Mauritius:France to Inspire From the Mauritian Concept of Smart Cities, Says French Ambassador

[Government of Mauritius] The newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of France to Mauritius, Mr Emmanuel Cohet, expressed interest to inspire …

Smart Cities

Mauritius: The ultimate medical vacation spot

Mauritius received an increase of more than 50% of medical tourists compared to three years ago.

World News

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

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 …


Team Private Client Holdings UCT - Riding the Tour of Maurice

As a bunch of UCT students most of whom have never raced out of the country before, heading to the Tour de Maurice was an incredible opportunity …


BRIEF-Aksh Optifibre approves setting up of unit in Mauritius

Sept 28 (Reuters) - Aksh Optifibre Ltd AKSO.NS<p>* Says approved setting up of unit in mauritius for manufacturing of optical fibre cable with …

East Africa

Mauritius forecasts unemployment rate to fall to 7.2 pct in 2017

PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - Mauritius expects its unemployment rate to fall to 7.2 percent in 2017 from 7.3 percent a year earlier, official data showed on Thursday.<p>Workers process tuna at the Thon des Mascareignes factory in Mauritius' capital Port Louis, file. REUTERS/Ed Harris<p>The total labour force …


Mauritius trade deficit narrows 3.1 pct year/year in July

PORT LOUIS, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Mauritius' trade deficit narrowed 3.1 percent in July to 7.96 billion rupees ($239 million) from the same month last …


5 Multi-Millionaires From Mauritius You Should Know

Since its independence in 1968, Mauritius has developed from a low-income, agriculturally based economy to a middle-income diversified economy with growing industrial, financial and tourist sectors.<p>Even though there are no Mauritian billionaires yet, there is a significant number of Mauritian …


Mauritius: Lessons From Mauritius On Making Companies More Accountable

(File photo).<p>analysis<p>Since the turn of the century, developing countries have been adopting corporate governance codes with the promise that they …


Lessons from Mauritius on making companies more accountable

<i>Jyoti Devi | Eastern Institute of Technology and Teerooven Soobaroyen | University of Essex</i><p>Since the turn of the century, developing countries have …


Mauritius attorney general steps down amid money laundering probe

PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - The attorney general of the island nation of Mauritius stepped down on Wednesday after allegations he had helped launder gambling money.<p>Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth told reporters he wanted an investigation into Ravi Yerrigadoo to be conducted transparently.<p>The …

World News

Under-17 World Cup: India to play Mauritius next week

Luis Norton de Matos’ India Under-17 side will finally get a chance to test themselves ahead of the Under-17 World Cup next month.<p>The Indian team, …


BRIEF-Kellton Tech Solutions gets project from EdCIL worth 620 mln rupees

Sept 4 (Reuters) - Kellton Tech Solutions Ltd KELL.BO :<p>* Says EdCIL awarded co a project of Republic of Mauritius for an amount of 620 million …

Bones reveal what it was like to grow up dodo

Scientists take a first look at the inside of dodo bones.

University of Cape Town

Mauritius trade deficit widens 21 pct yr/yr in June

PORT LOUIS, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Mauritius' trade deficit widened 21.0 percent to 7.50 billion rupees ($226 million) in June from a year earlier, …


A visit to the Mauritius Aquarium

Yes, we do have an aquarium on the island and no, it is not the best thing we have in Mauritius. I don’t really like making a ‘negative’ review, but …

East Africa

Arrest after SA exec's body found in Mauritius resort

A security guard has been arrested in connection with the murder of a South African woman in Mauritius.

News (South Africa)

Ask an Expat: Living in Mauritius, an Island in The Indian Ocean

Mauritius is a beautiful and diverse island and one of the places I really didn’t want to leave.<p>I spent a few weeks doing volunteer work in Mauritius …


South African raped and murdered in Mauritius

A South African woman has been found raped and murdered in Mauritius.<p>The body of Lara Rigs‚ 32‚ was found on Monday in her room at AO Résidence de …


India to restart FTA talks with Mauritius

India’s exports to Mauritius grew 3% to $883 million in 2016-17, but declined from $1.9 billion in 2014-15. Photo: AFP<p><b>New Delhi:</b> India is set to …


Chandu Chhada Creates a Tranquil Hotel on the Indian Ocean

The designer focused on crafting a calm and holistic environment when constructing the beachfront hotel and spa on Mauritius<p>Photographs by<p><i>This article originally appeared in the December 2008 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>Mauritius is a great little island in the middle of the Indian Ocean,” says …

Indian Ocean

Grit – the secret to her success

Thirty-six-year-old Bronwyn Corbett, CEO of Grit Real Estate Income Group (the rebranded Mara Delta property fund), is a pioneer in many ways.<p>Heading …


Zambia beat hosts Mauritius to win first Cosafa U-17 title

<b>Zambia beat Mauritius 3-0 in the final of the 2017 Cosafa Under-17 Championships at the St Francois Xavier Stadium in Port Louis.</b><p>Mauritius - in their first ever continental final - held out for over an hour, before Zambia scored three goals in 10 minutes.<p>Captain Prince Mumba, Christopher Phiri and …


Mauritius: Mauritius to Benefit From Indian Expertise in Energy Sector

[Government of Mauritius] A five-member Indian delegation from the energy sector paid a courtesy call on the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of …


Mauritius Will Create an "Ethereum Island" | Investopedia

The possibilities inherent within the new blockchain technology are seemingly limitless. Startups are entering the field at a frenzied pace, hoping …


Mauritius Plans to Create an Ethereum Island

Islands have been a fixation of many countries, be it the Arab world, especially Dubai with its obsession towards building luxury property over …

Bitcoin | REVEALED: Africa's wealthiest and poorest people

Mauritians are Africa's wealthiest individuals, while Zimbabweans count as the poorest, according to the latest Africa Wealth Report.


This Blockchain-startup is building an ‘Ethereum Island’ in Mauritius

This Blockchain-startup is building an ‘Ethereum Island’ in Mauritius<p>Despite murmurs and punditry suggesting otherwise, the Bitcoin/Ethereum gold …