Top 10 Instagram Influencers in Mauritius

Today, more than 1.4 billion people use Instagram for personal and professional purposes. But do you know the top 10 Instagram influencers in Mauritius?

Instagram is one of the top social media platforms. As per the news published in Meta Advertising, more than 350,000 users are from Mauritius, approximately 28% of the total population of Mauritius. Most Mauritian users of Instagram are of 18-25 years of age.

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Effects of Fake News on Social Media

Have you ever been in a situation where every contact is forwarding you the same message on WhatsApp about that particular thing?

As soon as you open YouTube, every video talks about that one thing.

Every notification you receive on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter tell you about that particular thing.

Have you ever seen fake news spreading with the speed of light?

You must have seen it because it is too familiar nowadays.

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10 Most Famous Examples of Fake News

It is difficult to think that just a few years ago, the term ‘fake news’, which was made famous during the 2016 US presidential election cycle, was rarely used. This article lists the 10 most famous examples of fake news.

Fake news is depicted as untrue news articles that lack verifiable data, sources, or quotes and are entirely made up. Fake news can be in the form of news satire, news parody, fabrication, manipulation, advertising, and propaganda.

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My Internship at YUVA: A Fulfilling Experience

I had never thought I would be doing an internship at YUVA, but now that I have done it, I don’t regret it. I was impressed by the number of projects and initiatives they take to help people, especially young people. It’s nice to see an organisation committed to achieving its goals. So I didn’t hesitate to apply for an internship there.

I found out about YUVA on the Internet. I was researching internship opportunities. I finally came across the YUVA website and saw that the organisation had an internship programme, which immediately piqued my interest, and of course, I took a chance. I got a response very quickly, and it was great. At first, I wasn’t sure what to expect and if I would feel lost. But as the course progressed, I was immediately guided, and I knew right away that it would go well.

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My internship at YUVA: A Chosen Path Towards Growth

As a communication student currently minoring in journalism, I’m always seeking to understand my surroundings and learn to give a voice to those who need to be heard. Hence, I was looking to intern where I could focus on self-growth and discover several facets of life. I felt that YUVA could lead me on this path, and I landed up doing my internship at YUVA.

You could ask me: “Why didn’t you choose to intern elsewhere?” My answer will always be the same: “After reading about YUVA, I was deeply attached to its vision and belief.” However, I was abroad when I applied here, but I was surprised by the quick response from the executive director, Mr Krishna Athal. Usually, when looking for an internship, they have to chase after it, which can sometimes become exhausting. But this fast response stood out to me, and the internship request situation felt reciprocated. Then, I was given my first interview the next day at flexible hours, and I’m grateful that it went well.

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The Ultimate Guide to Fake News

Fake news has existed for a long time and is nothing new. The advent of social networking sites has aggravated the concern over fake news, spreading more quickly and widely. This article gives you the ultimate guide to fake news.

Fake news is a genuinely global issue and has grown to play a significant role in any discussion about media. Being a terrible outcome of the digital era, bogus news has existed much longer than accurate news and has caused great harm.

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The Ultimate Guide to Corruption in Politics in Mauritius

Mauritius is not exempted from corruption in politics. The cases disclosed by the Mauritian press involving politicians, state officials, or decision-makers speak for themselves.

Corruption is an immoral act that is detrimental to the smooth running of a country, especially at higher levels, such as in politics and the public sector. It is the source of many problems, such as increasing inequality, injustice, lack of meritocracy, waste of resources, and damage to the country’s image.

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What do Senior Citizens Think of Life Coaching?

In life coaching, fundamentally, the coach is helping the individual to improve their life performance: in other words, allowing them to learn. There is a vast difference between teaching someone and helping them to learn. But have you ever wondered what senior citizens think of life coaching?

While there are many different coaching models, here we are not considering the ‘coach as expert’ but the coach as a facilitator of learning. Coaching is a process that aims to improve performance and focuses on the ‘here and now’ rather than on the distant past or future. Coaching is a process that enables learning and development to occur and, thus, performance to improve. To be successful, a coach requires knowledge and understanding of the process and the variety of styles, skills, and techniques appropriate to the context in which coaching takes place.

