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25 October 2023

– The Namibia Revenue Agency says the construction sector owes it N$2.6Billion in tax arrears. Online magazine, The Brief reports that the agency’s database indicates that 14 330 construction companies are registered, employing 6 916 individuals. – The Brief

– A run-off election will be held next month in Liberia following a photo finish between President George Weah and his main rival Joseph Boakai, BBC reports. Mr Weah got 43.83% of the vote and Mr Boakai, a former vice-president, received 43.44%. The 10 October poll was the tightest presidential contest in Liberia since a civil war ended about two decades ago. – BBC

– The UN chief says he is “deeply concerned about the clear violations of international humanitarian law that we are witnessing in Gaza”. Antonio Guterres condemned both the use of civilians as “human shields” and the bombing of southern Gaza after an evacuation order. – BCC

– Namibia’s Richelieu Eagles beat Zimbabwe’s Chevrons by 7 wickets in the Castle Lite Series yesterday at the Wanderers Sport Ground. The action continues today at Wanderers starting at 14h00 this afternoon, Friday the 27th at 14h00 at the United Sports Ground, Sunday the 29th also at United at 11h00 in the morning and concludes on Monday the 30th at United at 14h00 in the afternoon. – Cricket Namibia