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Entries open for SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards 2

11 April 2018

The 8th Annual SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards and 3rd annual Disability Empowerment Awards are now open for entry and eligible entrepreneurs and businesses are encouraged to enter. The awards carry total prize money of up to R10 million with a...

Demystifying albinism through art and social work

12 April 2018

People with albinism have it rough in Africa, to say the least. There have been...

Breaking Down Borders Africa Youth Summit 2018 Takes up the call to ‘be the legacy’

12 April 2018

Johannesburg – The clarion call has been sounded and the time is now! More...

AT Info Mapping Project takes off!

12 April 2018

In an effort to redress the information gap on Assistive Technology (AT) in Southern...


12 April 2018

Jason Wilsher Mills is a UK based disabled artist that has recently had his augmented...

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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...


SA’s Paralympic champs feel on par with able-bodied stars in Gold Coast

12 April 2018

Three of SA’s Paralympic champions feel like they are on par with their able-bodied comrades at the Commonwealth Games‚ sporting a record number of disabled events. Reinhardt Hamman‚ the javelin-thrower who’s competing in shot put in Gold Coast‚ and sprinters Charl du Toit...

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...


2 March 2018

Monday, 26 February 2018, Bolton, Great Britain. – South Africa’s leading men’s wheelchair tennis player...


2 March 2018

To the 5000 plus cyclists who rode the Dis-Chem Ride for Sight on Sunday...