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More educated, less paid: what’s behind the gender gap in Mauritius?

More educated, less paid: what’s behind the gender gap in Mauritius?

Today, the gender gap in education in middle and high-income countries has mostly disappeared. In some countries, girls outstrip boys in schooling outcomes, yet women earn about 16% less money per hour worked than men…

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“Notes from a small island”*: reflections on Mauritius and Seychelles

“Notes from a small island”*: reflections on Mauritius and Seychelles

For the past few years, I have been fortunate enough to be the World Bank’s resident economist for Mauritius and Seychelles. With this now coming to an end, here are some especially striking impressions of…

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All roads lead to the circus

All roads lead to the circus

Every budget of his, has been a masterclass of dishonesty and this year  he’s been at the top of his game, displaying evermore  consistency  in his incoherence.  Judging by the volte-face on countless decisions and…

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What’s cooking?

What’s cooking?

Monday 10th June 2019 , as the country would be focusing on its balance sheet and outlines of the economy, the board of Air Mauritius would be convening an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, called…

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D.I.Y

D.I.Y

With all the hype spun by the propaganda machine of the current fascist government and the absolute stupidity of the thugs running the mainstream media, instead of acting as a bum, how about using your…

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THE RUNAWAY COMMISSION

THE RUNAWAY COMMISSION

The stage was set to what was to be the most important hearing of the Britam Commission. That of the man himself who had fathered the company and knew exactly how much it was worth.…

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THE BABY WALKER SHOW

THE BABY WALKER SHOW

The bunch of self-proclaimed “strategists” ambushed at the PMO, are trying hard to impress with unimaginable stunts. Back in 2017 in “ Operation Broom” Pravind was seen trying to emulate Narendra Modi’s “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan…

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LEPEP Alliance – From bag of wind to fart

LEPEP Alliance – From bag of wind to fart

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Famous British novelist Eric Arthur Blair better known as Gorge Orwell stands tall in the history of mankind as one of the most prominent writers engaged against totalitarianism and social injustice. The clarity of Orwell’s…

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INSIDE MEN

INSIDE MEN

Attending a function at Quartier Militaire on 13th August 2017, Pravind Jugnauth stated that the drug mafia was being helped by some people within the media. After much bragging, Pravind Jugnauth never did provide the…

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Former minister on spending spree

Former minister on spending spree

He owes his political career to his laptop, a software and idiocy of his party members. Back in 1991, he impressed his leader with a few colourful slides indicating a definite loss at the elections.…

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