Uhuru challenges Sports Fund board

President Uhuru Kenyatta meets the Sports, Arts and Social Development Fund Oversight Board at State House, Nairobi on February 8, 2019. PHOTO | PSCU

What you need to know:

  • A total of 15% is taxed on Betting, Lotteries and Gaming companies and the proceeds paid into the Sports, Arts and Social Development Fund

  • The Sports ministry will have 55% under their control - with 35% meant for Sports and 20% for Heritage and Arts

  • National teams have previously struggled to raise funds to honour international assignments with football, volleyball and rugby the most affected federations

President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged the Sports, Arts and Social Development Fund oversight board to utilize resources at its disposal to restore the country’s sporting glory, promote the arts and preserve the rich national heritage.

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