The African gambling scene has a reputation for being mobile phone-led, but retail is far more important, according to one entrepreneur.
Mainstream banks in Africa are struggling to gain a foothold in the payments space as a result of the dominating convenience and acceptance of mobile money, even as concerns gather over the sector...
Kenyan bookmaker SportPesa has reshuffled its directors and acquired a Russian company, as it continues to divert assets away from Africa amid legal wrangling in its domestic base.
SportPesa could be forced to pay a disputed £80m to the Kenya Revenue Authority after allegedly failing to deduct withholding tax on its players' winnings.
Uganda’s newly-regulated gambling market is preparing to shut up shop, as the country will not be awarding any new gambling licences, nor will it allow for the extension of existing licences,...
In the latest twist in Kenya’s taxation story, President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday signed into law a wide-reaching finance bill that included cuts to betting tax rates from 35 percent of gross...
Kenya’s betting operators have failed in their latest bid to escape a 35 percent gaming tax after parliament threw out a proposal to cut the duty.
Kenya’s divisive gambling taxes are once again headed for change, as government MPs back fresh attempts to reverse a hike to 35 percent that took effect at the start of 2018.
Kenya proposes an overhaul of its gambling regulation but rejects a tax cut, Pennsylvania approves sports-betting regulations and police in Manila free a Taiwanese woman from the offices of her...
Moves on the part of the Kenyan government to cut sports-betting tax to 15 percent represent a partial u-turn, according to African gaming experts, but was described by one market participant as ...

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