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Safrea photographer faces police violence in Masiphumelele

SANEF AND SAFREA CALL ON LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMBERS (SAPS, METRO POLICE AND ARMY) TO STOP THEIR HOSTILITY AND HARASSMENT OF JOURNALISTS

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New legal dispensation for freelancers on the cards

The South African Guild of Actors (SAGA) has been very active in debates around changes to the labour law. As we know, freelancers do not have the protection afforded to employees. In December, the Minister of Labour announced amendments to the legislation for the further protection of freelancers by the law. The details are still to be refined.

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Treat your freelance career as a “real” business

You’re only as good as your last gig so you’d better be business-like, Siyathetha founder Ed Richardson warned the growing body of Nelson Mandela Bay freelancers in his #SAFREA address at the Courtyard Hotel last night.

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SAFREA Western Cape: Publishing Event

Western Cape SAFREA members recently got advice from three very different, but all incredibly insightful authors, who shared their experience of the publishing process. The panel discussion was held on 5 September at 6 Spin street in the Cape Town CBD

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SAFREA releases 2018/2019 SA freelance trends report

The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (SAFREA) has released new insights into the South African freelance landscape through its 2018/2019 SA Media Freelance Industry and Rates Report.

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VOW FM interview with SAFREA spokesperson Thabiso Tshabalala on the realities of freelancing

SAFREA spokesperson Thabiso Tshabalala recently joined Mudiwa “Mobb Justice” Gavaza on Voice of Wits (VOW) FM to chat about the joys (and pitfalls) of freelancing. 

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SAFREA joins call to end attacks on KZN journos

SAFREA joined in the call for an end to attacks on journalists in KwaZulu-Natal that prevents them from doing their job.

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SAFREA examines the future of freelancing at Madex 2018

Robyn Thekiso, SAFREA executive member, will unpack the drive behind freelancing and how this is impacting the future of the global economy at Madex 2018.

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SAFREA releases latest SA freelance trends report

The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (SAFREA) has released new insights into the South African freelance landscape through its 2017-2018 SA Media Freelance Industry and Rates Report.

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SAFREA condemns assault of journalist outside Parliament

The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (SAFREA) is alarmed at the way Netwerk24 photojournalist, Adrian de Kock, was treated at the hands of EFF Deputy President Floyd Shivambu outside Parliament on March 20, 2018.

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