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19 August, 2008
SAHRC, 19 August 2008.  The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is launching its dialogue series on Unity in Diversity: Promoting and Advancing Constitutional Values in South Africa on 22 August 2008.
19 August, 2008
News24, 19 August 2008. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) says the estimated number of people displaced by the South Ossetia conflict is currently at 158 600. 
19 August, 2008
News24, 19 August 2008. Southern African countries have launched a regional trade zone that aims to eliminate import tariffs, with plans for a common currency by 2018.
19 August, 2008
The Citizen, 19 August 2008. The Consortium for Migrants and Refugees in South Africa (CoRMSA) and the Wits Law Clinic have asked the Constitutional Court to grant a temporary decision to stop the Gauteng government from closing down refugee camps. 
19 August, 2008
IOL, 15 August 2008.  The fate of nearly 3 000 victims of xenophobic violence sheltering in camps rests in the hands of the constitutional court which will decide if they are entitled to further enjoy the hospitality of the government. 
18 August, 2008
All Africa, 18 August 2008.  The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a US$17.6 million package of grants to help people most affected by the global food crisis and support small-scale farmers in developing countries.
18 August, 2008
Business Day, 18 August 2008.  The Department of Health is collaborating with the United Nations (UN) to improve maternal and child health in the Ukhahlamba district, Eastern Cape.
16 August, 2008
IWMF, 16 August 2008.  The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has launched a global research project to examine the news industry structure worldwide from gender perspective. 
16 August, 2008
Business Report, 16 August 2008.
16 August, 2008
IOL, 16 August 2008.  Industry figures available show Facebook has dethroned MySpace to become the world's most popular social networking website. 
14 August, 2008
All Africa, 14 August 2008.  
14 August, 2008
Participation Junction, 14 August 2008.  The National Assembly Portfolio Committee on Water Affairs and Forestry is invited the public to give input on the National Forests Act No 84 of 1998.
14 August, 2008
News24, 14 August 2008. Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales, says he hopes that Wikia Search, a project he spearheads, will break Google's domination as the world's most widely used Internet search engine.

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