Newsflashes

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.
8 July, 2008
IOL, 8 July 2008. Mobile operator, MTN, has donated R500 000 to Independent Newspapers Operation Reach-Out, a campaign aimed at raising money to bring relief to those displaced by recent attacks on foreign nationals and some South Africans.
7 July, 2008
The Jerusalem Post, 7 July 2008.
7 July, 2008
The Star, 7 July 2008 The AIDS Law Project (ALP) and the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) have hit back at after two senior Health Department officials attacked Mark Heywood’s presentation at the national TB Conference in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
7 July, 2008
The Times, 7 July 2008. Civil rights initiative AfriForum has officially asked the Judicial Service Commission to remove Judge Nkola Motata from his position as judge because of gross racist misconduct.
6 July, 2008
SABC News, 6 July 2008. The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) has accused KwaZulu-Natal's Health MEC, Peggy Nkonyeni, of orchestrating a "witch hunt" against two rural doctors.
6 July, 2008
Biz Community, 6 July 2008.
4 July, 2008
All Africa, 4 July 2008.  The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) says that refugees and migrants do not have adequate access to health care services in South Africa.
1 July, 2008
FPB, 1 July 2008. The Film and Publications Board (FPB) has launched a Hotline Website, which is aimed at protecting children from exposure to child pornography.
1 July, 2008
Sowetan, 1 July 2008. Statistics released by police show that the number of children murdered in one year increased by 22.4% and the number of those falling victim to attempted murder increased by 13.7%.
1 July, 2008
All Africa, 1 July 2008. Tanzanian leaders meeting in Arusha have called on residents to stop depending on food assistance amid allegations that there are some NGOs that are encouraging villagers to beg for food aid.

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