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IDP logo shows an outline of the African continent with letters IDP on the right Training for Young Leaders
The Institutional Development Program of the World Blind Union is pleased to announce the 1st IDP Young Leaders Camp, a leadership training for young...
Photo of braille printer Growing our braille baby
As the world moves towards increasing the availability of information, we have also moved towards increasing access to braille material. We recently...
SA Library for the Blind logo Call for nominations to serve on SALB Board
In accordance with section 6(1) of the South African Library for the Blind Act, 1998 (Act No. 91 of 1998), the Minister of Arts and Culture is in the...
Photo of a calculator Bookkeeping training
The course runs from Tuesday 16th October 2012 to 6th December 2012. There only four placements available on this first course. The course will...
Picture of Jace Nair at WIPO discussions Promoting access to information
In developed countries, barely 5% of all published works are available in formats which are accessible to blind people – in developing...
Photo of Judge Yacoob in front of a book shelf Judge Yacoob retiring
Judge Zak Yacoob, our former Chairperson and Constitutional Court Judge has retired. He's regarded by many as one of the sharpest legal minds,...
Photograph of various orange and yellow flowers arranged in a wreath RUTH KEAMOGETSE-BONTSI MACHOBANE
The SA National Council for the Blind conveys its deepest sympathies and sadness to the family of Ruth Keamogetse-Bontsi Machobane, the 2008...
Stamp saying 'Right to Read is overdue' Visually Impaired persons have the Right to Read
In Book Week (5 to 9 September) please think about visually impaired persons who cannot just pick up any book and read it. Only 0.5% of available...
Picture of George van Heerden showing blind people one of the fossils New centre with tactile (touchable) fossils and a museum for and about blind people
Institute for the Blind Information Centre By Anlo van Heerden and Cathy Hugo With the assistance of a dedicated team of palaeontologists,...
Logo of Department of International Relations and Cooperation Internship Opportunities at DIRCO
The Department of International Relations and Cooperation is inviting applications for a twelve (12) month Internship Programme as a contribution...