10 March 2014
Many good things have happened in Mauritius over the years, such as economic boom and empowerment of women, but so did the rise in single-mother households.
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Friday, 07 March 2014 14:00 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
Heard of Zumba? It has quickly grown into one of the most popular group gym classes on the planet. In fact, the Latin-dance inspired workout is reportedly performed by more than 12 million people at 110,000 sites, in 125 countries around the world.
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Friday, 28 February 2014 14:00 Written by Guest
Passionate crimes happen not because the person hates his/her partner, but because they cannot bear the separations. We can call it an obsessive behaviour.
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Like the rest of world lovers, Mauritians grow very passionate when in love. We have many customs about courtship and weddings. However, this is just the sweet side of love.
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Friday, 07 February 2014 14:00 Written by Yousouf Buglow
The talk of the town this week has been about the Higher School Certificate results announced on Monday. As usual, all eyes were on the newly crowned ‘laureates’ who did not only make their respective schools proud, but also their parents and teachers. Nevertheless, there were many other students who, although they did not hit ‘laureates level’ still came through with flying colours. But what’s next for them? News on Sunday investigates.
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Chocolate. Deliciously sinful chocolate. There are few foods that people feel as passionate about as chocolate. It is not simply a matter of it being of its ‘sweetness’; after all, few people crave caramel, whipped cream, or bubble gum.
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Friday, 24 January 2014 14:00 Written by Tasleemah Joomun
A few years ago, there was a big scandal relating to the fact that an obese person had been asked by an airline company to pay for two tickets instead of one. There are many factors that affect demand and supply in air transport. Airlines are confronted with the dilemma of offering quality services at competitive prices. Changing one decision about obese people’s seating may change the whole scenario of the airline industry.
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In the past, it was natural for family and friends to care for older people at home until their last days. Nowadays, elderly people are more likely to be abandoned or sent to nursing homes — an attitude that may appear insensitive, even cruel.
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Friday, 10 January 2014 14:00 Written by Yousouf Buglow
The saying ‘education is free in Mauritius’ is not true in all its senses. The harsh reality is that there are still many people who struggle to get the proper education because of financial restraints.
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Friday, 27 December 2013 14:00 Written by Yousouf Buglow
New Year has long been celebrated with a diverse mix of traditions by different cultures: from the superstitions of wearing red underwear and grape gobbling, to large firework displays coordinated with music and watched by millions.
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Ahhhh…. It’s that time of the year peeps. That time when we all spend wonderful time together around good food and exchange gifts. It’s the time that not only calls for celebration, but also for renewal.
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