Africa

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...

Strategic Disability Policy Framework needed urgently, says Minister

PRETORIA, SA: Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande, has reiterated the importance and urgency of developing the Strategic Disability Policy Framework in the post-school education Continue reading the story...

People with vision disabilities want equal rights in proposed constitution

TANZANIA: People with disabilities, including people who are blind, have the right to enjoy equal opportunities which must be safeguarded in the proposed constitution, Bukoba Municipal Continue reading the story...

University of Rwanda opens school for people with disabilities

University of Rwanda’s College of Education has launched a school for people with disabilities and inclusive education as part of efforts to address the shortage of accessible Continue reading the story...

Pressure mounts on Ghana’s government to review disability law

Persons with Disabilities are still awaiting government to honour its promise to review the country’s Disability Act, 2006 (Act 715) to ensure it is compatible with Continue reading the story...

LASODA urges persons with disabilities to register

LAGOS, NIGERIA: The Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs (LASODA) on Friday urged persons with disabilities to register with the Lagos State Residents Registration Agency. General Manager Continue reading the story...

Ghana to implement Inclusive Education Policy in 2015

Ghana will implement an Inclusive Education Policy next year, and pre-service and in-service training enrolled for teachers in inclusive education to manage children with disabilities educational Continue reading the story...

Zambia to conduct survey on disability

Government has disclosed that it will soon conduct a national survey on disability to ascertain the prevalence and extent of disability in the country. Speaking when she Continue reading the story...

South Africa to launch census for people with disabilities

CAPE TOWN: The Deputy Minister of Social Development, Henrietta Bogopane-Zulu, has announced that government, in partnership with Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), will soon launch a Continue reading the story...