- Zambia: Opposition Leader Kambwili Jailed(Nation)
- Mozambique: Court Seeks Extradition of Ex-Credit Suisse Bankers(AIM)
- Zimbabwe: Mupfumira's Trial Date Set(263Chat)
- Malawi: Malawi Lost U.S.$1.3 Million to Corruption in 4 Months - ACB Reviewed 70 Cases(Nyasa Times)
- Malawi: Mpinganjira Says DPP to Move On With Convicts Uladi, Mzomera(Nyasa Times)
- South Africa: Let's Dance Again, Like We Did Last Zuma(Daily Maverick)
- South Africa: Explain Yourself to Me and the Country, Zondo Tells Former Transnet Board Chair(Daily Maverick)
- Uganda: Probe - Kutesa UN Staffer Took Bribes, Abused Office(Monitor)
- South Africa: Abahlali Leads Hundreds in March Against Corruption in Durban(GroundUp)
- Malawi: Crossroads Hotel Confirms Getting Payment From State House(Nyasa Times)
Mauritius: Top 100 Companies - The Covid-19 putsch
One of the peculiarities of this annual foreword to Top 100 is the fact that there is always some amount of disconnect between the prime focus of this publication, that is the… Read more »
Mauritius: 'Hotelry services' - the quarantine scandal
In recent days the image of Mauritius has plummeted on the international scene with the Wakashio scandal. It is not anticipated that we wish the international community to brandish… Read more »
Mauritius: Mahend Gungapersad - "I do not underestimate the Machiavellian propensity of this government to do anything to stay in power."
As the Labour Party flexed its muscles with a strong showing at Kewal Nagar to celebrate the 120th birth anniversary of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam and 100th birth anniversary of Sir… Read more »
Mauritius: Electric Vehicle Mobility - The stakes for Government & CEB
What could well explain the resolute efforts of developed countries to push for electric vehicle mobility? Countries like France are banning sale of petrol, diesel and hybrid cars… Read more »
Mauritius: Jean Maurice Labour - "The problem is that Bruneau Laurette is someone we don't know. There are all sorts of rumours... "
After Cardinal Maurice Piat's homily where he made what was perceived as a political speech indirectly reproaching the government with many scourges in society, we speak to the… Read more »
Mauritius: Jean Claude de l'Estrac - "In the Wakashio affair, more than in any other scandal we have seen, it is the prime minister's personal responsibility that is engaged."
Kitchen Politics is a new feature we will be offering in Weekly every month. The interview is conducted in the host's kitchen while s/he is presenting a recipe of his/her choice.… Read more »
Mauritius: Professor Narsinghen sees Mauritius less democratic than Zimbabwe in certain areas
Professor Rajen Narsinghen shares his views on our democratic system, as the world celebrates this 15 September the International Day of Democracy. The Human Rights expert is… Read more »
Mauritius: Yousuf Mohamed - "If there is belief and stamina, there CAN be change sooner than expected."
This week, Weekly sits with heavy-weight Senior Counsel Yousuf Mohamed to talk about the protest march held in Port Louis on Saturday. We also took the opportunity to ask him about… Read more »
Mauritius: Protest March - Sociopolitics of August 29
PKJ's response to the historic protest march of August 29 is an aberration. He comes on TV to tell us that he has the same preoccupation as the population and that our democracy is… Read more »
Mauritius: Rajen Narsingen - "You don't have to a detective to know who is doing the mudslinging and stirring up communalism."
The Wakashio disaster that hit the island in the last few weeks has brought to the forefront the incompetence of the government and its irresponsibility in dealing with it. It has… Read more »
Mauritius: Democracy in action
Protest march of Saturday on 29th August 2020 in Port-Louis, with support marches in Rodrigues, Perth, Toronto, Geneva and other places. Read more »
Mauritius: MV Wakashio - To the decision makers of my country
I followed with great sadness how our institutions failed in managing the catastrophic oil spill of MV Wakashio, resulting in severe damage to our marine and coastal environment to… Read more »
Mauritius: 'As one people, as one nation' - When love for the country triumphs !
Saturday 29th August 2020 will remain a memorable day that will remain historically pertinent for Mauritius. This is the day when Mauritius experienced its first national… Read more »
Mauritius: Wakashio Disaster - What will it take to heal the wounds?
Mauritius suffered the worst single environmental disaster of its history in August 2020, when approximately 1,000 tonnes of heavy fuel oil leaked uncontained, into an area… Read more »
Mauritius: Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism Bill
C'est l'explication donnée ce mardi 7 juillet par Mahen Seeruttun concernant les Suspicious Transactions Report. Le ministre repondait a des questions sur le projet de loi… Read more »
Mauritius: COVID-19 - The positive lessons of the novel coronavirus
Since the coronavirus outbreak, most of the world's population went in pessimistic gear, from feeling helpless, hopeless, futureless and lonely. Even the most optimistic can feel… Read more »
Mauritius: Entretien avec Rishi Nursimulu, founder, Dukesbridge
We've spent about two-and-a-half months in confinement. What was the effect of that on children in particular? Read more »
Mauritius: COVID-19 - In search of a new normal
The COVID-19 pandemic has flared like wildfire crossing borders worldwide. The contagion continues taking toll of human lives as well as affecting the orderly pursuit of social and… Read more »
Mauritius: Printing Money Nevertheless
The Bank of Mauritius (BoM) announcement to raise Rs60 billion on the market to finance the similar grant to Government (Govt) is a masquerade. Read more »
Mauritius: Tim Taylor - "The problem is that the Act gives no oversight to parliament on these powers given to the prime minister"
This week, Weekly speaks to Tim Taylor, chairman of Scott & Co Ltd, for his views on the new Covid and Quarantine Acts from a private sector perspective. He gives his opinion… Read more »
Mauritius: Printing Money for Government (Parts I & 2)
(This article is in 2 parts. Part I explains the distinction between the money printing measure of Rs60 bn announced by the Bank of Mauritius, and Quantitative Easing Policies as… Read more »
Mauritius: Mauritian Tourism version 2.0
The Mauritian tourism industry showed signs of a crisis even before the current COVID situation. The growth of international air arrivals was starting to stagnate, and hotel groups… Read more »
Mauritius: Rebuilding Paradise - A Mauritian story
And so, a nano virus brought the mighty world on its knees... From Shanghai to San Francisco and from New York to New Zealand, we all felt it. Read more »
Mauritius: Callichurn's transformation
What does the labour minister, Soodesh Callichurn, really believe? It's a good question given that barely six months after bringing a pro-worker law, he seems to be intent on… Read more »
Mauritius: Ramesh Basant Roi - "The COVID-19 Bill is a concoction of a cocktail Molotov"
*EU's blacklist : "It is heart-breaking to see Mauritius in a league of Failed States" Read more »