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28 September 2016
The new interns reflect on their first week on the job as part of the Freedom of Information Programme.
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27 September 2016
SAHA reflects on the final workshops presented to community activists and municipal officials as part of our Local Government Capacity Building Project.
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26 September 2016
The archival staff showcases the several ways it ensures that South Africa's heritage reaches far and beyond the confines of its archive.
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23 September 2016
An intern questions whether calling heritage day 'braai day' does not lead to erasure of histories and culture. Heritage day was envisaged as a day for all South Africans to celebrate their cultural heritage.
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01 September 2016
Ike's Books in Durban hosts the launch of Julie Frederikse's book, The Unbreakable Thread. The book traces the origins, development, and resilience of the ideological tradition of non-racialism in South Africa.
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31 August 2016
The local government elections on 3 August 2016 were barely concluded when SAHA's archival interns invaded Braamfontein and surrounds to collect election posters from lamp poles for the archives. Read about their experience and what they observed.
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30 August 2016
A selection of items from Julie Frederikse's personal archives have been digitised and processed as part of the existing Julie Frederikse collection (AL2460) at SAHA.
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30 August 2016
Attending the right to protest workshop at the Public Interest Law Gathering (PILG) provided an opportunity amongst others to see how SAHA has been using access to information to support others’ enabling of the right to protest.
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30 August 2016
A request for records related to an unexplained death inside a South African prison.
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30 August 2016
SAHA invites applications from history educators based in other provinces to attend the first SAHA In The Classroom Spring School from October 3 to 6, 2016 in Johannesburg
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