11 March 2014
Friday, 31 January 2014 08:13
The language and actions of some politicians say a lot about the quality of our politicians and by extension our democracy.
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 08:32
Three proposals that have had mixed appreciations are the liberalisation of the TV channels, the introduction of the 9 year schooling program and the revival of traditional football clubs.
Friday, 16 August 2013 08:54
While politicians are impatiently awaiting the publication of the “White Paper” on electoral reforms, economists on the other hand are closely monitoring figures and remain suspended to the lips of decision makers. However, on this side, it’s a ‘pass the buck’ attitude as well.
Sunday, 21 July 2013 08:40
Saturday, 20 July 2013 15:49
These days there is a tendency for some politicians to literally shoot first and ask questions later. Recent events have highlighted the fact that some of them have been injudicious or utterly reckless in their spiel or in their deeds.
Friday, 05 July 2013 10:06
The Central CID has already got through the front end of the investigation in the Jeannot/Varma case. After arresting former Parliamentary Private Secretary Mr. Reza Issack and former Attorney General Mr. Yatin Varma last week, the CCID has apprehended the chairman of the Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) and president of the Parti mauricien social démocrate (PMSD) Mr. Maurice Allet.
Sunday, 16 June 2013 07:38
Following recent events involving high profile ministers who have made banner headlines, there has been an ever increasing call for those perceived as incompetent to resign. There is no doubt that mediocrity has become the norm in the performance of some of the current ministers.
Friday, 07 June 2013 08:07
Any political analyst can see clearly that this is a very difficult time for the government and that radical changes are needed if it is to win a fourth term comfortably. By nature, people want change in order to cleanse the system, especially when they perceive negligence, arrogance and abuses in several areas. This has nothing to do with mediocrity.
Friday, 10 May 2013 10:25
Politics, especially when it is a day to day business, is disappointing as it affects our lives, even if we want to stay away from it. Decisions taken can affect our standard of living, the cost of living for example, while decisions not taken can affect our quality of life, our physical environment, for example.