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30 March, 2007
Sowetan, 30 March 2007. Sex Workers’ Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) and Gender and Media Southern Africa Network (GEMSA) are calling on the government to legalise prostitution as the country prepares for the 2010 soccer world cup.
30 March, 2007
Nation Malawi, 29 March 2007.
30 March, 2007
Business Africa, 30 March 2007. Earthlife Africa (ELA) criticises Eskom’s lack of response to numerous calls for details about its power deal with Alcan, saying that it raises questions around democracy.
30 March, 2007
Business Day, 30 March 2007. Cabinet has approved the investigation by the Department of Social Development into the desirability to provide cash and support to vulnerable children older than 14 years.
29 March, 2007
IOL, 29 March 2007. 
29 March, 2007
Business Day, 29 March 2007.  The founder of the Internet encyclopedia Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, is expected to appear at the University of the Western Cape for the Digital Freedom Exposition in April.
29 March, 2007
Business Day, 29 March 2007.  According to the World Economic Forum’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) rankings, South Africa ranked 47th this year, 10 places down a list of the world’s most technologically advanced countries.
29 March, 2007
Washington Post, 29 March 2007. Human Rights Watch (HRW) has challenged what it calls “diplomatic assurances” routinely obtained by the United States from other governments  that inmates from Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, will be treated humanely.
28 March, 2007
Cape Argus, 28 March 2007. The Aids Law Project (ALP) welcomes the decision made by the Life Offices' Association (LOA) to pay out death and disability claims to those infected with HIV/AIDS beginning 1 April 2007.
28 March, 2007
Of Course Media, 28 March 2007. A BILLION workers, representing a third of the world’s labour force, were either unemployed or underemployed, according to London University’s Henry Bernstein.
27 March, 2007
TAWB, 27 March 2007.
27 March, 2007
One World, 27 March 2007. On Monday, 26 March 2007, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), together with other United Nations agencies, Governments, and NGOs launched a global campaign to curb human trafficking. 
27 March, 2007
Sunday Times, 27 March 2007. On Sunday 25 March 2007, TAC Chairperson Zackie Achmat launched a new political party, Progressive ANC Voters Network, to address the leadership crisis within the ruling party.
27 March, 2007
Pambazuka, 27 March 2007. Peluola Adewale analysis of China’s investment expansion into Africa and the impact on local markets and industries, indicates a rising hostility towards China’s investments in Africa. 

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