28 December 2014
Thursday, 25 December 2014 09:03
On Monday when the freshly elected MPs took the oath, the ceremony took a historic dimension for various reasons. First, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, who is the new Leader of the House will go down history as being one of the very rare politicians to serve as Prime Minister after having been the President of the Republic.
Friday, 19 December 2014 09:01
So the new MSM/PMSD/ML government led by the new Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth has been sworn in on Wednesday. The freshly appointed Cabinet of ministers held its first meeting on Thursday. The same day, the new ministers set themselves to work.
Friday, 12 December 2014 10:10
The results of the general elections held on Wednesday are really breathtaking. By winning these elections by a score of 47 to 13, the Alliance Lepep (MSM/PMSD/ML) has proved once more that in politics here, two plus two does not make four. The Alliance de l’Unité et de la Modernité (Labour/MMM) which soon after its materialization was presented as a sure winner, its leaders even predicting a 60-0, has been severely defeated.
Friday, 05 December 2014 09:04
Mauritius is going to the polls on Wednesday 10 December. A total of 936,976 registered voters (including 28,785 from Rodrigues) will be called upon to elect 62 (sixty for the twenty constituencies in Mauritius and two from Rodrigues) persons who will represent them at the National Assembly. Voters have a choice among the 739 officially registered candidates.
Friday, 28 November 2014 07:30
The beginning of this week was marked by the Nomination Day held on Monday. As many as 739 candidates filed in their nomination papers for the 62 seats at the National Assembly. Participation of women in this exercise reached 17,32%, still very far from the SADC target of 30% of women participation in national elections.
Friday, 21 November 2014 09:32
As the electoral campaign progresses (or we should say regresses), politicians from all sides are indulging in more and more demagogic arguments and are making splendorous promises to voters.
Thursday, 20 November 2014 13:01
Trois employés de la Corporation Nationale de Transport (CNT) allèguent avoir été victimes de transferts punitifs depuis samedi, suite à leur participation aux activités de l’Alliance Lepep.
Published in Xplik ou Cas
Friday, 14 November 2014 09:03
So ultimately the cat is out of the bag. The country is going to the polls on Wednesday 10 December next. Prior to Polling Day, Nomination Day is scheduled on Monday 24 November next. The Writ of Elections issued by the President of the Republic Mr Kailash Purryag on Friday has put an end to the suspense.
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 13:02
Les habitants de Résidences Malherbes, à Curepipe, s’élèvent contre le fait que des travaux d’aménagement de drains semblent s’éterniser.
Friday, 07 November 2014 14:00
Former President of the Republic and former Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth has been invited to be the Chief Guest at the Bhojpuri International Conference, scheduled in April 2015 at the Banaras Hindu University, Banaras, in the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh.