Mauritius announces presidential elections

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The Prime Minister of Mauritius, Navin Ramgoolam, announced Wednesday, during a special session of the Parliament, that Mauritians would go to the polls 19 September to chose a new president. The current president’s term of office will end 30 September. In Mauritius, the President has no executive powers as the country is run on a Parliamentary system where the Prime Minister, from the parliamentary majority, wields power.

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