BETTING KENYA Illegal betting: Presenters minting money from unsuspecting listeners 3 years ago Samuel Post Views: 609 Presenters of a vernacular station were overheard bragging how they have bought cars and houses after duping unsuspecting listeners. Union members say their leader should first put their house in order before pointing fingers in the Covid-19 Kemsa mess. The presenters have been running a betting campaign unlawfully and under the nose of the Betting Control and Licensing Board. Concerned listeners tell Corridors of Power that it is puzzling for a scheme to be allowed to go on, exploiting poor Kenyans and fleecing them of their hard-earned cash. They wonder whatever became of Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i’s famous statement sometime back: “Kenya is not going back to betting and gambling and even President Uhuru Kenyatta knows that.” The CS vowed to end the betting business in the country, saying those operating gambling businesses would have to close shop. Well they say, first remove the beam from your own eye, and then you can see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye. When a vocal unionist first admonished ODM and its leader Raila Odinga (pictured) over the mess at Kemsa, other union members kept quiet. But when he went on to demand the resignation of Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, some members thought he had gone too far. Their argument is that their union itself is embroiled in wrangles that he should first resolve and he’s the last man to call for Kagwe to quit. A female lawmaker from Nyanza region has become the talk of her constituents after postponing an important function in her locality, with the excuse that she would be attending an important event organised by a leading political family. The constituents were shocked to learn the lawmaker’s name was missing from a widely shared list of participants at the evening event in Nairobi. The residents are now wondering if the MP is taking them for fools and why she had to reschedule an event planned before the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country in March. It took courage for some 10 female police officers in Eastlands area in Nairobi to complain to authorities about their boss whom they accused of sexual misconduct. The internal affairs unit – which promotes uniform standards of discipline and good order in the service – and the Independent Policing Oversight Authority took over the matter. For a moment it seemed that justice was on the way. However, one of the victims of the alleged sex predator tells Corridors of Power the senior officer has since been transferred, dimming any hope that action would be taken against him. She is now concerned that junior female staff will not be safe with him at his new post. Source: the-star.co.ke About Post Author Samuel I am a journalist specializing in gambling in Africa and around the world. I am particularly interested in stories about games and casinos. See author's posts SamuelI am a journalist specializing in gambling in Africa and around the world. I am particularly interested in stories about games and casinos. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: betting shops, illegal gambling, Kenya Continue Reading Previous Betcris resumes marketing activities with Ronaldinho in BrazilNext Fsb extends online sportsbook deal with BetLion in Africa More Stories BETTING NIGERIA The Dark Side of Virtual Betting 11 hours ago Szarlot BETTING Growing Popularity of Horse Racing 11 hours ago Szarlot BETTING NIGERIA How to Watch the African Cup of Nations? 11 hours ago Samuel BETTING NIGERIA The innovative Melbetapk.com betting app 2 days ago Szarlot BETTING ONLINE The Interplay of Fantasy Sports and Sports Betting 3 days ago Szarlot BETTING Turn Your Football Passion Into Lucrative Bets and Win Big! 3 days ago Szarlot BETTING Movies About Sports Betting 3 days ago Samuel EXPERTS KENYA President Ruto unveils plan to privatise 35 state companies in Kenya 6 days ago Samuel EXPERTS KENYA Top 10 African payment trends for 2024 6 days ago Samuel BETTING KENYA Kasarani Teams Get Sh5 Million SportPesa Sponsorship 1 week ago Samuel BETTING NIGERIA 7 Companies Owned By Nigerian Gambling Magnate, Kessington Adebutu 1 week ago Szarlot BETTING NIGERIA Nigerians resort to gambling 1 week ago Samuel Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.