20 December 2014
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Friday, 19 December 2014 14:01

SAJ declares war on fraud Featured

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The Labour Government has been relegated to the past, but the new Prime Minister of Mauritius does not intend to leave loose ends. As promised, Sir Anerood Jugnauth has asked to reopen ‘suspicious cases’ and to investigate possible corruption. In this regard, a committee was set up on the very first day that the Cabinet was sworn-in.
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:00

Get ready for school

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It’s the end of the year and it’s the big rush towards bookstores and school shops. From the books to the school materials, the uniforms, the shoes, the schoolbags, and other accessories, pupils and students are preparing themselves to harness the academic year starting in January 2015. 
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:00

24-year conviction for rape quashed on appeal

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Two teenagers, Govinda Narain Carpenen and Geraldo Reine de Carthage, who were convicted each to 24 years penal servitude for the offence of rape, have been acquitted on appeal.
Professor Sheila Bunwaree, who is the leader of Parti Sociale Justice, provides a post-election explanation to the readers of News On Sunday. She is quite satisfied of her performance in Constituency No.20 
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:00

SAJ’s Cabinet : 12 first time ministers Featured

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Mauritius has a new Cabinet of 25. It comprises 24 ministers presided by the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, one Deputy Prime Minister, Xavier-Luc Duval and two Vice-Prime Ministers, Showkutally Soodhun and Ivan Collendavelloo. The Cabinet will also have a dose of new blood. We give the floor to the 12 MPs who will be occupying ministerial posts for the first time.
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:00

Dr Jack Keel and Mr Hiding : The hand of God

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DR JACK KEEL: The elections have come…
MR HIDING: …and gone.
The year 2014 has been marked by a wider presence of political parties and alliances on social platforms.  Youngsters – voters and non-voters- have been more active than ever in participating in those vitrual communities.
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:00

Trou Aux Biches hotel wins Agoda Award again

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After 2012, the Trou aux Biches Resort & Spa has once again received the “Gold Circle Award” by Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site. Pierre Honné, the Regional Manager Hotels – Africa & Indian Ocean of this traveller review site and online booking platform, was present at a dinner held on Friday 05 December 2014 at the Trou aux Biches Resort & Spa for the handing over of the award.
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:00

Temple Group prays for community engagement

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A Temple Group recently incorporated the Association de Parents d’Enfants Inadaptés de l’Ile Maurice (APEIM) into its CSR program by lending them a helping hand with the relocation of their Port-Louis vocational centre.
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:00

Corporate gifts : From option to priority

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At the end of the year, many companies show their appreciation and gratitude towards customers and their employees by entertaining them with special dinners or other fun and festive celebrations of the season. However, nowadays, offering a gift has also become part of the tradition. Chocolates, wines, pens, umbrella, t-shirts...These are some the common gifts being offered.
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:00

Why Are Commodity Prices Falling?

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Oil prices have plummeted 40% since June – good news for oil-importing countries, but bad news for Russia, Venezuela, Nigeria, and other oil exporters. Some attribute the price drop to the US shale-energy boom. Others cite OPEC’s failure to agree on supply restrictions.
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:00

Congratulations to SAJ and to Mauritians

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Even though, by and large, former PM Navin Ramgoolam and his ally Paul Bérenger in their Labour-MMM alliance copied chunks from the MSM-PMSD-ML manifesto and, were it merely for electoral promises, both alliances should have fared equally at the 10th December 2014 general elections. The manner in which the 75% turnout (or thereabout) of voters cast their votes indicates that Mauritians generally could not stand the shenanigans, the arrogance, the incompetence of both Ramgoolam and Bérenger and their sheer hunger for power through elective dictatorship.