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04 December 2023

– The City of Windhoek is set to write off N$524 million in interest accrued by residents’ debt providing much needed relief for individuals struggling to keep up with their obligations. This includes a 100% write-off on both the capital and interest on debt for pensioners, other residents will benefit from a 50% write-off on interest, while businesses will also enjoy a 50% reduction.  – The Brief

– Severe flooding and landslides have killed at least 47 people and wounded 80 others in northern Tanzania, local officials say. East Africa has been badly hit by floods and landslides in 2023, partly caused by the El Niño weather phenomenon. – BBC

– The country hosting COP28 climate talks aimed at cutting fossil fuel emissions is massively ramping up its own oil production, the BBC has learned. The United Arab Emirates’ state oil firm Adnoc may drill 42% more by 2030, according to analysts considered the international gold standard in oil market intelligence. – BBC

– Sundowns suffered their first defeat in 17 CAF Champions League matches, losing 1-0 to TP Mazembe in the Democratic Republic of Congo. – BBC Sport