AIDS the killer

Second Prize winner in the English Category of the 2008 Creative Writing Competition of the eThekwini Municipal Library. By Ashveer Devnarain This is a true story and it saddens me to write about our employee who has worked in the family business for many years. Lillian has been a very dedicated and honest worker. She … Read more

Conducting Oral History

Contents 1 How to do an Oral History Project2 Planning your oral history project3 Equipment4 Selecting Interviewees5 Setting up interviews6 Doing Interviews7 Transcribing Interviews8 Disseminating oral histories9 References How to do an Oral History Project By Sean Field Senior citizen being interviewedWe practise oral history when we talk about the past to friends, family members, … Read more

Chicken Breyani: An Indian Traditional Food

Breyani is the royal dish amongst all the exotic rice dishes of India and is now a traditional recipe which many South Africans use. There are various types of breyani including chicken, fish, mutton, vegetables and prawns breyani. Ingredients 1 kg chicken (washed/cut)1 cup black lentils2 cups rice2 tablespoons of breyani spices4 green chillis2 tablespoon … Read more

Liberation Heritage Route: Gandhi Settlement

The Liberation Heritage Route is an ongoing project managed by the National Heritage Council, a statutory body responsible for the preservation of South Africa’s heritage through, amongst other things, raising public awareness and education. The Gandhi Settlement in Phoenix has recently been added to the Liberation Heritage Route. Gandhi established the settlement in the early … Read more