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11 December, 2007
The Times, 11 December 2007. 
11 December, 2007
Sowetan, 11 December 2007. According to the Centre for Civil Society at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, poet and activist, Dennis Brutus, has turned down his induction into the Sports Hall of Fame.
11 December, 2007
SW Radio, 11 December 2007.  On Monday, 10 December 2007 in South Africa, Amnesty International launched its activities for the year 2008 at an event that marked the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).
10 December, 2007
IOL, 10 December 2007. A South African NPO, What-On-Earth-Is-Happening (WOE-H), has warned that the Black River in Cape Town will catch fire as a result of pollution.
10 December, 2007
PMG, 10 December 2007. The Department of Public Works has officially released a Draft Policy on the Expropriation Bill for public comment.
10 December, 2007
SANGONeT, 10 December 2007. The final declaration of the Africa-Europe Youth Summit was adopted in Lisbon, Portugal, last week by 250 youth representatives. The declaration highlightes the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as a priority.
10 December, 2007
BuaNews, 10 December 2007. People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA) has received a marked increase in the number of abuse victims calling their helpline during the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign.
10 December, 2007
The Times, 10 December 2007. The Executive Director of UN Watch in Geneva, Hillel Neuer, has slammed South Africa for taking part in several anti-human-rights decisions in 2007.
10 December, 2007
Thought Leader, 10 December 2007.  Public Policy Analyst, Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen, has criticised editors and academic analysts of economic policy in South Africa for ignoring civil society alternatives. 
10 December, 2007
ITWeb, 10 December 2007. 
10 December, 2007
GlobalVote, 10 December 2007.  GlobalVote has been launched to contribute to the debate on decision-making processes within major international organisations such as the United Nations (UN), the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
10 December, 2007
UNICEF, 10 December 2007. Five years after world leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on Children, UNICEF has launched ‘Progress for Children: A World Fit for Children Statistical Review’.
9 December, 2007
AllAfrica.com, 9 December 2007. African leaders told their European Union (EU) counterparts at the Africa-EU Leaders Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, that their aim is not to seek charity.
8 December, 2007
IRIN News, 8 December 2007.  The Centre for Policy Studies' Political Analyst, Aubrey Matshiqi, has warned against judging the African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) ‘too harshly’, ahead of the ANC national conference in Polokwane.
7 December, 2007
Business Day, 7 December 2007.

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