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Friday, 26 September 2014 14:00

Royal College of Curepipe wins 2014 Omnicane Award

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The Royal College Curepipe is the winner of the 2014 Omnicane Award. The theme this year was “How would Mauritius as a Small Island Developing State reconcile its economic development goals and environmental imperatives?”
Friday, 26 September 2014 14:00

Mentorship at Ste Marie College

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The Students of Lower and Upper Six of the Ste Marie College, Pierrefonds were awarded a certificate of participation in a workshop organised and mentored by Ravin S. Papiah. The latter,  a Founder Partner, and a Certified Coach, Mentor and Speaker of the John Maxwell Team, conducted the workshop over ten weeks during their Enrichment Class periods on the subject of ‘Putting your dream to the test”, based on the book of the same title, by Dr John C. Maxwell.
A person has the right to lodge a plaint before the District Court and the Intermediate Court without having recourse to the services of an Attorney at Law.
Present MMM member of the National Assembly, Jean-Claude Barbier, can stand trial in the case of police against with the offence of damaging the motor vehicle of former MSM member of the National Assembly, and now labour sympathiser, Sheila Grenade.
The litigation between the two parties concerning the ownership of a portion of land of an extent of 10 and 1/4 perches situated at corner Labourdonnais and Boulangerie Streets, Mahebourg, has turned to the advantage of the defendant, Françoise Amélie Blais.
This week, News on Sunday calls upon Kumaraswamy Venkatasawmy, promising member of Think Mauritius to share his knowledge on politics and propose new ideas to political leaders at this crucial moment.    
Friday, 26 September 2014 14:00

The other parties : What are their plans ?

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The two big alliances are now done after much hammering on the anvil. On one side the ‘on’ and ‘off’ episode is over and serious things seem to have started since the signing of the agreement between Labour and the MMM on Saturday 20 September.
“During the electoral campaign, the media should give the opportunity to all political contenders, regardless of their electoral weightage, to express their views, so as to broaden the democratic base by providing the public with an array of choices. Because choice is synonymous with democracy”. This could summarise the breakfast panel discussion event, “The Role of the Media During Elections”, organised by the US Embassy on Tuesday morning, at the City Club, in Port Louis.    
Friday, 26 September 2014 14:00

Awaiting electoral manifestos

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Parliament is yet to be dissolved but the electoral campaign has already kicked off on both sides. Meetings, congresses, banners and lobbying… the mood for the general election is already set. The focus is now on the manifesto of each alliance and the list of candidates for each constituency.
Friday, 26 September 2014 14:00

Mauritius : Model of democracy?

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Port Louis, 23 September: The poem-Rime of the Ancient Mariner - by Samuel Taylor Coleridge reads, “Water, water everywhere. Nor any drop to drink.” These words ring all too true when one reflects on the current turmoil and persistent gender inequality we are witnessing in Mauritius. Women are represented almost everywhere in various public and private sectors, but remain invisible at the negotiation tables of political parties.
Friday, 26 September 2014 14:00

Zoning of Our Lagoons for nautical activities

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Government has launched a Master Plan for the Zoning and Management of Lagoon for the Tourism Sector that purports to provide a framework for the proper planning and judicious management of nautical activities, and to enhance safety and security at sea, as well as to protect our biodiversity, fragile ecosystem and seascape.
Friday, 26 September 2014 14:00

US funds NGOs

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US Ambassador Shari Villarosa signed documents on Thursday at the Port Louis Municipal Council Room granting 85,000 USD (around Rs 2.6 million) to five different NGOs of the island. These are International Organisation for Migration, Mauritius Bar Association, Transparency Mauritius, Women in Politics and SOS Femmes.

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