18 April 2015
Petites Annonces Gratuite
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The National Assembly resumed its activities, after a prorogation of more than two months, for the drafting of a mini-amendment of the Constitution, presented to elected members on Friday 4 July 2014. The Prime Minister underlined once again the need for change, after 46 years of Independence. He was followed by the Leader of the Opposition, Paul Berenger, then by the leader of the MSM, Pravind Jugnauth, and finally by the leader of the PMSD, Xavier-Luc Duval before adjournment for Monday, 7 July.
Sylvio Michel is at his 13th day of hunger strike at ‘Jardin de la Compagnie’, Port Louis. Michel is well known in Mauritian politics.
Ivan Collendavelloo has launched his party, “Muvman Liberater’, at the beginning of this month after he resigned from the MMM because of his disapproval on an alliance his former leader wanted to strike with the Labour party.
Somduth Dulthumun has been elected for a fifth consecutive mandate as Chairman of the Mauritius Sanathan Dharma Temples Federation two weeks ago. Dulthumun represents a strong figure within the Hindu community in Mauritius.
Rajiv Servansingh has been the youngest parliamentarian elected in Port Louis under the MMM banner in 1976. Since then, he did not show much interest to stand again as a candidate for legislative elections.
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.