Tag: Handicapped/Disabled

Innovate Now Accelerator Programme Seeks Mobile Solutions to Assist Persons with Disabilities

Innovate Now (www.atInnovateNow.com), Africa’s first Assistive Technology Accelerator is seeking applications from innovators across the African continent who are dedicated to developing mobile based technologies designed to assist people living with disabilities. The UK Aid-funded programme, which is run by Global Disability Innovation (GDI) Hub (www.DisabilityInnovation.com) and Amref Enterprises Limited, hopes to accelerate 12 start-ups in its second cohort, with a focus on solutions

Ghana Rugby helps May 9th Remembered Foundation to extend support

The President of Ghana Rugby (http://GhanaRugby.org) and Former Chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Mr Herbert Mensah, echoed the COVID-19 call for “Safety First” at the 19th commemoration anniversary of the tragic Accra Sports Stadium disaster that struck on 9 May 2001 in Accra, Ghana. Due to restrictions imposed as a result of the 2020 novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, this year’s commemoration was limited to a small gathering of persons with disability who again received mobilit

Coronavirus – South Africa: Committees inform Department to focus on its Mandate of Monitoring and Evaluation

Download logoThe Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, and the Select Committee on Health and Social Services informed the Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities that it needs to focus on its mandate of monitoring and evaluation. The department briefed the committees on its annual performance and budget plans for the 2020/21 financial year, and its response to Covid-19.   The sentiment expressed by the committees was that the documents submi