Recent news from SAFREA

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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SAFREA raises the alarm on gazetted changes to South Africa’s Copyright Act

The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (SAFREA) is greatly concerned about the potential impacts of the Copyright Amendment Bill, as gazetted by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) on 27 July 2015.

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SAFREA Western Cape goes green

Despite a raging north westerly wind and threatening rain, approximately 20 members and their guests turned out at the Hotel Verde on the night of 29 July to hear guest speaker, Sonja Kruse ( and also the presentation by the hotel about sustainability and green building.

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CCIFSA and National Organisations follow-up meeting (Johannesburg)

Following an SA government decision that all South Africa’s creative and cultural sectors should be brought together under one umbrella body, the Department of Arts and Culture funded the launch of the Creative & Cultural Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA)

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Data Journalism Presentation - WaziMap

SAFREA Western Cape recently held a workshop on data journalism, presented by Greg of Code For South Africa (Code4SA).

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Safreans feature in latest Contributoria

A number of SAFREA members have become outstanding contributors to Contributoria. Read their articles in the latest edition online here.

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SAFREA condemns Charlie Hebdo killings

SAFREA, the Southern African Freelancers' Association, condemns yesterday’s attack in Paris on the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

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Empowering freelancers in the Western Cape

Successful SAFREA Western Cape meeting focuses on empowering the freelancer.

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