Indians4Africa
Offering a refreshingly CRISP vision of Indians & Africa

Volume 10 , October 2012 edition 


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Theme: THE CITY OF JOHANNESBURG
 
There is an irony about Johannesburg that’s noticed mostly by foreigners visiting South Africa for the first time. Upon landing in Johannesburg, they first notice name of the airport: OR Tambo International Airport. First timer’s curiosity gets them to discover that Oliver Tambo was one of the stalwarts of freedom struggle who had dedicated his whole life for this worthy cause. It seems fair to honour him by having country’s premier airport named after him. The next obvious question that comes to mind is where the city itself got its name from. The search begins with an expectation to find another stalwart, possibly a bigger one, whose name must have been used to derive the city’s name. Well, prepare yourself to be surprised...Read More
                                 
THEME RELATED
HISTORICAL FACTS ABOUT JHB
Take a trip down memory lane and into the history of Johannesburg...Read more
  
LIFE IN JHB -AN EXPATRIATE VIEWPOINT:
Listen to some of the common questions that Indians visiting Jhb want to know, being answered by Vinay Chavan...Listen

LIFE IN JHB -AN EXPATRIATE VIEWPOINT:
Listen to some of the common questions that Indians visiting Jhb want to know, being answered by Sriram Murli...Listen

LIFE IN JHB - A SOUTH AFRICAN INDIAN VIEWPOINT:
Indians visiting Jhb are always curious to know about them. Listen to some common questions being answered by Satha Chetty...Listen
AMAZING ATTRACTIONS
Johannesberg, a cosmopolitan city has various facets to itself
OVERVIEW OF RELIGIOUS SITES IN JHB
Overview of Temples: ...Read more
Overview of Churches: ...Read more
Overview of Mosques: ...Read more
TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN JHB
Johannesburg has so many things , and something for every one, from beaches to mountains, wild life, adventure sports etc
ART AND LITERATURE
HINDI SHORT STORY -APOORNA
A heart touching story written by Alka Sinha, about a woman who has forgotten her name while addressing her duties as a freedom fighter, wife, mother and now a grand mother...Listen
POEM BY: AJAY NISCHAL
A beautiful poem written by a teenager about his love and passion, revealing only in the end what this passion is all about...Listen
HOME AND HEALTH
AUNTY RAO SPEAKS
Festivals add spice to our life. But to think it through, festivals are a set of practices and its only fair if the practices evolve with time...Read more
TOP 5 YOGA POSES
Do you find difficulty in making your mind calm at times? Here are 5 simple yoga exercises to help

BODY TALK
Modern medicine understands the body mind connection from the Placebo effect...Read more

DIWALI RECIPES
Diwali is just round the
corner,and
the firecrackers and the lights.ʻsweetnessʼ is associated with Diwali as much as are...Read More
INSPIRATION
 

SHEKHAR KAPUR
Shekhar Kapur is a visionary storyteller who works at the intersection of art, myth and activism.  He shares a powerful way to unleash your inner storyteller
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EDITORIAL

FOR WORDS FROM THE EDITOR'S TABLE
The Man lands in African soil for the first time in his life on a Saturday evening ...Read more
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
 
This is an Indian from Kolkata, India writing to you. I first got to know about this net-zine through a friend of mine who currently lives and works in Durban...Read more
CHARITY
SAARTHI - EXTEND A HAND
We start every year with a newfangled positivity. We aim to aspire new objectives and then strive to achieve them
..Read More
PPR EDUCATION
 
 
Here is an opportunity to make a real difference in an under privileged school
HUMOUR
CANDID CAMERA IN JHB
Leon "Schuks" Schuster gets you laughing with scenes from Jhb...View more
PHOTO GALLERY
Click the picture below to view the best that Johannesburg offers accompanied with words to explain them to you
 
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