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  • Anil Gujadhur

    Taming The Wild Beast before it gets out of hand Society is badly in need of leaders who can really lead and transform for a sustainable future, not those paying lip-service, being high in rhetoric but low in delivery By Anil Gujadhur The world ove...
  • Editorial

    An Unending Mess Concrete shape was given last weekend to the announcement made by Sir Anerood Jugnauth in October 2016 that he was contemplating giving up his prime ministership. Pravind Jugnauth, leader of the MSM in the government alliance, was anoin...
  • Interview Lindsay Riviere

    Interview : Lindsay Riviere, Journaliste “Pravind a 56 ans. Il a beaucoup attendu. Pour lui, c’est maintenant ou jamais ! » * ‘Bérenger prendra-t-il le risque de se rapprocher de Ramgoolam après le traumatisme de 2014 ? Probablement pas. ...
  • Dr Rajagopala Soondron

    The Other 9/11 Dr Rajagopala Soondron 9/11 has passed into common language as the 9th of November 2001 when terrorists brought down the Twin Towers in New York. But last 9th November, the world witnessed another bombshell: the coming of Donald Trump t...
  • Kul Bhushan

    Letter from New Delhi Forgive but do not forget Very pertinent for Indian Republic Day -- Kul Bhushan “Forgive but do not forget,” said Kenya’s first President Jomo Kenyatta referring to atrocities by the colonial British rulers. This is wor...
  • Dr R Neerunjun Gopee

    Frailty, thy name is old age Dr R Neerunjun Gopee ‘Getting old is mandatory. Feeling old is optional’ ‘Frailty, thy name is woman’ is a well-known Shakespearean saying. Frailty implies being weak, delicate, breakable, and women in patriarchal ...
  • MT 60 yrs 27 Jan 17

    MT 60 Years Ago 3rd Year No 75 – Friday 13th January 1956 •       Il n’est pas du tout question, pour moi, de célébrer et de conserver à tout prix l’impérialisme de la race blanche. – G. Duhamel Education Problem in Mauritius Cri...
  • Nita Chicooree-Mercier

    Dynastic Politics -- Nita Chicooree-Mercier On Sunday 22nd, when PM Sir Anerood Jugnauth announced his resignation as Prime Minister on television and spoke about his long commitment to politics, the first impression was that he was withdrawing from p...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    Where do we go from here? Four leads to watch Rajiv Servansingh Strengthening the new status Quo: The appointment of Pravind Jugnauth as Prime Minister under the circumstances that we know has been made into a politically contentious issue by the oppo...
  • Ramesh Beeharry

    The Helplessness of Man -- Ramesh Beeharry Saathi na bane koyi, Takdir ke maron ka. Insaan ke majburi, Hai khel sitaron ka. ...
  • Satyendra Peerthum

    Slavery & Freedom The Genesis of Maroonage and the Freedom Struggle of the Mauritian Maroons in Ile de France (1721-1732) Satyendra Peerthum Historian and Writer 1st February 2017 is a special public holiday when the struggle for freedom, the ac...
  • TP Saran

    Political power: Transitions and transfers -- TP Saran Three changes of regime took place in the world within days of each other. The one in Mauritius was simply a transfer of power; the other two, in the US and Gambia, were preceded by a period of tr...
  • TP Saran

    Legitimate expectations of citizens The clock is ticking and the countdown has begun for the people and their elected representatives. Will the latter provide the needed oversight and initiate the steps to meet the citizens’ just expectations as they e...
  • Shakuntala Boolell

    Quatre Bornes et son bazar… -- Shakuntala Boolell Quatre Bornes, ville des fleurs, changera-t-elle de look ? Il fut un temps où la ville attirait des familles qui quittaient leur village pour s’y installer. Mais le temps aussi où d’autres fami...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    Mauritius: “Stella, Clavisque, Maris, Indici” again Rajiv Servansingh In other words, the Indian Ocean will be where global power dynamics will be revealed. Together with the contiguous Near East and Central Asia, it constitutes the new Great Game ...
  • Kul Bhushan

    Letter from New Delhi What's New in Technology for 2017 -- Kul Bhushan Driverlesss cars and other gizmos have been showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January 2017. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga  can still bend backwards to...
  • Interview Me Yusuf Mohamed

    Interview: Me Yusuf Mohamed « The police is on a wild goose chase. This is my conviction. » * Affaire de Rs 220 millions : ‘Il incombera à la police de prouver que cet argent provient des « proceeds of crime ». They have no evidence’ * ‘Il...
  • Editorial

    Public Institutions & Political Interference Will Mauritius remain a jurisdiction worthy of trust? On 25th January 2017, a decision is due to be taken concerning the case filed with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) by the pol...
  • Dr R Neerunjun Gopee

    For a cleaner society Everything boils down to leadership, trust and integrity Dr R Neerunjun Gopee In the Hindu epic Ramayana, which is about the life of Prince Rama of Ayodhya and what an ideal society should be like, we are told that the common pe...
  • Clifford Ng Kwet Chan

    L'ultime départ Tu as préféré tout garder pour toi Pour moi pas un mot ...