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

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