On 22 November, voters in 130 villages across the country head to the polls to participate in the first village council elections held since 2012. 5,

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned against states faced with higher spending needs and lowered revenues and investor confidence in the


An apparent calm seems to have come back to the island. The electoral petitions filed by opposition parties are taking centre stage and Roshi Bhadain

Tourism, one of the largest industries in the country, is today cause for much concern. With no tourists on the island and a tug of war taking place


As the Labour Party flexed its muscles with a strong showing at Kewal Nagar to celebrate the 120th birth anniversary of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam and

After Cardinal Maurice Piat’s homily where he made what was perceived as a political speech indirectly reproaching the government with many scourges


Kitchen Politics is a new feature we will be offering in Weekly every month. The interview is conducted in the host’s kitchen while s/he is presentin

This week, Weekly sits with heavy-weight Senior Counsel Yousuf Mohamed to talk about the protest march held in Port Louis on Saturday. We also took t


The Wakashio disaster that hit the island in the last few weeks has brought to the forefront the incompetence of the government and its irresponsibil

I followed with great sadness how our institutions failed in managing the catastrophic oil spill of MV Wakashio, resulting in severe damage to our ma


We’ve spent about two-and-a-half months in confinement. What was the effect of that on children in particular? I believe that children, like most of

Following the press conference at the weekend by Minister of Education Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun on the reopening of schools following the lockdown


The last several years have seen multiple crises engulf global affairs, and we are in the midst of one of the most daunting ones yet: the COVID-19 pa

Weekly speaks to Roukaya Kasenally, CEO at African Media Initiative, for her take on the handling of the Covid-19 crisis in the country. She shares h