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  • The World Moving Online for Betterment

    The World Moving Online for Betterment

    The internet has completely transformed how news spreads across the world. Nowadays, the release of information is faster, less censored, and, in some instances, less accurate. The incidences of inaccuracy are, however, less than the gatekeepers would want you to believe. The more accurate fact is that the rise of online reporting has prevented the authorities from screening out some of the information that they would not want to reach the masses. Virtually every aspect of information today has gone […]

  • Chuka Umunna in Plea with Labour Leader

    Chuka Umunna in Plea with Labour Leader

    Chuka Umunna is calling on the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to ‘call off the dogs’ after three of the party’s MPs have faced a vote of no confidence in the local constituencies they represent. Umunna, who is also calling for a second referendum on the vote to leave the European Union, had said that the leadership of the Labour Party presents a clear and present danger to both the party and the wider democratic process. So far three MPs have […]

  • Coleen Nolan Cancels All Upcoming Work

    Coleen Nolan Cancels All Upcoming Work

    The TV presenter and singer, Coleen Nolan, has cancelled all upcoming work after her public row with Kim Woodburn last week. Woodburn was appearing on the show to discuss her previous feud with Coleen, which started in the Big Brother show last year. The discussion quickly turned into a heated argument, which ended with Woodburn walking off the set. The broadcasting regulator Ofcom received thousands of complaints, calling Nolan a bully, with a petition, started to get her fired from […]

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  • Mac Miller Dead Aged 26

    Mac Miller Dead Aged 26

    It has been reported that the renowned US rapper Mac Miller, has been found dead at his home, at the age of just 26. The musician, who has been very open about his addiction to substances in the past, is said to have died from an overdose in California where he lived. Mac Miller, whose real name was Malcolm James McCormick, hit the charts back in 2011 with his first album. A spokesperson for the LA County Department of Medical […]

  • White House Honing in on Op-Ed Individual

    White House Honing in on Op-Ed Individual

    The White House is said to be closing in on a list of potential individuals who penned a damning editorial in the New York Times, claiming he was working against the president. According to a source, the president of the United States, Donald Trump, believes that the leak came from within the National Security sector of the administration. He also revealed that Trump has become close to obsessed with catching the culprit who wrote the letter in the New York […]

  • Illegal Cryptocurrency Firms Take Hold

    Illegal Cryptocurrency Firms Take Hold

    The Financial Services Commission in Mauritius has been tasked with the responsibility of overseeing the financial operations within the country. Jennocrypto has been the centre of their attention of late. A warning issued by the FSC has stated that the company is operating under false pretences meaning that they do not have a licence. The company has claimed to have received approval from a number of financial institutions including the regulator in Mauritius. These claims are false. A wave of […]

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  • Kenya Court Lifts Ban Briefly On Lesbian Film Rafiki Ahead Of Oscars

    Kenya Court Lifts Ban Briefly On Lesbian Film Rafiki Ahead Of Oscars

    In April, a ban was placed on the movie ‘Rafiki’ by Kenya’s film classification board. The reason for the ban was because it was aimed to promote gay culture, namely females loving other females. According to the board, the film was banned as a result of its homosexual theme which would be promoting the idea of being a lesbian in Kenya. However, the movie’s director Wanuri Kahiu challenged the censorship board’s decision early this month in court. In her lawyers’ […]

  • Take To The Air For Economic and Social Development

    Take To The Air For Economic and Social Development

    The International Air Transport Association has made it clear that Mauritian focus should remain on aviation as an enabler for both social and economic development in the country. Mauritius maintains a valuable advantage where aviation strategy is concerned; Their size. The country is small in size which means that the strategy will be easy to both manage and control. Competitiveness will drive the economy Mauritius is definitely not lacking in the areas of tourism and travel. They rank high up […]

  • The Battle For Chagos Islands

    The Battle For Chagos Islands

    The fate of Chagos Islands lies in the hands of the International Court of Justice in the Hague. Monday saw the beginning of public hearings that will determine whether Britain can hold onto their last African colony. The proponents and opponents There are twenty-two nations who have applied to the court for permission to take part in the court hearings. There are some who are opposed to Britain’s retention of control and others who support it. As with anything, there […]

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  • How Has the ‘Fake News’ Bug Affected Mauritius?

    How Has the ‘Fake News’ Bug Affected Mauritius?

    One of the most notable benefits of the internet has been to open up communication among people of the world in a way never before imagined. However, from the same source of significant advantages, has stemmed one of the most worrying communication problems; misinformation. The internet is a hard news platform to control, mainly because most people using it to communicate, are of unknown physical addresses. Also, the new model of journalism has brought into the picture people who are […]

 
 

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