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Friday, 17 October 2014 14:00

Privatisation of television

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The debate on whether Mauritius needs to have private television has been on for years. According to Toriden Chellapermal, former Director General of the Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) and currently Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industries (MCCI), privatisation of television is the next logical step for Mauritius after private radio.
End of November or beginning of December? Everyone wants to know the date of general elections. Irfan Rahman, Electoral Commissioner assures that the Electoral Commission – the body responsible for the running of elections in Mauritius – is ready for Poll Day.
Friday, 17 October 2014 14:00

Declaration of Assets

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Amending the Declaration of Assets Act is important, says barrister Ajay Daby, also former Speaker of the National Assembly. He believes that it will certainly bring more transparency and less opacity in the administration of public and parastatal bodies.
From Rs 3600, the pension will be increased to Rs 5000. Welcomed by senior citizens but criticized by the PTr-MMM, News on Sunday talked to the concerned people to know how feasible the reform is.
He confided that it has been two years since he has been fighting for the police force to have its union, but to no avail. On 21 September 2012, Chief Inspector Tuyau and Mr Boojhawon lodged a constitutional case at the Supreme Court on this matter.
Friday, 17 October 2014 14:00

Trade Obstacles Alert Mechanism for Mauritius

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A Trade Obstacles Alert Mechanism, to be operated using the existing Mauritius Trade Portal platform and used by the business community to report obstacles which they may encounter during their trading activities, was introduced to relevant stakeholders during a national workshop on Thursday at Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, in Port Louis.
Friday, 17 October 2014 14:00

Voting at the age of 16 : Bane or boon ?

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Lowering the voting age is one of the main propositions of the Labour Party/MMM alliance. During the meeting held on Sunday, both Paul Bérenger and Navin Ramgoolam announced they will lower voting age to 16 for municipal and village elections. News On Sunday brings to you various reactions.
Friday, 17 October 2014 14:00

Forte : a unique touch to your parties

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Themed parties are very common in European countries but in Mauritius, we rarely see such parties. Screnika Singh Purmanan has brought this concept from abroad and integrated it in the Mauritian culture. Her small company Forte specialises in kids event planning.
Having started this activity in 1969, Abdool Cader Hossenbaccus has developed it into a noble business. “I started this work with the support of Mr. Gaetan Duval who gave me the first job of sticking posters, thus setting the stage for my career as colleur d’affiches,” he recalls. “Subject to permission of the authorities concerned, we stick posters wherever required.
Claudia Ho-Fong has had a long career in the public sector. Currently Acting Director of the Office of the Public Sector Governance (OPSG), she shares with us her journey in accounting and her duties at the Office.
A qualified draughtsman and teacher at the Law & Management Business School, he completed his studies at Lycée Polytechnique, Flacq. Meet Muzzamil Kataully, who, apart from running his company Asyaa Engineering & Int Dec Ltd, has a strong passion for short film production.
A former student at the Royal College Port Louis and a diploma holder in Public Relations and Marketing Management, Mohammad Iqbal Aubdool, also known as ‘Iqbal Liverpool’ due to his passion for this football team, has decided to follow the same path as his father and has become a driving instructor. He earns his bread from his passion.

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