to artificially raise prices annually. The UK’s...

MTN Nigeria Hit With A N1.04 Trillion Fine for SIM Deactivation Default

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has issued a landmark fine of N1.04 trillion ($5.2bn) against MTN Nigeria, the largest mobile network operator in the...
traffic

Zambia reverses decision to increase traffic offense fines

The Road Traffic and Safety Agency (RTSA) recently announced new traffic offense fines, a move that caused a public outcry, especially from taxi and...

Nigeria Slapped With a $5000 Fine By Caf Over Pitch Invasion

The African football governing body, Caf, has slammed a $5 000 fine on Nigeria for pitch invasion during their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations...

Currency traders used private electronic chat room to manipulate rates

Four of the banks ? JPMorgan, Barclays, Citigroup and RBS ? have agreed to plead guilty to US criminal charges. The fifth, UBS, will plead...

Spots fines on the road must be implemented effectively and transparently to reduce death...

Vision for Alternative Development (VALD) commends government, Ghana Police Service (GPS), and National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), Driver Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) and stakeholders...

GFA Fines Numerous clubs

The GFA Disciplinary Committee has fined Hearts of Oak in respect of their First Capital Plus Premier League match against Asante Kotoko at the...
Aviva Investors

British financial watchdog fines Aviva Investors 17.6 million pounds

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), a British financial watchdog, Tuesday announced that it had fined Aviva Investors Global Services Limited 17.6 million pounds (or...
A trader retrievesa receipt from an EBM. The amended law reinforces ministerial powers to fine taxpayers who circumvent using electronic billing machines to avoid paying taxes. (File)

Rwanda amends law to increase revenue

In essence, the amendment expands the list of goods and services deemed critical to economic development that will be exempted or zero-rated from VAT;...

GGL illegal gold hunters fined

Two illegal miners who were caught prospecting for gold on the concession of Goldfields Ghana Limited (GGL), Tarkwa Mine, have been fined a total...
Palm trees along airport road. The City values the trees so much that destroying one accrues a fine of a million francs. (J. Mbanda)

Insurance Companies Cry Over Huge Fines

Appearing before the Senatorial Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Security to exchange ideas on how road accidents can be reduced, both the...
Avon's Chinese subsidiary had paid out $8m in payments to Chinese officials, said the SEC

Avon to pay $135m in fines for bribery

Beauty company Avon has been fined $135m (?87m) by the US Securities and Exchange Commission for paying out bribes and gifts to Chinese officials.   Avon's...
GSK is one of the world's biggest drug producers but has come under scrutiny in China ?

GlaxoSmithKline Apologize To The People Of China

London-based GlaxoSmithKline apologized to "the people of China" on Friday after a Chinese court fined the company 3 billion yuan (490 million dollars) and...

N300, 000 Ebola Isolation Centre Causes Stir

Eduoha community in Emohua local government area of Rivers State has fined the Rivers State government the sum of N300, 000 for not...

32 Motorists offenders fined by FRSC

A Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Mobile court sitting at Okpala in Ngor Okpala local council of Imo state has fined 32 motorists various...

Kwadwo Acquah, the accused person, pleaded guilty

A 42-year old self-styled surveyor, has been fined GHc240 for allegedly defrauding Madam Mary Kenya, pastor in charge of the Twelve Apostles Church at...

Stubborn GPRTU members assault colleagues

A Tarkwa Circuit court has fined four members of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) in Bogoso GHc120 each for unlawfully assaulting two...

The convict, Mohamed Abdulai, pleaded guilty with explanation

A Half-Assini Magistrate court has fined a 44-year old farmer of GHC 1,200 or in default serve 12 months imprisonment for threatening to kill...

Goat thieves fined GHc300 each

George Ayamba, a gardener, and Lord Adufu, a mason, have been fined GHc300 each for stealing a Nanny goat or in default spend two...

Unemployed aarested for stealing six car batteries

A Tarkwa circuit court has fined Ernest Cudjoe, a student of Sefwi Wiawso Senior High School and Vincent Mensah, unemployed for stealing six car...
A conveyor belt carries ore extracted at Mimosa Platinum mine about 400km (249 miles) south of the capital of Zimbabwe

Miners in DRC owe $3.7bn in tax, fines

Democratic Republic of Congo is owed an estimated $3.7 billion in unpaid customs duties and fines by companies operating in its copper-rich Katanga province...

Court in Ghana fines stubborn drivers

The Accra Motor Court on Wednesday fined seven recalcitrant drivers, arrested by the Madina Divisional MTTU Police command for various traffic offences. They together fined...

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