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Post 2021-06-09

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South Africa
Independent Media Pty Ltd
52 Issues

in this issue

2 min
fighting for the community

Charlene Somduth charlene.somduth@inl.co.za SHAMITHA Naidoo grew up in Motala Heights in Pinetown. She lived in a wood-and-iron home with her parents, George and Angie Naidoo, and her six siblings. They had no water, no electricity and no ablution facilities. Month after month, Naidoo watched politicians hold meetings with the community, promising them a better life. However, according to Naidoo, who still lives in the area, nothing changed. “My parents settled in the area 50 years ago. They were living in Pinetown and had to move out because of some developments. “They and others found a home in Motala Heights which is also known as Motala Farm.” Naidoo, a mother of two, said when she did research on the area she found that the land was given to Indian settlers for…

3 min
anglers land sharks during sardine frenzy

Chanelle Lutchman chanelle.lutchman@inl.co.za IT’S not just the sardines that excite Durbanites, but the game fish that trail along behind them. While scores of people flock to the beach to be a part of the annual sardine run each year, some fishermen head off to land game fish – even sharks. Last week the sardine run began, with hundreds of crates being filled and sold. But Durban fishermen said it was also about the thrill of landing big game fish, like sharks. Kenan David, 18, of Amanzimtoti, fishes with his grandfather and father. He said it was competition to see who landed the biggest fish. “My grandfather, Benjamin David, taught my father and I to fish, and we still fish together. Every year, during the sardine run, we get competitive to…

2 min
‘temptations’ wins international award

Nokuthula Mabuza nokuthula.mabuza@inl.co.za POPULAR restaurateur and former TV presenter Prim Reddy and Isipingo hotel owner Niranj Pather’s cookery book, Temptations, has scooped an international culinary award. Temptations was named best cookbook in the national leg of the International Gourmand Awards when it was launched last year. It was then automatically entered into the international leg of the competition. On June 1, it scooped the international best cookbook title, trumping entrants from 80 countries and regions. The authors said they had never imagined winning such a prestigious accolade. “We realised God was holding our hands. When an international organisation like Gourmand felt our love and commitment through text and pictures, it was a beautiful feeling. We are ecstatic.” The duo believe the variety of cultures reflected in their cookbook could have…

2 min
kandasamys got sa trippin’

Latoya Newman latoya.newman@inl.co.za Trippin’ with the Kandasamys, the third part of the popular film franchise, scored record watches on Netflix at the weekend. It released on June 2 on Netflix, the world's leading streaming entertainment service, and on the Netflix app, up until Tuesday (June 8) the film still dominated the #1 slot of Top Ten in South Africa. “We’ve been inundated with messages and calls of support,” said Jayan Moodley, the film’s director. “South Africans have come out once again in numbers and showed their love and support, for which we’re grateful. “We were so excited to go onto this new platform. The content Netflix offers is really the best of the best and to have South Africa support us in this way means so much. We also…

3 min
your stars

Duff is a psychic medium, soul coach, spiritual mentor, healer and animal communicator. She has been connecting with spirit for over 20 years and runs her business, Quantum Soul, from Waterfall in KwaZulu-Natal. Listen to her on Lotus FM, live at 1.30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, as she connects with loved ones in spirit, and on GlowTV on Sundays after 8pm. Contact her at 072 986 5514 or email sharron@quantsoul.com Sharron Duff ARIES (March 21 – April 19) There is movement around you this week. This could be in your relationships or physical. Go with the flow and allow for the changes to take place. Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone. You may have to make a decision that you are not comfortable with. Lucky colour:…

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sardine thai coconut curry

1 onion, chopped 1 tsp chopped garlic 1 tsp ginger 5 tbs olive oil 1½ cups coconut milk 5 curry leaves 1kg boneless sardines 2 tbs lemon juice Thai green paste green chillies, sliced salt to taste 50ml water 20g coriander leaves Heat the oil in a pot and cook the onion until soft. Add the chopped garlic and ginger. Cook for 2 minutes. Add the Thai green paste and cook for one minute. Add the water and simmer for a minute. Add the coconut milk and bring to a boil. Add the sardines and the curry leaves and cook for 5-8 minutes. Add the lemon juice and the green chillies. Serve with steamed basmati rice. |…