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5 November, 2007
TAC Electronic Newsletter, 5 November 2007.
5 November, 2007
IRIN News, 5 November 2007. The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) has called on the army to demobilise all child soldiers in its ranks and hand over any minors held by military tribunals to civilian jurisdiction.
31 October, 2007
Women’sNet, 31 October 2007.  Women’sNet, Gender Links and Nisaa have joined LifeLine Southern Africa in calling on mobile service providers to allow cellphone users to call the Stop Gender Violence Helpline and the AIDS Helpline at no cost.
30 October, 2007
Timesnow, 30 October 2007. Chad has detained nine French civil society workers for trying to traffic and sell 100 children to European families. 
30 October, 2007
AFP, 30 October 2007. The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) has announced the line-up for this year's 46664 AIDS benefit concert to be held on 1 December 2007 in Johannesburg.
30 October, 2007
United Nations, 30 October 2007.
30 October, 2007
SANGONeT, 30 October 2007. The July 2007 NPO Salary Survey Report is now available and can be ordered and purchased from Averile Ryder.
30 October, 2007
eGov Monitor, 30 October 2007. Natasha Primo, Women'sNet Executive Director, makes a strong case for why women’s NGOs should embrace information communication technology (ICT) to achieve their goals.
30 October, 2007
The Star, 30 October 2007.
30 October, 2007
All Africa, 30 October 2007. Experts have urged African governments to promote information communication technology (ICT) mechanisms for rural Africans who have never seen a computer or made a telephone call to have access global digital services.
30 October, 2007
The Times, 30 October 2007. Nkuzi Development Association has warned that land reform efforts in South Africa have not kept pace with farm evictions since 1994, resulting in more people losing land than gaining since the end of apartheid.
30 October, 2007
OneWorld.net, 30 October 2007. The world federation of consumer organisations, Consumers International (CI) has announced Coco-Cola, Kellogg's, Mattel and Takeda Pharmaceuticals as the winners of the International Bad Product Awards.
30 October, 2007
All Africa, 30 October 2007. The Embassy of Japan in Addis Ababa has signed a grant agreement worth US$318,914 with five Ethiopian NGOs to assist grassroots and human security projects in the country.
30 October, 2007
Business Day, 30 October 2007. Telkom’s experts have criticised the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) for planning to force down Telkom’s prices without considering the effect this will have.
30 October, 2007
Business Day, 30 October 2007.  The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has denied the Freedom of Expression Institute’s (FXI) application to obtain the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s full blacklisting report.

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