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Mauritius: Reversal of fortunes?

With the big rallies over this Sunday, the country is now waiting to head wednesday DEC 10, with the Sir Aneerood Jugnauth (SAJ) camp having never been that confident of a reversal of fortunes in Mauritius! The tiny Republic of Mauritius is living in historic times, with a 2nd Republic on its way that could…

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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…