Opportunistic diplomacy between Mauritius and the US at the British Club Bangkok. The US condemns China for violating the law of the sea to build military bases on disputed islands. Will it likewise chastise the British over the Chagos Archipelago? Will justice finally be done or will the US wear the badge of shameful hypocrisy?
As the rest of the world embraces equal opportunity and meritocracy, why does Mauritius prefer political dynasty and what impact will it have on our destiny?
As India closes tax avoidance loopholes through Mauritius, the offshore sector must make a choice. Will it apply the same short-term model to Africa or will we develop a full range of consultancy services for that truly benefit the continent?
The Panama papers have turned the spotlight of public opinion on tax avoidance. Will Mauritius continue to serve the interests of the global elite at the expense of our sisters and brothers in India and continental Africa?
Make ministers redundant! Keep basic services publicly owned but managed by private sector expertise – directly accountable to the National Assembly. Could such separation of powers unlock Mauritius’ potential?
Why does the government deploy so many resources to check drivers’ licences and imprison drug users, but turns a blind eye to environmental law breakers?