This project will help in the reduction of 40,000 tons in annual CO2 emissions and spur job creation for 40 skilled local engineers and technicians, besides creating numerous indirect jobs. (Image: Company Website)
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...
AfricaMoney spoke to Clairette Ah-Hen, Chief Executive of Mauritius’ Financial Services Commission (FSC), over the way forward on the Mauritius-India tax treaty and how Africa is increasingly emerging as an attractive investment destination....
Caudan Development Ltd’s rental income fell by 5.9 per cent for the period ended June 30, 2013 and economic conditions are expected to remain difficult in 2014 (Image: The Beachfront Club)
BoM has set up a Market Intelligence Cell to track financial crimes in accordance with the Economic and Financial Measures (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2013.
The price the Central Electricity Board must pay CT Power for electricity is estimated to vary between Rs 4.5 and Rs 5 per kWh (Image: business.mega.mu).
Equinox Advisory CEO stated at the third edition of the ICT/BPO International Conference 2013 that Mauritius and Malta have some similarities which can facilitate mutual benefits in the global market (Image: plus.google.com)
President KailashPurryag warned that competition will be more severe and Mauritians will have more challenges to tackle. (Image: Ghana News)
However, given headline inflation of 3.5% till date, the increase in wages has not been sufficient to amount to any real increase in purchasing power. (Image: business.mega.mu)
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)
Financial Services Commission (FSC) Chairperson Marc Hein stated that Mauritian authorities has been fully co-operative with their Indian counterparts to furnish information. (Image: Aamil)
Dr Pankaj Wadhwa, founder, Pain Management Clinic, Port Louis, spoke to AfricaMoney on how Mauritius must establish a reputation for specialty treatments to become a medical hub, not just for the Indian Ocean region but across Africa.
World-class hotels with proximity to the airport are especially the need of the hour for business travelers, who may be visiting the island nation for a limited time (Image: IHG)
Statistics Mauritius data showed that tourist arrivals to the island have been propped up by an increase in tourists coming from the United Kingdom and China. (Image: Daily Mail)
The island economy faces tough competition from Dubai, which is also wooing the wedding and honeymoon segment from India, currently its second biggest source market. (Image: Mauritius Attractions)
The world-class hospitality major was feted by the World Travel Awards as the world’s leading honeymoon destination. (Image: World Travel Awards)
The limitation of benefit clause seeks to prevent any abuse of the tax treaty’s beneficial provisions, and is a concession to India’s long-standing demands. (Image: JurisTax)
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)
ICT minister Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum highlighted the youth’s role in the digital era, stating that it is clear that ICT is inextricably linked to youth. (Image: National Computer Board)
London-based law firm Eversheds, with lawyers at 50 offices in 29 countries worldwide, has announced a tie up with Mahons Attorneys, which is present in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Port Louis. (Image: Legal Week)
Mauritius has successfully diversified its export offerings, increasing its non-traditional export markets’ share to as much as 56% of total exports. (Image: Source Mauritius)
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 NGO’s report highlights that corruption in the island economy has worsened, scoring it a deteriorated 52 points on transparency in its 2013 report, compared to 57 points last year. (Image: Transparency Mauritius)
Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax stressed that the SADC should focus on infrastructure development because infrastructure development has multiple impact on other sectors as well. (Image: Government of Mauritius)
Besides developing Mauritius into a regional ICT hub for Sub-Saharan Africa, the National Cyber Security Strategy will also protect individuals and businesses from serious cyber threats. (Image: Mopays)
India and Mauritius signed an agreement yesterday on skill development and capacity building to boost micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). (Image: business.mega.mu)
To ensure the widest possible coverage, most of the terminals will be set up in public beaches, private schools, post offices and shopping centers. (Image: LUGM)
The institute has flouted both Indian and Mauritian laws, crucial among which was an injunction banning an institute on foreign soil from awarding Indian degrees. (Image: EIILM website)
ENSafrica Chief Executive Piet Faber believes Mauritius is a lot more business friendly than South Africa. (Image: FINANCIAL MAIL)