Disabled People

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".

Disabled children face uphill education battle

Even though the Constitution guarantees disabled children the right to education, many don't go to school, or have great difficulty in doing so.

Mountain bike technology behind off-road wheelchair

Build mountain bike technology into a wheelchair and suddenly the hills open up to the handicapped, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Teaching that embraces difference

Education law and classroom mindsets are still not accommodating "disabled" pupils properly.

M&G Newsroom: Searching for the Nkandla truth

Join M&G Newsroom hosts Verashni Pillay and Phillip de Wet this Monday between 1pm and 2pm as they take you through the latest in current affairs.
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Care centres: Changing the lives of disabled children

Taking care of disabled children takes a special kind of person. But caregivers at centres such as Eyethu are not receiving the training they need.

The female entrepreneur awards winners

Here is the full list of winners.

Disabled pupils’ hostel of horror

It's literally a case of the blind leading the blind at the crumbling Setotolwane special-needs school.

The rich turn a blind eye to poor readers

The visually impaired are shackled by developed countries' reluctance to change copyright laws.
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My left hand: Pursuing a musical dream

Nicholas McCarthy pursued a career in classical piano at the age of 14 and made it to world class fame in just nine years -- with only one hand.

Crippled by our own shame

Disabled people experience hate, guilt, patronising attitudes, avoidance and persecution. Philippa Perry asks why.

Diamonds add sparkle for disabled

Special commendation: Investing in the Future Company Partnership Award: Ponahola De Beers Disabled Persons Trust.

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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

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders