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Researchers Capture Footage of African Tigerfish Grabbing Bird in Flight

Researchers Captured Footage of African Tigerfish Grabbing Bird in Flight

Scientists have captured the footage of an African tigerfish snatching a barn swallow out of the air mid-flight in South Africa. They said that the video of African tigerfish capturing a bird in flight is first evidence of this behavior in wild.

African tigerfish has been caught in action by South African researcher team working on a project related to African tigerfish and other species in freshwater.

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Sanral says Criminal Charges for not Paying Toll Fees

Sanral says Criminal Charges for not Paying Toll Fees

Sanral said on Sunday that not paying toll fees is a breach of law. And it is regardless of the fact that whether an invoice is issued or not. SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) spokesman Vusi Mona made it crystal clear through a statement that not paying toll fees is subject to legal punishment. Also, the intensity of the offense is similar to a criminal one.

Mona added, "The legal obligation to pay toll arises from using the toll road and passing underneath a gantry, not from an invoice that is forwarded to the road user".

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People Pledge to End AIDS by 2030

People Pledge to End AIDS by 2030

According to a new report, experts are worried that their efforts in prevention and treatment of HIV will be affected, if deliberate steps will not be taken by them in most African countries. They said that the giant strides with at least
75% of donor funds will be lost; if there will be no sustenance of investment with local funds.

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Be Careful at ATMs this Festive Season, Fraudsters may be Present around You

Be Careful at ATMs this Festive Season, Fraudsters may be Present around You

As it is a festive season, many people are getting their bonuses, so one should be vigilant at the time of operating your ATM account because fraudsters may be creeping all around.

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MTN Group Joins Hand with Rocket Internet and Millicom International

MTN Group Joins Hand with Rocket Internet and Millicom International

As per recent reports, it has been announced that MTN Group has entered into partnership with Rocket Internet and Millicom International. They have named their joint venture as Africa Internet Holding (AIH) with an aim to spread e-commerce in Africa.

All the three companies will put in their best qualities to speed up the development. It has been found that MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet will be having shares of 33.3% in AIH. This will led them to have equal status in the board of the company.

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Rdio Expands to South Africa along with 19 other New Countries

Music streaming service Rdio has extended its range by launching its service in South Africa along with 19 other countries. The move has increased its total to 51 countries across six continents.

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A Tattooist Draws Sketch of Mandela to Pay Him Tribute

A Tattooist Draws Sketch of Mandela to Pay Him Tribute

World has ended for Nelson Mandela as an apartheid hero died on 5 December. He was a great person and meant a lot not only for people of South Africa, but also for people across the globe.

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Steps Adopted at Botswana Summit to Preserve Lives of African Elephants

Steps Adopted at Botswana Summit to Preserve Lives of African Elephants

According to a new report, wildlife creatures have been declared at greater risk of getting extinct. Wildlife crime has developed a multi-billion dollar industry from past twenty years. The wildlife crimes have been declared as the fifth largest international criminal activity after narcotics, counterfeiting, illicit trafficking of humans and oil.

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Commission of Inquiry into Deaths of Eight Traffic Officer Applicants will Reportedly Cost R14.2-Million

Commission of Inquiry into Deaths of Eight Traffic Officer Applicants will Repor

A commission of inquiry that is put to study the reason behind the deaths of eight traffic officer contenders at the time of a fitness test in Pietermaritzburg will supposedly cost R14.2-million.

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SAA Announced Air Transport Services for Mourners to Eastern Cape

SAA Announced Air Transport Services for Mourners to Eastern Cape

On Thursday night, Jacob Zuma, South Africa President, announced that the first president of the country, Nelson Mandela, has died at his home in Houghton, Johannesburg. The Zuma declared on Friday that the South African hero will be laid to rest at Qunu on 15 December.

According to a new report, South African Airways (SAA) has recently announced that they will offer air transport services to ferry mourners. The Airways officials said that they will provide special flights to Eastern Cape for mourners, who were being invited to the funeral of Nelson Mandela.

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