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22 January 2024

– The Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) says the country’s tourism industry experienced a surge in leisure travels last year, with 90% of total visits. – The Brief

– The Kenyan Court of Appeal has given the go-ahead for a controversial healthcare insurance levy, overturning a previous ban. The Social Health Insurance Fund (SHIF), one of President William Ruto’s key policies, seeks to provide affordable healthcare to all Kenyans. – BBC

– More than 25,000 people have now been killed in Gaza during Israel’s offensive there, according to the Hamas-run health ministry. It said there had been 178 deaths in the last 24 hours, making it one of the deadliest days in the war so far. – BBC

– Themba Zwane scored twice in 16 first-half minutes as South Africa thrashed Namibia 4-0 to earn their first points of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. Both teams are guaranteed a place in the last 16 if they win their deciding matches for the knockout stage on Wednesday when South Africa face Tunisia and Namibia meet Mali. – BBC Sport