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A tribute to Sir Nicholas Fenn

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Sustainable Development Goals: successes and challenges so far

30 September 2016

The anniversary of the Sustainable Development Goals agreement by world leaders offers a chance to reflect what progress has been made so far. Continue reading

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River blindness reports in Kaduna State are untrue

29 September 2016

Reports of new cases of River Blindness in Kaduna State are untrue, says Sightsavers after medical experts conduct survey. Continue reading

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SDGs anniversary: early signs are good

Sightsavers 19 September 2016

A year ago today, world leaders officially agreed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The past 12 months have seen the first plans towards implementation of the goals getting started. Continue reading

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Sightsavers congratulates Paralympian Taonere Banda

13 September 2016

When Taonere Banda returns to Malawi from the Rio Paralympics today, she will be returning as a history-maker and an inspiration. Continue reading

Taonere Banda lining up with other runners on the track at the Paralympic Games in Rio.

A remarkable race

Sightsavers 08 September 2016

An incredible start in the first heat of the women’s 1500m event unfortunately wasn’t enough to see Taonere Banda, Malawi’s sole Paralympics competitor, make it through to the final. Continue reading


Paralympian Taonere on the BBC

Sightsavers 07 September 2016

Malawi's first Paralympian Taonere Banda has featured in a video news story on the BBC website. Continue reading

Taonere in a sightsavers tracksuit

Malawi’s first Paralympic hopeful lands in Rio

Sightsavers 07 September 2016

Sightsavers-supported Paralympic hopeful, Taonere Banda, has touched down safely in Rio ahead of the opening ceremony Continue reading

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