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The Highlights of Mauritius Audit Report Fiscal Year 2011

The Mauritius Audit report for fiscal year 2011 was released 2 days ago, on Tuesday, July 10 2012. It’s no surprise that the 279-page long ...Read full article on Island Crisis: The Highlights of Mauritius Audit Report Fiscal Year 2011.

12 Jul 2012, Island Crisis

The Highlights of Mauritius Audit Report Fiscal Year 2011

The Mauritius Audit report for fiscal year 2011 was released 2 days ago, on Tuesday, July 10 2012. It’s no surprise that the 279-page long document which reviewed the expenses incurred by various ministries identified significant waste of public funds. We are not talking about hundreds of rupees but of ...Read full article on Island Crisis: The Highlights of Mauritius Audit Report Fiscal Year 2011.

12 Jul 2012, Island Crisis

Euro 2012 Online Predictions Mauritius

Euro 2012 kicks off tonight at precisely 20:00 Mauritian time with Poland playing against Greece. And as usual we’re in for everything which means “predictions!”. We’ve been doing it for the Horse Racing, the Premier League and now we have one awesome game running on Island Crisis for Euro 2012. Wanna skip the details? Check the Euro 2012 Predictions Game here. The game is officially launched today but we were accepting registration since the past few days. It’s a paid-to-play game whereby we will be using the money collected to spread out some cool gifts to the winners. We have ...

08 Jun 2012, Island Crisis

Gay Marriage in Mauritius? It’s Their Right.

Gay Marriage in Mauritius, do you think it’s for the near future? We are not pro-gays and neither against them but we do believe that everyone has the right to have his own choice and live life the way he wants. The United States’ President, Barack Obama, made huge political and social waves last week by announcing he supports marriage between gay couples. In a country supposedly based on freedom of beliefs, the announcement went over like a lead balloon on a calm day. Obviously there were supporters, and there were just as many people ready to march in the ...

14 May 2012, Island Crisis

Labour Day in Mauritius Equal All-Politicians Day Feast

The core objective of the Labour Day is the celebration of the socio-economic achievements of the working class. It is the day to place the labour force on the forefront and thank them for the good work accomplished and in some cases, fight for their cause. But apparently this international worker’s day has lost its very essence in Mauritius. We now celebrate the All-Politicians Day on May 1st. The 1st May 1938 Labour Day was first celebrated in the country whereby more than 35000 workers gathered to claim their right to vote. Today there has been a significant overhaul, 1st ...

30 Apr 2012, Island Crisis

MSPCA Dark Side and Cruelty in Mauritius Exposed

Yesterday, the Daily Mail unleashed one of the darkest side of Mauritius concerning the ill-treatment of dogs. The Mauritian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) is stigmatized of inflicting unjust treatment on animals instead of doing just the contrary as illustrated by its name and so-called campaigns. And most of us already knew about it.. yet..! The Daily Mail reveals that around 20 000 dogs are executed pitilessly every year in Mauritius and that the MSPCA has a quota of removing 100 dogs from the streets every day as the population of stray dogs is estimated to ...

12 Apr 2012, Island Crisis

Tsunami Alert For Mauritius – 11 April 2012

Following an earthquake of magnitude 8.7 in Sumatra today, a tsunami alert for Mauritius and the Indian Ocean has been issued. The earthquake occured at about 6.38pm AEST and the tremors were felt even in Thailand, Singapore and parts of India. A tsunami alert for the Indian Ocean (including Mauritius) was immediately placed following the earthquake which occured at a depth of about 33km and 495km to the South West of Sumatra. Below is a list of countries affected by this tsunami alert: Mauritius, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Myanmar, Thailand, Maldives, United Kingdom, Malaysia, Reunion, Seychelles, Pakistan, Somalia, Oman, ...

