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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.
As citizens, we enjoy rights which are protected by the law. However, sometimes people exploit these very rights for their vested interests. For the wrongly accused, their lives are turned upside down. Their dignity, reputation, credibility, relationships... all are at stake.
Friday, 20 June 2014 14:00

Small parties speak out : Democracy under threat? Featured

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Over the past few weeks, the events on the political scene have raised serious concerns among the population, civil society and the general political class, including small and medium parties whose interests are more centered on how the economy can be impacted. The general feeling is that democracy is under threat, the government is not delivering while the Opposition is not playing its role properly, at times wooing the ruling Labour party for an alliance, and at other times, turning against it.
Friday, 20 June 2014 14:00

Courtesy : A rare commodity ?

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Good manners and young people have not always gone hand in hand. Young days are mostly perceived as a period of mischief, freedom and living life on the edge.

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