Disabled People

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.

Intellectually disabled women in India ‘treated worse than animals’

A recent report says that intellectually disabled women in India are routinely locked up in institutions where they are "treated worse than animals".

Latest

Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs