Why We Are Converting YLA Into a Social Enterprise

As austerity measures deepen, are big businesses unwittingly contributing to social injustice? If so, who will fill the gap they are leaving? Recent political and financial events have seen businesses retrench, dig in and attempt to ride out the storm. To many, this suggests that the corporate world is being indifferent to its social responsibility.… Read More

My Speech as Executive Director for YUVA 3rd Anniversary

A very warm welcome again to the YUVA 3rd Anniversary Celebrations. It is three years since our organisation was created. Time to reflect on the speed in which we have institutionalised internally, begun to change narratives nationally, and championed youth development in Mauritius. Time also to remain humble, knowing the scale of the challenges our… Read More

Political Leadership Begins with Character

Leadership begins with character. Let’s explore this idea further and consider the following political leaders: Jawaharlal Nehru, Abraham Lincoln, Yasser Arafat, Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, Barack Obama, Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, Narendra Modi, Gaëtan Duval, Mao Zedong, Margaret Thatcher, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, Charles De Gaulle, John F Kennedy, Nelson Mandela, Bill Clinton, Navin Ramgoolam, Arnold Schwarzenegger,… Read More