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APNET’S STATEMENT ON THE WORLD LITERACY DAY 2020

African Publishers Network (APNET) extends our deepest gratitude to all African publishers, publishers’ associations and other players…

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The Terrorist Album: Apartheid’s Insurgents, Collaborators, and the Security Police

Jacob Dlamini, The Terrorist Album: Apartheid’s Insurgents, Collaborators, and the Security Police (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2020)…

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Humanities, Citations and Currency: Hierarchies of Value and Enabled Recolonisation

Humanities, Citations and Currency:  Hierarchies of Value and Enabled Recolonisation Abstract A comparative analysis examines the relevance…

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Why the President must send the Copyright Amendment Bill back to Parliament

Opinion Piece by André Myburgh  published by Mail & Guardian: 01 Nov 2019 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY The Copyright Act of…

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https://www.thesouthafrican.com/news/anc-south-africa-trade-deal-us-trump-administration-why/    https://www.fin24.com/Economy/World/south-africa-exports-to-us-at-risk-pending-programme-review-20191028 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-28/south-africa-exports-to-u-s-at-risk-pending-program-review  https://businesstech.co.za/news/finance/349347/this-graph-shows-why-the-latest-us-trade-review-of-south-africa-is-a-big-problem/   https://www.politicsweb.co.za/politics/ramaphosa-requested-to-delay-bills-jeopardising-gs

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ASSAf Open Access Week 2019 Diary – Save the Dates! “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge” 21 – 25 October 2019, Everywhere

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) is looking forward towards participating in Open Access Week,…

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Online catalogue of members’ published books

ANFASA is excited to announce the call for details of your published works so that they can…

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ASSAf Presidential Roundtable

Science, Scholarship and Society on: ‘Is Scholarly Publishing becoming Unaffordable?’ An Evidence-based Dialogue on the Implications of…

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Why income from secondary uses is indispensible to authors Katie Webb

Libraries, archives and educational institutions enjoy certain benefits – in the form of limitations and exceptions –…

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South African Authors Protest Against Copyright Amendment Bill

  Authors deserve better than what the legislature has given them in the Copyright Amendment Bill that…

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