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Liquid Telecom, Microsoft host first cloud conference in Mauritius
25-06-2019 | 10:53:00
Pan African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, is hosting the “first of its kind” cloud conference in Mauritius.
Air Mauritius launches two weekly flights to Seychelles
04-06-2019 | 12:15:00
Air Mauritius has started operations to Seychelles. The flights will be operated twice weekly by the Airbus A319, offering 16 Business class and 108 Economy class seats.
Bank of Mauritius wins Best Financial Services Institution, MEA Markets African Business Excellence Award, 2019
28-05-2019 | 10:01:00
The UK-based Middle East and Africa (MEA) Markets Magazine has conferred upon the Bank of Mauritius its African Business Excellence Award as ‘Best Financial Services Institution 2019 Mauritius’.
Bank of Mauritius bags Best Central Bank for Corporate Governance, Indian Ocean 2019 Award
16-05-2019 | 12:13:00
The International Business Magazine has conferred upon the Bank of Mauritius its Award for ‘Best Central Bank for Corporate Governance Indian Ocean 2019’.
UNCTAD, Mauritius open fisheries regional centre of excellence
08-05-2019 | 06:34:00
UNCTAD and Mauritius ave signed a memorandum of understanding to open a new centre of excellence for the fisheries sector in developing countries.
Citdex, Stock Exchange of Mauritius to launch digital securities exchange
07-05-2019 | 06:15:00
Citdex, Stock Exchange of Mauritius and Central Depository & Settlement Co. Ltd have signed an exclusive joint venture agreement to launch a Digital Stock Exchange of Mauritius and a Digital Central Depository Systems.
Low-paid workers catching up over time in Mauritius, World Bank report
25-04-2019 | 06:29:00
Lower-paid workers in Mauritius are to some extent catching up to their higher-paid counterparts over time, according to Mauritius: Earnings Mobility and Inequality of Opportunity in the Labor Market, a new World Bank report.
Air Mauritius receives new airbus aircraft from Air Lease Corporation
24-04-2019 | 11:45:48
Air Lease Corporation has announced the delivery of one new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft on long-term lease to Air Mauritius.
Mauritius makes gains in bridging income inequalities among workers, report
24-04-2019 | 06:44:00
Lower-paid workers in Mauritius are to some extent catching up to their higher-paid counterparts over time, according to a new World Bank report.
[Mauritius] Maaden acquires Meridian Fertilizer Group
18-04-2019 | 13:59:00
Saudi Arabia’s largest mining company, Ma’aden, will make its first international acquisition with the purchase of an African Fertilizer distribution company.
[Mauritius] AfDB power station renovation improves energy production, air quality
04-04-2019 | 12:05:00
The refurbishment of the old Saint Louis power station by the African Development Bank (AfDB) has brought a breath of fresh air to those working at and living in the north west of Mauritius.
Air Peace Nigeria’s deal with Embraer makes it the first African airline to operate E-Jets E2
03-04-2019 | 15:03:08
Embraer has signed a firm order for 10 E195-E2 jets with Air Peace, Nigeria's airline. The order was announced during the Embraer's Africa Airline Business Seminar, in Mauritius.
Port Louis named Africa’s top city for expats in Mercer’s quality of living ranking
14-03-2019 | 10:11:00
Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate.
CEB FiberNet picks ECI telecom to design and deploy fiber-optic backbone network in Mauritius
14-03-2019 | 06:22:52
ECI, has been awarded a contract by CEB FiberNet to expand its existing fiber optic network coverage to provide advanced telecom services and connectivity to the country.
[Mauritius] SBM targets high net worth clients with new premium credit card
18-02-2019 | 07:44:39
SBM has launched the World Elite Mastercard credit card, providing its high net worth cardholders with a range of priceless benefits and privileges that can be accessed at home and abroad.
