Shocking Animal Abuse: Dog Brutally Attacked and Advocates Call for Stricter Laws

This savage aggression towards a dog made the rounds of social networks. The facts took place in Beau-Bassin, where the animal was violently targeted and attacked with sabers by individuals involved in the theft of sandalwood. The animal also had its jaw broken by its assailants. Vanisha Mohur, also known as Pretty Saachi, president of … Read more

“Mauritius Society for Animal Welfare Files Complaint Against Facebook User for False Accusations”

The Mauritius Society for Animal Welfare (MSAW) has filed a complaint against a user after the latter accused the organization, on Facebook, of “killing healthy dogs in disguise”. Rose Hill police have opened an investigation. On Wednesday, May 24, an executive of the Mauritius Society for Animal Welfare (MSAW) filed a complaint against an Internet … Read more

Animal cruelty: around 50 complaints recorded since the beginning of 2023

Recently, a puppy was run over twice by a car in the north of the island. The driver was arrested, charged and released on bail. How to stop animal cruelty? What the law says ? Priscilla Sadien contacted Julien Georges, director of the Mauritius Society for Animal Welfare. Julien Georges, director of the MSAW. What … Read more

Secondary education: the age criterion revised to admit more students

With the Covid-19 pandemic, schools have not been able to operate as they should. As a result, many students fall behind on their initial study program. In order not to penalize them, amendments have been made to the age criterion. They concern students born between 2000 and 2016. A circular from the Private Secondary Education … Read more

Education: nine days of class closure since the start of the school year

Hurricane Freddy has forced schools to remain closed for the past two days. Pedagogues want a protocol to be put in place for online courses. Schools have not opened their doors for nine days since the start of the 2023 school year. This situation is prompting educators to ask the authorities to look into a … Read more

Ranked 2nd, Bradley Dessalles: “My parents worked hard to be able to educate me”

In Saint-Martin, Baie-du-Cap, Bradley Jean Fabiano Dessalles is the pride of his whole family. A student of St Mary’s West College, he placed just after the winner in the HSC Pro stream. A success that surprised both the young man and his family. “We didn’t expect it at all, even if he made an extraordinary … Read more

Education: classes resume on Monday

Students return to school on Monday. Schools remained closed Thursday and Friday, as the country was under a heavy rain warning. As for the weather forecast for Monday morning, the weather will be cloudy to overcast over the whole island this morning with showers, moderate at times. A heavy rain watch, issued yesterday morning, remains … Read more

Mountain, beach or waterfall: celebrate the New Year differently

This Saturday, December 31, most of us will be pulling out all the stops to impress our guests. However, some will not welcome the new year at home. They chose to go on the mountain, near a waterfall or at the beach. Since 2017, Tawsiq Jamal has started every new year in nature. This Saturday, … Read more

Concert by Cladio Barroero | Defimedia

Enjoy this broadcast of the concert of Maestro Tenor, the Franco-Italian, Cladio Barroero. The artist had performed at the Caudan Arts Center at the beginning of November and very popular tunes by famous composers were on the programme. He was accompanied on the classical harp by the virtuoso Aurelie Ellul Ricci. This event, in collaboration … Read more

Arrested for killing dogs and selling their flesh: “Mo finn donn laviann kado osi”, says Vishnu Armon

Vishnu Armon, 42, was arraigned on Friday 23 December. This Suriname resident was arrested the day before for killing dogs before selling their flesh by passing it off as mutton. It sold between Rs 200 and Rs 300 per half kilo. He says he did it to pay for his drug doses. A feeling of … Read more