Touria Prayag

Editor in chief - Weekly

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Touria Prayag is a graduate in Linguistics and Literature and holds a Master’s in Linguistics and Stylistics from Edinburgh University, a postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics from the same university and postgraduate qualifications from Moray House College, Edinburgh. She was working as Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the Charles Telfair Institute before she joined La Sentinelle to set up the l’Express Weekly supplement, which paved the way for Weekly magazine of which she is currently the editor-in-chief. Touria’s hobbies include reading, jogging and cooking. 

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There is a cute local anecdote that goes like this: every time there is a problem with infrastructure, 1.2 million engineers appear on the scene to w

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There are long and dark days ahead. There is no point sugar-coating it. Hundreds of us will be affected by the coronavirus. Many will die. Some in ut

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"This editorial was written before the announcement of the three cases of coronavirus in Mauritius" I don’t know how many businesses and individuals

Following the violence in Delhi, India, last week, Weekly speaks to Dev Virahsawmy, writer and political observer. Known as anti-Modi, particularly a

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Let me first congratulate the meteorological office for the revolution in their services. In the not-so-distant past, they used to wait until kids we

After publication of Weekly’s recent cover story on the use of pesticides in the agricultural industry and the dangers to consumers, Weekly speaks to

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And so the debate on the government programme has come to an end. And so the last representatives who took the floor had the House all to themselves,

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I know that this letter may surprise you as you and I are not exactly friends. Once upon a time, you did not appreciate my musings about you, you ask

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With the results of the Higher School Certificate (HSC) out last week and the celebration of the laureates, Weekly speaks to Dhanjay Jhurry, vice cha

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I was very pleased to hear the prime minister, Pravind Jugnauth, declare war on corruption at the Enhancing Business Integrity Conference this week.

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  With the Motor Vehicles Dealers’ Association drawing the country’s attention to cars being damaged due to the poor quality of petrol, Weekly spe

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All the signs of a banana republic are there. And they are being confirmed on a daily basis. First, the prime minister closes parliament and takes t

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We caught Dr Sunil Gunness, cardiologist and head of the Cardiac Centre, between two consultations – or perhaps two heart surgeries. We met him at th

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There is good and bad news coming out of our once august assembly, as parliament opened this week to close again for another quite undeserved break.