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Summit connects disabled learners to potential employers

26 July 2018

Hundreds of disabled learners had the opportunity to meet corporates seeking to employ people with disabilities at the recent SABC Disability Summit. Hosted by the SABC Foundation, the summit aims to catalyse transformative change in the disability space by sharing lessons...

UCT and partners develop test that diagnoses TB Meningitis within two hours

26 July 2018

The University of Cape Town, in partnership with Antrum Biotech, have developed a new rapid...

Youth with Disabilities Resolve to Affirm their Identity

26 July 2018

The Youth Day Disability Awareness Event that was held at the busy Soshanguve Crossing Mall...

Dismantling discrimination in the workplace

26 July 2018

The ground-breaking court judgment that held Imperial Holdings Limited and its CEO Mark Lamberti jointly and...

Young, black and ‘disabled’ in corporate South Africa

26 July 2018

By Kgomotso Meso Professionals with disabilities are defying the odds stacked against them by challenging...

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DSSA Hosts Self Advocacy Seminar

11 April 2018

In celebration of World Down Syndrome Month, Down Syndrome South Africa hosted the Self-Advocacy Symposium in early March 2018 for adults with Down syndrome. The seminar was aimed at raising the voices of young adults to help them advocate and bring awareness...

Global Immigration

4 September 2017

View from a reader Recently I’ve been forced to confront a rather uncomfortable truth....

Demystifying Disability

12 July 2017

“Your words made new things possible in my mind.” – Celeste, audience feedback. As an...

Tracking the footprint of deafblind persons in SA

12 July 2017

Understanding Deafblindness Deafblindness is a combination of visual and hearing impairment (dual sensory disability)...

PanSALB Awards for Deaf Awareness

3 March 2017

Sign language interpreter, Natasha Parkins-Maliko and well known Deaf activist, Nenio Mbazima, recently got...

Sports


Amputee Runner Completes Comrades Marathon with Crutches

26 July 2018

The Comrades Marathon—a 56-mile ultra in South Africa that is held every June—is one of the toughest races in the world, and one man completed it on crutches Sunday when he couldn’t use his running blade. Xolani Luvuno, 33, was fi...

5 friends take on the Comrades Marathon for little girl with Cerebral Palsy

26 July 2018

The friends from Johannesburg and Durban were inspired by the ethos of the 90...

MONTJANE MOVES TO 6TH IN WORLD RANKINGS

26 July 2018

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa. – South Africa’s wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane...

Marcel Hug wins 2018 Laureus Award

12 April 2018

Swiss wheelchair racer recognised for London 2017 and Marathon Majors achievements Swiss wheelchair racer Marcel...

SADGA opens Golf Facility for Pretoria School

12 April 2018

The South African Disabled Golfers’ Association (SADGA) assisted the Pretoria School for the Cerebral Palsied...