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Zimbabweans Poorest, Survey Finds, But Who’s the Wealthiest?

Zimbabweans Poorest, Survey Finds, But Who’s the Wealthiest?

NAMIBIANS are the third wealthiest people in Africa, according to an April 2017 report by Mauritius’ AfrAsia Bank and Johannesburg-based market research firm New World Wealth. According to the report, the average wealth of a person living in Namibia (wealth per capita) was US$10 800 (about N$142 500) in 2016, up from US$10 200 (about […]

Ivory Coast Solicits Mauritian Investors to Develop a Biotechnology and ICT Free Zone Project

Ivory Coast Solicits Mauritian Investors to Develop a Biotechnology and ICT Free Zone Project

The Government of Ivory Coast in collaboration with the Village des Technologies de l’Information et de la Biotechnologie (VITIB) has solicited the expertise of Mauritian investors to set up a Biotechnology, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Free Zone in Grand-Bassam based on the model of the Cyber City in Ebène. In this context, a high-level […]

China Makes Donation of 3D Printers and Scanners to Mauritius

China Makes Donation of 3D Printers and Scanners to Mauritius

The People’s Republic of China has donated 23 3D printers, 12 scanners and 300 printing filaments to the Government of Mauritius in view of consolidating the existing friendly relationship between the two countries in the wake of the opening of the Confucius Institute at the University of Mauritius: A gateway to China in December 2016. […]

Scientists uncover evidence of an ancient “lost continent” under the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius

Scientists uncover evidence of an ancient “lost continent” under the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius

Forget Atlantis. Scientists have uncovered evidence of an ancient “lost continent” under the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius, according to a new study. The continent, which geologists call “Mauritia,” formed part of present-day Madagascar and India. The rest of the continent probably sank beneath the sea 84 million years ago. “We are studying the break-up […]

Mauritius’ IOX Wants to Build an International Cable to Link India to Africa – ‘We Are Not Operators, We Are Facilitators for the Operators.’

Mauritius’ IOX Wants to Build an International Cable to Link India to Africa – ‘We Are Not Operators, We Are Facilitators for the Operators.’

An ambitious new cable project is seeking to link Mauritius to Africa and India. Formerly with Seacom, IOX’s Arun Kandasamy wants to make Mauritius a hub for enterprise business and a stepping stone for Indian businesses to enter African markets. Russell Southwood spoke to IOX Founder and CEO Arun Kandasamy this week. Kandasamy says that […]

Pravind Kumar Jugnauth Sworn in As Prime Minister of Mauritius

Pravind Kumar Jugnauth Sworn in As Prime Minister of Mauritius

Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth was sworn in as Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius yesterday afternoon at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall, Government House in Port Louis. The Swearing-In Ceremony of the Prime Minister and Ministers was held in the presence of the President of the Republic of Mauritius, Mrs Ameena Gurib-Fakim, and other […]

Quantum Global’s Hotel Fund Acquires Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra

Quantum Global’s Hotel Fund Acquires Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra

QG Africa Hotel LP, a Mauritius based investment fund managed by Quantum Global Investments Africa Management Ltd., today announced the acquisition of the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra from Kingdom Holding Company (KHC). The transaction which closed on 28 December 2016 marks the most sizable open-market hotel transaction in Sub-Saharan Africa to date. Complementing Quantum Global’s […]

INDOI LTD Engages with Mauritius Telecom to Promote the Third Undersea Cable IOX Cable System Connecting Mauritius to Africa and the Rest of the World

INDOI LTD Engages with Mauritius Telecom to Promote the Third Undersea Cable IOX Cable System Connecting Mauritius to Africa and the Rest of the World

IOX CABLE Ltd, a subsidiary of INDOI LTD, has signed a MOU with Mauritius Telecom to build a state of the art undersea cable system – IOX Cable System. This US$ 150 M cable project will allow Mauritius to have a third independent undersea cable connectivity to Africa and the rest of the world and […]

Humans are destroying the world; wildlife populations plunge 60% in just two generations

Humans are destroying the world; wildlife populations plunge 60% in just two generations

When you take a look at the Earth as a whole, people are responsible for the vast majority of its problems. From all of the pollution, to the terrorism and destruction, human beings do not treat our planet with the respect that it deserves. While it is easy to pass off these issues as not […]

DHL Express recognized as Top Employer in Africa for the third consecutive year

DHL Express recognized as Top Employer in Africa for the third consecutive year

DHL Express (www.DPDHL.com), the world’s leading international express services provider, has been certified as a Top Employer in Africa by the Top Employers Institute at the prestigious Top Employer 2017 ceremony on Thursday 13 October at the Sandton Convention Centre. The company was certified as a Top Employer in twelve markets, including Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, […]

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