Who Will Win the General Elections 2019?

Mauritians have been waiting with bated breath for the announcement of the date of the general elections as the year has progressed; so it was no surprise really that when the Prime Minister dissolved the Parliament on 6 October, the Island began to prepare for the onslaught of political campaigning.

Over the months, political parties far and wide have been making their way through their constituencies starting to rally the support as to why they are worthy of people’s votes in this year’s elections.

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Does Mauritius need a new Constitution after 50 years of Independence?

A Constitution, which is an established principle and stipulated procedures by which a government operates is not a mere document that can be discarded for a new one at any point in time, rather it is a fundamental or supreme law that can be review or amended when there is a need for injections new ideology into the existing content of the constitution. However, for a country like Mauritius that has a written constitution for over 50 years cannot possibly discard the constitution for a new one rather it only requires some amendment in form of removal of some clauses and inclusions of some observed oversights in the constitution to accommodate changing and emerging system of governance. Continue reading “Does Mauritius need a new Constitution after 50 years of Independence?”