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11 Oct 2021
Edith Compaore's had her arm amputated at a young age. But that didn't stop her from running her own restaurant in Ouagadougou — and her customers can't get enough of her delicious dishes!
28 Aug 2021
At this cafe in Tokyo, robots are intended to be more than a gimmick, offering job opportunities to people with disabilities unable to work outside their homes.
25 Aug 2021
As the Paralympic Games begin, Japan's efforts to improve accessibility and inclusion are in the spotlight, with many arguing there is still plenty of work to do. Some 4,400 athletes with impairments will compete in Tokyo at the world's biggest parasports tournament.
29 Jun 2021
Stakeholders in Nigeria's food industry have committed to large-scale food fortification as a means to prevent micronutrient deficiencies in staple foods in Nigeria.
13 Jan 2021
Some 14 Iraqis who were disabled during the war against Islamic State in Mosul created a volleyball team with the aim to compete in international tournaments in the future.
22 Aug 2019
Persons with disability storm Federal Civil Service Commission, Protest employment exclusion
11 Apr 2019
A woman's empowerment organization in Cameroon recently hosted the first fashion show for differently abled people, to promote acceptance and removal of barriers that people with disability face in the country.
14 Nov 2018
Reps move to establish National Commission for Persons with Disability.

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The Kremlin says it has not yet made any decision on closing Russia's borders although an ongoing exodus of military-age men looking to evade the Ukraine war call-up is happening. One of the countries they are fleeing to, is neighboring Georgia.
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The EU denounced the "illegal" annexation votes Russia held in occupied Ukrainian regions and proposed a new raft of sanctions over the development.