23 October 2014
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Tourism industry in Mauritius bloomed in the 80s. Parallel to being a key revenue sector and contributing to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), its tentacles spread to various sectors of the economy. Tourism has impacted the lives of many Mauritians and has had a strong hand in developing communities, especially the rural area by the seaside.
Friday, 03 October 2014 14:00

Food security : A long way to go

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Between January and June this year, the production of rice, fish, tea and a few vegetables went up significantly compared to the same period of 2013. However, there was a decline in the production of poultry and local beef. This was revealed in a recent report published by Statistics Mauritus.
Very often we have heard of medical malpractice in public hospitals, but recently, a series of complaints have been pervading private clinics. News on Sunday investigates.
Friday, 29 August 2014 14:00

Teens : out of control Featured

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Our young people are branded as violent and out of control most of the time. The recent incident at the Rehabilitation Youth Centre raises many questions on this type of attitude. News on Sunday investigates.
Friday, 29 August 2014 14:00

Mandela Washington Fellows return inspired

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The Mandela Washington Fellows were welcomed back on Thursday 21 August during a reception held at NexTeracom Tower 2, Ebène.
Friday, 29 August 2014 14:00

More tourists, less revenue

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The recent report of Statistics Mauritius entitled ‘International Travel and Tourism’ indicates that tourist arrivals in the first semester of 2014 have increased by 490,697, representing a growth of 4% when compared to the same period last year. However, tourism earnings per head continue on a declining trend, reaching Rs 46,010. What are the implications of these changes? News on Sunday reports…
Friday, 08 August 2014 14:00

Child Prostitution : A curse affecting Paradise Island Featured

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Child prostitution exists in many countries and sadly our little island has not been spared from the clutches of this gruesome business of money and pleasure. Ironically, networks of sexual exploitation operate in a country where children’s rights are trumpeted.
Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonald’s, Pizzas, Kebabs or ‘dholl puri’... The consumption of fast food in Mauritius has considerably grown among Mauritians during the past few years.
Friday, 01 August 2014 14:00

Are young marriages doomed to divorce ? Featured

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“In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find and continue to find grounds for marriage,” declared Robert Anderson. But sadly, nowadays, we are witnessing high divorce rate among newlyweds couples. The question remains, why do young people divorce?
Friday, 18 July 2014 14:01

Teenage love : Puppy love, trial love or true love? Featured

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College days are known to be among the best days of one’s life. Not just a phase where you are academically successful but also a time period when you have fun, create friendships, live life to the full, have new experiences also and cross boundaries.
Friday, 11 July 2014 14:00

Violence in schools : A Failed Education System? Featured

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We cannot shy away from reality: violence is very much present in schools. While often the blame is put on students, pedagogues argue that there are no such thing as ‘bad students’ but rather, uninspired educators, schools without leadership, dismissal of parents, and an outdated curriculum, among other issues, that result in indiscipline among students. Violence in school, they say, is the product of a failed system which has sent into oblivion the concept of education for life.
Friday, 04 July 2014 14:00

War on Drugs : Victims Getting Younger Featured

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Drug abuse is a worldwide phenomenon that has a serious impact on health, economic development and family and all segments of the community. Despite being a small island, Mauritius has not been spared from this scourge. Today, our youngsters, being the future of tomorrow, are deeply involved in drugs abuse and illicit trafficking.

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