Newsflashes

18 June, 2008
IOL, 18 June 2008.  The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called for an independent enquiry is needed to investigate payout problems with the National Lottery.
18 June, 2008
Cellular – News, 18 June 2008.  Nelson Mandela charitable organisations have come together to launch an international premium SMS service, as part of his 90th birthday celebration.
18 June, 2008
IOL, 18 June 2008. Civil society organisations have described the draft Expropriation Bill currently before Parliament as the greatest single threat yet to the national accord on which the new South Africa was founded.
17 June, 2008
All Africa, 17 June 2008. The World Bank has been criticised for appointing former Kenya World Bank Country Director, Colin Bruce to the position of Director of Operations and Strategy for African at the Bank’s Washington DC headquarters.
17 June, 2008
All Africa, 17 June 2008. The National Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (NANGO) says the ban on field operations by its members is illegal and has asked the Zimbabwean government to let the NGOs resume their humanitarian assistance.
17 June, 2008
SABC News, 17 June 2008. The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) has warned that the reintegration of foreign nationals back into their communities may not be possible under the current conditions.
17 June, 2008
All Africa, 17 June 2008. Mozambican NGOs have called on the communities to effectively involve themselves in the fight against HIV and AIDS, to avoid placing the country’s governance and its social and economic stability at risk.
17 June, 2008
Sowetan, 17 June 2008.  The Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI) has repeated its call for the immediate resignation of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board.
17 June, 2008
IOL Technology, 17 June 2008. A new version of the Firefox web browser is scheduled for release this week with improvements in security, speed and design.
16 June, 2008
SABC News, 17 June 2008. The Merafong Demarcation Forum (MDF) has call on President Thabo Mbeki to step, saying he has failed the community of Khutsong.
16 June, 2008
SABC News, 16 June 2008. Cape High Court has ruled in the Treatment Action Campaign's (TAC) favour against vitamin entrepreneur Matthias Rath.
16 June, 2008
News24, 16 June 2008. The Africa Progress Panel has demanded international action to deal with the urgent threat of world food prices and also called for G8 leaders to take immediate steps to get their commitments to Africa back on target.
15 June, 2008
SANGONeT, 15 June 2008. 
15 June, 2008
SABC News, 15 June 2008. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has accused foreign aid agencies of using food as a weapon to try to remove him from power and will investigate their operations.
11 June, 2008
SANGONeT, 11 June 2008.  The Freedom of Expression Network (FXN), a network of organisations supported by the Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI), will picket outside the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) headquarters on 13 June 2008.

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