27 November 2014
Friday, 15 November 2013 09:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
‘Building a better Mauritius’ was the theme of the budget 2014 presented by the Minister of Finance Xavier-Luc Duval last Friday. While the Minister of Finance’s third budget has according to him created a ‘feel good factor’, many still feel that major issues have not been addressed.
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Friday, 15 November 2013 09:00 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
It is a dream for many a little girl to grow up and hit the runway or print magazine as a model. Giovanna has made it through and light-years away from her little-girl dream, she is now living it and taking on the world with a newfound confidence.
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Friday, 08 November 2013 09:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
“Education is not only academic. Without values and norms, a child’s education is incomplete,” claims Marie Claire Heerah, born Ducasse. The founder and Managing Director of Saint Nicholas Grammar School (Primary and Secondary), she strives not only to provide high academic education to children, but also to inculcate in them respect and moral values as well as to develop the emotional and spiritual virtues.
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Bold, passionate and confident, he has a natural flair for fashion and is igniting the scene with his love for it. He also packs in the spunkiest of personalities and rocks the boldest of fashion.
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Friday, 08 November 2013 09:00 Written by News On Sunday
Dressed in the traditional graduation garb, the square academic cap on the head and the degree certificate in hand, fresh graduates think they are at the threshold of a bright future. Such a picture tends to make parents believe that they are about to reap the fruits of their years of sacrifice as their kin is at the point of obtaining a well-paid job. However, the reality is not at all what they have imagined.
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Friday, 01 November 2013 09:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
Her name is certainly familiar. Remember the sega song ‘Ton Philippe’? Yes Marjorie Seevraz is the singer of the hit sega song of 1998. A multi-talented woman, she is not only blessed with a sultry voice but also with crafty hands. After seven years away from the stage and with the ups and downs of life, Marjorie did not give up.
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Friday, 01 November 2013 09:00 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
What set her apart is that in spite of studies in unrelated fields and previously a teacher, her passion for pastry making has helped her to shift careers and to unearth fresh ideas. She is as inspired as she is inspiring.
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Friday, 25 October 2013 09:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
The first ever International Youth Forum (IYF) took place in Mauritius last week. Organised and hosted by Konectenu, this event lasted from 11 to 18 October. Various topics were addressed including leadership, politics, humanities, entrepreneurship, career, unemployment, social work, volunteerism, environment, culture & tradition and others.
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This former Miss Reunion may have cheekbones that can cut and an incredibly sweet smile that could melt the hardest of hearts, but there is more to the lady than just looks. Raissa is a perfect representative of the new breed of models. Where 20 years ago it would have sufficed to have a stunning face and incredible posing skills, today it takes more.
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Friday, 18 October 2013 09:00
Cecile Cassimally : The Golden Voice FeaturedWritten by Jameela Jaddoo
This week News on Sunday met one cheerful and energetic personality whose voice leaves people stunned. Cecile Cassimally has been singing and performing in shows since 1988. Throughout the years, her melodious and charming voice has been entertaining and carrying people away from their troubles.
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Despite all the critical analyses, art histories, surveys, reviews, criticisms and articles we might read, there is no substitute for an artist’s own words to inform us of his or her intentions and ideas.
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Friday, 11 October 2013 08:15 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
SHE UNDERWENT four months of chemotherapy which lasted like a lifetime. “Cancer helped me answer many difficult questions. It forced me to face many demons. With cancer, I decided to never short-change myself ever again. Cancer gave me the courage to live. And I decided that I would not die an unlived life,” she said. Varsha shared her deepest feelings and her experiences during her ‘breast cancer journey’ with us.
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