2014 is coming to an end in a few days. The festive mood can already be felt all over the island. Overcrowded shopping malls and streets, christmas trees, gifts, shopping, get-together, office end of year parties and of course, the race to choose the best songs of the year. It is a pity that "Viré mam"... Continue Reading →
Should the press stop giving importance to ‘socio-cultural’ groups?
Hi! I have been waiting for this moment since a few days. The first socio-cultural group ( or whatever they call themselves ) has finally held their press-conference to congratulate the new government while strongly criticising the previous government which they used to venerate. I have always been amazed at their guts ! I'm not necessarily... Continue Reading →
Mauritius Elections 2014 – Bravo LEPEP!
Today, I feel proud. Proud to be a true Mauritian! Results are now final. L'alliance LEPEP wins the elections with a total of 47 seats while PTR/MMM got only 13 seats. The defeat of Navin Ramgoolam in his own constituency, the No 5 (Triolet / Pamplemousses) should be written in the history of Mauritius. Ranked at... Continue Reading →
Things that I will definitely remember when I’m voting in 3 days…
In 3 days time, over 900,000 Mauritians will be required to head towards their respective voting centers to exercise one of their constitution rights - The right to vote. With 2 consecutive mandates, the current government is looking forward to another victory and one of their main points in their manifesto is the implementation of the... Continue Reading →
Second price decrease in petroleum products, 3 days before the elections!
The second price decrease of petroleum products in 2 weeks! I can't really complain of this second decrease in price but this raises so many questions and especially, this one : Why just before the elections? Anyway, the new prices are as follows : Essence : From Rs47.90 / L to Rs45.95 / L Diesel :... Continue Reading →