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Tuesday, 09-30-14, 9:43Mauritius Tops African Governance List for 8th Consecutive Year, SA in Fourth Place[Government of Mauritius]London -Mauritius has been ranked first in the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) 2014 for the eighth consecutive year. Among the 52 countries rated by the Foundation, Mauritius scored the highest overall mark of 81.7 points. Cabo Verde was second with 76.6 points, with the average score for the continent being 51.5 points. read more...
Saturday, 09-27-14, 16:48Maurice Tempelsman Wants to Invest in Angola[ANGOP]New York -The Angolan vice president, Manuel Domingos Vicente, Friday in New York discussed investment opportunities in the country with the Executive Director of the Maurice Tempelsman Firm. read more...
Tuesday, 09-23-14, 14:49Mauritius - Model of democracy?[Gender Links]Port Louis, Mauritius -The poem Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge reads, "Water, water everywhere. Nor any drop to drink." These words ring all too true when one reflects on the current turmoil and persistent gender inequality we are witnessing in Mauritius. Women are represented almost everywhere in various public and private sectors, but remain invisible at the negotiation tables of political parties. read more...
Tuesday, 09-16-14, 13:58Mauritian 2014 Chevening Scholars Announced[PR Newswire]London -The British High Commission in Mauritius is pleased to announce that Vignesh Ellayah and Yamal Matabudul have been selected for the prestigious Chevening Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to talented professionals who have demonstrated the potential to become future leaders across a wide range of fields. It is fully funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and covers one year of post-graduate studies in a British university. Both scholars will start their courses in the UK this September. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 14:39The Growth Outlook for Africa[L'Express]The global economy started the year on a weak note on the back of bad weather conditions in the United States, financial market turbulence and the conflict in Ukraine. As a result, global growth projections for 2014 as a whole have been revised downward from 3.2 percent at the beginning of the year to 2.8 percent now. read more...
Tuesday, 09-09-14, 14:23World Bank Country Director Visits Mauritius to Discuss Development Challenges and Opportunities, and Reinforce Ties[World Bank]Mauritius -The World Bank Country Director for Mauritius, Madagascar, Mozambique, Seychelles, and Comoros, Mr. Mark Lundell, will visit Mauritius from September 10-15; his first official visit to Mauritius in his capacity. This visit will serve to review the current stage of cooperation between Mauritius and the World Bank Group in view of its strengthening. read more...
Monday, 09-08-14, 6:35Indian Ocean Nations to Carry Out UN-Organized Tsunami Readiness Test[UN News]Ten years after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, 24 countries in the region will participate in an exercise organized by the United Nations to test their readiness to address such rare but potentially destructive events. read more...
Friday, 09-05-14, 14:32French Woman Faces Trial in Mauritius for Drug Trafficking[RFI]The trial of a French woman accused of drug trafficking in Mauritius is to start again on 10 September after being suspended this week after her Mauritian co-accused was taken to hospital. read more...
Monday, 09-01-14, 17:09Businesses at the Airport - A Game of Musical Chairs?[L'Express]The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Tuesday released a communiqué defending the opening of Airway Coffee Ltd jointly owned by Nandanee Soornack and Rakesh Gooljaury, both alleged to be close to the ruling Labour Party - particularly the prime minister. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 13:27The UK and Mauritius to Set Up a Carbon Calculator[PR Newswire]London -High Commissioner Jonathan Drew signs agreement with the Ministry of Environment read more...

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