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27 November 2023

– The Ministry of Mines and Energy has since March this year ceased allocating the fuel levy to the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia. NAMCOR’s Manager for Marketing, Communication and Public Relations, Paulo Coelho confirmed the development to the The Brief saying the company has not received the proceeds since then. He however revealed that an appeal was made for the current financial year with the ministry agreeing to pay for the remainder of the strategic year, concluding in March 2024.  – The Brief

– Former Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius is to be freed from jail on parole, nearly 11 years after murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The parole board has set his release for 5 January 2024. – BBC

– A two-day blockade of the world’s largest coal port has triggered 109 arrests. Hundreds of activists swam or used kayaks to occupy the Newcastle port’s shipping lane in Australia, to protest climate inaction. They claim the disruption prevented over half a million tonnes of coal from leaving the country. – BBC

– A dominant Jannik Sinner outclassed Australia’s Alex de Minaur to help Italy secure their first Davis Cup title for 47 years. – BBC Sport