What’s happiness and success? Ask the Mauritians

Green hills and the vast expanses of water have a calming influence on the mind in Mauritius. Photo/LINLEY BIGNOUX

What is happiness? While what ancient Greek philosophers such as Aristotle called eudemonia means many fuzzy things to many people, the United Nations had no such qualms, recently crowning the island republic of Mauritius as the happiest country in Africa.

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