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The Best 101 Raksha Bandhan 2022 Quotes and Wishes

Welcome to our wonderful “Raksha Bandhan 2022 Quotes and Wishes” collection. These evergreens, yet expressive, quotations are the most excellent option to convey your emotions and make the celebration more enjoyable. You can send these rakhi quotes to your sisters, brothers or siblings far away from you.

Raksha Bandhan is the celebration of the love of brother and sister. It is one of the auspicious festivals in India, celebrated with great fun and excitement all over the country. In this festival, a sister ties the Rakhi thread on the wrist of her dearest brother and prays to God for his protection from all the evils and gives him a long and prosperous life. Rakhi gifts also capture the essence of the festival; therefore, despite the distance between the siblings, sisters always ensure to send online Rakhi gifts to their brothers along with some heart-touching messages to express their love and affection.

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Cognitive Abilities of Political Leaders Who Lead from the Front

This article looks at the cognitive abilities of political leaders who lead from the front. The process of cognitive ageing is complex. A critical aspect of these abilities is the speed with which many operations can be executed. The dimensions of cognitive functioning are orientation, memory, fluency, and numeracy. Studies have found an association between ageing and cognitive ability and retirement.

There are at least two reasons why understanding the process of age-related decline in cognitive abilities is essential to politicians. First, cognitive functioning is fundamental for decision making, for it influences individuals’ ability to process information and make the right choices. As many countries have moved towards individual provision systems for retirement income, decision-making becomes crucial for appropriate consumption and saving plans. Second, cognitive abilities may be regarded as one aspect of human capital and education, health, and noncognitive abilities. Politicians have focused their attention on human capital accumulation, much less on human capital deterioration.

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The Qualities of a Good Daughter and Son, Listed

Although each child is unique and special in the eyes of their parents, some may wonder, what are the qualities of a good daughter and son?

All parents love their children undyingly. They want to be proud of them and make them happy. They sacrifice a lot to make and keep their children satisfied with their life. They all dream of giving birth or raising the perfect daughter or son.

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The Importance of Family in Modern Society

Modern society is defined by industrialisation. Everything from education to urban life has expanded and is still doing so. People do not rely on their own like before; they used to grow their food and rear animals. More than before, we have to assess the importance of family in modern society.

Modernity came up with new priorities. Now, people live for the future, and money has become one of the main concerns.

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Le Fardeau des Femmes Mauriciennes

Les femmes sont fortes, aucun doute là-dessus. Elles portent souvent le poids du monde sur leur épaule et elles le font avec honneur et ténacité. Elles sont nombreuses à vivre dans un monde opprimé par les conceptions qu’ont la société sur elle.

A l’Ile Maurice, les femmes subissent tous les jours des injustices tel que la pauvreté, le harcèlement sexuel, la discrimination et bien plus encore. Certaines les dénoncent, mais d’autres se sentent oppressées et n’osent pas s’exprimer.

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Le Statut de la Femme dans la Société Mauricienne

Le statut de la femme était, auparavant, comparable à celui d’un enfant. Le stéréotype féminin montre que la place des femmes est à la maison, à s’occuper des tâches ménagères, des enfants et de leur époux. Les droits des femmes étaient limités et très peu d’entre elles avaient une place, dite valorisante, dans la société.

C’est souvent uniquement lors de la journée de la femme, célébrée le 8 mars, qu’on l’honore. Cependant, des progrès ont été faits et le statut de la femme est bien plus haut placé. Elle est même considérée comme l’égal de l’homme. Mais ce n’est pas toujours le cas et plus particulièrement dans la société patriarcale qu’est l’Ile Maurice.

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Rights of LGBQTIA+ Community in Africa, Explained

The rights of the LGBQTIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual) community in Africa are minimal. In 2015 the International Gay and Lesbian Association reported that homosexuality was outlawed in 30+ African countries.

In the past ten years, Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Lesotho and the Republic of Seychelles have legalised same-sex relationships. We took a closer look at the challenges LGBQTIA folk face in African countries.

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