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An invasive species of crayfish is taking over aquatic systems in the Free State, the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has announced. The red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkia) was discovered in a dam in the Free State Goldfields. "It spreads all over the world – Europe, China; I think even to South America. It was probably brought in as part of aquaculture or the pet shop trade," Dr Leon Barkhuizen, aquatic scientist from the Free State...
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1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Kensington Shooting

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Mark Minnie Was Incredibly Courageous, Brave – Marianne Thamm

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Poor Governance Forces Kruger National Park to Consider Re-erecting Fences

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At Least 22 Students Drown After Boat Sinks In Northern Sudan

Civil defence forces were searching the waters for the missing passengers but had not recovered the bodies, state news agency SUNA said.. At least 22...
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Italian Motorway Bridge Collapses In Port City Of Genoa

A motorway bridge collapsed on Tuesday over the northern Italian port city of Genoa, killing dozens of people according to the local ambulance service,...
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A bed net designed to kill insecticide-resistant mosquitoes could prevent millions of cases of malaria across sub-Saharan Africa, scientists have found. A two-year clinical trial in Burkina...
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Ethiopian Airlines is the Frontrunner to Manage Nigeria's New National Carrier Some see the involvement of Ethiopian Airlines as a welcome development. The state-owned airline has experienced rapid growth in recent years, emerging as Africa's biggest...
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