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AfDB sanctions $1 million to Mauritius under sustainable energy fund

January 9, 2014 |

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)

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Mauritius tops Africa in Forbes’ Best Countries for Business poll

January 8, 2014 |

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...
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Financial ExpertSpeak: Mauritius still the best route for India investments

January 3, 2014 |

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. 

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Caudan Development Ltd sees 5.9% drop in rental revenue

January 3, 2014 |

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)

Caudan Development Ltd,...
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Mauritius central bank creates special cell to counter financial crime

December 31, 2013 |

BoM has set up a Market Intelligence Cell to track financial crimes in accordance with the Economic and Financial Measures (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2013.

Fraudsters beware! The Bank of Mauritius (BOM) has in...
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Mauritius power play: CT Power and CEB enter agreement

December 31, 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).

Mauritius has reached a step closer to electricity generatio...
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‘Mauritius and Malta must leverage similarities in ICT sector’

December 30, 2013 |

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)

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Mauritius’ President urges austerity in an economically difficult 2014

December 30, 2013 |

President KailashPurryag warned that competition will be more severe and Mauritians will have more challenges to tackle. (Image: Ghana News)

The President of Mauritius, Kailash Purryag, has cautioned that the comm...
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Mauritius sees 3.3% rise in wages in July-Sept period

December 23, 2013 |

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)

Workers in Mauritius saw a 3.3% increase in the...
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African Union peer review report lauds Mauritius for best practices

December 16, 2013 |

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)

Mauritius was ...
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Mauritius actively sharing tax information with India: FSC

December 16, 2013 |

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)

Even as ta...
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Medical Expertspeak: Mauritius needs specialty edge to be Africa’s medical hub

December 13, 2013 |

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. 

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Mauritius’ first Holiday Inn opens next to international airport

December 13, 2013 |

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)

Hospitality hub Mauritius ju...
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Jan to Nov tourist arrivals to Mauritius up 3.1%

December 13, 2013 |

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)

Mauritius witnessed a rise of 3.1% ...
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Mauritius courts Indian tourists, competes with Dubai

December 9, 2013 |

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)

Mauritius is stepping up i...
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Mauritius wins third title this year at World Travel Awards

December 6, 2013 |

The world-class hospitality major was feted by the World Travel Awards as the world’s leading honeymoon destination. (Image: World Travel Awards)

Mauritius has got yet another feather in its cap as the world-clas...
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More controls on India-Mauritius tax treaty

December 6, 2013 |

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)

The wrangling over the tax treaty between Ind...
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Come 2014, African bourses can expect flood of new companies

December 5, 2013 |

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)

For African bourses from Côte d’Iv...
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ICT-BPO conference meets Youth Engagement summit in Mauritius

December 5, 2013 |

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)

Mauritius is forever...
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International law firm Eversheds to expand into Mauritius, South Africa

December 5, 2013 |

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)

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CEO Enterprise Mauritius: Suppliers must adapt to global market changes

December 4, 2013 |

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)

Faced by its traditional market of E...
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WTO seeks to shape future of global trading systems

December 4, 2013 |

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)

Even as we speak, the stage is all set for...
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Mauritius slips in corruption ratings by Transparency International

December 4, 2013 |

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)

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Mauritius welcomes SADC’s first woman executive secretary

December 3, 2013 |

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)

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Mauritius takes yet another stride in the ICT space

December 3, 2013 |

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)

A National ...
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Mauritius and India tie up to boost SME sector

December 3, 2013 |

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)

An agreement between India and Mauritius ...
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Surf’s up: 114 Wi-Fi access points for Mauritius soon

December 2, 2013 |

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)

For generation Y, being connected to the Internet co...
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Mauritius education sector suffers on multiple illegality counts for EIILM

December 2, 2013 |

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)

With more and more illegalit...
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Africa’s online library on law and governance to aid start-ups

November 29, 2013 | This free online database will enable African entrepreneurs, start-ups and investors to make quick and informed decisions, driving Africa towards sustainable development. (Image: EIFL) With different laws and legislative systems governing diverse countries in the African continen...
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Africa’s largest law firm to open Mauritius office next month

November 29, 2013 |

ENSafrica Chief Executive Piet Faber believes Mauritius is a lot more business friendly than South Africa. (Image: FINANCIAL MAIL)

Africa’s largest law firm ENSafrica will be going live with a fully integrated Ma...
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