04 July 2015
Friday, 15 May 2015 14:00
One month to go for the municipal elections. All parties and alliances responded positively to the call of registration on Wednesday 13 May 2015. Thirty parties and two alliances have registered for the coming elections. All the major political parties will more or less stick to traditional ways of conducting the campaign.
Friday, 08 May 2015 14:00
Writs of election for the Municipal City Council and Municipal Town Council have already been issued. Nomination day will be carried out on 23 May 2015. Drafting candidate’s lists, breezing campaign themes, setting out objectives and missions, such are the current activities of our political parties for the municipal election 7 May. After the General Election of December, the town dwellers will now be called to vote for their councillors. The various political parties are ready to face the challenge. If the Alliance Lepep is showing confident about winning again, the MMM is posing as the real challengers for the government.
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00
Rajen Bablee Executive Director of Transparency Mauritius since August 2012, recently attended an international conference on’ Illicit Funding of Political Parties.’ News on Sunday called upon the director of Transparency Mauritius to enlighten our readers on various aspects of fraud and corruption and what are the norms to be respected, as prescribed by international organisations.
Published in Interview
Friday, 14 November 2014 14:00
The Labour/ MMM alliance presented 18% of women candidates for the general elections and it seems that Alliance Lepep will toe the line in this regard. Can Mauritius continue to have women under-represented in the general elections and eventually in Parliament? Women active in Mauritian politics share their opinions.
Friday, 01 February 2013 09:45
In its latest edition, Le Défi Plus revealed the names of a few big companies of the country that have contributed millions of rupees to the coffers of the main political parties during the past fiscal year.
Published in Blog
Sunday, 14 October 2012 11:26
Politics in the Mauritian context has always been practiced in a sort of semi-democratic way against the wish of majority of the population.
Published in Tribune
Friday, 02 March 2012 15:04
The Mauritius Council of Social Services (MACOSS) organised a brainstorming session on electoral reforms on Tuesday to enable civil society contribute to the debate.
Published in Actualités
Friday, 20 January 2012 16:29
After having given the opportunity to Suttyhudeo Tengur and Jimmy Harmon, defenders of the hindi and creole languages respectively, to comment on the Carcassone Report, today we open our columns to leaders of small political parties to voice their opinion on this issue.
Published in Parliament
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 15:20
In the context of what is happening on the political scene these days, I feel oblige to make an appeal with all small political stakeholders who are outside the mainstream to join hands.
Published in Tribune