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Google-Getty deal is good, but more needs to be done

SAFREA applauds the partnership between Google and Getty Images that was announced earlier this month with a view to preventing photographic copyright infringement.

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SAFREA launches 2017/2018 Rates Survey

The 2017/2018 SA Freelance Media Industry and Rates Survey is now live!

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SAFREA denounces jailing of journalists

The Southern African Freelancers' Association (SAFREA) joins the CPJ in a call for the release of all unjustly jailed journalists around the globe. SAFREA supports the democratic principle that journalists should not be imprisoned for doing their jobs.

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SAFREA applauds victory for media independence

It is with great excitement that SAFREA shares the news of two major wins for a more independent public broadcaster and greater media freedom in South Africa.

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SAFREA Eastern Cape co-hosts 'Freelancing for Success' with Nelson Mandela University

On Friday 1 September 2017 SAFREA (Eastern Cape chapter) and Nelson Mandela University hosted a joint-venture, half-day conference entitled Freelancing for Success.

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Interview with SAFREA Chair: #BehindtheSelfie with... Laura Rawden

SAFREA is proud to share a recent article about our chair, Laura Rawden. BizCommunity's Leigh Andrews sat down with Laura to discuss the freelancing world in SA. 

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SAFREA mourns the passing of Geof Kirby

The Southern Africa Freelancers’ Association (SAFREA) mourns the passing of one of its founding members, well-known international photographer, Geof Kirby. 

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SAFREA Gauteng South hosts busy July coffee meetup

Twenty people gathered at Better Joburg yesterday for the region's second coffee meetup. The event, a regular networking, collaboration and SAFREA engagement platform, proved yet again to be an energising one.

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SAFREA supports ANFASA and SAGA on issues in the new Copyright Amendment Bill

The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (SAFREA) has extended its support to lobbying efforts from the Academic and Non-Fiction Authors in South Africa (ANFASA) and the South African Guild of Actors (SAGA) regarding concerns about the new Copyright Amendment Bill, submitted to parliament today.

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SAFREA Gauteng South coffee meetup at Better Joburg is a success

On Wednesday 14 June, Gauteng South met for their first SAFREA coffee club meetup at the new collaborative workspace Better.joburg. And what a treat it was! Here’s why.

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