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16 April 2014
After 13 years in the making, the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPI) is expected to come into effect later this year.
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15 April 2014
This selection of election posters comes from the SAHA poster collection AL2446, reminding us of the 1st democratic elections on the 27 April 1994.
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14 April 2014
The De Wet Potgieter collection has particular significance for April as we commemorate the death of Chris Hani and the 20th anniversary of the first democratic elections.
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21 March 2014
We mark Human Rights Day this year with a selection of posters from the SAHA Poster collection (AL2446).
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21 March 2014
Constructed from the remnants from the awaiting trial block of the Old Fort in Johannesburg, the home for South Africa's Constitutional Court was inaugurated on Human Rights Day ten years ago.
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20 March 2014
We've been reading up on the music movement that rocked apartheid South Africa, important global principles on national security & the right to information, and a back to basics introduction to digitisation for archives and libraries.
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20 March 2014
In February and March 2014, SAHA received positive responses from public and private bodies for release of various records that were requested as far back as 2012 and 2013
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04 March 2014
SAHA is looking for an experienced office administrator who is politically aware, trustworthy and flexible, who will be committed to streamlining systems and processes to better support the SAHA team in promoting archives for justice in South Africa.
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28 February 2014
Gille de Vlieg donated her collection of photographic images to SAHA in 2009. For the past five years this collection has attracted many researchers and SAHA too has often drawn on this important source of evocative images for many of its exhibitions.
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28 February 2014
The South African History Archive’s (SAHA) Freedom of Information Programme (FOIP) will be inviting participants to an access to information workshop for the basic education sector on 25 March 2014.
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