5 Things You Should Know Before Visiting Mauritius

Mauritius Island is known to be a relatively stable and healthy country. However, its unique characteristics and assets make it a dream destination. This article lists the 5 things you should know before visiting Mauritius.

Mauritius owes much of its image as a wonderful destination to the beautiful beaches, the wild nature, the multicultural population, the local products, and the unique places on the island.

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The Most Popular Places to Visit in Mauritius Today

Mauritius is full of fabulous places to discover and explore, from beaches and wilderness to waterfalls and lively towns. There are many locations, all equally worth visiting, but here is a list of the top 10 places to visit in Mauritius.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Mauritius as a Tourist

It’s always good to be informed and prepared before visiting any country to ensure a good holiday. This article describes the things to know before visiting Mauritius as a tourist.

Mauritius, also known as a paradise island, is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. It has a good reputation as a tourist destination. That’s why it’s worth knowing what to expect from your experience on the island regarding how to communicate, money, security, cultural diversity, and the activities that await you.

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Ethnicity in Mauritius: Too Good to Be True?

This article covers ethnicity in Mauritius, and the history behind the multitude of ethnic groups that exist, the mixing and sharing of culture, living together and a reflection on identity.

Mauritius has a history of events that have led to what it is today. The people of Mauritius, which includes people of different ethnic origins, coexist and contribute to the country’s development. Moreover, this facet of multi-ethnicity gives Mauritius its image of a “rainbow country”.

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The Ultimate Guide to Corruption in Politics in Mauritius

Mauritius is not exempted from corruption in politics. The cases disclosed by the Mauritian press involving politicians, state officials, or decision-makers speak for themselves.

Corruption is an immoral act that is detrimental to the smooth running of a country, especially at higher levels, such as in politics and the public sector. It is the source of many problems, such as increasing inequality, injustice, lack of meritocracy, waste of resources, and damage to the country’s image.

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Fascinating Facts About Gender in Mauritian Politics

The topic of gender in Mauritian politics is not new. Indeed, many, or even most countries, do not fail to address how gender affects politics.

In Mauritius, it is still being discussed, especially to find explanations for the weak involvement of women in politics. We are talking about how one’s experience and political participation can differ depending on one’s gender.

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7 Young Mauritians in Geneva for International Robotics Competition

Geneva is hosting the FIRST Global Challenge from 13 to 16 October 2022 at Palexpo, an international Olympic-style robotics competition. 7 young Mauritians reached Geneva yesterday to participate in this international robotics competition.

This is the 6th edition and the first event in Europe that will bring together future leaders in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in a collaborative competition that aims to find solutions to the world’s biggest challenges. The event will be open to the public, but no advance tickets will be available.

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Fascinating Facts About Women in Politics in Mauritius

Women in Mauritius make up more than half of the population, yet we see very few women in politics or the national assembly. Women are still more educated and free to participate in politics, so why the under-representation? To understand the situation better, it is necessary to look at the elements contributing to this problem.

Men dominate politics, but it is not exclusively a male domain. To say today that politics is a field only for men would be an outdated statement. Women are just as capable as men of being political and contributing to the good of society. Indeed, we live in a modern world where women are successful in education, are independent, and some laws enforce their rights, but this does not mean that the number of women in politics has increased. In Mauritius, the men hold power and make the decisions. It is the patriarchal culture that affects the position of women politicians.

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The Ultimate Guide to Diwali Celebration in Mauritius

This year, the Diwali celebration in Mauritius is on Monday, 24 October. Hindus in Mauritius celebrate Diwali in their unique style and traditions.

Like other nations, Mauritius also has many Indians and other communities celebrating the festival of lights. Diwali is a public holiday on a multi-cultural island. Firecrackers, Diyas, Rangolis, and other traditions are overwhelmingly followed in the nation, with more than 50% of the population of Hindus. Diwali preparations start well before the day of the festival. Mauritian Hindus begin by doing a thorough cleaning of their house. They then decorate their homes with strings of lights, like Christmas lights. They buy new clothes to wear for this special occasion and start preparing traditional Diwali sweets.

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Top 5 Mauritian Politicians in History

This article ranks the top Mauritian politicians in history. These politicians have left their mark in Mauritius and still maintain status and are still discussed in the present.

These politicians have dominated the political scene, and their careers speak volumes about their dedication to politics. It is important to remember that politics in Mauritius is not a smooth-running environment where politicians are often criticized and face many controversies. Therefore, this list is based on the impact and degree of influence these politicians have had or still have.

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Amazing Facts About Politics in Mauritius

The Republic of Mauritius has a reputation for being a democratic and politically stable country. Fair and free elections occur every five years, and hardly anything disturbs the smooth running of the elections. Everyone is free to have a political opinion and support any political party. As for politics in Mauritius, it is easy to understand.

In Mauritius, the President is the head of state. The President is elected by the National Assembly as required by the Mauritian Constitution and functions as a ceremonial figurehead. Not only does he uphold the constitution, but when a bill is submitted to him, he has to signify his assent or rejection of the bill. The Prime Minister is the head of the government. As for the Prime Minister, he is the head of the government. He presides over the Council of Ministers and appoints its members. Moreover, the position of the Prime Minister is powerful since the Prime Minister is also the Minister of Defence and Home Affairs.

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The Celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi in Mauritius

Ganesh Chaturthi in Mauritius is going upscale every year. There are thirty-three million gods in Hinduism. And the God who is worshipped first in every prayer is Lord Ganesha, the elephant head God, son of Shiva, for whom Maha Shivaratri festival is celebrated with much intensity and devotion across the country.

Ganesh Chaturthi festival is going upscale every coming year in Mauritius. Initially, it was observed only at houses, especially in Marathi families, then it went to temples, organizing big community prayers. Then came the beautiful statues imported from India, which made this festival more beautiful with traditional navvari sarees and traditional music and dance and the big on-feet processions to Flic-en-Flacq beach, which witness thousands of Ganesh idol immersion on this festival. Ganesh Chaturthi is one such festival that kept going upscale with the country’s development. It has become prevalent and celebrated with many rituals and shows since the previous decade.

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Human Rights in Mauritius

Over the years, Mauritius has had many initiatives to promote and enforce human rights. However, human rights issues persist, suggesting that more effort is needed. This article explains the situation of human rights in Mauritius.

Mauritius has the necessary national and international legislative structure to protect human rights since it has ratified most of the United Nations’ treaties and conventions. Ratifying treaties and conventions represent a big step for a country, showing its support and willingness to promote human rights within its territory because of the legal obligation it implies. Examples of core conventions that Mauritius ratified are the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination and others. All this is to say that Mauritius has never failed to show its interest in human rights and the well-being of its population. Of course, some acts passed in parliament also help to enforce human rights.

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Top 5 Life, Career and Business Coaching in Mauritius

Personal coaching aims at helping persons determine and achieve personal goals. This article ranks the top 5 life, career and business coaching in Mauritius.

Personal coaching is for anyone who wants to improve any aspect of life. If you wish to attract your ideal career, find your perfect partner, attract more abundance and prosperity, find more peace, or change anything in your life, coaching provides powerful support to assist you in moving in the right direction.

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The Most Popular Social Issues in Mauritius

With an approximate population of 1.3 million recorded in 2020, many Mauritians face daily challenges ranging from poverty, unemployment, corruption, and much more. It has not always been easy for the population of Mauritius. Some still live in awful conditions. This article illustrates the most popular social issues in Mauritius.

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