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THE HONG BAO CONNECTION

THE HONG BAO CONNECTION

On 3rd October 2021, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released a  bulk of 12 million leaked documents – The Pandora Papers. Analysing some of the documents, journalists from the  Organized Crime and Corruption…

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The Inglorious Roi

The Inglorious Roi

Hic ! My oh my, what a chap ! Who needs a booze or a joint to get high? The lyrics from his articles and speeches can drool any sober mate in ecstasy for days…

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Le Cocu, c’est vous !

Le Cocu, c’est vous !

Sa passion à lui, c’est gratter avec sa plume le vernis qui recouvre ceux qui nous gouvernent. Depuis dix ans, il s’est intéressé à une personnalité politique en particulier, et au cours de cet entretien,…

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OPEN LETTER TO THE MAURITIUS BAR COUNCIL

OPEN LETTER TO THE MAURITIUS BAR COUNCIL

The dark stain on the black gown   Dear members My heartfelt greetings to you all. It is the helplessness of the common man which guides me in this plea to your esteemed body of…

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WATERGATE – Yousouf Ismael will be charged

WATERGATE – Yousouf Ismael will be charged

The current  Secretary General of Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry ( MCCI),  Yousouf Ismael has been facing investigations for his alleged involvement in a blurry  allocation of contract while being at the helm of…

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GOONDARAJ (Thugocracy)

GOONDARAJ (Thugocracy)

Thugocracy has mushroomed from the decay of capitalism and comprises  mainly of a triad of corrupt politicians, businessmen  and the executive, managing the affairs of the state. Behind the pretence of law & governance, lies…

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The Jalal show

The Jalal show

The call by members of the ruling party for  resignation of the leader of opposition may well have a boomerang effect. The accusations of swearing false affidavit and failing to provide proper disclosure of wealth,…

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Beaufort Boy back in business

Beaufort Boy back in business

“It never rains but pours” – The proverbial phrase attributed to Scottish satirist  John Arbuthnot has never been so meaningful. At a time when the integrity of Mauritius as an international financial centre is shattered…

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Tragedy of errors

Tragedy of errors

Over the years, the International Monetary Fund ( IMF) has repeatedly drawn attention to  the urgency of improving  governance within the Bank of Mauritius ( BOM). Limitation of moral hazard by ensuring the BOM does…

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The exsanguination of Bramer Bank

The exsanguination of Bramer Bank

On the night of 2nd April 2015,  Bank Of Mauritius (BOM) invoked liquidity issues to justify its decision to pull the plug,  thereby  sentencing  Bramer Banking Corporation ( BBC)  to a definite death. The official…

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