Newsflashes

10 April, 2008
Sowetan, 10 April 2008. The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has threatened to take the Forum of Black journalists (FBJ) to the Equality Court if the media body does not review its membership policy.
10 April, 2008
Mail & Guardian, 10 April 2008.   The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has unveiled a new partnership with Internet giant Google to help track refugees from Iraq to Darfur and raise public awareness of its work.
9 April, 2008
SANGONeT, 9 April 2008. The National Welfare, Social Service & Development Forum (The Forum), a NGO working for a just and accessible developmental social welfare system for all, has released its 2005-2007 report.
9 April, 2008
The Citizen, 9 April 2008.  The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has ruled that the Forum of Black Journalist's (FBJ) policy of limiting the membership on the basis of race is unconstitutional.
8 April, 2008
HANA, 8 April 2008. Microsoft Corporation plans to include Nigeria's dominant languages -Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo in the Microsoft Office application suite before year- end.
8 April, 2008
SANGONeT, 8 April 2008.  A new national NGO, Environment, Health and Entrepreneurship (EHE), has been launched in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
8 April, 2008
Participation Junction, 8 April 2008. The Department of Local Government and Housing in the Western Cape is requesting public comments on its budget allocation. 
8 April, 2008
Participation Junction, 8 April 2008.  The Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEAT) is requesting public comments on the Waste Tyre Regulations.
8 April, 2008
News24, 8 April 2008. Yahoo has unveiled enhanced oneSearch software that lets people surf the Internet by speaking into their cellphones.
7 April, 2008
News24, 7 April 2008.  The South African National Editors' Forum (SANEF) has condemned alleged death threats made against the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists.
7 April, 2008
IOL, 7 April 2008.   Microsoft has issued a three-week ultimatum for Yahoo to accept its US$44.6 billion takeover offer or face a hostile battle for the support of the Internet giant's shareholders.
7 April, 2008
Sowetan, 7 April 2008. The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) in Botswana says it is concerned about new president Ian Khama’s comments on the media during his inauguration speech last Tuesday.
7 April, 2008
The Citizen, 7 April 2008.  The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has welcomed President Thabo Mbeki's signing into law of the Children's Amendment Act.
5 April, 2008
M&G, 5 April 2008.  The United Nations High Commission for Refugee (UNHCR) is doubling its appeal for its operations in Darfur.

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