Category: Mauritius Island

Mauritius Elections 2014: This Election Calls for Strategic Voting

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Generally, voting can be thought of as tradition-based, policy-based or strategic-based. Tradition-based voting is when we vote for a particular person, party or alliance simply because our parents, ancestors or ourselves have always voted for that person, party or alliance. We may not know the policies at stake in an election but we already know… Read more »

Abolishing Private Tuition For Primary School Kids in Mauritius

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The debate has been on ever since can be remembered. Are private tuitions for primary-school-level kids detrimental or advantageous? Let us get those definitions down first. Primary school pupils take tuition at school, with the school teachers. There is a fixed number of days allowed for teachers to give tuition at school. Then, some parents… Read more »

Mixed Gender Schooling in Mauritius – Are You For or Against?

mixed gender colleges

Recently, the Mauritian Minister of Education spoke about the possible implementation of mixed gender schooling in Mauritius. He is of the opinion that such an environment, where males and females study together, is the ideal for the growth of the adults of tomorrow. A number of scholarly papers have been written up on this topic; you’d be… Read more »

The Iron Thieves of Mauritius


The Iron Thieves of Mauritius! – No, it’s not the title of a Hollywood movie, it’s about the true problem Mauritians are facing due to the so-called “Voleurs Feraille (Iron thieves)”. Iron stealing is a major issue facing us for nearly a decade now and the government has been closing their eyes on this matter… Read more »

Cyclone Edilson Mauritius Latest Updates and Trajectory

Cyclone Edilson Mauritius

Cyclone Edilson Mauritius Updates: Cyclone class 3 removed in Mauritius as from 13.30 6th February 2014. – A cyclone warning class one was issued by the Mauritius Meteorological Station at: 16:00 on, 4th February 2014. As usual, when a cyclone is potentially a direct threat to the Island, we’re here to provide the 24/7 updates. Bookmark the page… Read more »

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