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03 March 2015
SAHA is seeking a junior archival researcher for the successful preparation of archival materials for the launch of a new digital repository on non-racialism in 2015
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27 February 2015
SAHA celebrates the 25th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prison with a gallery of poster images.
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27 February 2015
During February two groups of students prioritised a visit to SAHA during their respective study tours to South Africa.
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27 February 2015
Setting a new standard in PAIA compliance the University of Johannesburg has applied its mind to a PAIA request and released records despite a third party raising objections.
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25 February 2015
Mandela's first speeches after release had targeted messages to South Africans - messages which are still relevant today.
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23 February 2015
Eleven civil soci­ety, aca­d­e­mic and media groups will, fol­low­ing their admis­sion as friends of court, be dis­put­ing the con­sti­tu­tion­al­ity of a retrogres­sive High Court judg­ment at the Supreme Court of Appeal.
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22 February 2015
My Vote Counts asks the Constitutional Court to find that PAIA does not, and was never intended, by itself, to give full effect to the right of access to information as contained in section 32 of the Constitution.
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02 February 2015
From Eugene de Kock to Ferdi Barnard, some of apartheid's most notorious names are back in our headlines. SAHA's TRC collections provide insight and information on issues like de Kock's amnesty and Hani's murder.
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02 February 2015
On 2 February 2000, South Africa's key transparency law, the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (PAIA), was signed into law. 15 years later, the PAIA Civil Society Network has released its annual ‘shadow report' on the state of access to infor
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02 February 2015
View Corruption Watch's visual summary of the PAIA Civil Society Network's Shadow Report 2013 / 2014
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