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24 January 2024

– Namibia has been ranked as the 5th country with the strongest investment momentum for 2024 in the world, as revealed by a new study conducted by FDI Intelligence, online magazine, The Brief reports. The study examines economic and foreign investment trends in the top 50 destinations globally, utilizing data from the IMF and fDi Markets. – The Brief

– A 29 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of 76 murders after telling a public inquiry he started last August’s deadly fire in a Johannesburg building. A South African Police Service spokesperson said the suspect, who cannot be identified, is expected to appear in court soon. He is also expected to face charges of arson and 120 counts of attempted murder. – BBC

– Turkish MPs have ratified Sweden’s bid to join Nato in a long-delayed vote that represents a big step forward to membership. Sweden applied to join in 2022 after Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, but Turkey withheld approval amid a row over what it called Sweden’s support to Kurdish separatists. – BBC

– Ghana have sacked coach Chris Hughton after their group-stage exit from the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. The Black Stars finished on two points in Group B, drawing 2-2 with both Egypt and Mozambique following a 2-1 defeat by Cape Verde in their opener. – BBC Sport