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7-Eleven workers pay up to $70,000 for visa in indentured labour scheme
Lakes Mail

7-Eleven workers pay up to $70,000 for visa in indentured labo...

7-Eleven workers are paying up to $70,000 for a visa to work in Australia, as franchisees look to plump up low store income. Franchisees at the troubled 7-Eleven chain are charging staff up to $70,000 to help secure Australian work visas for their ... Lakes Mail, 2 weeks ago

The bitter story of South African sugar

SA's sugar history was born out of rampant colonialism, indentured labour and massive profit. Grethe Koen investigates the history of a sweet, woody cane that would come to change SA and the world It's fair to say that without sugar, Durban ...
 Agri Portal South Africa2 months ago
Siasat Daily

Sushma Swaraj inaugurates Suriname memorial honouring `indentured` Indian workers

Kolkata: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday inaugurated the Suriname Memorial here to honour thousands of Indian workers who were forced to migrate to the South American country as labourers for sugar plantations. This memorial ...
 Siasat Daily4 hours ago

India-South Africa T20s: What's the score?

India and South Africa kick-off preparations for the ICC World Twenty20 2016 with a three-match series, the first of which will be played in Dharamsala on Friday. Since their first meeting in 2006, the teams have met eight times. Five of those matches were ICC T20 tournaments and India holds a 6-2 head-to-head winning record. Ahead of the series, Rajneesh Gupta presents a recap on the battles between the two sides in the game's shortest format over the years. IMAGE: Faf du Plessis hits a ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago
Irish Times

Irish Roots: Were there Irish slaves in Barbados?

Topics: Culture Heritage Irish Roots Jill Sheppard Barbados More Topics Mon, Sep 7, 2015, 00:00 First published: Mon, Sep 7, 2015, 00:00 I recently had my knuckles rapped for a sentence about migration on the Irish Ancestors site ( In ...
 Irish Times1 month ago
Times of India

Gandhi on Africans

In his work on indenture, Gandhi remains a key figure in the struggle against color-based racial discrimination. Asians and African/ Africa derived peoples share this history of exploitation. Both were victims in the racialization of labour put into ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Fiji Sun

New Tribute To Villagers

The first Girmitiyas arrived in Fiji from India in 1879. Nasilai reef, adjoining the Nasilai village, is inseparably connected with Girmit in Fiji. Sixth ship, Syria , carrying 497 Indian indentured labourers terminated its journey on it with ...
 Fiji Sun1 day ago
Barbados Daily Nation

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Slave labour and the Irish

IMAGINE A DISCUSSION about the impact of trans-Atlantic slavery, its brutality and impact on Barbados economic development and on the lives of its victims. Sitting around the fictional table would be Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, the eminent ...
 Barbados Daily Nation2 weeks ago

China in Africa: It's complicated

What exactly are we referring to when we talk about Chinese labour in Africa? Are we discussing the Asian men in overalls standing on the side of freshly paved roads in the continent's remotest crannies? Are we musing about the men and women who ... months ago
Times of India

7 Inspiring facts about Gandhi

HIS LOVE FOR WALKS Mahatma Gandhi's statues of him walking with a stick for support is quite popular. This is attributed to his fondness for long walks, which were an integral part of his life. Terming it as the 'prince of exercises', he enjoyed ...
 Times of India5 days ago Was Gandhiji as bad as he has been portrayed by some?  South Africa Post1 week ago hed  IOL1 week ago
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