10 December 2013
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She is an award-winning poet, performer, radio producer and creative facilitator. Mbali Vilakazi, famous South African writer was in Mauritius last week. She was amongst the delegation of South African writers who were invited to participate in the International Book Fair “Confluences 2013”.
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Friday, 01 March 2013 15:36 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
“Hide not your talents, they for use were made,” once said Benjamin Franklin. Indeed we all possess inner skills and talents. But having the courage to exploit and follow them is another story.
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Rashila Jagmohansingh has got art in the veins. As a writer, artist and social worker, she has brought innovation in the history of art in Mauritius by introducing the concept of Street Art, which she calls Art Sociologique. A young woman with a strong passion for art, she firmly believes that art is the way to reform society. For her, ‘Art Sociologique’ is a new social therapy.
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Friday, 15 February 2013 12:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
She is young and talented. Thirteen-year old Nooree Fatima Murtuza already holds a writer’s pen. Through writing, she has found a way to convey her deepest feelings, views and thoughts on all topics, including sensitive ones.
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Friday, 15 February 2013 12:00 Written by News On Sunday
Photography is picture language, the newest version of the oldest form of graphic communication. Unlike the spoken or written word, it is a form of communication that can be internationally understood. This gives a photograph added meaning - and a photographer, added responsibility.
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Friday, 01 February 2013 14:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
For 22 years, she has dedicated herself to children in every sense of the word. Besides teaching Tamil, Mrs Saroja Sanjeevee inculcates in her little kids traditions, cultural values and respect for all.
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In works rich in both allusion and painting craft, he merges careful observation, culture, and an encyclopedic knowledge of the tradition of painting.
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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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