Amazing Facts About Politics in Mauritius

The Republic of Mauritius has a reputation for being a democratic and politically stable country. Fair and free elections occur every five years, and hardly anything disturbs the smooth running of the elections. Everyone is free to have a political opinion and support any political party. As for politics in Mauritius, it is easy to understand.

In Mauritius, the President is the head of state. The President is elected by the National Assembly as required by the Mauritian Constitution and functions as a ceremonial figurehead. Not only does he uphold the constitution, but when a bill is submitted to him, he has to signify his assent or rejection of the bill. The Prime Minister is the head of the government. As for the Prime Minister, he is the head of the government. He presides over the Council of Ministers and appoints its members. Moreover, the position of the Prime Minister is powerful since the Prime Minister is also the Minister of Defence and Home Affairs.

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The Celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi in Mauritius

Ganesh Chaturthi in Mauritius is going upscale every year. There are thirty-three million gods in Hinduism. And the God who is worshipped first in every prayer is Lord Ganesha, the elephant head God, son of Shiva, for whom Maha Shivaratri festival is celebrated with much intensity and devotion across the country.

Ganesh Chaturthi festival is going upscale every coming year in Mauritius. Initially, it was observed only at houses, especially in Marathi families, then it went to temples, organizing big community prayers. Then came the beautiful statues imported from India, which made this festival more beautiful with traditional navvari sarees and traditional music and dance and the big on-feet processions to Flic-en-Flacq beach, which witness thousands of Ganesh idol immersion on this festival. Ganesh Chaturthi is one such festival that kept going upscale with the country’s development. It has become prevalent and celebrated with many rituals and shows since the previous decade.

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The Celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi in Africa

Ganesha Chaturthi, the great Ganesha festival, is known as Vinayak Chaturthi or ‘Vinayaka Chavithi’. Ganesha Chaturthi is not only a big festival in India. The celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi in Africa is huge.

Ganesh Chaturthi is a favourable Hindu festival celebrated for 10 days every year. The festival is celebrated in the Bhadra month as per the Hindu calendar, which generally falls in mid of august to September. It marks the birthday of the beloved elephant-headed Lord Ganesha. Ganesha is the God of wealth, sciences, knowledge, wisdom, and prosperity. Most Hindus remember him and seek his blessings before starting any important work.

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Why is YUVA Unstoppable in India?

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are instrumental in supporting a community. NGOs are also essential cogs that assist a country’s government mandates to its people. Often NGOs fill in the gaps the government leaves without any prejudice or interference in politics — YUVA is one such entity. But then, why is YUVA unstoppable in India?

YUVA has critical values, and its grassroots work is a testament to the actual change it effects. This makes YUVA ready to be an unstoppable force in India.

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Top 9 Young Business Leaders in Mauritius

Innovative solutions have become vital, with global youth unemployment rates at record highs. African youth are the most adversely affected by joblessness. A trend has emerged for young people to start their businesses with passionate ideas and vision. This article lists the top 9 young business leaders in Mauritius.

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Top 10 Youth Social Leaders of Mauritius

This article lists the top 10 youth social leaders of Mauritius in no particular order. Leadership remains one of Mauritius’ most significant challenges in terms of development. There is hope in the country’s youth, who have played a crucial role in public service, economic transformation, visibility and accountability.

Most young Mauritians are facing a lot of problems, mainly unemployment. Mauritian youth ought to be part of decision-making structures. The  United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth said, there is no better resource in times of trouble than young people. The initiative and resourcefulness that motivate the world’s youth are valuable.

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Top 10 NGOs in Africa

This article takes a look at the top 10 NGOs in Africa. Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are independent of any government. They function outside of government influence, and their activities include environmental, social, advocacy and human rights work. NGOs work to promote social or political change in their communities. NGOs are essential in developing society, improving communities, and promoting an active citizenry.

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Top 10 NGOs in Mauritius

This article takes a look at the top 10 NGOs in Mauritius. Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) or Non-Profit organisations (NPOs) are essential for any community’s development. NGOs are independent of any government, and they serve social and humanitarian causes. NGOs in Mauritius lead the healthcare and education movements.

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How to Master Ethical Leadership in the Modern Age

Ethical leadership is grounded in consciousness. This is clearly stated by Fred Kofman as being mindful and awake. Living this mindfulness is to perceive the world around and within us. It is also to understand our societies and respond in a way that honours their needs, values, and goals.

Not being conscious is to be mindless. Losing this consciousness eliminates the habits that foster these values. It results in the pursuit of goals that are unhealthy and regretful. It can also be defined as leaders who promote ethical conduct in their actions and relationships in their positions.

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How to Solve the Unemployment Crisis in Africa

Global unemployment rates are high. In past articles, we explained the statistics and reasons why. This article will propose solutions to solve the unemployment crisis in Africa.

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Team Building of Robotics Team Mauritius: FIRST Global Challenge 2022

YUVA Academy conducted a Team Building session at Strike City, Bagatelle, with 14 young Mauritians who form part of the Robotics Team Mauritius. In October, the team will participate in FIRST Global Challenge 2022, hosted in Geneva, Switzerland.

You can watch the announcement video here. You can also view the latest FIRST Global Newsletter and press release with additional details.

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Tackling the Buzz with Safety & Care: World Malaria Day 2022

World Malaria Day is commemorated annually on the 25th of April to call world attention to the steps taken to finally end Malaria and promote action to minimise suffering and mortality. Although Malaria is not infectious, anyone can catch it. The symptoms of this disease include sweats, headache, chills, fever, body ache, vomiting, and nausea.

Malaria is one of the deadliest viruses transferred by mosquitoes. Nearly half of the world’s population is in danger because of Malaria, especially people of underdeveloped countries. Due to global action and containment of the disease, 1.5 billion cases and 7.6 million fatalities have been prevented in the last two decades.

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Closing the Gender Pay Gap in Africa, Explained

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8 to commemorate women’s cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements. On the day this year, an anonymous Twitter ‘bot’ emerged; @PayGapApp.

The account called out the salary discrimination between men and women from leading companies in the United Kingdom. It not only pointed out the “discrepancies”, but it also posted verified data of the gaps. In this article, we looked at how this disparity is closing and not in Africa through various intersecting factors.

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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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The Multiple Reasons Unemployment Affect Women in Africa

Understanding unemployment is unpacking the many factors that influence it. The gendered impact of joblessness goes beyond the lack of jobs. The many factors that affect women disproportionately have to be evaluated to find solutions.

While the pandemic worsened employment figures worldwide, African women are the most disadvantaged. This article will look at those variables and their connections to women’s employment.

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