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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, […]

Small & Medium Businesses in East Africa must create time to innovate

Small & Medium Businesses in East Africa must create time to innovate

Small & Medium Businesses in East Africa are resourceful and creative, yet many entrepreneurs lack the time and support they need to innovate in their businesses. Technology, government support and mentoring programmes all offer potential ways to address this challenge. That’s according to Billy Owino , Regional Director East Africa , who says that many […]

40 African Bankers discuss Collaboration in Mauritius

40 African Bankers discuss Collaboration in Mauritius

The Mauritius Commercial Bank Group (MCB) hosts 40 top executives representing 40 African banks at the week-long 2016 Africa Forward Together conference which opened this morning at the five-star Ravenala Attitude Hotel. Africa Forward Together (AFT) is an annual event organised by MCB since 2009 to showcase its “Bank of Banks” initiative. Since its inception, […]

Visa-free African Union Diplomatic Passport Launched: Everything you need to know about it and how to get it

Visa-free African Union Diplomatic Passport Launched: Everything you need to know about it and how to get it

It’s official—the African Union has launched its continental e-passport program Sunday as part of the opening ceremony of the 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Kigali, Rwanda. But unless you’re Rwandan President Paul Kagame or Chadian President Idriss Eby, who are already carrying their fancy-looking red and gold document, an […]

Mauritius, Chagos Islands – 50 Years On, Judgement Day Is Almost Nigh

Mauritius, Chagos Islands – 50 Years On, Judgement Day Is Almost Nigh

Over the coming months, the long-term fate of the Chagos Islands could become a lot clearer. The clock is ticking on the fate of the Chagos islands. Located in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the overseas UK territory has been the site of a strategic US military base for the past half-century, but the […]

Deutsche Post and United Nations Prepares Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Mauritius For Disaster

Deutsche Post and United Nations Prepares Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Mauritius For Disaster

Deutsche Post DHL Group, the leading mail and logistics company, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) office in Mauritius will conduct the disaster preparedness program Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) from February 15 to 18 at the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Mauritius. The workshop, developed by Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL […]

Mauritius Waiting On a Second Economic Miracle

Mauritius Waiting On a Second Economic Miracle

While high-level scandals have dominated the headlines recently, it is the island’s economic performance that will define this make or break year for the government. The Christmas and New Year period is taken very seriously in Mauritius as a time to let one’s hair down and recuperate. But it is also a time to reflect, […]

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