The genus Prosymna was last revised by Loveridge (1958), who divided it into two on the basis of paired or single internasals.This is not a natural grouping:
A specimen of the Large Free-tailed Bat, Otomops martiensseni Matschie, 1897, was obtained on the 2nd July, 1964 near the Kariba Dam, Zambezi River, Rhodesia.
Eremomela scotops Sundevall, first discovered by the Swedish naturalist-explorer, J.A. Walberg, in the 1840s in the moutains to the west of the present city of two races in South Africa,namely E.S scotops Sundevall, 1850:; Mohapoani, Rustenburg district, Transvaal, and E.s. extrena White, 1960; Lungwebungu R., Balovale district, Zambia.
The Kurrichane thrush (Turdus libonyana) described originally from the western Transvaal, is the common thrush of the drier woodland associations of the southern half of Africa, ranging from nothern Tanganyika and the southern Congo, south to the northern parts of South- West Africa, northern and eastern Botswana, Transvaal and Natal.
This is the record of the identified species of short horned grasshoppers collected by Mr.B.K.B Wheeler, when he was manager on a small mixed farm in Matabeleland, nera Inythi, Turk mine district, 60 miles by road to the north of Bulawayo.
Recent discussions concerning the date of the introduction of smoking into Africa have served to demonstrate how little is known about the date of early pipes and of their probable origin and development.
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