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9 July, 2007
HANA, 9 July 2007. The East African Submarine Cable System (EASSy) continues to make progress to rollout a cable system to connect Africa with the rest of the world.
9 July, 2007
IRIN Global, 6 July 2007.  Legal experts and aid workers have warned that a new decision by the Israeli government may place hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers from Africa at risk.
9 July, 2007
Mail & Guardian, 9 July 2007.  According to a research published by the Sustainable Energy Africa (SEA), less than 1% of households have solar water heaters even though South African is bathed in sunshine.
6 July, 2007
AllAfrica.com, 6 July 2007.
6 July, 2007
IPS News, 6 July 2007.
6 July, 2007
Sowetan, 6 July 2007. The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund (NMCF) has expressed concern regarding the Amended Children’s Act.
6 July, 2007
Business Day, 5 July 2007.
6 July, 2007
Business Day, 5 July 2007. The South African NGO Coalition (SANGOCO) has criticised the South African peer-review report, for not having a sense of an inclusive national programme of action.
6 July, 2007
OneWorldnet, 5 July 2007. On 2 July 2007, ActionAid launched a fiver year campaign, HungerFREE, aimed at ending hunger. The campaign commenced with a call to governments to deliver on their existing commitment to halve hunger by 2015.
6 July, 2007
IRIN News, 5 July 2007. The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights is concerned that the Interception of Communications Bill which proposes to allow government agencies to intercept telephonic, e-mail and cellphone messages may become law.
4 July, 2007
BoingBoing, 2 July 2007. Google's "Health Advertising Team" is trying to sell the health industry on buying ads to counter Micheal Moore’s film "Sicko," which condemns the health industry in the US.
3 July, 2007
The Statesman, 2 July 2007. A coalition of civil society organisations has launched an appeal to African heads of states and government to adopt an all-inclusive African Citizens Passport at the African Union Summit.
3 July, 2007
M&G News, 2 July 2007. Amnesty International and Zimbabwe rights groups have called on South African President Thabo Mbeki and other regional leaders to help end human rights violations in Zimbabwe.

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