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19 November, 2007
AllAfrica.com, 15 November 2007. Non-governmental organisations in Uganda have been asked by Kibaale country MP, Frank Tumwebaze, to decentralise their activities from urban to rural areas in order to benefit people at the grassroots.
14 November, 2007
CIVICUS, 14 November 2007.  CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, has written an open letter to Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, regarding the ongoing abuse of civil and human rights in that country.
13 November, 2007
Pambazuka News, 13 November 2007. A new analysis from Frost & Sullivan has described the South African government’s plan to adopt a Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) policy as a significant boost for the industry.
13 November, 2007
Deforestation Watch, 13 November 2007.
13 November, 2007
BuaNews, 13 November 2007. FreeRice, an Internet game which donates 10 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for every correctly answered question, has passed the one billion grain mark.
13 November, 2007
IOL, 13 November 2007.
13 November, 2007
Sowetan, 13 November 2007. Jackey Maarohanye, the founder of the Ithuteng Trust, has been found guilty on two counts of kidnapping.
13 November, 2007
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Weekly Observer, 13 November 2007. 
13 November, 2007
Relief Web, 13 November 2007. The United Nations General Assembly has officially declared 15 October of each year as the International Day for Rural Women.
13 November, 2007
IOL, 13 November 2007. The Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI) has called on the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to assist in reviewing a ban enforced by the US on the University of Johannesburg Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Adam Habib.
13 November, 2007
Umcebo Trust, 13 November 2007. 
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The Mercury, 13 November 2007. 
12 November, 2007
Business Day, 12 November 2007. The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) has described another term with President Thabo Mbeki at the helm of the African National Congress as a tragedy for South Africa and the continent.
12 November, 2007
Mail & Guardian, 12 November 2007. NGOs have warned that losing abalone species will cast a shadow on South Africa’s track record of sustainable utilisation and environmental custodianship.

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