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22 April 2014
A new notice from the South African Human Rights Commission serves as reminder to public bodies that PAIA trumps other contrary legislation when it comes to information disclosure.
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17 April 2014
After four years Morena Mofokeng, finally received a signed decision from the President on his kingship application after seeking the help of SAHA under PAIA.
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17 April 2014
SAHA is currently conducting a Struggles T-shirt Project. This article looks at how t-shirts were used by the anti-apartheid movements.
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17 April 2014
Many South Africans had not voted before the first democratic elections in 1994, and to help inform voters of this process a series of voter education programmes and workshops were run
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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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