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

A Good Leader Believes in His Own Ability to Control Events

Notably, it should be added that a leader is also a person who holds the power to modify the course of events. According to theorists Hermann and Preston (1994), leaders who assume their responsibilities and know what would be the eventual consequences, are ‘skilful both directly and indirectly in getting what they want.’ For a… Read More

Who will be prime minister after SAJ?

Life after SAJ… Surely it is some food for thought as to who will follow in our current prime minister’s footsteps once his tenure is completed. It must have crossed the minds of most of the nation at least once in the past year given all the subsequent arrests that have taken place since December… Read More

The Politics of Vengeance

We all know how the knives come out when elections loom. That of political arming of course in the hopes that adversaries will fall to the ground while others reign supreme. Mudslinging, witch hunts and the like come to pass so that political victories are won and likewise, political careers forged. It’s a difficult game… Read More