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19 January 2024

– The Road Fund Administration (RFA) has raised concern about the possibility of losing revenue due to the expected boom in electric vehicles in Namibia. Online magazine, The Brief reports that RFA Chief Executive Officer Ali Iipinge appealed to lawmakers to proactively research, consult, and draft policies to prepare Namibia for the impending surge in electric vehicles (EVs). – The Brief

– Kenyan cult leader Paul Mackenzie and 94 others have been charged with terrorism following the deaths of 429 people. Charges relating to child torture and assault are due to be brought at a separate court hearing. – BBC

– Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he has told the United States that he opposes the establishment of a Palestinian state once the conflict in Gaza comes to an end. BBC reports that a defiant Mr Netanyahu vowed to press on with the offensive in Gaza “until complete victory”: – BBC

– Nigeria took a huge step towards reaching the last 16 at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over hosts Ivory Coast in Group A. The Ivorians have three points after two games and will now need to beat Equatorial Guinea on Monday to guarantee progress to the knockout stage. Nigeria – whose four points could already be enough to see the three-time winners through – face Guinea-Bissau in their final Group A fixture. – BBC Sport