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12 June, 2007
TAC Newsletter, 12 June 2007.  The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) says it is appalled by the dismissal of public sector workers,  especially nurses  and appeals to authorities to reverse the decision.
12 June, 2007
AllAfrica.com, 12 June 2007. Robert Zoellick, World Bank president nominee reassures African countries that the World Bank will continue to fund development projects  on the continent and help alleviate poverty.
12 June, 2007
Business Day, 12 June 2007.
12 June, 2007
Business Day, 12 June 2007. According to senior ABSA economist Ian Marsberg, South Africa is likely to come closer to attaining the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of halving poverty in the next eight years.
11 June, 2007
SANGONeT, 11 June 2007. Following the G8 Summit Declaration on Growth & Responsibility for Africa, the African Monitor, a Cape Town- based NGO that monitors development aid and debt in Africa, assesses  some of the outcomes of the G8.
11 June, 2007
AllAfrica.com, 11 June 2007.
11 June, 2007
Zimbabwe Journalists, 11 June 2007. On Wednesday, 6 June 2007, police in Bulawayo descended on rights activists demonstrating for wider civil society representation in South African-brokered talks on Zimbabwe, arresting at least 15.
11 June, 2007
BBC News, 11 June 2007. Six human rights groups have requested the whereabouts of 39 people who have allegedly been held in secret CIA-run prisons.
11 June, 2007
The Star, 11 June 2007.
8 June, 2007
Business Report, 8 June 2007.
8 June, 2007
The Star, 8 June 2007.
7 June, 2007
Reuters, 7 June 2007.  According to Alex Renton of the British Observer newspaper, Malawian farmers have had their best corn harvest in 12 years,  but  the country is still on the receving end of food aid from the United States.
7 June, 2007
Inquirer.net, 7 June 2007. According to the Geneva-based Center on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), more than two million people have lost their homes in the past two decades due to preparations for the Olympic Games.
7 June, 2007
Sunday Times, 7 June 2007. According powerful business woman Mamphele Ramphele, the country’s elite or so-called “black diamonds” are not doing enough to share their wealth.

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