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Kenya to raise tax rate on gambling to 35 percent

Kenya's president signed a law on Wednesday that raises the tax rate on gambling but sets it at a lower rate than had originally been proposed. The law will impose a tax of 35 percent of gross profits on all gambling. Until now, lotteries…
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UN says worst form of famine in South Sudan over

More South Sudanese people are going hungry and 45,000 are still living in famine-like conditions even though South Sudan is no longer classified as being in famine, a U.N.-backed food security report said on Wednesday. An estimated 6…
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Six killed in Cameroon suicide attack

A double suicide attack killed six civilians on Wednesday in Cameroon's restive Far North, which is regularly hit by Nigeria-based Boko Haram jihadists, security sources said. The deadly blasts happened in Kolofata, where nine people died…
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