Political Revolution in Mauritius: New Blood

Around 20,000 young people marked history in Mauritius through a revolt to fight the poor education system and rising rate of unemployment. That was in May 1975. Forty-one years later, the spirit remains undying. A group of concerned citizens, under the banner of “La Voix Nationale” are embarking on a journey to bring about 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

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