Newsflashes

4 June, 2007
Business Day, 30 May 2007.
4 June, 2007
Business Day, 30 May 2007.
1 June, 2007
SANE News Vol.7, 1 June 2007.  Yaj Chetty is calling for the transformation of the Reserve Bank on the grounds that it is too soft on banks and lacks critical distance from the private sector.
1 June, 2007
The Star, 1 June 2007. The South Africa National Editor’s Forum (SANEF) has welcomed the Pretoria High Court ruling that gives the Beeld newspaper the right to publish a story on security problems with the computerised vehicle licensing system, eNATIS.
1 June, 2007
IRIN News, 30 May 2007. The Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) has launched a ‘standard’ to improve accountability and quality in the delivery of disaster and relief aid.
1 June, 2007
IRIN News, 30 May 2007.  According to the Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) report focusing on Swaziland and Botswana, gender parity is the key in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
1 June, 2007
IRIN News, 30 May 2007.  Zimbabwe’s urban residents have to grease the palms of officials to ensure they can get access to even dysfunctional services.
1 June, 2007
IRIN News, 30 May 2007.  The city of Cape Town is forging ahead with a plan to tackle the effects of climate change, which could provide a blueprint for other urban centres.
30 May, 2007
IRIN News, 30 May 2007. In an in-depth report on the problems faced by today’s youth, IRIN traces the impact of the events shaping their lives.
29 May, 2007
Mail and Guardian, 29 May 2007. Various civil society organisations are concerned that a number of Gauteng schools are breaking the law by continuing to charge fees, despite legislation declaring them “no-fee” institutions.
29 May, 2007
The Electronic Intifada, 29 May 2007. In an open letter to the Rolling Stones, the Palestinian arts community raised a few concerns regarding the upcoming performance by the group in Israel at a time when Israel continues to oppress Palestinians.
29 May, 2007
One World, 28 May 2007.
29 May, 2007
TAC News Service, 28 May 2007.
28 May, 2007
The Star, 28 May 2007. According to the Transparency International's (TI) latest Global Corruption Report, poor salaries, lack of training and the failure to appoint judges based on merit are just some of the issues that lead to judicial corruption.
28 May, 2007
IOL, 28 May 2007. Residents of Vanderbijl Park and the Vaal Environmental Justice Alliance (VEJA) are demanding that Mittal, the giant multi-national steel company, stop its polluting operations in Steel Valley area.

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