The president of Kenya signed a law that approves the rise of gambling taxes from 5 to 35 percent.
After rejecting a 50 percent increase in gambling taxes, MPs in Kenya approved a 35 percent rise on gambling companies.
The operators from Kenya are worried that the measure to increase betting taxes to 50 percent could be reintroduced in the future.
The government is expected to place a 28 percent tax on lottery tickets in India and has raised unrest among local operators.
An official from Uganda expressed his concerns regarding the current situation of the gambling industry in the country.