DISABILITY RIGHTS

Mother gave up her sick child because she lives in a shack without services

Nomaphelo Nomala says her only wish in life is to have her four-year-old daughter live with her

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 14 June 2019
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Mentally disabled Sipho Mpinda was arrested on Thursday. On Monday his family found out he was dead

Police are investigating his death

By Vincent Lali - 12 June 2019
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Man with disability has waited 11 years for temporary accommodation

Councillor says temporary housing was given to people who did not need it

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 4 April 2019
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People with disabilities demand jobs

“In South Africa, it is still very difficult for a disabled person”

By Musa Binda - 4 April 2019
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Blind Zimbabwean loses refugee status after identity muddle

Blessing Marindo has also lost his disability grant and is struggling to make ends meet

By Bernard Chiguvare - 28 February 2019
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Cape Town’s strained transport service for disabled people

City confirms that Dial-a-Ride is “oversubscribed”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 17 January 2019
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Sign language included as a subject for matric exam

Victory for deaf learners, says Dominican School for the Deaf

By Lucas Nowicki - 14 January 2019
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The daily struggle of living in a wheelchair in a shack

“The simplest things, like brushing your teeth, require work”

By Thembela Ntongana - 14 December 2018
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Mitchells Plain model set for Vegas

Teenager with Down syndrome has already won two awards

By Sophia Wilhelm - 30 November 2018
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Court victory for disabled Umlazi residents

Enduduzweni Centre members celebrate as their electricity is reconnected

By Nomfundo Xolo - 28 November 2018
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Disabled residents resist government plan to move them out

“If they want us gone, they must kill us, like they did Life Esidimeni”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 17 October 2018
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An Eastern Cape mother has been carrying her disabled son on her back for 23 years. Now at last he has a wheelchair

Good Samaritan comes to the rescue

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 1 October 2018
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Involve deaf people in deaf education, say protesters

DeafSA members marched to the Western Cape Education Department on Friday

By Vincent Lali - 1 October 2018
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Wheelchair users demand better transport

City’s Dial-a-Ride service criticised for being pricey

By Thembela Ntongana - 19 September 2018
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Women create refuge for abused people living with disability

“In one house a child was tied to a fridge”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 7 September 2018
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Villagers start special needs day-care centre

Parents in rural Great Kei struggled to find suitable schools for their children with disability

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 28 August 2018