Is it “differently abled” or “disabled”? While the exact numbers are difficult to determine, research suggests that roughly 1 billion people in the world have a disability. Considering the vast amount of people that includes, one might say that little has been done to lessen the gap between people with disabilities and non-disabled people because

An Inner Reflection on Heritage Day

As a young girl I remember District Six before the forced removals, but as I grew older I heard the stories from my Dad about the forced removals in Sea Point before they found a new, albeit temporary, home in District Six. For me Heritage Day is about family and the reflection of where we

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An inspirational reflection on Ma Beatrice by Ms Shama Nathoo founding, and managing director, of Universal Accessibility Hub Beatrice Thembekile Ngcobo (lovingly known as Ma Beatrice) was a Member of Parliament in South Africa since 2004, and was the Portfolio Committee Chairperson of Tourism from June 2014 until her untimely death on 18 February 2018.

University Accessibility Hub (UA Hub) is honored to have Ms Lebohang Monyatsi as our first Ambassador for Universal Accessibility. Ms Monyatsi, agreed to be the Ambassador after hearing about the vision and mission of UA Hub. She brings on board her passion for disability inclusion. She has for many years also, by doing what she

Eddie Ndopu is an internationally recognised human rights advocate who has earned his place on the global stage alongside heads of state and Nobel laureates. Born with spinal muscular atrophy and a prognosis at birth that he wouldn’t survive beyond five years old, he is now in his 20’s. He has influenced public policy and