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  • Shakuntala Boolell

    Enseignants, Etudiants et polémiques : Quelles réactions ?   Shakuntala Boolell Une interview de Nandini Bhautoo-Dewnarain, Senior Lecturer à l’Universite de Maurice, sur les mécanismes en place, le mode d’enseignement et les résultats dans l...
  • Sarita Boodhoo

    For a Remembrance The Jahaji Bhais – Our Forefathers Dr (Mrs) Sarita Boodhoo   They were not boat people. Nor were they slaves. They were jahaji bhais (boat brothers) though most of the time they were treated almost as slaves. They were contracted ...
  • Sada Reddi

    Actions for a Better Mauritius It is well to remember that whether we live in a gated residence, drink bottled water or breathe bottled air, Karma has its own way to catch up with us -- Sada Reddi   Recently a policeman in Mahebourg booked a politici...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    Post Lome and Post Brexit: Tectonic shifts for Mauritius -- Rajiv Servansingh We often hear about the need to change the economic model which has served us so well up to now because of changes in the external environment which warrant a totally new a...
  • Paramanund Soobarah

    Our Languages: A Window on Education in Mauritius Paramanund Soobarah A storm is brewing in a teacup at University of Mauritius (UOM) about a trifling matter - the academic level of a handful of English Language/Literature students. ...
  • Nita Chicooree-Mercier

    Chronique Hebdo A Day in Court -- Nita Chicooree-Mercier   The setting: District Court, October 24th. A Port-Louis bazaar atmosphere. Loads of policemen hang around in the hall in small groups, chatting away waiting to be called in as witnesses pr...
  • Murli Dhar - Mauritius’ International Standing

    Mauritius’ International Standing A quick reorientation of public policy - consisting not merely of reshuffling of Cabinet positions - to get back our credentials will be necessary to inspire confidence again -- Murli Dhar Being devoid of natural...
  • Interview: Mrinal Roy

    Interview: Mrinal Roy ‘We are a nation since long... ... except for those who bury their heads in the sand. Let us not undermine it by divisive PR’ * ‘The post of the Prime Minister is too sensitive a post to be bequeathed as a family heirloom...
  • Editorial

    A Fair Electoral System The Deputy Prime Minister, Xavier-Luc Duval, was asked to head a Committee, with the responsibility to review the existing electoral system in Rodrigues. ...
  • Dr R N Gopee - Obituary Dr Ng Kee Kwong

    Obituary Dr Ng Kee Kwong, Master Surgeon We had learnt that Dr Ng Kee Kwong had been taken ill and that the prognosis was not good. But the news of his passing on Sunday last, when it came, was still a great shock. ...
  • Anil Gujadhur

    Time To Build New Bridges We’ll need to go to places that can grow and increase their purchasing power in the near term   -- Anil Gujadhur A Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) was scheduled to be signed up between Canada and the EU...
  • MT 60 Years Ago - Glismpses of Mauritian History

    MT 60 Years Ago 2nd Year - No 70 – Friday 9th December 1955 * “Reverence for life demands from all that they should sacrifice a portion of their own lives for others” – Dr A. Schwizer Glismpses of Mauritian History Petition of Old Immigr...
  • Dr R Neerunjun Gopee

    Divali is for everybody -- Dr R Neerunjun Gopee As the Indian diaspora has spread across the world, it has carried along many of its customs and cultural practices. Certainly one of the most significant characteristics of this diaspora has been its r...
  • Clifford Ng Kwet Chan

    Hommage à une chère disparue Ménagère accomplie Fidèle à ton principe d'arrangements mutuels Toi qui savais si bien t'organiser Tu m'as attribué ...
  • Week’s Highlights 28 Oct 2016

    This Week’s Highlights Issue: Friday 28 Oct  2016 •    EDITORIAL A Fair Electoral System The Deputy Prime Minister, Xavier-Luc Duval, was asked to head a Committee, with the responsibility to review the existing electoral sys...
  • Shakuntala Boolell

    Institutions en crise - les jeunes en font les frais ! Shakuntala Boolell Les journaux regorgent d’incidents concernant les jeunes. Les délinquants, les violents, les adolescents en cavale, les collégiens faisant l’école buissonnière… on ...
  • Dr (Mrs) Sarita Boodhoo

    The Road Ahead For Hindi -- Dr (Mrs) Sarita Boodhoo The World Hindi Secretariat’s new building is expected to be ready by March 2018. Shri Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India will inaugurate the splendid state of the art structure at Phoenix, ne...
  • Sada Reddi

    Shaping Our Future From Below We may all agree that what people refer to as the ‘system’ remains a major obstacle in the path of progress, yet one should not despair of improving our society. History provides us with the reassurance that people ha...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    Dearth of investments: Who is to blame? The public and private sectors are inherently dissimilar animals driven by different incentives. However the recent history of Mauritius has shown that there is sufficient commonality of interests to provide for...
  • Murli Dhar

    The Persistent Low-Interest Rate Regime Carries Serious Risks There’s a policy gridlock for central banks. They must have gone too far, unassisted by fiscal relief, pulling down the level of the interest rate. And they now face some sort of a nemesi...