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Recent news from SAFREA

EC Event on "The Panama Papers" Reveals How the Largest Insider Info Leak in History Impacted Africa

SAFREA EC was proud to host ANCIR managing editor Amanda Potgieter at its recent chapter meeting which took place at the Port Elizabeth Golf Club on 10 September.

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SAFREA Joins Calls Against Harassment of Kenyan Journalists

The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (SAFREA) stands in support of Kenyan institutions as they petition against unwarranted harassment of media professionals following the fifth case of a journalist dying in mysterious circumstances.

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#InstaFamous: WC Event Uncovers Social Media Tips and Tricks

What does it take to become #InstaFamous? Quite a lot. That was the take home message revealed at the August Western Cape SAFREA meet-up event, featuring a panel of well-known South African bloggers and social media stars who shared their experiences on the road to success.

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SAFREA and AFJK announce alliance to advocate for media freelancers of Africa

SAFREA announced in a press release earlier today that it has joined forces with the Association of Freelancer Journalists Kenya (AFJK) to launch an alliance that supports media professionals throughout Africa.

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Zachie Achmat speaks to SAFREA about economic damage of housing disparity in the Cape

Iconic South African activist and co-founder of Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) Zachie Achmat joined Safreans in the Western Cape for a discussion on housing justice issues and the social and economic impact of spacial disparity.

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SAFREA Stands Beside SALC in a Commitment to Support Journalists' Freedom of Expression

SAFREA was saddened to hear of the recent attack on Lesotho Times newspaper editor, Mr Lloyd Mutungamiri. This kind of physical assault goes against the very freedoms we've fought to express as journalists.

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SAFREA Joins Voices of Protest Against SABC

New SAFREA chair, Laura Rawden, today called on the South African Broadcasting Corporation to lift the suspension of three senior journalists. 

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SAFREA Chair to campaign against low freelance rates

SAFREA's new chair, Laura Rawden, expressed her intention in a press release today that she intends spearheading a campaign against the low rates that are being paid to freelancers in the industry.

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SAFREA: ‘LOW PAY IS KILLING JOURNALISM’

Safrea, the Southern African Freelancers Association, has slammed the collapse in freelance editorial rates in South Africa as “threatening to kill journalism”.

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Arthur Goldstuck: Freelance Adventures In Instagram

Here is the video of Aurthur Goldstuck's fascinating talk on his Freelance Adventures On Instagram, urban street art and how he joined a global subculture thanks to social media. 

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