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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 ..., 3 weeks ago

Walk the talk: LAST month Fiji marked the 137th year of the arriv

LAST month Fiji marked the 137th year of the arrival of the first Indian labourers under the indenture system. Just under 61,000 labourers were transported to Fiji from India beginning in 1879 under what was to become known as the girmit (from the ...
 Islands Business1 month ago To be or not to be 'Fijian'  Radio New Zealand2 months 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 week ago

The struggle for recognition

TODAY, May 30, marks 171 years since the first group of indentured workers from India arrived in Trinidad. Subsequently, over 143,000 such workers came to these shores on similar terms over a period of 72 years. After their various periods of ...
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday1 month ago NCIC marks 171 years of Indian arrival »  Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday1 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 Independent1 month ago

Book review • Book review ~ A house for Mr Biswas

A House for Mr. Biswas, published in 1961, is V. S. Naipaul's first book of international renown and includes situations extracted from the life of his father who was a descendant of Indian indentured labourers living in Trinidad. Naipaul ...
 St Lucia Star1 month 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.com2 weeks ago Donald Trump's America: Should US-based Indians be afraid about their future?  Firstpost.com10 minutes ago

Inscription of Mauritius Indenture Immigration Records on UNESCO's Memory of the World Register

: A plaque marking the inscription of the Indenture Immigration Records of the Republic of Mauritius on UNESCO's Memory of the World International Register was unveiled last week by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Santaram Baboo, at the ...
 Government of Mauritius1 month ago Mauritius: Inscription of Indenture Immigration Records On Unesco's Memory of the World Register  AllAfrica.com1 month ago UOM organises seminar to mark 10th anniversary of the Inscription of Aapravasi Ghat on World Heritage List  Government of Mauritius4 days ago Unveiling of Plaque at the Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site  Government of Mauritius2 months 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 ...
 Jadaliyya6 days 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 week ago Africa to feed India?  Fresh Ghana.com1 week ago Modi tour: Seven things about Africa and India  NewsHub South Africa2 weeks ago
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