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

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

A Political Leader Cannot Be Morally Perfect

“People expect their leaders to be better human beings than those who chose them.” — H. Norman Schwarzkopf Leadership is one of the most important issues which modern-day political science has to deal with. Though political leadership is an extensively practiced and recognised phenomenon, its conception is complex to define because it is totally dependent on… Read More