19 April 2014
What strikes us most about her is her unpretentiousness. She is also generously vociferous in her appreciation of people and the little things in life.
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Friday, 25 January 2013 12:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
Capabilities, skills and talents blossom when they are nurtured properly. However, for some, the reality is completely different. Considered as school drop-outs, Durla Armand and Emilie Rosse, both aged 16, were given a second chance to education and life itself at the Craft Academy, Poste de Flacq.
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Comedians are a rare breed of people. They are quick on their feet and can provoke laughter while giving insight and truth or just acting plain dumb. Sanjeev Moheeputh, the ‘Anu Ryé’ man is one such comedian and is also a household name.
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Friday, 18 January 2013 13:02 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
We have often heard that ‘disability is not a fatality’. Indeed, it is a true statement. Disabled people sometimes achieve more than many able-bodied persons.
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Friday, 11 January 2013 12:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
Mrs Ameenah Gurib-Fakim is a woman who wears several hats: Besides being a wife and mother, she is also a writer, a researcher and a scientist. Winner of several awards such as L’Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science Award 2007 and the African Union Award for ‘Women in Science’ for the Easter African Region in 2009, Ameenah has a true passion for plants flowing in her veins.
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Friday, 11 January 2013 12:00
Amit Bhoonah – With a targeted approach and micro-marketing, books can be a great business in MauritiusWritten by Mumtaz Soogund
The history buffs among you will know that the announcement for the falling of the Berlin Wall was made on August 23, 1990. The very same night, Amit Bhoonah was born.
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Friday, 04 January 2013 15:09 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
Transcendent. It’s an adjective one could use to singularly describe him. He is also involved in what may seem as an uncommon career path for a Mauritian: automotive designing. News on Sunday discusses with Yasid his style and approach to transportation design. Have a gander and read on!
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Aifah has found in make-up artistry not only a means of expressing herself but also a way to portray the desired look and emotions of her subject.
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Though he looks unassuming enough, he exudes a certain air that screams passion. Perhaps it is his whimsical facial expressions that he wears, but there is another, subtler passion that is written on his face, shining through most intensely.
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This week News on Sunday is in a festive mood. The shining sun, the appealing cool sea water, big family get-togethers, delicious foods, parties till dawn… what else do we need to spend the perfect end of year holidays.
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“Both appreciation and dislike contribute to shaping us into a better person. It does not matter whether people hate you or love you, as long as you do not go unnoticed.”
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Friday, 14 December 2012 12:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
Despite some hostilities here and there and the fact that only 44.91 % of voters had performed their civic duty, the Municipal Council Elections have kept its promises vis a vis women.
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