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Africa Gambling Outlook - July 2022

This edition of VIXIO GamblingCompliance's Outlook series provides high-level intelligence and forecasts for the African gambling markets, with particular emphasis on Africa's sports betting markets. The African markets provide a unique gambling landscape that is set to grow ever more rapidly as jurisdictions attempt to reform and modernise their gaming and enforcement infrastructures.

This outlook report includes:

Special Report: Africa Gambling Outlook 2019

This special report takes a look in detail at the six African jurisdictions that are considered to be most relevant to the gambling industry: Ghana; Kenya; Nigeria; South Africa; Tanzania; and Uganda. The report discusses the degree of development of juridical systems, the maturity of the gambling markets and both the political and regulatory developments that occurred in the countries in the first half of 2019.

Kenya: Information, Communications and Technology Ministry Consults on Reforms to National Data Protection Framework

On August 19, 2018, the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology launched a consultation seeking feedback on the proposed data protection framework, comprising the Privacy and Data Protection Policy 2018 and the Data Protection Bill 2018.

By means of this reform, Kenya aims to stay aligned with international and domestic developments and technological growth, as the new regime will allow its citizens to harness the benefits of the digital economy without the fear of abuse of their privacy.  

Kenya: President Approves New AML Act

On March 3, 2017 the President of Kenya signed the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment) Act into law. The new AML law will introduce tougher actions against individuals who have committed economic crime.

Failure to comply with the new AML legislation would involve fines of up to:

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