A year into the global COVID-19 pandemic and national lockdown, RAVEN BENNY reflects on what the year has taught South Africans Now, a year into living with the COVID-19 pandemic, I think back on the time gone by; about the challenges faced and overcame, the innovations, creativity and hope. Yes, […]
While the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight with the roll out of the vaccine, the fight for equal rights and access is not yet over. RAVEN BENNY Last year, around this time, the concern for many people with disabilities was to ensure they receive equal access to...
At the centre of the Black Lives Matter movement is a call for equality, for people of all races to be treated with dignity and respect Saying that black lives matter is not saying that only black lives matter. It is critical to understand this. Black Lives Matter is an […]
At the start of a new decade, there are bound to be many changes. For QASA, this means publishing the ROLLING INSPIRATION magazine in-house ROLLING INSPIRATION has been the publication of choice for many people with mobility impairment and members of the disability community for a very long time. It...
While big strides have been made to improve the accessibility of public transport, many people with disabilities are being left behind. Is it time for the disability community to take matters into their own hands? As we exit transport month and enter Disability Rights Awareness Month, I want to share […]
Although the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has been tabled, there is still much confusion and speculation about the future of healthcare in South Africa Since the first article on the NHI Bill in Issue 4 of ROLLING INSPIRATION for 2018, there has been a great deal of discussion around […]
As Youth Month comes to an end, we look at how best to break the cycle of poverty and create employment opportunities for future generations During Youth Month we all turned our attention to issues affecting youth in South Africa. It is with keen fascination that I reflected on my […]
Most of us have enjoyed shorter work weeks lately because of the Easter weekend and public holidays like Workers’ Day and election day, which was on May 8. I trust you have gone out in your numbers and made your mark. The canvassing by political parties has stopped. The radio […]
After the 2019 budget speech there is very little to celebrate, but with the upcoming elections South Africans have the opportunity to effect change. The new year has brought about many early challenges and opportunities for us all. There are some things we can change and others that need political […]
We need to have an honest discussion about white privilege, a concept that is still denied by many in our country, and often misunderstood With a new year comes the prospect of ringing in some changes and transforming oneself from an existing state of being into one that is deemed […]