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Manoj Panicker came to SA in 1990, and has been in the education industry as a lecturer with Walter Sisulu University. He now works as a Manager in the EDC division of the university. Manoj is married and lives with his wife and two children, in Uhmtata. Hosted by : Jeffery Savio Titus Onam-Listen Now Read More »

How keralites landed in Umtata

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During the apartheid time there were home lands  like Transkei,Ciskei,venda,Boputhuswana within South Africa, just like how Lesotho is now. The then SA govt. rounded up all the indigenous people  and pushed them into a certain area and put borders around it and had border check posts and SA Embassy in each town . For some to go to Durban or ... Read More »

Living in The Eastern Cape

Listen what Indian women, Teachers, and Businessmen have to say about life in Eastern Cape. Hear their experience on region’s culture, people, lifestyle, and safety.Group Discussions-Listen Now Julia moved to Eastern Cape in 2001 and have been living in East London. She is currently working as a Math Lecturer in BuffaloCity FET college. She actively contributes to the local Malayalee ... Read More »

Kakenya Ntaiya: A girl who demanded school

Kakenya Ntaiya made a deal with her father: She would undergo the traditional Maasai rite of passage of female circumcision if he would let her go to high school. Ntaiya tells the fearless story of continuing on to college, and of working with her village elders to build a school for girls in her community. It’s the educational journey of ... Read More »

Hsitory of International Women’s Day

Why: It is not about asserting the superiority of one gender over the other. It is not about petty quarrels about who gets to do the dishes after dinner. The United Nations instituted International Women’s Day to commemorate the contribution of women in the socio-political sphere as well as in global peace and security. History: International Women’s Day has been ... Read More »

TRIBUTE TO WOMEN

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On International Women’s Day 8th March 2013 Come let us celebrate our brave sisters, Phenomenal women, Mothers of the struggle, who rode against the tide of history To create a brave new world… VALIAMMA Fearless warrior for peace even in the face of certain death, your name is emblazoned. NOKUKHANYA LUTHULI Mother of Light, you continue to shine in the ... Read More »

March 8th: A Collective Birthday for Women all over the globe

Why an international day for women, when there’s none for men? Well, pretty much for the same reason that there is an international children’s day (14th November), though there is none for adults. The logic is simple. Putative benefits to those in the margins are necessary to keep the marginalised from rising. The second-classing of women and children in patriarchy ... Read More »

MAMA MBOGA ( THE VEGETABLE LADY)…

Nairobi, a city abuzz with development and a hub for prominent multinationals for the African continent. It has always been a cosmopolitan city housing various nationalities and cultures, but with recent foreign investments, it has taken the cosmo culture to a new level. And yet, despite all the advancement, new malls and supermarkets thronging the city, there are certain things ... Read More »

Biography of Shri Pranab Mukherjee President of India

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Shri Pranab Mukherjee assumed office as the 13th President of India on July 25, 2012, crowning a political career of over five decades of exemplary service to the nation in Government as well as Parliament.Seventy six years old, Shri Mukherjee is a man of unparalleled experience in governance with the rare distinction of having served at different times as Foreign, ... Read More »

THE ART OF BALANCING – DIWALI STYLE

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Diwali time is fun time, and like a popular indian advertiserment says ,”Diwali comes only once a year….so enjoy !!!”.And thats what we all do ….enjoy the festive spirit…in short EAT…DRINK AND BE MERRY, and think about the after-effects later., but what if there were NO after effects and you could pick up where you left ?? Well…..most of us ... Read More »

PPR EDUCATION

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Here is an opportunity to make a real difference in an under privileged school     Siphesisle High School situated in the outskirts of Durban is an under privileged school that is struggling with lack of resources.  School children walk up to 9 kms up and down the hills to come to school every day.  PPR Education – a non-profit ... Read More »

BODY TALK

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 Modern medicine understands the body mind connection from the Placebo effect. The Placebo effect, in case you are not familiar with it, is when the pharmaceutical companies are testing a new drug on people and the one half of the group gets a placebo which is a sugar tablet and the other half gets the real drug being tested. In ... Read More »

HISTORY OF JOHANNESBURG

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The history of Johannesburg extends back thousands of years to when it was inhabited by hunter-gatherer peoples.  Johannesburg is a very large city in Gauteng Province, South Africa. The city was formally established in 1886 with the discovery of gold and the Witwatersrand reef. After the discovery, the population of the city exploded, and Johannesburg became the largest city in ... Read More »

INDIAN INDENTURED LABOURERS

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Indian Indentured Labour in Natal 1860-1911 The majority of Indian South Africans are the descendants of indentured workers brought to Natal between 1860 and 1911 to develop the sugar industry in this province. In 1911, India prohibited the indentured labour to Natal because of the ill treatment of its citizens in the Province. India, whose import trade on the eve ... Read More »

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