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Compilation Of Readers Contribution
As Newsletters are sent out every month, various readers send through articles as contributors which is often used in new Newsletter editions.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR – NOVEMBER

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To, Editor www.indians4africa.com Dear Editor, The October edition of your magazine was indeed a a wealth of information for me. I am an Indian expatriate residing in Durban and am planning to move to Johannesberg in the near future. Although I have been driv- ing to johannesberg in this regards, but the information provided about the indian communities and their ... Read More »

DIWALI IN EGYPT

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The Indian Community Association in Egypt (ICAE) was formally registered in early 2012 as a legal entity in Egypt. The ICAE is headed by Mr Manish Mehra as its Executive Director and is supported by an Executive Committee which comprises M/S Suresh Narayanan, Ashish Bhugra & Ashish Walia – all leading Indian professionals in Egypt. Mr. Toral Mehta who has ... Read More »

DIWALI IN MOZAMBIQUE

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Mozambique, the country situated on South East coast ofAfricais in news these days due to the tremendous economic growth it has been achieving for last 6-7 years and that too consistently. ExceptChinaprobably, the growth stories of any country in last 4-5 decades has stamp of Indian Diaspora all over it.Mozambiqueis no exception. With more and more Indians now looking to ... Read More »

DIWALI IN UGANDA

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Uganda is a beautiful country in the eastern part of Africa. In our search for celebration of Diwali functions in various African countries, we established contact with Mr. Rajesh Chaplot under whose stewardship The Indian Association of Uganda has been organising Diwali functions in Uganda. Details of such functions have been explained nicely by Mr. Chaplot in following paragraphs. 1.Give ... Read More »

DIWALI IN ZIMBABWE

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Diwali in Harare is celebrated by Hindus as it is throughout the world with special enthusiasm and zeal. This may be why it is amongst the most popular festivals in the country. This festival of lights brings immense enthusiasm and pleasure. Diwali is the festival of Goddess Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth and it is celebrated with great spectacle and ... Read More »

DIWALI IN SOUTH AFRICA

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JOHANNESBERG The Hindu Mahasabha in conjunction with First National Bank organises the Gauteng Diwali Festival. This event offers a wide array of fun filled activities ranging from children ʼs art workshops, dance workshops, an esoteric fair, a textile and crafts fair, fashion shows, retail and food stores and an entertainment line up and an exquisite firework display. Diwali 2012 Festival ... Read More »

DIWALI IN GHANA

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Ghana, a country in west of Africa houses an Indian population of approximately 10000. The Indian Association of Ghana has been actively involved in celebrating diwali with zest and zeal and making a memorable event for the Indians residing in Ghana. Their Diwali celebrations have a wide spread of entertainment and involvement for men, women and children. The diwali celebration ... Read More »

MAN OF THE MILLENIUM

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Mr.Kalayanasundaram worked as a Librarian for 30 years. Every month in his 30 year experience (service), he donated his entire salary to help the needy. He worked as a server in a hotel to meet his needs. He donated even his pension amount of about ten lakh rupees to the needy. He is perhaps the first person in the world ... Read More »

HISTORICAL FACTS ABOUT DIWALI

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Click on the link below to listen to a personal account of Diwali by Linestha Chavan.  Linestha Chavan is a disciple of internationally eminent philosopher Swami Parthasarathy.  Under Swamiji’s guidance, she has been studying Vedanta, the ancient philosophy of India, for the last 10 years.  Swami Parthasarathy runs a unique educational institution called the Vedanta Academy which conducts full-time, three ... Read More »

INTERVIEW – EXPATRIATE RESIDENT

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Listen to some of the common questions that Indians visiting Jhb want to know, being answered by Sriram Murli         CLICK THE QUESTIONS BELOW TO LISTEN   Q1 – Introduction   Q2 – How would you describe the city of Jhb   Q3 – What is your experience of the health care system in Jhb   Q4 ... Read More »

INTERVIEW – EXPATRIATE RESIDENT

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Listen to some of the common questions that Indians visiting Jhb want to know, being answered by Vinay Chavan CLICK THE QUESTIONS BELOW TO LISTEN   Q1 – Introduction   Q2 – Describe the city of Jhb   Q3 – How is the life for Expatriates in Jhb   Q4 – What is the educational and medical system like in ... Read More »

TAKE ME BACK

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A beautiful poem written by a teenager about his love and passion, revealing only in the end what this passion is all about. CLICK ON THE TITLE BELOW TO LISTEN Take Me Back   Read More »

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