Newsflashes

14 July, 2008
IOL Technology, 14 July 2008. A Chinese man has been sentenced to two years in jail for hacking into a Red Cross website and asking for earthquake relief donations to be sent to his bank account.
14 July, 2008
Sowetan, 14 July 2008. The Sex Worker Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) has condemned an incident in which prostitutes were beaten up, and one raped at the Central Johannesburg police station.
11 July, 2008
IOL Technology, 11 July 2008. WebAfrica, in conjunction with the Western Cape education department's technology project, Khanya, has invested in bridging the digital divide of 11 previously disadvantaged schools through bandwidth sponsorships.
11 July, 2008
Sowetan, 11 July 2008. The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) has called on the government to compensate victims of the recent xenophobic attacks in the country.
9 July, 2008
VOA News, 9 July 2008.  According to ActionAid, biofuels are responsible for as much as one-third of the recent increase in food prices.
9 July, 2008
The Daily Yomiuri, 9 July 2008.
9 July, 2008
SANGONeT, 9 July 2008. SANGONeT and MobileActive.org are hosting the MobileActive08, the largest event to date focusing on mobile technology for social development.
8 July, 2008
Financial Times, 8 July 2008. The Brazilian Secretary of Justice has called on NGOs active in that country to re-register with the government under regulations which have drawn criticism from campaigners.
8 July, 2008
Mining Weekly, 8 July 2008. A new study entitled “The Policy Gap 2” has called for the ring-fencing of the Mpumalanga Lake District (MLD) and the exclusion of all exploration and mining from the area.

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