Who Will Win the General Elections 2019?

Mauritians have been waiting with bated breath for the announcement of the date of the general elections as the year has progressed; so it was no surprise really that when the Prime Minister dissolved the Parliament on 6 October, the Island began to prepare for the onslaught of political campaigning. Over the months, political parties… Read More

Youth is Not The Future of the Country; Old People Are

We’ve been taught to always focus on the youth, and the future they hold so dearly in their hands. That they are the ones who will correct the injustices, which previous generations have set in motion over decades. But let’s face it, Mauritius is getting old at a faster rate than ever before with no… Read More

Parti Malin’s One-Man Show: A Political Entertainment, Diversion, or the Making of a Sweet Forbidden Fruit?

Look at most well-known politicians and you’re bound to see some kind of reason behind their entry into politics. They were passionate about bringing change, they felt they could correct the injustice facing their fellow countrymen or they felt they could make a difference. I say ‘most’ because there are still those politicians out there… Read More

The Quest for Power and Authority

Power and leadership are vague and bewildering concepts that are mutually knotty to operate. It should be highlighted that the mere use of the term power connotes something evil or discriminatory however it is universally acknowledged that the use of power is deeply ingrained in the social being that is the human. In politics, the… Read More