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Today a reader, tomorrow a leader

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader

Today’s joke comes from the Prime Minister’s speech yesterday at the opening of the new headquarters of the Mauritius Freemasons Bar Association. [Editors note: I am feeling a bit like a middle aged DJ this week, nostalgically dusting off his favourite...
To be or not to be? That is the congestion!

To be or not to be? That is the congestion!

Today’s joke comes from the Presidential address delivered yesterday. Paragraph 105 reads: “Government, in its attempt to alleviate and solve the traffc congestion problem, will soon embark on a Bus Modernization Programme to upgrade bus services...
Q: What’s the difference between turkeys and dodos?

Q: What’s the difference between turkeys and dodos?

A: Turkeys are cultivated and protected while dodos were rude and allowed to go extinct. Now compare the Turks and Caicos Islands and Mauritius. There are some striking similarities: corrupt politicians taking commissions for selling off state land and borrowing...
The Prime Minister has no intelligence…

The Prime Minister has no intelligence…

…and does he have enough security? It is official! The National Intelligence Unit was disbanded on 30 June 2001 and replaced by the National Security Service (substituting brain with brawn?). The remit of this new elite agency is to gather “information that...