It’s Tuesday afternoon on a dusty street of Kanana Park near Orange Farm in Gauteng. Fistos plays with other children until his mother calls him. Fistos doesn’t miss any communication with his mom, Cynthia Cutshwa (38). They understand each other.
LIMPOPO – As results of a huge number of participants and attendance drawn by a beauty contest staged to empower and uplift rural women living with various disabilities, the organisers have promised to make the contest an annual event.
LIMPOPO – After realising that most disabled women in rural areas have extremely limited opportunities, a company known as Unique Me – which strives to empower disabled people – hosted a beauty contest for disabled women.
South Africa made history on Monday when the health department announced that all drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) patients will be eligible to receive the new medicine, bedaquiline, becoming the first country to do so.
LIMPOPO – The plight of a 27-year-old mentally and physically handicapped man from Mpheni village, outside Louis Trichard is growing increasingly worse as nobody is looking after him and a loan shark retains possession of his social grant card.
Retired teacher Constance Mngomezulu, one of the founders of the Nokuthula Centre and Special School, was close to tears at the opening of the school’s new premises as she witnessed her dream finally realised