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News on Sunday

Australia has supported Mauritius through many projects in the past and intends to pursue in the same vein. On Australia Day, celebrated on Monday 26 January, the High Commissioner Susan Coles highlights various sectors where Mauritians can do business in Australia. She also mentions the possibility of migration.
Friday, 30 January 2015 14:00

Government Programme : Positive feedback Featured

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On Tuesday, the new Government made public its five-year plan. Its objective is to “Achieve Meaningful Change” through a series of measures which will be implemented with the ultimate aim of producing a second economic miracle. In general, professionals and experts of different sectors show optimism and give us their insight.
Nestlé SA has called on Mauritians to nominate individuals, government bodies, non-governmental organizations, members of the academia and social enterprises for its 2016 Nestlé Creating Shared Value (CSV) Prize. The nominations will see Mauritian nominees compete globally for a Rs. 18 million (CHF 500,000) prize.
DR JACK KEEL: The president of the Republic was particularly bright the other day.
MR HIDING: It was one of his finest hours.
Friday, 30 January 2015 14:00

Busy year for the ESU

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Students, get ready for fun and learning activities organised by the ESU. As in 2014, the English Speaking Union is coming with loads of activities for 2015.
Friday, 30 January 2015 14:00

Achieving meaningful change Featured

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The Alliance Lepep Government Programme was presented by the President of the Republic Kailash Purryag on Tuesday 27. The new Government in place, elected by universal suffrage on December 10, aims towards ‘Achieving Meaningful Change’. The Sixth National Assembly of Mauritius features Sir Anerood Jugnauth as the new Prime Minister and Leader of the House, Ravi Yerrigadoo as Attorney General and Maya Hanoomanjee as Speaker of the Assembly.
Friday, 30 January 2015 14:00

MMM meets in conclave

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The Mouvement Militant Mauricien, (MMM), celebrating its 45 years of existence this year, goes through a crucial period of its history next week, on 8 February, with a national meeting of delegates coming from 537 party committees, forming its base island-wise, in order to elect 30 members for its central committee out of a list of 103 candidates.
Friday, 30 January 2015 14:00

Kent University to open campus in Mauritius

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On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the University of Kent, U.K, the Deputy Director Sue Hopkinson announced their intention of opening a new campus in Mauritius. A cocktail party was held at Sofitel Resort on Thursday 22 January.  
The latest report of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry released on Thursday shows that in the fourth quarter of 2014, the local business climate indicator has known a progress of five points (6.4%) reaching 82.5 points. After a profound analysis, it has been seen that there has been a strong increase in the index after three consecutive quarterly declines. Dr Renganaden Padayachy stated that the report is meant to improve our economic growth.
Friday, 30 January 2015 14:00

Crime : The rise of murderers

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Murders, assaults – not one day goes by without a newspaper highlighting such a case. Mauritius has been experiencing a rise in crime rates since a few years, with many cases leaving the population in shock. We all still remember the murder of Mantee Murchoyea in 2014, whose dead body was cut into pieces and thrown in a pond at Petite Rivière. The year 2015 has also started with many gruesome murder cases. What more should we expect?
Friday, 30 January 2015 14:00

Traffic Jam: Police backpedal on measures

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The police force has decided to cancel the new measures taken earlier this week, following severe traffic congestion on Wednesday. Constable Perry Madelon explained that the decision was taken at the highest levels of the police force.
Our attention will be focused, this Sunday 1 February, on celebrations marking the 180th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Mauritius. There will be the official celebrations at Le Morne village and other activities in various parts of the country with cultural programmes and entertainment.