Disabled People

We fail children living with disabilities

Despite commendable work and persistent battles, not enough is being done for these learners

New copyright law will benefit South Africans with disabilities

South Africa's new Copyright Amendment Bill could help the country take an important step in tackling its own “book famine

Listen to the voices of women with disabilities

Women with communication disabilities are more likely to be victims of violence. But technological communication aids can help them speak out

The accidental record-breaker

Mpumelelo Mhlongo is crushing it on the global stage, and has his eye on a third world record

No school for 600 000 children

The education department should provide free, inclusive education for disabled children and support their caregivers

Community Conservation and Resilience

Winner: Aller River Pilot Project

Graduation ceremonies a success

Autumn graduation ceremonies fairly conducted

​Queerness, desire and disability

Queer people with disabilities face double discrimination when it comes to sex.

​Where queer and disabled intersect

There’s already a stigma attached to being queer. Add a disability and there’s this ‘assumption that you need to be protected from desire’.

Universities’ inclusion of disabled students is limited

Universities must move beyond measuring inclusion based only on the number of students with disabilities they have enrolled each year.

Traditional leaders ‘scared’ of disabled people

Disabled people in rural areas say that "negative attitudes, lack of patience, are barriers to accessing justice in the traditional courts".

Players in the pound seats

Wheelchair tennis is grounded in clumsy mobility, but its popularity is soaring in South Africa.

Latest

Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world