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Post 2021-09-15

Post provides a comprehensive package of news, views and entertainment for the family, championing the interests of the Indian community and keeping readers fully informed and in touch with their roots, religions and culture.

South Africa
Independent Media Pty Ltd
52 Issues

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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) Your hard work is paying off and success is around you this week. There is some good news in the workspace – with possible renewed contracts or assignments. Look out for new opportunities being offered, but not directly to you. Lucky colour: pink. TAURUS (April 20 – May 20) Take care…

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tradition durbanites show off baking skills on new tv show

Latoya Newman latoya.newman@inl.co.za THE new season of the award-winning TV show, The Taste Master SA: The Baking Edition, premiered on Friday on SABC 2. In association with Royal Baking Powder, the reality TV show promises contestants an opportunity to battle it out to be South Africa’s next baking influencer and a chance to win R50 000. Twelve contestants are tasked with creating culinary masterpieces based on a challenge for each round. The judges pick their favourites and one person is eliminated as the journey continues. Two Durban-based hopefuls have made the cut. Sohail Seegobin, 22, was born and raised on a farm in New Glasgow, Verulam, and is no stranger to high achievements. He featured in the POST earlier this year after he won Pastry Chef of the Year…

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debut video racks up magic numbers

Latoya Newman latoya.newman@inl.co.za VERULAM musician and producer Trishen Govender’s debut music video has already surpassed the 50k mark in the last two weeks, and counting. Govender, aka Sleeping Buddha, rose in popularity after touring with South African rapper Sho Madjozi and dance/electronic duo Rudeboyz at the Nyege Nyege Festival in Uganda –which is considered the most important four-day international music festival in East Africa. He took the independent route, releasing Area 51, an electronic/Gqom fusion EP (extended play record) in June last year. In August, he released a second EP in the spirit of Women’s Month called Aphrodite at Fashion Week. The video is for Galaxies in Your Forehead, a song from this record. “Of all the music I have released in my career, I have a very strong connection…

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sa film makes waves

Putting Mr Johnson on the couch Latoya Newman latoya.newman@inl.co.za WHAT would life be like should you wake up after being in a coma for 50 years? In a film that unpacks storylines of ageism, love and friendship, writer/director William Collinson’s latest award-winning film, Mr Johnson, opened on DStv BoxOffice last week. The film, which stars Paul Slabolepszy, Jana Cilliers, Graham Hopkins, Frank Rautenbach and Jailoshini Naidoo, released locally following its local and international film festival tour. It has racked up a number of awards, including best feature film (the Lonely Wolf: London International Film Festival and the Global Nonviolent Film Festival) and best actor – feature film (Paul Slabolepszy) at the Global Non- violent Film Festival. According to the plot, David Johnson (Slabolepszy) awakes from a 50-year coma…

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travel show beats royal interview

PRINCE Harry and his wife Meghan’s American TV interview with Oprah Winfrey lost out at the Emmy Awards on Sunday to a series about Italian food and culture. Winfrey’s two-hour sit-down with Harry and Meghan in March sent shockwaves through the British monarchy when Meghan accused Britain’s royal family of raising concerns about how dark the skin of the couple’s first child would be. She also said the stress of life as a royal newly-wed had pushed her to the brink of suicide. It was the first television interview given by the couple following their decision in early 2020 to quit their royal duties and move to California, and was watched by more than 49 million people worldwide in the first three days, broadcaster CBS television said. Winfrey and her…

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salt to taste 2 cups yellow pea dhal a small piece of ginger 2 cloves garlic 4 green chillies ¼ tsp fennel (soomph) seeds ¼ tsp cumin (jeera) seeds 1 onion, finely chopped ½ bunch coriander (dhania), chopped 1 potato, peeled and grated ¼ tsp baking powder ½ tsp red chilli flakes (optional) vegetable oil for deep frying Add the chillies to the bowl of dhal. Soak overnight or for 4 to 5 hours. Heat the cumin (jeera) and the fennel (soomph) seeds in a pan until they turn brown. Strain the dhal. Blend the dhal and chillies in a food processor. Add the ginger and garlic, or ginger and garlic paste. Blend for a few seconds and then add the cumin (jeera) and fennel (soomph) seeds. Blend the…