Officially the Republic of Mauritius, this island nation is located in the Indian Ocean. Mauritius adopted a new constitution and proclaimed independence on March 12 1968. English is the official language in the Parliament.
Even though only about 3 percent of the population speaks English as a home language, it is the official language of Namibia. English language is a compulsory subject in schools. The nation declared independence from South Africa on March 21 1990.