21 September 2014
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For some weeks now, Mauritius has been at the center of a political turmoil and this has had serious implications on many aspects of our socioeconomic environment. News on Sunday has solicited the expertise of Prof Sheila Bunwaree, a sociologist, for an analysis of the situation.
Environmental engineer and oceanographer by profession, Vassen Kauppaymuthoo has been striving for the past 15 years for the preservation of our environment and our lagoons.
Jeff Lingaya, 37, holder of a Teacher’s Diploma in English, is an environmental activist, often actively collaborating with various trade union platforms and emerging political movements, or forming resistance platforms on specific issues like Human Rights, Education, and Social Justice. He is presently campaigning on the theme: ‘No to Biometrics on ID Card’. News on Sunday turns to him for more precision on his campaign against the new ID card.
The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mookhesswur Choonee, has been High Commissioner of Mauritius in India from 2006 to 2010. News on Sunday asked him about the background of the new Prime Minister of India and the latter’s sentiments towards Mauritius.
Tania Diolle is a lecturer in Political Science at the University of Mauritius. She holds a Masters in Public Affairs from ‘Sciences Po’ Paris. Her research interests are electoral behaviour, public policy and policy dialogue.
Switzerland categorically refused, on Sunday 18 May 2014, through workers referendum, the creation of a unique minimum salary of 3,300 Euros that would have become the highest in the world. For many, in particular the leftist political parties and trade unions, were really awestruck by the results as they justified such an increase because of the high cost of living in one of the wealthiest countries of Europe.
Benjamin Moutou, former Registrar of Co-operatives and Secretary for co-operative development, was appointed Commissioner of the Truth and Justice Commission. He is also a Researcher in historical events which took place in Mauritius since the French colonization. News on Sunday called upon him to explain to our readers the reasons behind the appropriation of land in Mauritius and why some people are still complaining of having been misappropriated of their land property.
The Bank of Mauritius is hosting for the first time, from 19 to 22 May, the annual summit of the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB), at Le Méridian Hotel, Pointe aux Piments. The Summit aims to bring together an experienced international group of chairpersons and speakers.
Saturday 3 May was World Press Freedom Day. On that occasion, the African Media Initiative (AMI) held a two-day workshop at La Pirogue Hotel for media proprietors and managers of the islands of the South West of the Indian Ocean region. The theme of the workshop was ‘Ethics, Good Governance and Professionalism in Media,’ and it aimed at creating a global reference for the media people concerning their decision at promoting leadership in ethics and good governance.
Ian Jacob, founder member of Resistans ek Alternativ, became interested in politics at the age of 23. At that time, the phenomenon of globalisation was taking ground and the younger generation around the world started questioning politics at its root. After some 15 years engaged in active politics, Ian Jacob believes that the youth of today thirsts for a more important role in politics. 
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Promoting healthy business environment

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Evaluation of business performance is made possible with the aid of accounting information. Records keeping is an essential tool to get rid of frauds and thefts and the Mauritius Revenue Authority uses it for checks as well. The MRA has not been lenient with defaulters, as its turnover indicates the Rs 61.8 billion. Director General, MRA, Sudhamo Lal announces some new changes to promote healthy business environment.
Dr Chandan Jankee is a keen observer of our political maneuvers since Independence. From his university chair where he is an associate professor, very often he sees himself torn between two allegiances- to keep with his most attaching profession and the need to get into the political arena and fight current misdeeds and set in place a just society where equality and justice prevail.

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