30 June 2015
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Democracy Watch commente l’enquête du Défi-Plus, de la semaine dernière portant sur les irrégularités concernant les contrats de la National Development Unit (NDU). Les secousses au sein de la Coopérative de Vacoas, interesse également Michael Atchia et ses membres.
Published in Blog
Sunday, 14 June 2015 07:00

It can happen in Mauritius

Something truly historic is happening. A new leftist party that was founded less than three years ago is entering parliament, ensuring in the process that the ruling establishment party of the past 13 years will lose its firm majority grasp on the country. The country is Turkey and the new leftist party is the Peoples’ Republic Party (HDP).
Published in Point de Vue
From 2013 to 2014, labour force  on the island  increased by 4,500 from 571,200 to 575,700.  This has been revealed in a report published by Statistics Mauritius.  Since 2004, several changes have been observed in the labour force. If female employment is increasing faster than male employment, the  tertiary sector is becoming increasingly important in terms of employment. News on Sunday reports...
Published in News
The establishment of an administrative and legal body for the Mascarene Plateau region, jointly shared by Seychelles and Mauritius, was one of the key issues on the agenda during the 6th meeting of the Joint Commission between the two island nations, held in the Seychelles capital Victoria, a few days ago.
Published in News
Monday, 02 March 2015 18:54


The short-lived honeymoon is over. The infatuation  between the people (lepep) and the EXTENDED FAMILY LEPEP GOVERNMENT (EFLG) is already on the wane. People are now drifting slowly but steadily from etherised slumber into a nightmarish Kafkaesque situation. They suddenly realise that they have been taken for a ride.
Published in Blog
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 10:00

Mauritius : Gender equality for the next term

Port Louis, February 6:  The elections have come and gone. There is a new government in place. Only eight women form part of the 69 seat National Assembly. Despite progress made over the last few years, gender inequality persists. Gender inequality is deeply rooted in entrenched attitudes. Political commitment at the highest level is crucial for social change. With the post-2015 development framework hot on the agenda, one wonders where women’s rights and gender equality will be during the next term.
Published in Tribune
Low oil prices, higher dollar and a fierce fight against graft could secure SAJ another economic miracle that Mauritius badly need, but a daunting task lay ahead of the Mauritius government!
Published in Blog
Elections around the world are globally recognised for evoking high rising emotions of anticipation, optimism, fear and magic moments. The Mauritian general election held last week was no exception.  This was a clear cut opportunity for Mauritians to voice out their frustrations and concerns over issues which penetrate and affect their lives personally.
Published in Tribune
Saturday, 20 December 2014 18:24

A political lesson

Two powerful political parties namely the PTR and the MMM coalesced their forces in an unprecedented temptation to dictate the outcome of the 2014 general election. But in an unambiguous verdict Vox Populi set the record straight and also sent a rather powerful signal to the political class: any attempt to violate the rules of the democratic process will be severely dealt with.
Published in Blog
Thursday, 04 December 2014 08:38

What about all the new and small parties?

The two main alliances have made their platforms very clear on the core issue of this election. The AUM [alliance de l’unité et de la modernité] wants to change the constitution once in office and the AL [alliance Lepep] wants to keep the constitution as it is and not change it. The ball is now in our court as voters. Directly or indirectly, this is what we are voting on.
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