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Safrea Strategic Development Plan

By Helen Ueckermann
Posted on 11 April 2014

The Safrea National Exco and Oversight Committees 2013/14 have put together a Strategic Development Plan (SDP) to be implemented over the next two years. The aim is to develop Safrea into a streamlined and effective organisation that can serve its members to their best advantage.

Follow the link below to view the full document.

Safrea Recommended Rates 2013-14 now available

By Helen Ueckermann
Posted on 19 November 2013

Good news, Safreans! Our new 2013|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

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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 yet missed 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. 

SA freelancers ask Zuma to do what ever possible to bring home Anton Hammerl's body

By Miriam Mannak
Posted on 29 May 2011

The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (Safrea) applauds President Jacob Zuma’s undertaking to do “whatever is possible” to assist in getting information on the whereabouts of slain freelance journalist Anton Hammerl’s  remains.

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).