02 October 2014
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Sunil Gopal

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Friday, 26 September 2014 08:15

It is all about ruling and reigning

The electoral campaign has already kicked off although the date for the general elections has not been announced yet. Neither has the National Assembly been dissolved, nor have the writs for general elections been issued. Yet the electoral fever is already catching on fast.
“During the electoral campaign, the media should give the opportunity to all political contenders, regardless of their electoral weightage, to express their views, so as to broaden the democratic base by providing the public with an array of choices. Because choice is synonymous with democracy”. This could summarise the breakfast panel discussion event, “The Role of the Media During Elections”, organised by the US Embassy on Tuesday morning, at the City Club, in Port Louis.    
Friday, 19 September 2014 08:40

Gatherings and departures

The “family gathering” organised jointly by the Mauritius Labour Party and the Mouvement Militant Mauricien at the Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène on Wednesday evening turned into a slapstick comedy when yesterday’s political archrivals started shaking each other’s hands and even kissing each other.
Deux décennies déjà depuis que le Dr Mohamed Al Abdulla, businessman basé à Dubayy, se bat pour implanter une usine de recyclage d’huile de moteur usée. Si les autorités mauriciennes avaient montré un vif intérêt pour le projet, au départ, l’intérêt s’est évaporé au fil des ans. Récit des déboires de ce promoteur qui dit aimer l’île Maurice.
Friday, 12 September 2014 11:36

Opposite effects

The joint press conference of the Prime Minister and Leader of the Mauritius Labour Party Dr Navin Ramgoolam and the Leader of the Opposition and of the MMM Mr Paul Bérenger on their electoral alliance at the Clarisse House, on Saturday morning, did not have the desired effect. In fact, some of the announcements made by the two leaders had an opposite effect and created an uproar in several quarters.  
Les habitants de la rue Lataniers, à Sainte-Croix, s’offusquent qu’un drain longeant cette rue ne soit pas nettoyé depuis des mois par la municipalité de Port-Louis, et ce, en dépit de nombreuses plaintes déposées.
Friday, 05 September 2014 09:19

Towards a new era?

Ultimately things are getting serious regarding the alliance between the Mouvement Militant Mauricien (MMM) and the Mauritius Labour Party, or rather between Mr. Paul Bérenger and Dr Navin Ramgoolam. Simultaneous meetings are scheduled on Friday at the regional headquarters of the MMM at Ambrose Street in Rose Hill and at the headquarters of the Labour Party at the Square Guy Rozemont in Port Louis.
Le président du conseil de village de Grand-Sable, M. Preetam Daumoo, allègue que son conseil a été écarté des microprojets financés par le gouvernement australien et pilotés par le GEF Small Grants Programme du United Nations Development Programme. Ce que dément la National Coordinator de GEF Small Grants Programme, Mme Pamela Bapoo-Dundoo, documents visuels à l’appui.  
We are deeply saddened to learn the untimely demise of noted writer and dedicated researcher Mrs. Leela Gujadhur Sarup. She passed away in India on Wednesday at the age of 76. She was cremated on Thursday in India.
So, we will have to wait till Monday to know whether the would-be Labour/MMM alliance is either on an on mode or an off mode. Mr. Bérenger did not make any statement to the media after the meeting of the politburo of the MMM held on Thursday; he is holding a press conference on Friday. 
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