Why We Are Converting YLA Into a Social Enterprise

As austerity measures deepen, are big businesses unwittingly contributing to social injustice? If so, who will fill the gap they are leaving? Recent political and financial events have seen businesses retrench, dig in and attempt to ride out the storm. To many, this suggests that the corporate world is being indifferent to its social responsibility.… Read More

My Speech as Executive Director for YUVA 3rd Anniversary

A very warm welcome again to the YUVA 3rd Anniversary Celebrations. It is three years since our organisation was created. Time to reflect on the speed in which we have institutionalised internally, begun to change narratives nationally, and championed youth development in Mauritius. Time also to remain humble, knowing the scale of the challenges our… Read More

Job Vacancies: PM, DPM, VPM, PPS, MPs in Parliament

Today, one year ago, I started sharing job vacancies on my Facebook wall, which I find daily in local newspapers. But I believe there exists one field in which young people can easily find a job: the Mauritian Parliament. We live in an age where the drive for tertiary education is at an all time… Read More

Before I die, dye my hair, I want to die young: Om Puri

Few artists in Bollywood are able to pave their path to personal success and to leave behind a legacy—remarkably when you have a pockmarked face on screen. In an industry full of pretty men, if you aren’t good-looking, fair and if you have some sort of mark on your face, you are primarily fit for… Read More