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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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BizCommunity article features SAFREA's Laura Rawden

Leigh Andrews, Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com, sat down with SAFREA Chair Laura Rawden to discuss SAFREA's recent rates report and the future of freelancing in South Africa. 

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SAFREA Western Cape event unpacks contract law

SAFREA welcomed Eitan Stern to 6 Spin Street last Thursday evening for the Western Cape region’s May event on contract law. Stern is the founder and director of Legalese, a creative legal agency designed to give small businesses and creative industry freelancers access to legal solutions.

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