Mauritius president refuses to resign over financial scandal

2018-03-14 11:51
Ameenah Gurib-Fakim. (James Smart, Twitter)

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim. (James Smart, Twitter)

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Port Louis - Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim has refused to resign, vowing to fight allegations that saw her embroiled in a financial scandal, the presidency said in a statement on Wednesday.

"Her Excellency Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, having nothing to feel guilty about and able to provide corroborating evidence, rejects any idea of resigning," read the statement, issued less than a week after the prime minister announced she had agreed to step down.

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