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Road accident claims one life, injures one more in Messica

An  accident that occurred this Sunday on the bridge over the Revue River in the administrative post of Messica, in the district of Manica, province of the same name, left one person dead and another gravely wounded. Accident involved a large truck that, in addition to running over the two persons, collided head-on with a light vehicle belonging to the delegation of the interior minister, Arsénia Massingue, who had just finished a working visit to the Manica province. Mário Arnaça, the director of public relations of the PRM's provincial headquarters in Manica, blames the accident on erroneous overtaking. The crash caused both vehicles to sustain significant material damage in addition to the fatalities.

1200 Rhinos killed in South Africa


Poaching of rhinos still active in South Africa, with almost 1,200 rhinos killed in 2015, indicated yesterday the South African authorities.


"By the end of December 2015, the number of rhinos killed by poachers was 1175",said the Minister of Environmental Affairs of South Africa, Edna Molewa, speaking to the media.

Despite representing a slight decrease compared to 2014, which saw killed 1,215 rhinos, the still high number of deaths is proof that this activity remains active and to respond to the high demand for ivory and rhino horn in illegal Asian markets,particularly China and Vietnam.

These products are sought after because of its alleged medicinal properties.

The rhinoceros horn keratin is a human nail component, and is sold in powder as alleged treatment for cancer and other diseases

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