The South African History Archive (SAHA) is an independent human rights archive dedicated to documenting, supporting and promoting greater awareness of past and contemporary struggles for justice. SAHA comprises of two projects: The Struggles for Justice Project (SFJP) and the Freedom of Information Project (FOIP).

SAHA's Freedom of Information Project Website has more information about the Promotion of Access to Information (PAIA).

SAHA's Struggles for Justice Project maintains and makes available all the records and collections held by SAHA.

We take a look at the outcome of PAIA requests to various Departments of Education, for information regarding the implementation of the Primary Schools’ Feeding Scheme.
Adulthood can become full of jaded expectations that the status quo is the only possible future but the youth of South Africa has galvanized change over fifty years and continue to do so today.
A variety of posters were collected during the anti- Zuma marches to be added to the ever growing SAHA poster collection.
In commemorating Africa Day on 25 May, it serves as an opportunity not only to celebrate the essence of being African but also to reflect on the genesis of this day.
We take a closer look at a PAIA request to the office of the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) for information about advertising spaces purchased by government and, more importantly, at why you should care to know more about that too.
A week ago on April 27, South Africans from all walks of life celebrated Freedom Day which commemorates our first democratic elections that were held in 1994. It also serves as a reminder of our country’s relatively peaceful transition from the violence
SAHA is offering a selection of 20 high quality posters for limited reproduction.
SAHA recently had an opportunity to meet the founder of Indigo Trust, which generously funded our Requestee Tool, at an intimate gathering in the Mother City.
SAHA held a fundraising auction on Friday, 21 April 2017 at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg where the focus of the evening were struggle posters depicting the spirit of defiance and resistance in the struggle against apartheid.
Archiving Kathrada
29 March 2017
Archives are the sites of memory of our societies. Remember and learn more about Ahmed Kathrada with us.