21 August 2014
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Friday, 01 August 2014 14:00

Mauritian women taking control of their economic fate Featured

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The economic empowerment of women has been one of the most remarkable revolutions in the world of work in Mauritius over the past 10 years. During the period 2004 to 2013, the activity rate for men has been constantly decreasing over the years while that of women has been generally increasing, thus narrowing the gender gap. However, despite the rise in women employment, there are still many questions that arise in regard to income inequality, security, number of working hours, among others. News on Sunday reports.
Since 2003, Mauritius has been experiencing an impressive change in the communications industry. According to the trend, mobile phone is exceeding fixed line subscriptions. While the mobile phone is recording a year to year exponential growth, fixed telephone is showing the reverse.
‘They were young and naive and did not make good impression on people’ said Mike Markkula about Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, the two legendary co-founders of Apple Computers when he was brought in by Don Valentine, Silicon Valley venture capitalist to be the company’s first CEO.
Her ambitions were sky high when she was still very young but little did she know that one day her dreams would turn into reality. Shanen Ganapathee, 20, will soon commence her second year as an undergraduate student at Duke University in the States. As of now, she is making her parents proud and her feats will surely make her country, Mauritius, proud of her in the future.
Friday, 01 August 2014 14:00

Ashesh Ramjeeawon : The born actor

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“Always aim for the moon; even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars,” are the beliefs of the 25-year old Ashesh who is a well known figure in the field of drama. It is said that some are born leaders but Ashesh is a born actor. An ex-student of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Moka, he has acted in different plays and has won several awards so far. His dream is to bring new blood to the field of, and having theatre artists breaking into the world of cinema. 
Friday, 01 August 2014 14:00

Are young marriages doomed to divorce ? Featured

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“In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find and continue to find grounds for marriage,” declared Robert Anderson. But sadly, nowadays, we are witnessing high divorce rate among newlyweds couples. The question remains, why do young people divorce?
Friday, 25 July 2014 17:00

New political parties : Alternatives or accessories? Featured

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Parti Justice Sociale, The Liberals, Muvman Liberater, Ensam Nu Kapav, Union Populaire, etc. Our political landscape has recently witnessed an unprecedented emergence of new political parties. All of them urge for a complete change and/or a revolution. Adhering to existing political parties was never an option for the new leaders who reiterate their willpower to listen to unheard sections of the society for the interest of the country. Only one new party, the Muvman Liberater, is in favour of an alliance with any mainstream party.
Ashit Gungah is the secretary general (Administration) of the Mouvement Socialiste Militant (MSM). He is the First Member for Grand Baie/Poudre d’Or. 53 years old, Ashit Gungah is an engineer by profession and started in politics at an early age. He became active since 1995 and stood for elections in 2000 and he was elected. He was again elected in Constituency No 6 in 2005 and in 2010. News on Sunday asked him about the current workings of our Parliament and whether it is impacting negatively on the minds of the population.
Following the concern created by the confusion that took place during the last horseracing day at the Champs de Mars on Saturday 19 July, News on Sunday asked Shan Ip, the Head of Marketing and Communications of the Mauritius Turf Club for some clarification.
Friday, 25 July 2014 14:00

EOC advocates positive action

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The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) launched its 2014 report last Friday. The Report, which highlights the work accomplished by the EOC since its creation in 2012, is a compilation of statistics and case studies, research and recommendations, complaints and enquiries.
Prime minister Dr Navin Ramgoolam called upon the newly recruited police constables to be honest and show integrity in their day to day work without any fear or favour, which according to him, is the only way to deal with any problem in the country.
Fans of ‘Tikoulou’ may get ready for the first ever musical show of the Mauritian hero taking place in September at MGI, Moka. The hero of the comic book series ‘Les Aventures de Tikoulou’, will make you travel to a wonderland for one and a half hour together with his friends Kasskott, Gromarto, Matapan and Dimoune. Tickets for the show are on sale as from this Friday 25th July on Rezo Otayo.

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