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12 March, 2008
SANGONeT, 12 March 2008. The City of Johannesburg (CoJ) invites representatives from various NGOs to a roundtable discussion on the 2010 FIFA World Cup on 25 March 2008 in Johannesburg.
12 March, 2008
SABC News, 12 March 2008.  The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) says racism is alive and well in South Africa.
12 March, 2008
SANGONeT, 12 March 2008. CAF   Southern Africa (CAFSA) has embarked on Employee Volunteer Week, a national campaign it initiated to encourage volunteerism in South Africa.
12 March, 2008
Forbes, 12 March 2008.   Reporters Without Borders (MSF), a NGO that advocates for the global press freedom, is celebrating the International Online Free Expression Day to honour cyber-dissidents.
11 March, 2008
SANGONeT, 11 March 2008.  Social Development Minister, Zola Skweyiya, says South Africa has placed social security at the top of the economic and political agenda.
11 March, 2008
Business Day, 11 March 2008.  NGOs have widely welcomed the Department of Public Service and Administration’s (DPSA) to educate the public about their service rights, ahead of the World’s Consumer Rights Day on 15 March.
11 March, 2008
IRIN News, 11 March 2008. 
11 March, 2008
The Times, 11 March 2008. South Africa’s tourism industry is set to be propelled to world-leading status when the Travellers’ Rights and Responsibilities Charter is launched at the Tourism Indaba in Durban this May.
11 March, 2008
Mail & Guardian, 11 March 2008.  According to a study by Minority Group International (MRG), ethnic minorities and indigenous groups will suffer disproportionately from the effects of climate change.
10 March, 2008
IOL, 10 March 2008. Microsoft has announced that it has begun testing versions available of Internet Explorer 8, an upgraded version of the main software used to browse the web.
10 March, 2008
NMF, 10 March 2008. The Nelson Mandela charity organisations have announced their plans in Johannesburg to celebrate former South African president's 90th birthday in Johannesburg.
10 March, 2008
City Press, 10 March 2008.  State-owned signal distributor, SENTECH, says it will be ready for November’s digital migration despite a massive funding shortfall.
10 March, 2008
 Reuters, 10 March 2008.  A successful Microsoft bid for Yahoo! could slow the growth of Google in Asia, where the world’s biggest search engine lags behind local players.
6 March, 2008
SANGONeT, 6 March 2008. The Human Rights Institute of South Africa (HURISA) invites Southern Africa NGOs to a briefing on the upcoming elections on 29 March 2008 in Zimbabwe.
4 March, 2008
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