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28 November 2023

– President Hage Geingob has raised concern about the trade regulations of the Southern African Customs Union, saying in its current form, it does not allow for industrialisation. The President said SACU’s failure to conform to open trading is one of the reasons that led to the crumbling of the local car manufacturing Peugeot Opel Assembly Plant, due to issues related to import duties and taxes. – The Brief

– The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority says it has launched an investigation following reports that a plane due to land in the federal capital, Abuja, landed more than 450km away in the city of Asaba. It added that it wanted to assure travellers that it would leave “no stone unturned” to ensure safety in the aviation industry. – BBC

– Toxic pollutants released during gas flaring are endangering millions more people than previously feared, a BBC investigation suggests. Flaring – the burning of waste gas during oil drilling – is taking place across the Gulf, including by COP28 hosts the United Arab Emirates. – BBC

– Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has emphasised the importance of his team locking down top spot in their Champions League group. The holders take on RB Leipzig at Etihad Stadium today in their fifth Group G game, having won four out of four so far. – BBC Sport

– Heavy falls expected over the north-eastern half of the interior.