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16 January 2024

– The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) has cancelled the Spectrum Licences awarded to UCOM Mobile Namibia (Pty) Ltd (formerly known as (MTN)), issued between November 2014 and April 2020. According to CRAN, the company failed to pay fees for the awarded spectrum licenses and failed to honour all payment arrangements entered into with the Authority. In total, the licensee owes the Authority just over N$19 million due to cumulative invoices.

– Inflation in Nigeria has risen to its highest rate in more than 27 years. On average, the price of goods has risen to just under 29% compared to a year ago. Analysts say higher fuel prices and a weaker currency have also contributed to the rise. – BBC

– Succession, Beef and The Bear were the big winners at the Emmy Awards, which took place on Monday in Los Angeles. Other winners of the night included The White Lotus and Abbott Elementary. – BBC

– Holders Senegal began their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 3-0 victory over 10-man The Gambia. Senegal will meet Cameroon in their second group-stage match on Friday. – BBC Sport

– Moderate to heavy storms with possible flash floods expected to persist in the Otjozondjupa, Kavango and the Zambezi regions in places.