Mauritius: David Reimer - "It was inappropriate to involve the ICJ in the Chagos dispute"
Despite the Chagos issue, which America sees as a bilateral case between Mauritius and the UK, the United States encourages a stronger commercial relationship between our two… Read more »
Mauritius: The 2019/20 Budget - Beyond Reasonable Limits
The 2019/20 Budget is aptly summed up by the plethora of mini-measures to provide tax sops and monetary transfers to the population at large, in almost every category and capacity.… Read more »
Mauritius: The GM having recourse to the BoM - "It is a hold-up with complicity from inside!"
For the benefit of our readers, would you mind telling us why the independence of the central bank is so important for an economy? Read more »
Africa: Kevin Teeroovengadum - "Let's have a more focused african strategy"
What's in the Budget 2019-2020 to consolidate our so-called "Africa Strategy"? Read more »
Mauritius: Rekindling the Traditional Sectors
Conscious that the traditional sectors namely Sugar, Tourism and Manufacturing have been experiencing precarious situation and difficulties, Hon. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, has in his… Read more »
Mauritius: Meeting Social Aspirations in a Challenging Economic Environment
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Mauritius: Dr Rama Sithanen - Shocks of tourism - arrivals dim, earnings dimmer and average spend dimmest
In view of the forthcoming Budget which will be presented next Monday, the former Minister of Finance writes the third part of a series of articles. He speaks of a triple-shocker… Read more »
Mauritius: Raj Chintaram - "African Airlines control only 20% of the air traffic in the continent"
You will be organizing in the near future a conference on air access in Africa, in Morocco. Why? Read more »
Mauritius: Ram Seegobin - "Safe City is like having the NIU posted on every street with a notebook"
This week, Weekly speaks to Ram Seegobin, political observer and member of Lalit, for his take on the number and types of laws passed by the current government. He shares his… Read more »
Mauritius: Climate Change - Sometimes Always Never
Global experts, thinkers, practitioners, journalists, politicians and innovators are currently in Geneva to discuss the state of disaster risk across the globe. Many countries,… Read more »
Mauritius: Kevin Teeroovengadum - "We need a cleanup and a new leadership that will take Mauritius to the next level"
Kevin Teeroovengadum is somebody who speaks his mind. Whoever at the head with no competence and no sense of leadership is a recipe for disaster, he says. Read more »
Mauritius: Shyam Swaroop Asthana - «We want to encourage a cashless system»
With new projects in the pipeline, the State Bank of India Mauritius Ltd wants to keep pace with the new technologies emerging in the banking sector. Read more »
Mauritius: Konstantin Klimovskiy - "Mauritius is still not a well-known destination in the Russian Federation"
The Russian Federation is taking a rising interest in the African continent. Russia's interest will take a new turn next October in the context of the Russian Federation and the… Read more »
Mauritius: Unravelling the eccentricity - Between Jugnauth's rosy figures and Uteem's sober facts
Falling unemployment does not always mean rising employment. Based on empirical evidence, the unemployment figure has become a completely irrelevant indicator of the health of the… Read more »
Mauritius: Leritaz Kiltir Chagossien - Saving Chagossian culture from oblivion
"I was thirteen. Since I was thirteen in Chagos. I was thirteen. I held the coconut knife in my hand. The British came. Read more »
Mauritius: Jean Claude de l'Estrac - "Euphoric statements by government members have created the impression that Diego is back"
Jean Claude de l'Estrac, historian and former journalist, talks to Weekly about his recent book, Jugnauth-Bérenger: Ennemis Intimes 1982-1995, that traces the clash between… Read more »
Mauritius: Jugnauth-Bérenger - Ennemis Intimes 1982-1995. The history of tomorrow
Jean Claude de l'Estrac's book, Jugnauth-Bérenger: Ennemis Intimes 1982-1995 can be read on several levels. It can be viewed - as perhaps intended - as the history of two… Read more »
Mauritius: Violence - Bullying in schools or a rampant evil
"Mummy, mummy, I'm scared. He will hurt me... again... " Such are the words uttered by a young child during a nightmare following episodes of bullying at school. No child should… Read more »
Mauritius: A law that criminalises people in severe pain is a BAD law
"Why are so many countries now saying medical marijuana is ok?" It is a question that our politicians refuse to ask, despite the fact that many countries, including various states… Read more »
Mauritius: Aurore Perraud - "I see nothing wrong with fielding candidates in Rodrigues"
This week we talk to the PMSD's Aurore Perraud who has just been put in charge of the party's education file. We ask how her party views the government's education reform, the… Read more »
Mauritius: Slavery and indenture. Replacing a system or perpetuating it?
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Mauritius: GDP forecasts conundrum - Unsolicited advice to leaders of political parties
The 4 per cent growth rate in 2018 heralded by Government is unrealistic. The era of blind faith in the economy and the chase for the golden calf is over. This is why. Read more »
December 08, 2018
Mauritius: Cartoon by PoV to illustrate African anti-corruption fight
A cartoon by PoV has become the image to illustrate the fight against corruption in Africa. The Media Association of Southern Africa (MASA) decided to use it for its launch on… Read more »
November 30, 2018
Mauritius: "The SBM debacle has revealed the pithy state of governance practices"
Jaya Patten is an expatriate living and working in the United Kingdom but who has always shown a deep interest in the development of the financial and banking sectors of Mauritius.… Read more »
November 21, 2018
Mauritius: Mathieu Mandeng - "One way to fight corruption is to run a cashless economy"
He took on the commitment to answer candidly. Read more »