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8 May
Kenya-based Yvonne Waiyaki uses art as therapy for deaf children. With support and proper follow-up, they are integrated in the community and can achieve as much as their hearing peers.
15 Feb
While some people protest against COVID-19 restrictions, others live in fear of the disease. Among them is science journalist Lars Fischer. His disability means vaccines don't work for him. But he's still trying to make the best of the pandemic.
20 Sep 2021
Germany’s top court decided in 2019 that adults who have legal guardians should no longer be barred from taking part in elections. Now many of them will do so for the first time.
17 Jul 2021
Para Surfing World Champion Malu Mendes was born with cerebral palsy. Miguel Almeida, visually impaired, is training to be a professional surfer. At the School of Adapted Surfing in Santos, southeast Brazil, dozens of people with disabilities are using a surfboard and waves as therapy.
29 May 2021
Soccer among young people with disabilities is increasingly popular in Nigeria. In Katsina, one team trains daily for national competition. But their activity serves above all for leisure and health.
14 Feb 2021
Do foundation educates people living with disabilities on their rights as citizens
15 Aug 2019
Nigerian govt empowers persons with disabilities
25 May 2019
Experts call for social inclusion for people living with disabilities.
23 Nov 2018
Law to punish discrimination against persons with disabilities underway
4 Mar 2018
LASG says no to discrimination against people with disabilities.

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A Catholic priest, a policeman and 10 others conspired to commit a brutal murder in rural Malawi in 2018. A court has found them guilty of mutilating the 22-year-old victim for the pigment of his skin.
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Finnish President Niinisto says Turkey has agreed to support Finland and Sweden joining the NATO military alliance. Turkey says it "got what it wanted" after weeks of threatening to veto accession.
8 hours ago
As experts gather at a UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the world is facing an "ocean emergency". In Australia, the Great Barrier Reef recently suffered another mass bleaching event, just months after a UNESCO committee recommended the World Heritage Site be listed as "in danger". The country's new left-leaning Labor government has promised to tackle global warming, but the reef's future hangs in the balance as long as Australia remains one of the world's largest exporters of fossil fuels.
8 hours ago
The leader of Scotland's government said Scotland was "ripped" out of the EU as she outlined a possible route to Scottish independence, including a referendum late next year.
8 hours ago
A snakebite to the farm owner led German police to finding more than 110 snakes. The woman who was poisoned is in a critical condition in hospital.
10 hours ago
The war in Ukraine and inflation have Germans concerned about their standard of living. Those who have the least are likely to suffer the most.