What will come as great news to ICT players in Mauritius is that each conference held under the IST Africa banner places special emphasis on showcasing progress in the dynamic information and communications technology space in the host country. (Image: euroafr...
Sub-Saharan Africa is host to 28 of the 70 ‘extreme risk’ countries including six of the 10 worst performers on the Corruption Risk Index (CRI). (Image: freespeechdebate.com)
A pioneering pan-African focused trading venue, Bourse Africa aims to serve the needs of the growing African financial markets environment. (Image: Business Daily Africa)
Mauritius is hosting a four-day, pan African tax seminar to thresh out “information exchange” issues, which is likely to witness participation from around 30 revenue administration officials across sub-Saharan Africa. (Image: Government of Mauritius)
IFC’s 2013 Development Impact Report for Sub-Saharan Africa report highlighted that in 2012, the emerging continent registered almost three times the number of reforms of any other region in the world. (Image: blogs.worldbank.org)
Coca Cola emerged as the most admired and valuable global brand in Africa while MTN won top honours as the most admired and valuable African brand at the African Business Award 2013.
With an eye on an emerging Africa, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, announced the launch of the African Corporate Governance Network (ACGN) in Mauritius on October 16. (Image:
Mauritius topped the seventh Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IAAG), a survey of 52 African nations conducted by the Mo Ibrahim foundation, run by the Sudanese-British mobile communications entrepreneur and billionaire.
The October issue of the World Bank’s Africa’s Pulse forecasts that GDP growth in Africa will rise to 5.3% in 2014 and 5.5% in 2015, on the back of rising private investment (Image: www.africanliberty.org)<...
Standard Chartered, which has huge presence in Mauritius, is slowly diversifying its operation base from India to Africa, with plans to invest $100 million over the next three years for expanding its Africa business (Image: African Business Review)
A positive score on the Education pillar, especially primary and secondary education parameters, keeps the Mauritian flag flying high on the Human Capital Index by the World Economic Forum. (Source: moricienneries.wordpress.com)...
The President and CEO of the PTA Bank, Mr Admassu Tadesse looks on as Mauritius’ Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Xavier-Luc Duval inaugurates its third regional hub in Africa, Source: Government of Mauritius
Mauritius, the investment platform linking Asia and Africa, is set to come into the spotlight yet again, as India-based ratings major, Credit Analysis and Research Ltd (CARE), homes it on the island for its African foray.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Union Commission (AUC) have signed a grant agreement worth US $45 million to boost the Pan African University.
As competition within the technology sector is becoming more intense, Asia’s importance as both a manufacturing location and a consumer market keeps growing.
China Development Bank (CDB) has invested at least US$2.4bn in African infrastructure and commercial projects. The projects will be estimated to bring at least a further US$10bn of Chinese investments into Africa.
Government is doing all it can to ensure that jobs are created despite tough economic circumstances, said President Jacob Zuma in an interview given to SABC recently.
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, has announced the commencement of new services to Enugu, Nigeria as of August 24, 2013 becoming the first international carrier to fly to the city. Ethiopian will also increase its five weekly flights to Abuja...
According to African Review the African low-cost airline Fastjet has released plans to launch its first international route from September with flights from Tanzania to South Africa.
THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) SME toolkit Zambia, has projected to attract about US$1 billion worth of trade and investment at the coming Chinese International Fair.
The private sector in the Eastern and Southern Africa region is set for a major boost following the signing of a development agreement between COMESA and the African Management Services Company (AMSCO). Under a Memorandum of Understanding signed by the COMESA, Secr...
The World Bank urges Sub-Saharan Africa to make most of its 202 million hectares of land in order to reduce drastically poverty and boost growth, jobs, and shared prosperity. According to a new World Bank report, “Securing Africa’s Land for Shared Prosperit...