Part 6: Sports and Entertainment Services

Kenya’s latest form of
taxation is the Digital Service
Tax (DST) which came into force
on 1st January 2021. It imposes a
1.5% tax on the gross transaction
value of services provided on
digital platforms operating within
the “digital-market place” which
has been defined in the VAT Act
as “a platform that enables the
direct interaction between buyers
and sellers of goods and services
through electronic means”.

Part 3: Sports and Entertainment Series

DEMYSTIFYING INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT & E-SPORTS IN KENYA Written by Sarah Ochwada Kenya is known as being the Silicon Savanna with an abundance of tech-start-ups developing user Apps for ease in finance, communications, transport, farming, healthcare and hospitality sectors. The 2 sectors which are still struggling

The next frontier: Sports and Entertainment Series

Youth unemployment continues to rise globally and is a significant policy pain point for many Governments. However, in Africa the youth unemployment rate is the lowest in the world compared to other regions, mainly reflecting the fact that unemployment is not a good measure of