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Durban: Home to Colour and Flavour of India

City to get R5m Indian monument

Durban - A R5-million monument commemorating the arrival of the Indian indentured labourers in 1860 is to be built at the end of Durban's Bell Street, facing the Indian Ocean. The project was first budgeted for in the 2010/11 financial year but ... Daily News South Africa, 2 weeks ago

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Fiji Times, 2 months ago

New Novel Delves Into History Of Indentured Labour

Toronto: A Canadian author of Guyanese origin is bring the experience of the indentured labourers that were sent to Guyana with startling impact in a new book titled A Dip In The Sangram. The author, Reuben Lachmansingh, says the idea for his first ...
 Weekly Voice3 weeks ago

Jahaji bundle kept us

PENNILESS indentured labourers who left India from as far back as 169 years ago had their lives sustained in Trinidad and Tobago by holy books carried in their humble jahaji bundles, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has said. On Wednesday, at ...
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday1 month ago

Shaan composes girmit song

Tribute to indentured labourers on CD and YouTube VARANISESE NASILASILA SUVA Fiji born Mohammed Shaan, songwriter and composer, dedicated a song to the indentured labourers. Mr Shaan living in Tracy, San Joaquin County, California in the USA ...
 Fiji Sun2 months ago

The Voyagers

Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture By Gaiutra Bahadur, Hachette, Rs 599 In the last few years, a lot of books of fiction and ficto-facts have taken up the story of the indentured labourers — mostly displaced peasants from eastern India — who ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

A woman alone: The story of India's forgotten 'coolie' women

They were the coolie women whose stories have been largely forgotten. Few know that among the million plus who went as indentured labour from India, a quarter of a million were women. And three quarters them were traveling alone. The post A woman alone: The ...
 First Post.com1 month ago

New York: ILO report calls for eradication of forced labour

A new report released on Tuesday by the UN International Labour Organisation (ILO) says of the millions of people under the yoke of modern slavery, more than half of them, women and girls primarily in commercial sex trade or domestic work, are ...
 Afrique En Ligne2 months ago UN urges eradication of forced labour once and for all  Sify2 months ago Lucrative but fundamentally evil, forced labour must be eradicated once and for all UN agency  United Nations2 months ago Lucrative but 'fundamentally evil,' forced labour must be eradicated once and for all -- UN agency  Individual.com2 months ago

A Curious Case: SA's own Game of Thrones

I am watching the medieval fantasy TV show Game of Thrones while reading Capital in the Twenty-First Century, a 700-page bestseller by French economist Thomas Piketty. The book is making waves worldwide for saying inequality is an inherent, ...
 City Press1 week ago
Travel Fish

MyME Yangon

First published 21st July, 2014 If you've been to a teashop in Burma (Myanmar), you've probably been served by young kids whowork every day of the week for well over 12 hours a day. Many will never attend school, missing out on an opportunity to ...
 Travel Fish1 week ago
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Commentary: Don't mess with history - Part 3

By Anatol Leopold Scott The ideas of the Enlightenment, which first expressed themselves in the American Revolution, came back to haunt France in the French Revolution, from 1789 to 1795. Since members of the Garifuna were frequent visitors to ...
 Caribbean News Now!2 weeks ago
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