11 Apr 2012, Island Crisis

Navin Ramgoolam vs Nicolas Sarkozy: Mauritian PM A Liar

At the dawn of new upheavals in the political arena in Mauritius following the entrance of a veteran warrior Sir Aneerood Jugnauth, a time bomb placed a year back exploded in the government camp some days back and the responsible is non-other than the prime minister Navin Ramgoolam himself. This time the issue is of international span with the French president, Nicolas Sarkozy clearly defying the words of Dr Navin Ramgoolam that he said: “The citizens of Reunion Island should take example from Mauritians rather than ask for financial assistance from the French government”. Our prime minister will surely measure ...

07 Apr 2012, Island Crisis

The Deadly Stair At Ebene Cyber Tower 1 – A message to BPML

Read full article on Island Crisis: The Deadly Stair At Ebene Cyber Tower 1 – A message to BPML. Preview: Read full article on Island Crisis: The Deadly Stair At Ebene Cyber Tower 1 – A message to BPML. Preview: When are we going to realize that safety is foremost and appearance secondary? We are referring here to the first marble stair at the entrance of the cyber tower 1 building. Everyone at the tower is well aware of it as they alight it and descend it everyday. We saw a very near-deadly accident happening before our eyes some days ...

01 Apr 2012, Island Crisis

MMM MSM To Make Gay Marriage Legal in Mauritius

Read full article on Island Crisis: MMM MSM To Make Gay Marriage Legal in Mauritius. Preview: Read full article on Island Crisis: MMM MSM To Make Gay Marriage Legal in Mauritius. Preview: The political drama continues in Mauritius between the MMM and the MSM. Today morning’s report is however more ridiculous and surprising. As announced by Paul Raymond today morning, his next electoral plan will feature the legalization of Gay Marriage in Mauritius. According to the press conference PRB held last evening, Gay marriage is a right which every homosexuals and even the heterosexuals have and he is firm about ...

01 Apr 2012, Island Crisis

Accident at Soreze Paille: Innodis Truck Brakes Failed

Read full article on Island Crisis: Accident at Soreze Paille: Innodis Truck Brakes Failed. Preview: Read full article on Island Crisis: Accident at Soreze Paille: Innodis Truck Brakes Failed. Preview: Sad news for a Saturday in Mauritius. An accident between an Innodis truck and two other vehicles at Soreze Paille killed two people and severely wounded about 5 people today. The accident occurred on the highway near the Indian Oil Filling Station at one of the (sarcastically) most stupid curve ever designed on the Mauritian road. Initial reports state that the accident occurred due to a brake failure on the ...

31 Mar 2012, Island Crisis

MMM MSM Remake of 2000?s Political Alliance – A Joke?

Read full article on Island Crisis: MMM MSM Remake of 2000′s Political Alliance – A Joke?. Preview: Read full article on Island Crisis: MMM MSM Remake of 2000′s Political Alliance – A Joke?. Preview: MMM wants an alliance with MSM only if Sir Aneerood Jugnauth resigns and presides over the campaign which means that Paul Berenger considers Pravind Jugnauth as a useless asset. Will this alliance take place? If yes, will it be a success? Or is it fated to crumble? The 2000 MMM/MSM alliance was based on power sharing arrangement between SAJ and Paul Berenger. We all know that ...

26 Mar 2012, Island Crisis

Road Accidents in Mauritius on the Rise

Read full article on Island Crisis: Road Accidents in Mauritius on the Rise. Preview: Read full article on Island Crisis: Road Accidents in Mauritius on the Rise. Preview: Every now and then, we hear about some tragic accidents happening in Mauritius. Then we ask ourselves that how can so many accidents happen on a small island like ours. It is hard to picture the reality when we are not among the victims. However, the facts below depict the horrible scenes. Mauritius was shocked to learn about the tragic death of the little Irfan last Tuesday. Terre Rouge witnessed another of ...

25 Mar 2012, Island Crisis

Mauritius Independence Day 2012

Read full article on Island Crisis: Mauritius Independence Day 2012. Preview: Read full article on Island Crisis: Mauritius Independence Day 2012. Preview: In the Mauritian holiday calendar, one important day is the 12th of March – the day on which we claimed our independence from Britain. On that day in 1968, we emerged as a new sovereign nation, as we state in the pledge to our flag, “in peace, justice and liberty”. Independence day is commonly associated with parades, political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history of Mauritius. Many politicians make ...

