BRIEF-PC Jeweller Says DVI Fund (Mauritius) Cuts Stake In Co By 2 Pct


East Africa

Going beyond the borders of Mauritius

Jean-Pierre Dalais, the group chief executive of CIEL Limited, talks about how the company grew from a Mauritius-based sugar company to an international investment group

World News

Mauritius needs to clarify monetary policy - IMF

PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - Mauritius needs to clarify its monetary policy to increase policy coherence, the International Monetary Fund said on Saturday.<p>The IMF said in a statement that the primary objective of the central bank was to maintain price stability and promote “orderly and balanced” economic …


Mauritius turns to Saudi fuel cargoes after court bans Indian supplies

PORT LOUIS/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The island-nation of Mauritius has started buying fuel from Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco after a court ordered a ban on Indian fuel supplies because of a dispute between the country and a shipping firm.<p>For years, Indian oil refiner Mangalore …


Foster double hands South Africa COSAFA Under-20 win

KITWE, ZAMBIA – Lyle Foster scored twice as South Africa edged Mauritius 2-0 in a tightly contested Group B clash at the 2017 Mopani Copper Mines …

Sport (South Africa)

Senong to dish out Amajita debuts in COSAFA Champs opener with Mauritius

Posted: <b>7 December 2017</b> Time: <b>08:36</b><p>Amajita coach Thabo Senong will be handing out a number of debuts in today's COSAFA U-20 Youth Championships opener …

African Governments Commit Resources To Travel, Tourism

Kenya joins 21 other African countries that have scrapped or lessened visa restrictions for Africans, among them Ghana, Seychelles, Mauritius, Benin, …


5 foreign destinations that are favourite with Indian TV shows and why

mid-day connects with telly soap makers to learn what draws them to film on foreign turf<p>While they have always been a favourite with filmmakers, the …


Thirty years ago, today, South African Airways flight 295, a 747-200 Combi from Taipei to Johannesburg via Mauritius, crashed into the Indian Ocean off Mauritius after a cargo fire. All 159 on board, including two Australians, died. Drifting wreckage was spotted about 12 hours after the estimated

Thirty years ago, today, South African Airways flight 295, a 747-200 Combi from Taipei to Johannesburg via Mauritius, crashed into the Indian Ocean …


SA drops six places in World Bank's investor-friendly rankings

JOHANNESBURG - Corruption, a weakening rand, credit downgrades and political turmoil have cost South Africa six places in investor-friendly rankings, …


Nutanix sees 'strategic' African market growth

Paul Ruinaard, country manager for Nutanix Sub-Saharan Africa.<p>High-tech computing company Nutanix is looking to further grow its presence in the …

West Africa

Revealed: The safest countries in the world

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>Anxious holidaymakers should head to Norway or Finland …

Papua New Guinea

Paradise Papers: Mauritius the apple of Aspen’s eye

Low-tax Mauritius has been the key site in Aspen’s remarkable growth, but this has nothing to do with aggressive tax planning, transfer pricing or …

East Africa

Amajita take on Mozambique in opening COSAFA clash

The national Amajita men’s U20 football side can start plotting their strategy plans after the draw was made for the 2017 COSAFA U20 …

Sport (South Africa)

Amajita paired with Egypt, Mozambique and Mauritius in Group B at COSAFA Championships

Posted: <b>9 November 2017</b> Time: <b>14:33</b><p>Amajita have been drawn in a tricky group in the 2017 COSAFA U-20 Championships.<p>The South Africans, runners up in …


Paradise Papers: Tax screws tightened on Mauritius

Turned down: A man walks past the offices of Appleby in St Helier, Jersey, Britain. Appleby’s Jersey lawyers were concerned about the possibility …

Business (South Africa)

Avoid tax, hide names, supply directors: Why the big guns love Appleby

Appleby’s headquarters in Bermuda.<p>HEADQUARTERED IN Bermuda, Appleby is not a tax adviser but the 119-year-old firm is a leading member of the global …

Paradise Papers

Mauritius and The Maldives: enjoy a winter break in paradise

It may be a rainy afternoon at London Gatwick as you step aboard flight BA2069, but that really doesn’t matter. In less than 12 hours, you’ll be more …


Head to Mauritius or The Maldives for a winter break in paradise

Even if it’s a rainy afternoon at London Gatwick as you step aboard flight BA2069, it really doesn’t matter. In less than 12 hours, you’ll be more …

Indian Ocean

BRIEF-Cyient says First Carlyle Ventures Mauritius sells entire 9.86 pct stake in co

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Cyient Ltd CYIE.NS<p>* Says First Carlyle Ventures mauritius sells entire 9.86 percent stake in co

East Africa

Physics is taught badly because teachers struggle with basic concepts

Kinematics describes the motion of objects through numbers, diagrams, words and equations and is taught in schools around the world as part of the …


The Top 10 Destinations to Travel to in 2018, Revealed

Even though Halloween hasn't quite yet passed yet, the weekend to celebrate Halloween is upon us, and that means we can begin to think about …


Incentive Pulled Matthew McConaughey-Starrer ‘Serenity’ to Island of Mauritius

With production wrapping this month on “Serenity,” the Matthew McConaughey starrer about a fishing-boat captain whose past catches up to him in the …

Matthew McConaughey

Canal Plus International Puts Premium on High-End African Content

JOHANNESBURG — Canal Plus International is hoping to score with a new prestige drama series set in the glamorous, high-stakes world of African soccer.<p>…

South Africa

New submarine cable to connect to SA in 2019

Yet another high-capacity submarine telecommunications system is headed to South Africa's shores. Alcatel Submarine Networks and IOX Cable on …

South Africa

4Sight buys AGE Technologies for R80m

4Sight Holdings at JSE listing, from left: Antonie Van Rensburg (group CEO), Gary Lauryssen (group e...

Stock Markets

Did tiny Mauritius teach how ‘donations’ from Saudi Arabia should be received?

A story that came out during the weekend on the website – which is a weekly newspaper in the tiny Indian Ocean republic of …

Saudi Arabia

Academies to Blame for Lack of Women in Science?

The Conversation Africa, 13 September 2017<p>Women make up less than 30% of the people working in science, technology, engineering and medicine (STEM) …

Women in Science

Misunderstood Mauritius: So much more than just a honeymoon destination!

How often do we find ourselves being so wrong about a destination? I honestly think sometimes it truly reflects back on the type of traveler you are. …


Mauritius:President Brings Lessons From Science, Business to Her Office

[VOA] President Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim of Mauritius is part of an exclusive club of women leading African nations. The club has just three …