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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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Independent Online

Independent Online
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:11:15 -0700

The tourists were shown entertainment spots in the area and later treated to shisa nyama at Max's Lifestyle in Umlazi. There is more to Durban than the beaches and vibey, party atmosphere. While it's great being the party capital of Africa, it's also ...

Channel 24

Channel 24
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 06:07:30 -0700

Shisa Mfethu would use the prize money to open up a shisa nyama/car wash business. 5. Team Sparkle work on a game farm, but Ryan is a part-time bodybuilder and Helene a personal trainer. 6. John and Piet from Weskus Annas, both entered the show last ...


Mon, 21 Sep 2015 07:25:49 -0700

A favourite with Jamie Oliver, the traditional shisa nyama (meaning “burn meat” in Zulu) is an informal braai, or barbecue, where both locals and tourists gather to eat, drink and party. Again, Liam and Isabella loved it – although this time their ...

Times LIVE

Times LIVE
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 15:41:15 -0700

"Walkie-talkies" will be on offer, as will oxtail and ox tongue, shisa nyama, and gourmet burgers. You can chow down on a bowl of pap, a bunny chow and sip on craft beer. It will all be clean, fresh and there are plenty of areas for washing up and ...

Independent Online

Independent Online
Sat, 26 Sep 2015 06:18:45 -0700

The purists were understandably up in arms at the hijacking of the old Shaka Day, but you don't have to venture past the first block on your way into Soweto to discover that “shisa nyama”, literally 'burn the meat' is as authentically eKasi as ...

Independent Online

Independent Online
Sun, 27 Sep 2015 03:30:00 -0700

As it turns out, there is more to Kimberley than just a bottomless pit. There is also a charming shisa nyama, which serves its fare inside an old double-decker bus, and a helping of chicken, T-bone and wors, with pap and salad, still comes in under R50 ...

Soccer Laduma

Soccer Laduma
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 ...
Grocott's Mail Online
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 02:00:00 -0700

One tradition shared across a number of our cultures is a sociable braai or shisa nyama. South African Breweries (SAB) celebrates its 120th anniversary this year and beer - they want to remind us - whether added into recipes or paired with dishes, is ...

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