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South Africa: Behind the God-Swapping in the Indian Community

[The Conversation Africa] The first group of Indian indentured labourers arrived in South Africa in 1860. The majority settled in Natal because they were originally requested by local farmers. Like India, Natal was a British colony. Most of them ..., 1 month ago
Calcutta Telegraph

China set to derail India's legacy in Kenya

Old carriages on rusting tracks just outside Nairobi railway station. These tracks were built by Indian indentured labourers and will now be replaced by Chinese ones Nairobi, July 12: Lawyer Nitin Shah looked out wistfully from his office window ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

An eco epic from a masterly storyteller

Annie Proulx's first novel in 14 years is an ambitious 712-page blockbuster that really should come with a genealogy chart Annie Proulx's first novel in 14 years is an ambitious 712-page blockbuster that really should come with a genealogy chart ...
 Irish Independent2 months ago

Review Of Movie A Bitter Lime...

A Bitter Lime is a variously funny to Kafkaesque movie about a rich and young but disenchanted First World couple leaving Los Angeles for Georgetown in Third World Guyana. A beautifully filmed and poetic movie, A Bitter Lime touches on escapism, ...
 Counter Currents3 weeks ago

Donald Trump, Anthony Bourdain, and the Plight of their (Indentured) Mexicans

-- No doubt you've heard of presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's infamous wall, the one ostensibly meant to keep out all those alleged Mexican "criminals, drug dealers, rapists, etc.," as well as to keep all those 8.1 million ...
 OpEdNews.com1 month ago Donald Trump's America: Should US-based Indians be afraid about their future?  Firstpost.com1 month ago

A Brief History of Fortress Europe

Three days into 2016, the European border crisis claimed its first victim : a two-year-old boy who drowned off the coast of the Greek island of Agathonisi. Compared with the public outcry that the photos of Aylan Kurdi's lifeless body on a Turkish ...
 Jadaliyya1 month ago
Abu Dhabi National

The human connection in India's scramble for Africa

When Indian prime minister Narendra Modi ended his first visit to Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa on Tuesday, the tour was touted as a template for a longer-term bold new relationship. What that relationship might be is partly ...
 Abu Dhabi National1 month ago Africa to feed India?  Fresh Ghana.com1 month ago Modi tour: Seven things about Africa and India  NewsHub South Africa1 month ago

Voyaging on the Ibis over a Sea of Poppies

For some time, the literary phenomenon that is Amitav Ghosh's Ibis trilogy passed me by. Perhaps the fact that I read one of his earlier novels, The Hungry Tide, and couldn't call it a favorite played its part. Perhaps it was just that there are too ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

InnVest REIT Reports Results for Second Quarter 2016

TORONTO , Aug. 12, 2016 /CNW/ -InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust ("InnVest" or the "REIT"); (TSX:INN.UN) announced today its operating and financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2016 . 2016 Strategic Highlights Entered ...
 Canada NewsWire2 weeks ago

Red sex, blue sex, hypocritical sex, true sex

White people and white culture in the US is being analysed, dissected and problematized with the rise of Donald Trump to the Republican Presidential nomination . I am particularly fascinated by the parallels between these people in the US and poor ...
 Spectator Australia2 weeks ago
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