03 September 2014
Sunday, 31 August 2014 07:00
From 47 100 unemployed people registered in this country, 20 500 are less than 25 yrs old. According to Statistics Mauritius, 13 100 Mauritians are looking for a job since more than a year.
Sunday, 24 August 2014 07:00
Is there a provision made in our Road Traffic Act to compensate victims of uninsured drivers on our roads ? It would appear that the Police, Road Safety Officers, the Ministry of Transport, National Transport Authority and Road Development Authorities are concentrating too much on Speed Cameras and the penalty points system but tend to forget about uninsured drivers on our roads that cause more road accidents with lots of casualties. Who will compensate those road accident victims if the drivers have no insurance?
Sunday, 17 August 2014 07:00
Chagos Archipelago is disputed between Mauritius and United Kingdom. The constitution of Mauritius states that the outer islands of Mauritius include the islands of Mauritius, Rodrigues, Agalega, Cargados Carajos and the Chagos Archipelago, including Diego Garcia and any other island comprised in the state of Mauritius.
Sunday, 10 August 2014 08:00
Continued cold-blooded killings, sometimes in broad day light, highlight the dramatic deterioration of the law and order situation in this country. We have today a police force very outdated and inefficient to master the problem of law and order.
Sunday, 03 August 2014 07:00
For quite sometimes now, women have been treated as second-class citizens. But the last three decades have witnessed a great leap in the struggle for women’s rights. A lot has been done but much remains to be accomplished. For many women, home is not sweet home but a refuge of terror. Everyday, women are beaten and sexually assaulted by husbands, fathers and other family members.
Sunday, 27 July 2014 07:00
The inauguration of the new bio-ethanol distillery of Omnicane, at L’Escalier recently, is an important industrial development for our country.
Sunday, 20 July 2014 07:00
Cancer is on the increase in Mauritius. Pollution is one of the factors responsible. Another one is pesticides and other chemical substances used in vegetables and fruits.
Sunday, 13 July 2014 07:00
Politicians are indulging in lots of negotiation about alliances, forgetting that the nation needs stability for its prosperity. This present political turmoil is a risk to discourage foreign investors. Our population desperately wants a national unity and good governance. Today such a population is in search for the ideal political party.
Sunday, 06 July 2014 07:00
The cost of living is soaring as a result of the steep rise in world oil prices. Forecasts are that crude oil may soar to over $100 per barrel by next year.
Sunday, 29 June 2014 05:00
The tourism sector needs to review its previsions and redefine its priorities according to our actual situation. The recent drop of tourists’ arrival which one’s thought is secured, especially those coming from Europe and Central Europe is in a bad state.