Newsflashes

28 July, 2008
Pretoria News, 28 July 2008. The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) has warned that police corruption is likely to skyrocket if the Scorpions are closed down.
27 July, 2008
IOL, 27 July 2008. Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) has called on the government to release asylum seekers and refugees detained at the Lindela Repatriation Centre following their removal from Johannesburg's Glenanda camp.
27 July, 2008
SABC News, 27 July 2008. The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) has warned that some members of South Africa's poorly paid police force are vulnerable to corruption and could target tourists during the 2010 Soccer World Cup for bribes.
26 July, 2008
Sowetan, 26 July 2008.  The future of Soweto TV hangs in the balance pending an Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) decision regarding their licence.
26 July, 2008
News24, 26 July 2008. According to the Amnesty International, South Africa has violated its obligations under international law in its treatment of refugees at the Glenanda displacement camp.
23 July, 2008
AGORAVOX, 23 July 2008. The Chronic Poverty Research Centre, an international coalition of universities and development NGOs, has just released its second Chronic Poverty Report.
23 July, 2008
Moneycontrol India, 23 July 2008. NComputing, the leading provider of desktop virtualisation software and hardware, has announced it is working with NGOs worldwide to help reduce the digital divide between developed and developing countries.
23 July, 2008
SANEF, 23 July 2008. The Print Media South Africa’s Awards Committee, South African National Editors Forum and the Nieman Society of Southern Africa, will announce the winner of the 2008 Nat Nakasa Award for Media Integrity on 26 July 2008.
22 July, 2008
ITWeb, 22 July 2008. Thousands of text messages for former president Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday are still streaming in as part of an international campaign to raise funds for his various charity initiatives.
22 July, 2008
IOL, 22 July 2008. Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi, has expressed regret over his recent "shoot and kill for Zuma" comments.
22 July, 2008
The Citizen, 22 July 2008. The South African Women In Dialogue (SAWID) says poverty, unemployment or lack of service delivery is not a valid reason for xenophobic violence and tension.
22 July, 2008
All Africa, 21 July 2008. Ipas has expressed worry at the death of records on maternal mortality in Nigeria, saying the development is affecting statistical computation of maternal health in that country.

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