Bank Zero – Accessibility Review for the Blind and Visually impaired

What is Bank Zero? In short, Bank Zero is a mutual digital-only bank offering its services via a smartphone app to businesses and individuals in South Africa. Currently, the mutual digital bank is adding potential customers on a staggered basis. New customers interested in joining will be placed in a waiting queue which, according toContinue reading Bank Zero – Accessibility Review for the Blind and Visually impaired

BritBox – Quick Accessibility overview from a blindness perspective

What is BritBox? BritBox is an online digital video subscription service, operating as a joint venture of the BBC and ITV plc, serving the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia, and South Africa. It is focused on British television series and films, mainly featuring current and past series and films supplied from the main UKContinue reading BritBox – Quick Accessibility overview from a blindness perspective

How to register for the COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa if you are blind or visually impaired

Here are five methods that people can use to register for the COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa   1. The Electronic Vaccination Data System (Online Vaccine Registration Portal)   The EVDS is the original and most well-known digital method of enrolling for the vaccine and can be accessed by visiting https://vaccine.enroll.health.gov.za/   The system requiresContinue reading How to register for the COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa if you are blind or visually impaired

How to join a Zoom meeting or webinar by phone

It is highly recommended to join Zoom meetings via computer/internet audio if at all possible as the sound is of much higher quality. However, Zoom does make provision for those who are not able to or, do not wish to, make use of internet audio in order to host or join Zoom meetings or webinars.Continue reading How to join a Zoom meeting or webinar by phone

Assistive Technology and the 4th industrial revolution

What is assistive technology exactly? Assistive technology “means any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities” (Assistive Technology Act of 1998. 2004, October 24). (United States) History There are a number of timelines depicting theContinue reading Assistive Technology and the 4th industrial revolution

Accessible alternatives to Whatsapp Messenger

What’s the deal? WhatsApp is now reserving the right to share data it collects about you with the broader Facebook network, which includes Instagram, regardless of whether you have accounts or profiles there. Much of the policy, which is about monetising WhatsApp, is broadly in line with what came before, but it now states clearlyContinue reading Accessible alternatives to Whatsapp Messenger

10 OF THE BEST FOODS THAT MAY HELP YOU LIVE LONGER

It’s something many of us hope for and now we know that there may actually be something we all can do to increase our chances of having it. We’re talking about life, more specifically, we’re talking about living a long life. Who doesn’t want to live into their 80s, 90’s or maybe even 100? AssumingContinue reading 10 OF THE BEST FOODS THAT MAY HELP YOU LIVE LONGER

SHORT-TERM JOB OPPORTUNITIES – DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE. South Africa

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure is contributing to the Job creation pronounced by the Head of the State under Presidential Employment Stimulus Packages. The department invites suitably qualified citizens to apply for opportunities available across the nation. The opportunities will be localised following the District Development Model. Participants will gain varied technical skillsContinue reading SHORT-TERM JOB OPPORTUNITIES – DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE. South Africa