The president has been accused of using a bank card provided by a charity to make personal purchases worth tens of thousands of dollars. Mrs Gurib-Fakim is Africa’s only serving female president.
Though she denied any wrong doing, She said she has returned all the money and she is to step down after ceremonies to mark the 50th anniversary of the island’s independence next week .
Ms Gurib-Fakim is a renowned scientist and she was elected into office in 2015. She is the first woman to be appointed as the president of Mauritius.