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Mauritius: Jugnauth’s no nonsense gains massive support

With persistent reports of a sudden change on the ground, the country is seeing large amounts of money transferring hands, but Sir Aneerood Jugnauth (SAJ) no-nonsense approach is winning the opposition massive support, said an observer to Wfol.tv. <!–more–> Mauritius is reeling with a high tension political atmosphere, in the run up the Dec 10 polls, a…

The glory days of the MMM when Paul Berenger was the dominant figure, and SAJ the man in the waiting...

Mauritius: Vire mam or macarena goes unchecked?

A few months ago, the political situation in Mauritius was in ebullition with the Labour Party holding on to power with a slim majority in Parliament. The defection of the Movement Socialist Mauricien (MSM) from the government in 2011 could have endangered Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam’s rule, but the ongoing crisis offered a chance of…

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Mauritius: A two party system at a loss

As is the case in many ‘democracies’, the people are losing faith in long existing political parties, to the point that new factions are making headway as we have seen in England and the EU recently. Mauritius is not immune to these changing times, where democracies are facing a crisis of confidence and the people…

Some U.S. lawmakers have said that the prisoner swap that led to Bergdahl's release may have been illegal.

Would the Republicans unseat Obama?

An interesting perspective has risen up with Tuesday’s comprehensive rout of the Democrats by the Republicans in the midterm elections: Would the Republicans push for President Barack Obama’s impeachment or would they carry on and risk the full brunt of the electorate in 2016? <!–more–> The republicans got a strong mandate from the electorate, one…