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Published: Sunday 15 July 2012

>> Google, Facebook, Twitter and AOL are joining forces to keep Web surfers safe from ads that serve up malware or scams. They have announced the formation of the Ads Integrity Alliance, which will be led by Maxim Weinstein, executive director of Stop Badware, a non-profit focused on protecting consumers from sites that lead to viruses, spyware and other malware.

>> Non-profit Behaviour Change and Social Marketing said it has trained about 60,000 people in Gakenke district of Rwanda on prevention of HIV/AIDS through debates and dramas. WHO says AIDS is spreading as an epidemic in the war-torn country.

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