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World Glaucoma Week

March 12 – 18, 2017 marks World Glaucoma Week; a collaboration between the World Glaucoma Association and the World Glaucoma Patient Association. The project is aimed at encouraging people to...
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International Women's Day

8 March 2017 marks International Women’s Day and the theme for this year’s campaign is "Be Bold For Change". On this day we are reminded of the many determined women who,...
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A sneak peek at future education

Assistive technologies are developing rapidly and as they filter into classrooms, visually impaired students can look forward to a much more engaging time at school. SANCB’s former...
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The sky’s the limit for Colette

15-year-old Colette Roos has got gumption! When her parents couldn’t afford to send her to a Space Camp in the USA, this plucky teenager took it upon herself to obtain a scholarship to cover...

World Glaucoma Week

International Women's Day

A sneak peek at future education

The sky’s the limit for Colette

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A Child's Human Right .

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... to Education South Africa celebrated Human Rights Day on 21 March 2017. Although we have come a long way as a country, some fundamental rights as stipulated in our constitution have not yet...

SASSA Meets With Stakeholder

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Council was represented at an event earlier today, 17 March 2017, where the Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, met with stakeholders at the the Premier Hotel at Oliver Tambo...

Powering up the blind commun

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Knowing what price tag to put on your product is a tricky business – and unfortunately, incorrect pricing can sink the best efforts of our visually impaired entrepreneurs. But thanks to...

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