In a precedent setting judgment handed down by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) on Friday 29 May 2020 the South African History Archive SAHA prevailed in a six year long battle for access to information.
Following the declaration of a national state of disaster by President Cyril Ramaphosa, we thought it prudent to help unpack the Disaster Management Act No. 57 of 2002 which enabled the announcement made by the president.
On March 3, 2020, SAHA and the SARB appear before a court of law once again. This time, to argue and appeal lodged by SAHA following the March 2018 ruling from the High Court.
The inquest into the death of Dr. Neil Aggett has been re-opened and commenced on 20 January, 2020.
16 Days of Activism 2019
29 November 2019
This brief write up was written by Andile (the Canadian Bar Association Intern) in commemoration of this year's International 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence.
The Wits History Workshop, Historical Papers Research Archive, South African History Archive and the Public Affairs Research Institute are proud to announce the launch of ‘A People's Guide to Archives in South Africa’, with the support of the Rosa Lux
The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, is an annual international campaign that starts on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until December 10, Human Rights Day.
A reflection on changes between the 1994 election and the imminent national election.