22 December 2014
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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.
Friday, 14 November 2014 14:00

Electoral campaign : Craze for social media Featured

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It is no secret that for this year’s electoral campaign, the major alliances have adopted different approaches. The two big parties of the island together with other small parties as well as activists have seized the social media to do their campaigns. Through daily news, video clips, sound clips and caricatures among others, politicians are on social networks like never before, trying to convince as many people as possible.
It’s a first for the Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation (MBC). Its journalists have been banned from covering any activities (door to door, meetings, congress) of the Alliance Lepep.
The constitution of a Second Republic as proposed by the Labour-MMM Alliance has raised controversy among political parties, the civil society and opinion leaders. In this context, News on Sunday has sought the views of Catherine Boudet, a sharp observer of our political system. She compares the local proposal with the French system.