24 November 2014
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L’Alliance Lepep has chosen Mrs Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as future President of the Republic of Mauritius after the polls of 10 December if it is elected to govern the country. This choice comes as a pleasing note in the big hubbub of political campaigns as the incumbent is a most respected personality, a great intellectual and researcher, and at the same time it is a compliment to the women folk who represent more than 55% of voters. News on Sunday presents the President-to-be to its readers and asks her what it means to her to suddenly become the head of state.
The Nam Shun Fooy Koon was founded in 1859 and has since worked hard for the betterment of all Nam Shun and by extension the Chinese Community in Mauritius. This year marks the 155th anniversary of NSFK in Mauritius. The President of Nam Shun Fooy Koon is Philippe Fok Kan. He told News on Sunday that “the challenges today are immense and we must strive to meet them. Our duty is to continue to carry high the flag of the Nam Shun community in Mauritius.
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.
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was on official visit in Mauritius from 1 to 3 November to participate as chief guest in the 180th anniversary of the arrival of Indian indentured labourers on the island. She spent 36 hours participating in various socio-cultural activities and left the country on Monday, after having conceded a loan of Rs 19.5 billion, the highest ever credited to Mauritius by a foreign country.
l What do you reply to your opponents when they show concern on the source of funds to implement the project? “I think that they are too much figure-oriented when they ask on the outsourcing of funds.
Friday, 31 October 2014 14:00

Arrival of Indentured Labourers celebrated

The activities that are organised by the Ministry of Arts and Culture and the Aapravasi Ghat Trust Fund to mark the Arrival of Indentured Labourers in Mauritius take a special significance this year, as they commemorate the 180th anniversary of the landing of the first Indian immigrants on Mauritian soil. They also take a new dimension, as the celebrations will be held in the presence of Shrimati Sushma Swaraj, Indian Minister of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs.
The 10th Economic Forum of the Indian Ocean Islands (FEIOI), takes place in Moroni Comoros this weekend,  23-25 October 2014. The FEIOI is the most important economic event of the Indian Ocean region. Organised this year by the Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (the UCCIA) under the auspices of the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the Indian Ocean (the UCCIOI) in collaboration with the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), the FEIOI itself is a beacon economic rendez-vous of the region.
Dr Julian Pender Hume is a palaeontological artist and an Avian Palaeontologist from the London National History Museum. He has travelled to our island to take part in the 185th anniversary of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences of Mauritius.
Every year it is the same story told to workers when it is time to pay a salary increase in order to compensate the rate of inflation. Statistics Mauritius published the figure of 3.9% as the rate of inflation for the past 12 months ending 30 September.
Wednesday 1st October is observed as the International Day for the Elderly. The theme chosen by the United Nations this year is: ‘Leaving No One Behind- Promoting a Society for All.’ In this context, News on Sunday wants to share with its readers the contribution of our elders in the development of Mauritius and the challenges and fears they are facing in their daily life. The president of the Club ‘Le Flamboyant’, Vir Mulloo, a former government chief executive, gives us a clear picture of the current situation.
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