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USAASA Calls for Cheaper Data Costs

The Universal Services and Access Agency of South Africa (USAASA) says mobile services are meaningless if they are not affordable.

USAASA spokesperson, Khulekani Ntshangase, points out that, "To attain the goals of universal access and service to ICT [information and communication technology], the country needs to ensure that prices should be affordable."

Ntshangase’s comment follows the ruling by the outh Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg that the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa's proposed new call termination rates were invalid and unlawful.

Gays Divided Over HIV Prevention Drug

A drug hailed as a lifesaver for many people infected by HIV is at the heart of a rancorous debate among gay men, AIDS activists and health professionals over its potential for protecting uninfected men who engage in gay sex without using condoms.

Many doctors and activists see immense promise for such preventive use of Truvada, and are campaigning to raise awareness of it as a crucial step toward reducing new HIV infections, which now total about 50 000 a year in the United States.

NGO Launches A Conference Centre

There is Hope, a Christian non-denominational organisation, has launched a multipurpose conference centre in Lilambwe, Malawi, with a aim of serving the Dowa community, and partners including government.

The centre, which has been successfully completed, is part of different projects Dowa District Executive Committee members approved the organisation to implement in the district.

The Possibilities of the 'Funding Crisis'

The words ‘competition’ and ‘competitive’ are increasingly being used to address the nonprofit sector, something which should both shame and alarm us all. As a sector, irrespective of our different areas of focus, our collective mandate is to facilitate an environment which uplifts human lives and we should not be competing to do that. Instead, we should be looking for ways to support each other in the achievement of this collective mandate.

Masibumbane Development Organisation: Executive Director

Masibumbane Development Organisation(MDO) is a newly established NGO grounded in a rich tradition and born from decades of powerful service in the Eastern Cape for South Africa. Anchored in history, MDO will provide a unique platform for a development reawakening to empower undeserved and disadvantaged communities to realise their fundamental human rights in a democratic South Africa.

Harnessing the Potential of Social Networking for Literacy Development

Reading with comprehension is a human right which does not happen for most South Africans. Is this blanket statement really true or are we ignoring the fact that significant numbers of people are reading in a different form of language than is expected of them – particularly the younger generation criticised for writing CVs and matric examination in so-called txt-tese, SMS language or chat speak?

Khanya College: Finance Officer

Khanya College is an independent, non-governmental organisation that assists various constituencies within working class and poor communities to respond to the challenges posed by the forces of economic and political globalisation.

Khanya College seeks to a Finance Officer, based in Johannesburg.

Responsibilities:

Financial administration

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