Newsflashes

29 April, 2008
Mail & Guardian, 29 April 2008.  China has surpassed the United States to become the world's largest Internet-using population, reaching 221-million by the end of February 2008.
29 April, 2008
IOL, 29 April 2008.  The Alliance for Children's Entitlement to Social Security (ACESS) is to apply for Social Development Minister, Zola Skweyiya, to be held in contempt of court.
29 April, 2008
SANGONeT, 29 April 2008.  Tshikululu Social Investment, South Africa’s leading corporate social investors (CSI), has launched a new website to assist NGOs wishing to apply for funds it manages.
25 April, 2008
PC World, 25 April 2008.  Microsoft has launched a NGO academy in Africa that will focus on regional scalability, long-term sustainability, information and communication technology skills development, support services and e-readiness.
25 April, 2008
SABC News, 25 April 2008. Communications Minister Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri has lashed out at major telecommunications companies for refusing to bring down telephone costs.
23 April, 2008
The Forum, 23 April 2008. Forum in partnership with help2head is taking part in Global Campaign for Education’s record-breaking attempt at The World’s Biggest Lesson today.
23 April, 2008
VOA News, 23 April 2008. The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CA-COL), a Lagos based NGO has called for former President Olusegun Obasanjo to be monitored for charges of corruption.
23 April, 2008
SudanTribune, 23 April 2008. Sudan’s ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Abdel-Mahmood Abdel-Haleem has stated that NGO working in Darfur are benefiting from the national conflict.
23 April, 2008
All Africa, 23 April 2008. In preparation of this year's legislative elections, the Rwandan Civil Society Platform met with the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to examine its role in the process last week.
22 April, 2008
The Daily News, 22 April 2008.  Bahrain is striving to train NGOs to help the UN reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015.
22 April, 2008
The Good News, 22 April 2008. Ikamva Labantu, a Cape Town-based NGO, has challenged the traditional financing model of NGOs through a business deal that will guarantee long term sustainability for the organisation.
22 April, 2008
All Africa, 22 April 2008. Save Somali Women and Children, a Mogadishu-based NGO, has called for intervention in Somalia to protect civilians and avert an impending humanitarian catastrophe.
21 April, 2008
The Daily Star Lebanon, 21 April 2008. Right to Play has coordinated over 1,025 children to have a play-day at an elementary school for girls at a Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon.
21 April, 2008
Business Day, 21 April 2008. 
17 April, 2008
SANGONeT, 17 April 2008.  The Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention (CJCP) will be launching Merchants, Skollies and Stones, a national study of school violence in South Africa on 23 April 2008 in Johannesburg.

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