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Election of new President and Vice-President of Blind SA

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After the announcement regarding the resignation of Ntshavheni Netshituni as President of Blind SA to take up a permanent appointment as Deputy Director with the Department of Women, Youth, and Persons with Disabilities, Blind SA is Happy to announce the following elections at a meeting held by the Executive Committee on 9 April 2024:   […]

YALI RLC SA Cohort 25 & Online Programme Cohort 21

YALI RLC-SA

Applications Are NOW OPEN!   ABOUT YALI RLC-SA The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. The YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa (RLC SA) is hosted by the University of South Africa at the Graduate School of Business Leadership in Midrand, South Africa. […]

IN, ON, AND UNDER: TEACHING CHILDREN WHO ARE BLIND ABOUT LOCATION

By AMBER BOBNAR   Basic prepositional concepts like in, on, under, behind, etc. can be very difficult for blind children to master. For one thing, there are very distinct visual aspects to these ideas. For example, it’s easy for a sighted child to watch you hold a favourite teddy bear behind your back then pull […]

Make 2024 your year with brand new wheels!

Ever wondered what is the cheapest amount you could spend to get a brand new car? Well wonder no more because that amount is R100 yes only R100. Partake in the Auto City Cares raffle by purchasing raffle tickets that cost R100 each and stand a chance to win a new vehicle whilst empowering NPOs […]

Appreciation of Support

Greetings of the festive season.   We as Re bone Kganya Organisation for blinds would like to extend our deepest gratitude to Blind SA for the immeasurable contribution that you have bestowed upon us. We are thankful for the belief you have shown in us, it has given us the courage to never lose hope […]

Blind SA and SECTION27

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Blind SA and SECTION27 are deeply concerned by the National Assembly’s postponement of its deliberation, and ultimately, its vote, on the Copyright Amendment Bill. At this rate, Parliament’s obligation to remedy the unconstitutional Copyright Act 98 of 1978 by September 2024, as ordered by the Constitutional Court in September 2022, may not be fulfilled in […]

The Role of Animals in Childhood Development

From the editor: Most of the content and scientific findings was extracted from a longer guide at Kidadl.com.Additional resources were used to embellish the article to include a wider audience. When you get a family pet as a child, you are mainly just excited. It’s a fun new friend to play with. However, there’s so […]

Minister Dlamini Zuma Kick Starts DRAM 2023

Minister Dlamini Zuma Kick Starts DRAM 2023

Issued by the Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Attention: Journalists and News Editors Pretoria, 2 November 2023 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. MINISTER DLAMINI ZUMA KICK STARTS DISABILITY RIGHTS AWARENESS MONTH CAMPAIGN.   Pretoria: South Africa joins the global community to commemorate Disability Rights Awareness Month (DRAM) from 3 November to 3 December. Disability is an […]

Braille Services Division Seventieth Anniversary

Photograph of the Braille Services Staff 2023. Johannes Sefularo, Thandeka Buqwana, Nomazizi Buqwana , Elvis Mudau, Yull de Bruin, Shimmy Radise, Jo-Lize Bronkhorst, Kim Jacobs, Zanele Zwane, Jaydene Volmink, Linah Ndlovu, Annah Mohale, Tersia Boshoff, Varinia Harris, Ntungu Muguru, Lindelwa Latha. Merriam Nevondo, Carol Swart, Johannes Dube, Ofentse Manyane, Philip Jordaan, Joyce Radebe Michelle Louw.

Braille Services Division Seventieth Anniversary Blind SA is funded by: Foreword by Blind SA CEO On 26 October 2023, Founders Day, Blind SA celebrates the 77th commemoration of its establishment in 1946. On the same day, Braille Services, a division of Blind SA, will celebrate the seventieth year of its existence. Originally known as the […]