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AfricaMoney | October 10, 2016

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Mauritius stuck at 4th place; continues to lag on transparency in Sub-Saharan Africa

December 5, 2014 | On a global perspective though, Mauritius ranks 47th among 175 countries by scoring 54 points, gaining five places against last year’s edition in which it was ranked 52nd out of 177 countries with 52 points. (Image: Transparency and fairness cont...
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Economic ExpertSpeak: Omnicane targets greater value-add in sugar production

October 2, 2014 | CEO of Mauritius-based sugar major Omnicane, Jacques d'Unienville, spoke about the company’s noteworthy achievements in terms of diversifying its activities, as well as expanding into different geographies (Image: Imagine) Jacques d'Unienville, the CEO of Mauritius-based sugar ...
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Mauritius sugar major Omnicane to invest in Ghana plantation projects

August 20, 2014 | Omnicane’s participation in the sugar plantation business is expected to help the West African economy develop its sugarcane industry, given the expertise of the island economy in sugar production. (Image: Proudly African) Mauritius’ leading sugar producer Omnicane is set to...
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Barclays Africa named Best Investment Bank & M&A House in the continent

July 25, 2014 | Besides, the monthly financial magazine has rated Guaranty Trust Bank Plc as the best bank in Nigeria and Africa at a glittering awards ceremony held at London’s Natural History Museum on July 10, 2014. (Image: Euromoney) Barclays Africa Group was crowned with twin glory at the...
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Pan-African telco Internet Solutions to extend network by three points of presence

July 16, 2014 | Lesotho, Swaziland, and Malawi are the countries that have been provided with the new PoPs as the company wants to boost its capacity to support business in Africa. (Image: Mybroadband) Pan-African telecommunications services provider, Internet Solutions (IS), which is also pres...
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Mauritius to host the 3rd Africa Congress of Accountants in May 2015

June 25, 2014 | 2 Bheem Ramruttan, CEO, Mauritius Institute of Professional Accountants (MIPA), Vickson Ncube, CEO of the Pan-African Federation of Accountants, and Clifford To, MIPA Chairman (L to R), at a pre-launch presentation held to unveil the theme of the conference "Rising Africa: Partnering for Resul...
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Mobile internet usage in Sub-Saharan Africa to be twice the global rate by 2019

June 11, 2014 | Mobile users are showing a marked preference for using their devices to complete a variety of activities that are normally performed on laptops or desktops. (Image: Ericsson) Mobile internet usage in Sub-Saharan Africa will increase to twice the global rate to attain 930 million ...
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Ghana seeks Mauritius’ help to position itself as sugar exporter

May 23, 2014 |

Ghana’s Minister of Trade and Industry Haruna Iddrisu lauded Mauritius sugar major Omnicane for its decision to invest about USD 250 million into sugar plantations in Ghana. (Image: Ghana Broadcasting Corporation)

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Mauritius and Ghana to work closely to strengthen partnerships

May 19, 2014 | 1

Duval will pay a three-day state visit to Ghana to strengthen partnerships between the private sector of the West African emerging economy and the island economy. (Image: MBC).

Mauritius’ Finance Minister Xavier-...
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Mauritius: Standard Bank in Top 10 African Banks by asset growth

February 7, 2014 | Standard Bank Mauritius notched fourth place among the top 10 African Banks by asset growth, observed the report by The Banker, ranking the Top 400 African Banks. (Image: Standard Bank) In the recent ranking of Top 400 African Banks by The Banker, Standard Bank ...
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Mauritius, Ghana explore investment synergies

October 2, 2013 |

The Alisa Hotel in Accra, Ghana where the Mauritius International Trade and Investment Forum 2013 was held (Source:

Following on the heels of the business forum held in Ghana for Mauritius entr...
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Ghana, Mauritius enter trade agreement

October 2, 2013 |

Dev Chamroo, CEO, Enterprise Mauritius (Source:

Bilateral trade ties between Ghana and Mauritius received a boost as a trade and investment agreement was entered ...
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Ghana’s deputy trade minister eyes greater collaboration with Mauritius

September 26, 2013 |

Ghana’s Deputy Trade and Industry Minister, Nii Lamptey lauded Mauritius for the strides it has taken in the textile industry and said he was looking forward to greater collaboration between the two countries.

The visiting Maurit...
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Ghana’s aluminium project to create 2.3m jobs

August 1, 2013 |

Ghana’s Integrated Aluminium Project, which has been described as the key to growing the economy with a capital injection of an estimated $8 billion, will reportedly create about 2.3 million jobs.The integrated project also involves the construction of an aluminium ...
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Ghana and IMF sign MOU to create AFRITAC in Accra

April 20, 2013 |

Honorable Seth Terkper, Finance Minister of Ghana, and Ms. Nemat Shafik, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), today signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a new Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center (AFRITAC) in the capit...
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Ghana opens online data on Agricultural sector

April 5, 2013 |

A new online platform to provide data on Ghana’s agric sector came on-stream live after it was this week in Accra.

Co-created by the USAID and the Centre for Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Services (CERSGIS) of the Uni...
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Harvard University & MIT to support AgriBusiness Training Centre in Ghana

March 6, 2013 |

Two leading US institutions Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have lending support to establish an agribusiness training center in Ghana. The centre, to be put up by the Africa Atlantic, a private commercial farming venture in Ghan...
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Standard Bank finances Ghana’s $126m desalination plant

February 20, 2013 |

February 20, 2013- Standard Bank had arranged an international financing package for the development of a $126 million desalination plant in Accra, Ghana, it was announced yesterday.  Africa’s biggest bank by asset...
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Ghana receives EUR 15,650,000 support from the EU to attain the Millennium Development Goals

January 9, 2013 | January 9, 2013The European Union (EU) in Ghana has disbursed close to EUR 16 million to the Government of Ghana. This disbursement comprises of 10M € Sector Budget Support for the Ministry of Health and 5.65 M € General Budget Support under Ghana’s Multi-Donor Budget Supp...
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African Development Bank Supporting Rural Enterprises in Ghana

December 24, 2012 | December 21, 2012- The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved two AFD  financial support loans and grants amounting USD 76,5 million  to the Ghana – Rural Enterprises Programme III (REPIII). The ADF loan and grant of USD 41.10 Million and 35.42 Million respectively, will ena...
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Nokia Unveils Most Innovative Smartphones

November 30, 2012 | The leading mobile phone manufacture, Nokia has unveiled Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 smartphones onto the Ghanaian market. The two smartphones have been widely regarded as the world's most innovative smartphones ever introduced onto African continent. Speaking at the launching ceremony in Accra, the ...
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