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28 June 2016
Following the #feesmustfall mass mobilisation SAHA requests copies of the interdicts obtained in response to protests by universities and received mixed responses
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15 June 2016
SAHA invited activists and municipal employees for training on how best to use the Promotion of Access to Information Act on the local government level.
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15 June 2016
Gille de Vlieg, an activist photographer, adds to the archive some of her photographs for Youth Day. Images depicting youth in the struggle and telling the stories that come with them.
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15 June 2016
How are records used to forward activism? Recently, our FOIP intern attended the launch of a Report on Counting Police Recorded Protests hosted by the Social Change Research Unit to take a look at how data we received was put to good use.
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14 June 2016
Forty posters to commemorate forty years of Youth Day.
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09 June 2016
The archival interns at SAHA celebrate International Archives Day by exploring some of its diverse collections.
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08 June 2016
SAHA along with other civil society organisations endorses open letter to World Bank President over access to information concerns
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24 May 2016
SAHA is well aware of the critical role record keeping holds within access to information. This awareness was one of the motivations behind setting up the Freedom of Information Programme, as we recently saw in a request to the Presidency.
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24 May 2016
SAHA was excited to receive a PAIA manual in Braille from the National Department of Human Settlements this month demonstrating access to information on a whole new level.
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24 May 2016
The new rule of the SABC for 90% local music leads to reflection on the history of local music in South Africa, and how the Shifty collection contributes to this history.
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