11 Mar 2012, Island Crisis

Job Fair 2012 at Ebene – Mauritius

Read full article on Island Crisis: Job Fair 2012 at Ebene – Mauritius. Preview: Read full article on Island Crisis: Job Fair 2012 at Ebene – Mauritius. Preview: The annual Cyber Tower Job Fair organized by the Business Parks of Mauritius Limited (BPML) has kicked-off today around 9h30 in the ground floor of the Ebene Cyber Tower 1. The fair will end today at 17h00. On Saturday 10th March it will start at 9a.m and end at 16h00. Free bus shuttles will be made available to the public from Rose Hill bus terminal and from the University of Mauritius. For ...

09 Mar 2012, Island Crisis

Holi in Mauritius – The History and Significance

Read full article on Island Crisis: Holi in Mauritius – The History and Significance. Preview: Read full article on Island Crisis: Holi in Mauritius – The History and Significance. Preview: Holi, the Festival of Colours, will be celebrated in Mauritius, this 8th March 2012. It is celebrated in the Phalgun Poornima and commemorates the triumph of ‘good’ over ‘bad’. It is a festival which bridges social gaps and renews sweet relationships. History of Holi Festival The most prominent of all legends is that one associated with the demon King Hiranyakashyap and Prahlad. Hiranyakashyap was a devilish and powerful king, who ...

04 Mar 2012, Island Crisis

After HSC Choices For Mauritian Students – A Complete Guide

Read full article on Island Crisis: After HSC Choices For Mauritian Students – A Complete Guide. Preview: Read full article on Island Crisis: After HSC Choices For Mauritian Students – A Complete Guide. Preview: The results of the HSC are already in your hands since some time, what do you want to do now? Many are tangled between avenues and others are ignorant of the path they can walk on. We provide you with a multitude of options you can choose from and useful information to guide you. Are you a laureate? The government of Mauritius guarantees you a fully ...

23 Feb 2012, Island Crisis

Cyclone Giovanna Mauritius Updates

Read full article on Island Crisis: Cyclone Giovanna Mauritius Updates. Preview: Read full article on Island Crisis: Cyclone Giovanna Mauritius Updates. Preview: Cyclone Giovanna is the 7th cyclonic system in our region for this cyclonic season 2011-2012. At 16:00, 10th February 2012, the Mauritius Meteorological Station issued a Class 1 warning for Mauritius. Initial reports indicate that the cyclone is not a serious threat for Mauritius however much rainfall is expected as from tonight. As usual we will update this page with the latest information about the cyclone. K.I.T! Giovanna Satellite Picture courtesy of wunderground.com Latest Updates For Cyclone Giovanna ...

10 Feb 2012, Island Crisis

Challenges Faced By a School Leaver in Mauritius

Read full article on Island Crisis: Challenges Faced By a School Leaver in Mauritius. Preview: Read full article on Island Crisis: Challenges Faced By a School Leaver in Mauritius. Preview: When a youngster leaves school, he may actually be at the crossroad of his future. At this point of time, he has to take major decisions as to what to do in the future. Given that each time the pass rate at the SC and HSC level is around 75 %, it presupposes that one out of four students failed. These youngsters along with poor results might have financial issues ...

10 Feb 2012, Island Crisis

Mauritius HSC Results 2012 And Laureates

Read full article on Island Crisis: Mauritius HSC Results 2012 And Laureates. Preview: Read full article on Island Crisis: Mauritius HSC Results 2012 And Laureates. Preview: HSC Results 2012 in Mauritius are expected for the 6th January 2012 as mentioned 2 weeks ago by the Mauritius Examination Syndicate. This is the most probable date as confirmed by Professor Lucien Finette, director of the MES since the day after, will be a public holiday in Mauritius. As usual the results are expected at around 13:00 in all State colleges and private institutions after the acknowledgment procedure by the Prime Minister of ...

05 Feb 2012, Island Crisis

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