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Recent news from SAFREA

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, 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

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

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SAFREA Chair to campaign against low freelance rates

SAFREA chair, Laura Rawden, issued a press release today with her intentions of 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 on Instagram

Safrean Arthur Goldstuck gave a 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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SAFREA stands opposed to unpaid internships

SAFREA expresses concern about unpaid internships. Such employment opportunities are exploitative and fly in the face of transformation, SAFREA chairperson Clive Lotter says.

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Emilie Gambade's presentation to SAFREA

Editor of popluar women's magazine, Elle, Emilie Gambade presented to SAFREA Western Cape at the end of October.

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Social media strategy presentation

SAFREA in the Western Cape recently hosted an evening dedicated to social media strategy and enjoyed a presentation by social media expert, Lynne Smit, of Hippo Communications.

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SAFREA's response to the Copyright Act Amendment

SAFREA sent in a detailed response well in time for the Department of Trade and Industry's proposed amendment to the Copyright Act.

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