A Fascinating Behind-the-Scenes Look at History of Mauritian Politics

Mauritius is a small island nation along the East Africa coastline, east of Madagascar and Rodrigues Island. With a population of 1.2 million people, the island spans over 2040 square kilometres with an economic maritime zone of around 2.3 kilometres. The main harbour is Port Louis, which is also the capital city. The island is… Read More

The Mauritian Political System: An exploratory study

A political system is a social process through which government and governance decisions are made. It is a consistent pattern of human interactions through which power, resources, and authority flow within an independent society. In other words, it is the process through which the community, either as a whole or through agent representation, makes critical… Read More

Driving a Wedge Between Democracy and Politics

Following the recent shenanigans happening in what we call our National Assembly, I really am left wondering whether the politicians – the men and women who have taken the oath to lead and rule our country, the same people who have dedicated their lives to making our country a better place – are at all even… Read More

MAURITIUS’ GENERAL ELECTIONS 2014: The Stunning Victory and its Aftermath

The dust has officially settled and the task of pulling down election campaign materials and the step into the new government has begun. The task of fulfilling campaign promises and building towards a greater country has also officially started. It was indeed a day of momentous cheer, celebration and jubilation all around. The blue, white… Read More