26 October 2023
– The Bank of Namibia Monetary Policy Committee has decided to leave the repo rate unchanged at 7.75% and the prime rate at 11%.
– Workers at a South African mine have resurfaced after being held underground for three days in what police are calling a hostage situation. The miners were trapped on Sunday amid a dispute between two trade unions. – BBC
– Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu reiterates that Israel is preparing for a ground invasion of Gaza, but he won’t say when it will happen. The Israeli prime minister says “this is only the beginning” in a televised address from Tel Aviv. – BBC
– Heatwave conditions will persist over the interior with slight cooling expected in the South from Friday.