Newsflashes

7 August, 2007
The recent graduation ceremony of 11 participants who completed the 'Gender and Media Literacy 2007’ course organised by Gender Links highlighted the need for programmes that develop the culture of critical media consumption among South Africans.
6 August, 2007
SANGONeT, 6 August 2007. On National Women's Day, 9 August 2007, concerned residents of Soweto and representatives from various NGOs will march against the brutal murders of two Soweto lesbians, Sizakele Sigasa and Salome Massoa.
6 August, 2007
Pambazuka News, 6 August 2007. The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has launched a new system known as the ‘Internet and networking hub’ which allows visitors to share information on Africa’s development.
6 August, 2007
IOL, 6 August 2007. The United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP) has made an urgent appeal for $118-million from donors to assist 3.3 million Zimbabweans facing severe food shortages over the next eight months.
6 August, 2007
BizCommunity, 6 August 2007.
6 August, 2007
IOL, 6 August 2007. Human rights groups are accusing the Angolan government of intimidating their activists ahead of next year’s elections and have urged the European Union (EU) to press the African country to stop the harassment.
6 August, 2007
Business Daily, 6 August 2007. In an article featured in Business Daily, Kumi Naidoo, Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer of CIVICUS, reflects on the impact and reach of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
6 August, 2007
Afriquenligne, 6 August 2007. A recent statement issued by the Helping Hand Fund states that an average of 30 children are reported missing in South Africa every week.
6 August, 2007
Engineering News, 6 August 2007.
6 August, 2007
Political Cortex, 6 August 2007.
1 August, 2007
OneWorld, 1 August 2007.  Mozambique’s government has approved a new law which will make human trafficking a crime punishable with a long prison sentence.
31 July, 2007
BBC News, 30 July 2007. 
31 July, 2007
Wildbluskies, 30 July 2007. According to a study by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), web censorship by the state has spread to more than 20 countries.

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