Africa

NGO launches education program for people with hearing disabilities

SEKONDI, GHANA: The International Network for Deaf Empowerment (INDE), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), seeking the welfare of people with hearing disabilities, has begun organizing a nationwide Continue reading the story...

Malawi’s First Lady pledges more support for children with disabilities

MALAWI: The First Lady Madam Gertrude Mutharika has called on people in the country to give a lot of support to people especially children living with Continue reading the story...

MACOHA trains media on disability reporting

MALAWI: As one way of promoting the rights of people with disabilities through awareness, Malawi Council for The Handicapped (MACOHA) in Ntchisi on Friday organized a Continue reading the story...

No braille system for voters with vision disabilities in forthcoming general elections: EC

UGANDA: There will be no braille facility on ballot papers for use by people who are blind or who have low vision in the forthcoming general elections, Continue reading the story...

Youths with disabilities call for inclusive education in Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE: The African Youths with Disability Network in Bo have called for an “Inclusive Education” at a day seminar held at the Leonard Cheshire Home Continue reading the story...

MACOHA trains media on disability mainstreaming reporting

Malawi Council for the Handicapped (MACOHA) has urged journalists in the country to use proper terminologies and language when writing stories of persons with disabilities. Speaking to Continue reading the story...

Smartphone initiative connects people with vision disabilities

CAPE TOWN, SA: People with vision disabilities are set to benefit from a new partnership between Vodacom and the Cape Town Society for the Blind (CTSB). The Continue reading the story...

Government must ensure equal opportunities for persons with disabilities

KENYA: Persons with disabilities are raising concerns over efforts by the government to ensure provision of equal opportunities in government institutions. They spoke during the community Continue reading the story...

National Electoral Commission develops policy for Persons With Disabilities in elections operations

SIERRA LEONE: The National Electoral Commission (NEC) recently in a workshop developed a NEC Disability Policy ( NECDiP) that is designed to ensure the right to Continue reading the story...

Ghana’s Education Ministry to consider inclusive educational system

ACCRA: Inclusion Ghana, a network organization working to reduce stigmatization, has submitted a draft policy document to Government through the Ministry of Education for the inclusion Continue reading the story...
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