Newsflashes

13 January, 2008
Mail & Guardian, 14 January 2008.  The Gauteng Department of Education, in partnership the Pillar to Post NGO, has launched a pilot project to curb the growing problem of violent crime at certain schools in the province.
13 January, 2008
Business Day, 14 January 2008.  In March, Statistics South Africa will release a major survey, which highlights how wealth and poverty are distributed in the country.
8 January, 2008
OSI, 9 January 2008. The Open Society Institute (OSI) has launched a multimedia website documenting the social and economic toll of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
8 January, 2008
KBC, 9 January 2008. Four of Kenya’s NGOs are appealing to well wishers to give aid to displaced persons currently seeking asylum in Kisii town.
8 January, 2008
IOL, 9 January 2008. 
7 January, 2008
Business Day, 8 January 2008. Experts say that AfriForum’s legal bid to force the government to declare crime a national crisis is unlikely to succeed.
7 January, 2008
Ethical Corporation, 8 January 2008. In his article on corporate social responsibility (CSR), Mallen Baker, a columnist for Ethical Corporation, predicts seven major CSR trends for the next decade.
6 January, 2008
SANGONeT, 7 January 2007. SANGONeT would like to request your participation in a global survey about how organisations such as yours are using mobile phones in their work.
6 January, 2008
Earthtimes, 7 January 2008. UNICEF is appealing for $5.1 million to support the needs of children and women affected by the violence in Kenya.
5 January, 2008
Nonprofit Online News, 5 January 2007.
5 January, 2008
Comment is free, 5 January 2007.
21 December, 2007
AllAfrica.com, 21 December 2007. The new Sexual Offences Act, which has made sweeping changes to the definition of rape, has been met with mixed reviews by advocacy groups who hail certain aspects but condemn others.
20 December, 2007
SANGONeT, 21 December 2007. Developmnt Economist, Norman Reynolds, passed away on 15 December 2007 while on a hike with his daughters in the Drakensberg.
18 December, 2007
AfriMAP, 17 December 2007. Research has begun for a major new twelve-country survey of public service broadcasting in Africa jointly hosted by AfriMAP and the Open Society Institute’s Network Media Program (NMP).
15 December, 2007
ITWeb, 15 December 2007. WomensNet is disappointed by the lack of response from mobile providers to a request for free cellphone calls to anti-gender-violence and AIDS help-lines.

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