23 November 2014
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Friday, 21 November 2014 14:00

Youth and the economy : Unemployment and Poverty

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Unemployment is gaining ground among youngsters, especially graduates. During the current electoral campaign, both main alliances have promised new measures for the young unemployed: Create new jobs, introduce unemployment allowance for graduates and to finance any additional studies to upgrade their skills. News on Sunday sought the views of a few young persons on these issues.
Friday, 21 November 2014 14:00

Doorita Seeruttun : An international achiever

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A young lady, enthusiastic in whatever she undertakes, Doorita Seeruttun believes in this statement of Maya Angelou : “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” She is a well-known figure for various educational campaigns, such as Global Youth Ambassador UK for ‘A World At School’ and the other humanitarian services.
Friday, 21 November 2014 14:00

National Face Painting Championship 2014

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The National Face Painting Competition took place on Saturday 15 November at Eureka House, Moka. The event was organised by the Shiva Yoga Centre. The young artists present were rewarded for their art and creativity.
The Australian Government has selected six professionals from Mauritius and three professionals from Seychelles to take up Australia Awards Scholarships at Masters Level at Australian universities, as from January 2015.
Friday, 21 November 2014 14:00

MIE Students show their artistic talent

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The Mauritius Institute of Education (MIE) is holding a three-day exhibition ending today 21 November 2014 at its headquarters, Réduit. Some 45 paintings, sculptures and handicrafts by the students of Visual Arts of both PGCE students and also B.E.D students are on display.
Early Years Pre-Primary and Primary School held its graduation and award ceremony on Monday 10 November at the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre at Bell Village. Happiness and smiles were on the faces of the 5th year students graduating as well as all the kids, teachers and parents. The founder and director of the school, Mrs Esmeralda Lee, told us about the enriching seventh anniversary of the school.
Friday, 14 November 2014 14:00

Internet services : What our youngsters expect

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There has been much debate over the democratisation of internet access and WIFI around the island. Internet connection is still a luxury for many, nd for those who already have access, frequent complaints include slow connection and high prices. News on Sunday sought the views of some youngsters to gauge their feelings and expectations.
Justice Rita Teelock sitting at the Supreme Court has granted the custody of two girls, who were living with their father, to their mother. Furthermore the Judge has ordered the father to pay to the mother a monthly alimony of Rs 6,000 as from the end of November 2014 for the upkeep of the two children. This judgment has been delivered last week in a case of divorce petition which has been entertained anew by the Supreme Court.
The Appeal Court  having on the Bench Justices Nirmala Devat and Shaheed Bhaukaurally has dismissed with costs  the appeal lodged by Dr Ah Piang Ng Kuet Leong contesting the decision of the Judge in Chambers setting aside an application for an interim injunction restraining and prohibiting:
Friday, 14 November 2014 14:00

Electoral campaign takes off Featured

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The electoral campaign takes another twist this Saturday as candidates of the Alliance Lepep will be presented to the media. Smaller parties like Lalit have already published the list of their candidates while Cehl Meeah’s FSM will present his candidates on Saturday.
Friday, 14 November 2014 14:00

Two former magistrates challenge SAJ and Ramgoolam Featured

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Two magistrates have resigned from the judiciary to enter politics. Both are standing as candidates for the first time in the very fiefdom of the opposing leaders. It’s a major and daring step in their lives but Soodesh Callichurn and Raj Pentiah nonetheless trust their convictions. The fact that their opponents are none other than of Navin Ramgoolam and SAJ respectively does not dwindle their enthusiasm.
Friday, 14 November 2014 14:00

Women candidacy : A farce of political parties ?

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The Labour/ MMM alliance presented 18% of women candidates for the general elections and it seems that Alliance Lepep will toe the line in this regard. Can Mauritius continue to have women under-represented in the general elections and eventually in Parliament? Women active in Mauritian politics share their opinions.

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