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Shisa Nyama is a term used in many South African townships to describe a barbecue or braai where people (friends or families) come together to grill meat in an open fire (usually near a butchery. The site is usually provided by the butcher owner and only people who buy meat from the butcher are allowed to use the facility. Shisa nyama is a Zulu phrase and, literally, means to "burn meat".

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Eat Out
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:36:38 -0700

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Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:57:26 -0700

It is alleged that Lekoelea tried to make a move for the bodybuilder's girlfriend at a Shisa Nyama in Sebokeng. Lekoelea admitted to the Siya crew that he is a regular visitor at the Meat Corner Shisa Nyama, but claims that he has never been involved ...
The Swazi Observer
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:06:36 -0700

“We have Shisa Nyama, Lexi Gardens and other reknown restaurants providing food,” Paiva said. He showed the stalls which were built in the new food court saying they had included Halaal eateries. The opening of a new bar within the establishment will ...

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Times LIVE
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:43:52 -0800

Nando's second Shisa Nyama championship, held in Port Elizabeth, had 11 braai guys from around South Africa competing for prizes worth R250000. Endaweni Shisa Nyama in Vosloorus, Gauteng, was declared the best in the land and walked away with ...

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Thought Leader
Fri, 04 Oct 2013 05:42:17 -0700

Heritage Day is not merely donning traditional attire or playing traditional music: it's about remembering and embracing who we are, and definitely not just about braaing. For you see the braai, BBQ or shisa nyama is no one's heritage. The sole action ...
Sun, 22 Sep 2013 02:36:41 -0700

Shisa Nyama a Time to Braai has two types of outlets, the most affordable being the fast-food concept at R470000 and the restaurant costs R904000. Co-owner Fatima Cele says she saw a niche to move the phenomenon into the suburbs where blacks had ...


Media Update
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 05:11:03 -0700

This Spring, South Africa's most popular Shisa Nyama spots will gather in one space to compete in the first ever Nando's Shisa Nyama Championship to be held at Bahama Bar in KwaThema, Springs on Saturday, 26 October. News Article Image for ...

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:26:11 -0800

The organisers are also planning to open a braai courtyard, where visitors can experience barbecue from different cultures, such as Argentinian dishes, Southern pulled pork and shisa nyama. Guests will be able to order food from the stalls and find a ...

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