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  • Rajiv Servansingh

    A Steep Hill to Climb for Alliance Lepep Near mid mandate: Governance failures principal stumbling blocks for economic prosperity Rajiv Servansingh In another six months this government would have completed half of its mandate. On this second anniv...
  • MT 60 yrs 16 Dec 16

    2nd Year No 73 Friday – 30th December 1955 • When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I’m beginning to believe it. – C. Darrow The People Suffers a Terrible Setback in 1955 The movement of the poor people in ...
  • Interview Maître Antoine Domingue

    Interview : Maître Antoine Domingue   ‘Prosecution Commission’:‘Cela mènera à un ‘breakdown of law and order’… ce sera le chaos!’ * ‘Si vous voulez faire voter de tels amendements constitutionnels et que vous êtes un vrai d...
  • Dr Rajagopala Soondron

    Our Dumb Friends and Us -- Dr Rajagopal Soondron It was an interesting TV documentary, showing some 30 unbelievable true stories. There was even an air hostess who, in the 1970s, was the lone survivor of an air crash after her plane exploded some ten...
  • VR Nathan

    Our Constitutional Question: The Appointment of a Prime Minister If there is any doubt, then we owe it to our Constitution and our democracy to have our highest court test the question -- VR Nathan This week saw eleven Justices of the United Kingd...
  • TP Saran

    Salary increase; timing and impact Rs 200/125 doesn’t buy you anything much these days. This is a fact we cannot deny -- TP Saran As was to be expected, the salary compensations that were announced by the Minister of Finance and Economic Develop...
  • Shakuntala Boolell

    Sans Port-Louis, que serons-nous? -- Shakuntala Boolell Porlwi By Light - illuminé : un évènement qui fait sensation. Projet culturel dans lequel on a voulu mettre tout le paquet ! Chaque catégorie - le commerçant, le marchand ambulant, l’ar...
  • Dr (Mrs) Sarita Boodhoo

    Geet Gawai Listed as World Heritage of Humanity at UNESCO -- Dr Mrs Sarita Boodhoo It is a matter of great pride and honour that the Bhojpuri Folk Songs Geet Gawai have been listed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative List of World Pat...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    Montée du populisme 2016 : Année de tous les dangers Rajiv Servansingh Pour tous ceux qui ont à cœur de voir une évolution vers l’apaisement en ce qui concerne les événements tant au niveau mondial que local, force est de constater que - d...
  • Nita Chicooree-Mercier

    Chronique Hebdo A Sense of History -- Nita Chicooree-Mercier We should give a thought to how we relate to neighbouring islands. Is it only a matter of business opportunities and self-interest in the pure capitalist tradition? Don't we give a hoot ...
  • Kul Bhushan

    Letter from New Delhi ‘A bullet reserved for the centre of your husband’s forehead’ Story of murder threat for Kenya journalist published after 30 years Kul Bhushan “There is a bullet that has been reserved for the centre of his forehead....
  • Interview Dharam Gokhool

    Interview: Dharam Gokhool Passation de pouvoir : « Sans légitimité populaire, le pays risque de devenir ingouvernable… à cause des ‘unintended consequences’ » * ‘Cet exercice pourrait bien devenir un turning-point à la fois pour Ramg...
  • Editorial

    Back To Old Rituals The government has lately appeared not to be projecting itself in much bright light. In answers to PQs, information has come out in public about diverse allowances paid to persons close to the ruling party who have been appointed t...
  • Dr R Neerunjun Gopee

    Anybody for calcium? In Mauritius, we have all the ingredients to be healthy even if not materially wealthy Dr R Neerunjun Gopee It’s been a long time since I have been thinking about writing this article but as somebody with deep folk wisdom re...
  • Anil Gujadhur

    We can reverse course and let one success build upon another This is not an impossible mission. It calls for a change of the conventional frame of mind... It can happen if we cooperate more than if we demolish each other History is made up of ups an...
  • Sada Reddi

    Fidel Castro the Revolutionary There may be a number of reasons why Fidel Castro remained a distant figure to our local politics. Constitutionalism is deeply rooted in our political culture, and to secure political power without elections is anathema...
  • MT 60 yrs 9 Dec 16

    2nd Year No 72 Friday – 23rd December 1955 • Some people talk about peace so loudly that it sounds like war. – Jawaharlal Nehru Glimpses of Mauritius History Royal Commission of 1872 The Commission that blamed those who requested its app...
  • S. Chidambaram

    Living with Diabetes If in the early weeks or months the onset of diabetes is stressful in the absence of psychological support and advice, over the years one can live in a very relaxed way with the disease S. Chidambaram In the wake of Diabetes D...
  • Vijay Chandreeka Ahku

    Amendments to the Rodrigues Regional Assembly Elections -- Vijay Chandreeka Ahku At the Cabinet Meeting held on Friday 18 December 2015, the Government of Mauritius had decided to set up of a Ministerial Committee to make recommendations on electoral ...
  • U.C.

    Charges provisoires ! -- U.C. La grande série de charges provisoires, qu'il faut bien qualifier de politiques, (puisqu'elles ont concerné les dirigeants de l'Opposition et tous ceux perçus ou soupçonnés d'avoir été leurs alliés dans l'admin...