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Safrea condemns Charlie Hebdo killings

By Clive Lotter
Posted on 08 January 2015

Safrea, the Southern African Freelancers Association, condemns yesterday’s attack in Paris on the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo

Safreans' recent work on display!

By Helen Ueckermann
Posted on 24 June 2014

Safreans get published just about everywhere! Click on these links to see what our independent media professionals achieve from their freelance offices:

Gareth Griffiths:


Rebecca L Weber:


Thalia Anderson


Helen Grange: 



Rebecca L. Weber:


Douglas Mthukwane:


Rob Harris: 


Damien Shumann:


Patricia MacCracken:


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Safrea Recommended Rates 2014 now available

By Helen Ueckermann
Posted on 19 November 2013

Good news, Safreans! Our new |2014 rate card is now available. Click here to view. 

Safrea Addresses Inappropriate Use Of Freelancers' Material by Publishing Houses

By Helen Ueckermann
Posted on 26 September 2012



26 September 2012

Safrea Addresses Inappropriate Use Of Freelancers' Material by Publishing Houses


The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (Safrea) is concerned about the increased frequency with which publishers are republishing freelancers' commissioned and ‘on spec’ content in other publications in their stable or online without agreement from the relevant journalist, photographer or designer, and without paying them for the re-use.

SAFREA Media Release: POIB

By Helen Ueckermann
Posted on 11 May 2012


Safrea applauds revisions to the POIB; warns that government has missed yet another opportunity to protect truth seekers






SAFREA WC adds voice to protest against the proposed Information Protection Bill

By Miriam Mannak
Posted on 08 June 2011

The Southern African Freelancers’Association (SAFREA) in the Western Cape has been watching with great concernrecent reports about renewed intentions of government to forge ahead with its proposed Information Protection Bill despite widespread opposition by various professional and civil society groupings in South Africa and abroad. 


'Protection of Information Bill threatens media freedom and freelance jobs'

By Miriam Mannak
Posted on 03 June 2011

The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (Safrea) is extremely concerned about the possibility of the passing of the Protection of Information Bill, which will threaten mdia freedom and jeopardize freelance jobs. 

Social media key to freelance success

By Miriam Mannak
Posted on 29 May 2011

Social marketing is fast becoming the easiest way to promote your business online, and for freelancers who run micro businesses from home it is an affordable way to market themselves and create brand awareness, says Georgina Guedes, chairperson of the Southern African Freelancers Association (Safrea).