Kennedy Bungane will resign on June 18, 2014, to dedicate himself to other professional projects, after 23 years in the banking sector during which he helped shape the creation of the Barclays African group and its Africa growth strategy. (Image: African Arg...
According to the government of Mauritius, the production of ethanol could allow the country to answer both the energy and economic challenges of the island. (Image: Anguil)
According to Statistics Mauritius, this decrease in sales to the rest of Africa is largely due to a reduction in the island economy's exports to South Africa. (Image: Proudly African)
Mauritius holds the African continent in high esteem, and, on this occasion, we wish to reiterate the commitment of the FSC to contribute further towards reinforcing Mauritius’ partnership with Africa, said Clairette Ah-Hen, CEO of the Financial Services Co...
APRA, with support from African Union Commission (AUC) and other relevant organisations, will immediately embark on the development of a comprehensive programme of action to position Africa as a rising continent. (Image: Cecilia Samoisi/ AfricaMoney)<...
Mauritius is confident of sustaining and developing a buoyant Islamic financial services industry, added Navin Ramgoolam. (Image: Hindustan Times)
The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) worldwide is preparing to organise its next international conference in Mauritius in March 2015. (Image: STEP)
In 2013-14, Emirates started A380 services to Barcelona, Brisbane, London Gatwick, Los Angeles, Mauritius and Zurich, bringing the total number of destinations served by its flagship Airbus aircraft to 27.
These professionals, speakers and delegates will attempt for the first time to develop a consistent communication initiative for the continent under ‘Campaign Africa’.
Ericsson has been recognized for "Connecting the Unconnected" by Telecoms.com in their 2014 Industry Awards for the company's involvement in the Millennium Villages Project and ‘Connect to learn’ initiative. (Image: Connect To Learn)
The Mauritius-Africa Fund with a seed capital of Rs 500 million, aims at encouraging local enterprises to invest in Africa. (Image: GIS)
Together with the island economy, which came 29th in global rankings, South Africa, Rwanda, Botswana and Zambia rounded up the top 5 African nations at 41st, 49th, 60th and 68th place respectively. (Ima...
Mauritius held out as example to other African nations for ‘making tremendous progress in corporate and social governance as well as in the health and education systems.’ (Image: GIS Mauritius)
The ministers’ council urged the review of the impact of the new sugar regime and free trade agreements on ACP sugar supplying countries. (Image: Neurope)
As much as $1bn has been raised in Mauritius since 2010 and local companies are using the stock exchange platform to raise capital to fund their growth. (Image: United Nations)
The stage is set for a huge makeover of the global trading system at the ninth World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial conference. (Image: International Business Times)
The report notes that China is the main trade partner for Sub-Saharan Africa among all rising powers, and that emerging economies are rapidly increasing their trade share at the expense of developed, high income countries. (Image: Xinhua)
ENSafrica Chief Executive Piet Faber believes Mauritius is a lot more business friendly than South Africa. (Image: FINANCIAL MAIL)
Piracy and armed robbery at sea are not only seen as a barrier to the delivery of humanitarian aid to Somalia, but also post a real threat to the global economy, according to a report by the United Nations Security Council. (Image: boston.com)
Mauritian economist Philip Lam gives you his forthright views on tax incentives, housing, unemployment, sector focus, Africa strategy, and most importantly, the implementation of the budget he openly describes as ‘ambitious’
Through its “Bank of banks” strategy, the MCB plans to position itself as a privileged partner of the African banks rather than be considered a competitor on African territories.
London-based NGO ActionAid has accused Africa’s largest retail banking giant, Barclay’s Bank, of promoting Mauritius and other tax havens to its clients as preferred investment gateways into Africa and Asia.
African agriculture is crying out for help. Is technology listening? Even as genetically modified (GM) crops are slow to gain popularity amid traditional cultivation, the challenges of separate biosafety regulations across African countries are making it even ...
Industry bell-weathers Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) and State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) both declared strong results for the period ended September, 2013. (Image: Peter Kuchar)
AfricaMoney spoke to Paul Halpin, director, International Financial Services Ltd, Mauritius, to understand the African strategy under Budget 2014 in greater detail.