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Weather Forecast

Tropical disturbance approaching Mauritius

A Cyclone Warning Class 1 was issued by the Mauritius Meteorological Services on Thursday afternoon 23rd January. In fact a tropical disturbance is evolving on the eastern coast of Madagascar. The tropical disturbance is moving towards the east-south-east. On this trajectory, it is predicted that it will approach Mauritius while intensifying further. It is moving towards the east-south-east at about 25 km/h. Given that the system will be evolving in a favourable environment, it may intensify into a Moderate Tropical Storm by Friday night when it will be passing in the vicinity of Mauritius. Wind gusts may exceed 100 km/h by the Friday evening. The sea will be rough with swells and ventures in the open sea are not advised.

Government Programme 2020-2024

Unlocking the next wave of development

The most-awaited presentation of the Government Programme 2020-2024 by H. E, the President of the Republic of Mauritius, Prithvirajsing Roopun, will be held this Friday. People are interested to learn what would be the strategies of the government regarding important sectors that function as the pillars of our economy, such as finance, ICT and tourism. Experts provide their insights.

Adeelah Kodabux: “The emergence of new crises alongside existing ones is likely to be observed”

International events have captured the attention of so many. From trade war between US/China to Iran conflicts with US, the threat of a Third World War is preoccupying everyone. Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Adeelah Kodabux sheds light on the geopolitical situation. She also talks about the sovereignty of Chagos, which is back on the agenda.

Gérald and Gilbert Koon

Twin brothers master the art of the Ninja

Inseparable since their birth, they share a strong bond. Gérald and Gilbert Koon, identical twin brothers, have grown up sharing and doing everything together. Their passion for martial art has led them to learn and acquire the unique art of the Ninja, ‘Ninjutsu’. The twins have launched their own Martial Art School since last year where they offer Ninjutsu courses.

Economic repositioning

Britain seduced by Africa

About 20 African countries, including Mauritius, participated in the first edition of the UK-Africa Investment Summit earlier this week, chaired by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in London. This summit, which is part of a post-Brexit repositioning, aims to open new African perspectives for Great Britain. Will Mauritius find its place there?

Chinese Horoscope 2020

What the Year of Rat reserves for you

The zodiac sign of 2020 is the Rat. According to the Chinese zodiac calendar, 2020 is the Male Metal Rat year. The color of Metal in the Chinese Horoscope is connected to white or golden. Therefore, 2020 is also called the year of the White Rat or Golden Rat.

Breastfeeding  

Overcoming challenges in the early days

Breastfeeding has a great number of benefits for both the mother and the baby’s health. However, many mothers encounter various issues, which cause them to stop breastfeeding. Dr Shilpa Sinha, from Wellkin Hospital, deliberates on the most common problems, solutions, benefits and more.

MCB Junior Chess Open 2019

Student Chethanah Andhin becomes chess queen

She has developed a passion and skills for the chess game within a year only. Chethanah Andhin, 15-year-old student from the Lycee La Bourdonnais, Curepipe, conquered the first place of the chess tournament MCB Junior Chess Open 2019. She shares how she learned the strategy game.

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