SAFOD, FEDOMA Petition Malawian Airlines

On 29th August 2014, SAFOD in conjunction with the Federation of Disability Organizations in Malawi (FEDOMA) jointly submitted a petition to the Malawian Airlines appealing to the company to take drastic measures aimed at ensuring that all its facilities and services are disability-friendly ahead of the 2014 AfriNEAD Symposium which will take place from 3rd-Continue reading “SAFOD, FEDOMA Petition Malawian Airlines”

SAFOD Participation at the 10th Southern Africa Civil Society Forum

SAFOD was invited to participate at the 10th Southern Africa Civil Society Forum held from 28th to 30th July 2014, in Harare, Zimbabwe. SAFOD Project Coordinator, George Kayange, represented the organisation at the forum where he made a presentation on the key issues affecting Persons with Disabilities in the SADC region which were incorporated intoContinue reading “SAFOD Participation at the 10th Southern Africa Civil Society Forum”

SAFOD Participation at the Experts Round-table on the African Disability Protocol

From 21st to 22nd August 2014, SAFOD participated in Experts Roundtable on the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Africa held at the University of Pretoria, Centre for Human Rights Law Faculty. The round-table meeting was organized by the Africa Disability Alliance (ADA)Continue reading “SAFOD Participation at the Experts Round-table on the African Disability Protocol”

Veteran Activist Tips SAFOD on Stratagies

On 7th July 2014, SAFOD held a meeting with one of the prominent founders of the organisation, a veteran disability activist and scholar, Mr. Joshua Malinga. The meeting was held in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Mr. Malinga shared with the SAFOD Director General his thoughts and tips on how to ensure the effective revival of the organisation. TheContinue reading “Veteran Activist Tips SAFOD on Stratagies”

SAFOD Courts Official at the President’s Office in Botswana

Accompanied by the Coordinator of Botswana Federation of the Disabled (BOFOD) Ms. Shirley Keoagile and member of the SAFOD Regional Executive Council (REC) Mr. Wabotlhe Chimidza, the SAFOD Dictator General, Mr. Mussa Chiwaula, and SAFOD Projects Coordinator, Mr. George Kayange, met Mr. Phinda Khame who is Research Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at the Office ofContinue reading “SAFOD Courts Official at the President’s Office in Botswana”

SAFOD, SATUCC Agree on Networking and Collaboration

On 10th July 2014, the SAFOD Dictator General, Mr. Mussa Chiwaula, and SAFOD Projects Coordinator, Mr. George Kayange, met the Research and Information Officer at the Southern Africa Trade Union Co-ordination Council (SATUCC), Mr. Paliani Chinguwo. The meeting was held right at the SATUCC offices in Gaborone, Botswana. SATUCC is an organisation that deals with workersContinue reading “SAFOD, SATUCC Agree on Networking and Collaboration”