Recent news from SAFREA

The Safrean: August 2018

Dear SAFREA members, There’s much to be said about the amplification of ‘the man on the street’ on social media. Good or bad, these platforms give rise to voices that would, ordinarily, be unheard. Societal ills such as gender inequality, patriarchy and mental illness...

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The Safrean: July 2017

Dear Safreans, Now more than ever we need to stand united as an organisation to support and advocate for the rights and freedoms of media freelancers in Southern Africa. SAFREA condemns the recent harassment of Business Day editor Tim Cohen and editor-at-large, Peter...

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The Safrean: January 2018

*** Check people links below Dear Safreans, We hope that January has been treating you and your freelance career splendidly so far! At SAFREA this year, we'll be working hard to get freelancing in Southern Africa the recognition – and reward – it deserves. On that...

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New Legal Dispensation for Freelancers on The Cards

The South African Guild of Actors (SAGA) has been very active in debates around changes to the labour law. As we know, freelancers do not have the protection afforded to employees. In December, the Minister of Labour announced amendments to the legislation for the further protection of freelancers by the law. The details are still to be refined.

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