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15 November 2023

– B2Gold Namibia’s Otjikoto gold mine is transitioning from open-pit gold ore extraction to underground mining in a bid to improve production. Online magazine, The Brief reports that the company’s board chairperson Leake Hangala said the move comes as the company has depleted its open-pit resources, signalling a strategic shift in its mining approach. – The Brief

– The United States says it will resume deliveries of food aid across Ethiopia in December, six months after they were suspended. The US international development agency (USAid) said significant reforms would ensure that the food supplies reached those who needed them most. – BBC

– Red alerts have been issued for almost 3,000 towns and cities across Brazil, which have been experiencing an unprecedented heatwave. Records have been broken in areas including the city Rio de Janeiro – where temperatures felt as high as 52.5C. – BBC

– Moderate to heavy storms are most likely in the Otjozondjupa, Khomas and eastern regions with possible hailstorms in places. Please take the necessary precautions.