Betting firms in Kenya

SportPesa CEO Capt. Ronald Karauri addressing journalists in a past interview. [PHOTO | FILE]
SportPesa: KRA has cleared us to bounce back in business

By | 2 months ago

Betting firm SportPesa says it has been cleared by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) to resume operations in Kenya....

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday morning (August 24) suggested he would not mind the gambling sector being shut completely in Kenya. [PHOTO | FILE]
Uhuru’s remarks today that will break hearts of gamblers and betting firm owners

By | 3 months ago

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday morning (August 24) suggested he would not mind the gambling sector being shut completely in Kenya....

Betting companies petition to get back revoked permits

By | 3 months ago

Three betting companies on Monday urged the court to lift orders that cancelled their betting licences....

SportPesa has announced that it has stopped operations in Kenya until the “hostile business environment” in the country improves. [PHOTO | FILE]
SportPesa: No, we aren’t retrenching our Kenyan staff or exiting market

By | 4 months ago

Giant betting firm, SportPesa, has rubbished claims going viral on social media that it is exiting its Kenyan market due to frustrations by the govern...

The minister said Kenyans have “to sacrifice for their country”, given the national population census takes place once in every ten years. [PHOTO | FILE]
Interior CS Matiang’i deports 17 betting firm bosses

By | 4 months ago

The national government has escalated the war on gambling firms after authorising the deportation of 17 directors. Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Mat...

SportPesa has announced that it has stopped operations in Kenya until the “hostile business environment” in the country improves. [PHOTO | FILE]
What we’ll do to get back in business – SportPesa CEO Capt. Karauri

By | 4 months ago

SportPesa CEO, Captain Ronald Karauri, says the leadership of the betting firm in Kenya will engage the Ministry of Interior in dialogue in a bid to h...

Betting Crackdown: Clubs, federations fear for the worst

By | 4 months ago

Amos Abuga Kenya’s sports fraternity is now bracing for the worst after the government ordered telcos to shut down the paybill numbers and short cod...

The Kenyan Government on Wednesday, July 10 directed Safaricom, Telkom and Airtel to withdraw the Paybill numbers used by suspended 27 betting companies. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Govt. directs Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom to withdraw Paybill numbers used by 27 betting companies

By | 4 months ago

The government has directed telecommunications companies operating in Kenya — Safaricom, Telkom and Airtel — to withdraw the Paybill numbe...

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