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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 […]

  • Online News Significantly Affecting Consumption of Traditional Media

    Online News Significantly Affecting Consumption of Traditional Media

    The advent of online news sources has had a mixed effect on traditional media. While on the one hand, it has allowed these houses to reach broader audiences, and contact them faster, it has also led to the collapse of these outlets’ steady hand in the dissemination of information. Today, people don’t just rely on media houses to get news and essential information. News sources are taking it upon themselves to deliver content to consumers directly. People with interest in […]

 
 

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