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10 October 2023

– The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia says Namibia falls short in cybersecurity measures, making the country vulnerable to cyber crimes. Online magazine, The Brief reports that this comes as the regulator previously said it would be making provision of resources to operationalise the Cyber Incident Response Team, whose responsibility is to prevent, detect, monitor, and respond to security threats, thereby ensuring security and stability to critical information infrastructures. – The Brief

– South Africa’s Constitutional Court has ruled that convicted killer Oscar Pistorius has served more than half his sentence for the 2013 murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, which means he is technically eligible for parole. Pistorius was sentenced to six years in 2016, but that sentence was increased to 13 years and five months in 2017. – BBC

– Israel will use “enormous force” against the Hamas militant group, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned. He says the Israel Defense Forces’ retaliation for the worst attack on Israeli soil in decades has only just begun, BBC reports. – BBC

– Ireland hooker Ronan Kelleher admits a “do or die” Rugby World Cup quarter-final with New Zealand is the stuff of dreams – but plans to treat the biggest game of his career like any other. The Irish face the three-time champions on Saturday as they bid to make the last four for the first time. – BBC