Africa

EC urged to make voting accessible for people with vision disabilities

GHANA: Participants at a District Level Election (DLE) Focus Group Workshop have suggested to the Electoral Commission (EC) to make special Braille ballot papers for people Continue reading the story...

Telekom Networks Malawi sets up disability inclusive classrooms in Lilongwe

Premier mobile service provider Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) has donated  K2.8 million to the Malawi Council for the Handicapped (Macoha) to help set up a disability Continue reading the story...

National Universities Commission pledges support for persons with disabilities

NIGERIA: The National Universities Commission (NUC) has pledged its support for persons with disabilities to ensure that they contribute meaningfully to national development. In the NUC’s weekly Continue reading the story...

GIFEC inaugurates Disability Employment Project

GHANA: The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) has inaugurated a Disability Employment Project aimed at empowering persons with disabilities to earn decent incomes to Continue reading the story...

Most children with disabilities do not access basic rights in Tanzania: TAS

TANZANIA: About 97 percent of children with disabilities in Tanzania do not get access to some of their basic rights, including education, says an official with Continue reading the story...

Zanzibar disability laws for review

TANZANIA: The disability law is being reviewed to meet the needs of people with disabilities in the Isles, Minister of State (Environment and Disability), Ms Fatma Continue reading the story...

Management course on disability and social development launched

The Institutional Development Program of the World Blind Union in collaboration with the University of Pretoria and the South African National Council for the Blind announce Continue reading the story...

Zambia to undertake disability survey

ZAMBIA: Government will undertake a national disability survey in an effort to systematically and interpretively meet aspirations of persons with disabilities, Community Development Mother and Child Continue reading the story...

Nigerians with disabilities seek participation in polls

OSOGBO: With a few days to February general elections, the people with disabilities in Osun State have appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and Continue reading the story...

USAID and UNICEF to promote inclusive education

GHANA: The US government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has signed a cooperation agreement with UNICEF to improve learning outcomes  and inclusive Continue reading the story...