Africa

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...

Concerns raised over Disability Act gaps in Ghana

ACCRA: Professor Nii-Adziri Wellington, professor of Architecture and Heritage on Wednesday raised concerns over gaps in Ghana’s disability act and urged government to revise it now Continue reading the story...

Changing minds about persons with disabilities

Bonnie Nakasuji ’74, MA ’94, OTD ’08 first went to Ghana in 2003 with a simple mission. She wanted to match patients with wheelchairs. Two years later Continue reading the story...

RDSEF to construct disability education academy

ACCRA, GHANA: Richoff Disability Sports and Educational Foundation (RDSEF), a disability club has acquired a 40-acre land for the construction of an ultra modern disability sports Continue reading the story...

SWEB seeks right to education of children with disabilities

GHANA: Mr David Norden Botwey, Executive Director of the Samuel Wellington Botwey (SWEB) Foundation, has urged leaders to formulate and implement policies and programs to facilitate Continue reading the story...
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