In the News This Week

What’s going on in the world, and how does it affect us?

This section looks at the trending news of the week, and makes a commentary on some of these.

What are the essentials of an accessible Linux distribution, especially for someone migrating from any other platform? This post is a reflection based on my experiences to answer this question.
13 November, 2020
6 min read
The Beginnings The Dorothy Duncan Braille Library and Rehabilitation Services Rehabilitation Failures? Is this the end of an Epoch? Closing Thoughts At a time when everything seems to conspire to destroy the foundation of education for blind and visually impaired people in Zimbabwe, it seems that the loss of Sister Catherine Jackson is perhaps ominous. She who had remained absolute in her steadfast belief in a group marginalised by its own society, doing everything in her capacity to restore hope where it was fast ebbing, today it was with a heavy heart that I learnt of her untimely passing.
08 September, 2020
8 min read
This week was made colourful by the claim of the American Frontline Doctors that there is some truth that is being withheld from the public. This naturally triggered the follow-up question of, then what is the truth and what it isn't.
31 July, 2020
6 min read
We are all children of survivors, so says Mar in his History of the World. Nowhere is this important than in discussing the wrongs of the past, using today’s standards.
19 July, 2020
6 min read