Mon, 07 Sep 2020 07:27:32 GMT
Vulnerable Coastal Communities Must be Protected From the Effects of the Oil Spill
[The Conversation Africa] On 25 July 2020, the Japanese ship, MV Wakashio, ran aground the coral reef off the eastern coast of Mauritius. The vessel discharged more than 1,000 tonnes of oil into the island's pristine lagoon including its Blue Bay Mar...

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 12:39:19 GMT
Protest March - Sociopolitics of August 29
[L'Express] PKJ's response to the historic protest march of August 29 is an aberration. He comes on TV to tell us that he has the same preoccupation as the population and that our democracy is kicking and alive. Our preoccupation is the search for a ...

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 11:35:22 GMT
Decisive and Timely - Mauritius' Response Curbs Covid-19
[WHO] Port Louis - In late January 2020 the isolation ward at Souillac Hospital in the south of Port Louis had six people in quarantine. They had flown to the Mauritian capital from Wuhan city. This was long before the Indian Ocean island confirmed i...

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 05:59:19 GMT
What Is the Environmental Impact of the Oil Spill?
[African Arguments] The oil spill's long-term impacts on Mauritius' fragile ecosystems will take years to fully comprehend, but the signs are already clear.

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 14:54:15 GMT
Ill Effects of Tobacco - Info Clip Competition Rewards Six Young People
[Government of Mauritius] A group of six young Mauritians, three in the age category of 14-22 years and three aged between 23 and 35 years received, today, cash prizes of Rs 20 000 (winner), Rs 15 000 (first runner-up) and Rs 10 000 (second runner-up...