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SAGA Report on DSAC Statement of 25 March 2020
The measures proposed in the minister’s statement are based on the announcement by the president on 15...
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Dispelling Myths About Fair Use
South Africa and other countries are currently considering proposals to convert from a “fair dealing”...
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Who am I? 3601 or 3616: a SARS directive on the actor’s status
Following sustained representations from SAGA, our Legal Chair’s efforts have, at last, elicited a clear...
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Do you have Financial Freedom?
The notion of Financial Planning has many of us freelancers burying our heads in the sand. And for good...
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Performers Protection Amendment Bill 2016: Summary
The Copyright Amendment Bill and the Performers Protection Amendment Bill are drafted so that actors...
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The PPA Bill - What’s at Stake?
Through various channels, SAGA has been lobbying government and the Department of Trade and Industry...
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SAGA Hosts International Delegation
The South African Guild of Actors hosted a series of conferences in Johannesburg and Cape Town aimed...
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A Huge Talent Gone Too Soon: Jannes Eiselen
The South African Guild of Actors mourns the passing of one of our stalwart members, Jannes Eiselen,...
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SABC Policy Changes
SAGA has received a number of requests from our members seeking clarity on our Guild’s position on recent...
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