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Friday, 29 May 2015 14:00

GFA campaigns for safer roads

GFA Insurance launched its road safety campaign, “GUIDOTO”, on Tuesday at Ebène. Transport Minister Nando Bodha, present at the ceremony, called upon road users to change their attitudes while driving and appealed for a responsible driving culture.
“Business does not have a soul unless it understands the culture that drives it.” This statement was made by Jean Paul Adam, the Seychelles Finance Minister during the official opening of FetAfrik 2015 last Friday. This year’s official opening of FetAfrik, staged in parallel with the Seychelles first International Trade Expo organised by Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), sends a strong message that tourism, culture, and trade.
Foreign investors are shunning Mauritian stocks. According to reports by the Bank of Mauritius (BoM), foreign investments in local stocks have been in negative territory for most part of the current year, culminating with a Rs 1.19 billion withdrawal in April 2015. This sell-off frenzy kick-started in October last year.
It has been two years since Mauritius has been benefiting from the expertise of Marietjie Van Der Merwe, a South African, in the field of leadership development and team development. Her vision is to open up the corridors between Africa and Mauritius to a world of expertise exchange.
Friday, 29 May 2015 14:00

The Irresistible Rise of the Renminbi

By the end of this year, the International Monetary Fund will decide whether the Chinese renminbi will join the euro, the Japanese yen, the British pound, and the US dollar in the basket of currencies that determines the value of its international reserve asset, the Special Drawing Right (SDR). China is pushing hard for the renminbi’s inclusion. Should it be admitted?
Friday, 29 May 2015 14:00

Paradise in Peril

With Amal Clooney, the human-rights lawyer who recently married the actor George Clooney, acting as your advocate, you would think that your case would grab headlines. And yet Mohamed Nasheed – the Maldives’ first democratically elected president, who was just sentenced to 13 years imprisonment for unnamed “terrorist offenses” by the military-backed government that overthrew him in 2012 – seems to have fallen off the world’s radar.
National Winner of the Public Speaking Competition organised by the English-Speaking Union (Mauritius), Yannish represented Mauritius at the International Public Speaking Competition which was held in London from 11 to 15 May 2015.  He competed against 50 of the brightest students, who came to London from all corners of the globe. He narrates his experience to our young readers of News On Sunday.
Friday, 29 May 2015 14:00

Florian wins baker’s award

Florian Raymond, 20, has won his first international competition and has been awarded the title of “Young Bakery Hopeful.” Futhermore, he will represent Mauritius at the Bakery World Cup for the category “Young Hope of the Year.
Friday, 29 May 2015 14:00

John Nash’s Beautiful Life

The brilliant mathematician, who died in a car accident on Sunday, was best known for his contribution to game theory while battling shizophnenia.
People who experienced bullying in childhood are more likely to be overweight and show higher levels of circulatory system inflammation in later life, finds a new research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London. This puts them at higher risk of heart attack and various age-related conditions, including type-2 diabetes, according to the study authors.
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