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from Mail Online

Human beings were using fire a million years ago - 300,000 years earlier than previously thought

Human ancestors were using fire a million years ago - 300,000 years earlier than previously thought

from the Guardian

'After a kill, some pray, some smoke': the man who shot the trophy hunters

Untitled professional hunter with trophy lion, Kalahari, Northern Cape, South Africa, by David Chancellor.

from The Independent

Six year old boy dies defending his mother from rapist

A six-year-old boy has been stabbed to death after trying to stop a man from raping his mother. Kutlwano Garesape was stabbed with a broken bottle by the man when he attempted to intervene during the attack on his way to school in Northern Cape, South Africa.

from Express.co.uk

Majestic vultures set to vanish from Europe skies as calls for deadly medicine ban ignored

Cape vulture (Gyps coprotheres). It is endemic to southern Africa, and is found mainly in South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana and in some parts of northern Namibia

from BBC News

Cockpit complete for 1,000mph Bloodhound car

Solid Aluminum Wheel manufactured for the British "bloodhound" supersonic car that will go 1000mph. It Aldo has a 200kg Carbon fibre shell, monocoque. It will be tested in the Northern Cape, South Africa.

from BBC News

Bloodhound Diary: Sitting pretty

A British team is developing a car that will be capable of reaching 1,000mph (1,610km/h). Powered by a rocket bolted to a Eurofighter-Typhoon jet engine, the vehicle will mount an assault on the world land speed record. Bloodhound will be run on Hakskeen Pan in Northern Cape, South Africa, in 2015 and 2016.

from BBC News

Bloodhound Diary: Taking stock

A British team is developing a car that will be capable of reaching 1,000mph (1,610km/h). Powered by a rocket bolted to a Eurofighter-Typhoon jet engine, the vehicle will mount an assault on the land speed record. The vehicle will be run on Hakskeen Pan in Northern Cape, South Africa, in 2015 and 2016.