When your friend and colleague is at imminent risk of death because an officer of the Royal Thai Police appears to be colluding with an international human-trafficking organisation to silence him, what do you do? When appeals for intervention to the British Embassy and multiple Thai authorities go unheeded you do everything you can with the tools available to you. And pray that it is enough…
The definitive history of the Chagos islands from their discovery to their de facto possession by the USA’s military in 1973. Essential reading for Chagossians and their supporters to understand what life was like in the archipelago.
Open letter to the President: How much longer must we be burdened by the corruption and incompetence of “public servants” who care more about their personal prestige than the reputation of our nation?
Do you believe that the UN vote is a victory for the Chagossians? Think again…
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?
Dear poly-ti-shuns. We could have done great things together. Star Wars began when MID flopped. In 2013 your Empire Struck Back by prosecuting me for a crime that does not exist. This is probably not the Return of the Jedi; it is more likely the Revenge of the Sith. This is not bipolar, the website gave my result as a probability… check my Facebook page.
The President has acquiesced to the ex-Prime Minister crowning his own son. What happens next?
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?