Mauritius most connected country in Sub Saharan Africa to international trade, DHL Global Connectedness Index
15-02-2019 | 11:30:00
Global logistics company DHL has released the fifth edition of the DHL Global Connectedness Index.
goFLUENT and LRMG partner to accelerate business language skills in Africa
14-02-2019 | 08:20:00
goFLUENT and LRMG have signed a partnership to accelerate the language skills of professionals who are non-native speakers of English, Chinese, French, and other key business languages.
EU and Mauritius step up partnership on climate change
19-12-2018 | 05:57:32
The Government of Mauritius and the EU have held a High Level Policy Dialogue on Climate Change to discuss how to bring their partnership in climate change to the next level.
Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub names CEO ahead of launch
04-12-2018 | 11:38:15
After two years of intensive development, the Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub (MAFH) will be launching in December.
Domino's Pizza opens first store in Mauritius
04-12-2018 | 06:20:12
Domino's Pizza is continuing its global growth momentum with the opening of its first store in Port Louis, Mauritius.
Kingsland partners with Legacy Capital to launch blockchain developer training in Mauritius
07-11-2018 | 13:39:32
Kingsland University has announced its partnership with Legacy Capital to deliver Kingsland's internationally recognized Blockchain Developer courses in Mauritius.
Ipsidy, Safetrade Africa launch biometric authentication solutions
16-10-2018 | 08:35:18
Ipsidy Inc., a provider of secure, biometric identification services, and Safetrade Africa, a technology development company specializing in payment processing i have entered into an agreement to offer Ipsidy's suite of biometric identity and authentication solutions to South Africa, African countries.
[Mauritius] SAEx expands reach to USA through Sparkle
27-09-2018 | 12:00:36
SAEx International Ltd, a Mauritian company with its principal office in Mauritius, has announced plans to expand its reach to the US East Coast through Sparkle’s Pan-American network.
Aviation drives economic prosperity for Mauritius
18-09-2018 | 13:58:52
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on the government of Mauritius to continue to focus on aviation as a strategic enabler of the country’s economic and social development.
Mauritius enlists Motorola Solutions support in disaster response
06-09-2018 | 08:58:00
In recent years, rapid urbanization trends have been accompanied by global climate changes and a dramatic increase of natural disasters.
Mauritius joins Africa50
30-08-2018 | 07:00:00
Africa50, the pan-African investment platform has announced that the Republic of Mauritius has become its 30th shareholder.
[Mauritius] Miles Software partners with SBM Bank to launch MoneyWare
13-08-2018 | 07:36:09
Miles Software, the global fintech giant in the Wealth, Asset, Portfolio management and Custody business, has announced the strategic partnership with SBM Bank (Mauritius) Ltd (SBM) and SBM (NBFC) Holdings Ltd to launch their flagship technology platform.
[Mauritius] Vantage Capital provides $10m property development funding
09-07-2018 | 09:08:00
Vantage Capital announces today that it has provided $10 million of mezzanine funding to Cap Tamarin, a mixed-used, residentially-focused village located on the sought-after west coast of Mauritius in a seaside village called Tamarin.
Expansion of hotel chains drives sector growth, PWC report
05-07-2018 | 08:36:00
Africa’s hotel sector has the potential for further growth over the next five years. An increase in the number of travelers, and an expansion in a number of hotel chains reinforces the hotel sector’s untapped potential for business growth.
NEC XON building Africa cyber security centers to tackle new threats
28-06-2018 | 11:25:00
NEC XON is creating three new Cyber Defence Operations Centres (CDOC), one in Nigeria, another in Senegal, and the third in Mauritius in addition to the existing facilities in South Africa.
Bridging the digital divide by empowering Girls in ICT
15-05-2018 | 14:26:00
The digital gap between men and women is widening and the divide is reinforcing socioeconomic inequalities
Mauritius holds first cloud camp
15-05-2018 | 13:31:00
Mr. Yogida Sawmynaden, the Minister of Technology, Communication, and Innovation said events such as Cloud Camps prepare participants to be doers rather than just learners and become agents of change.
[Mauritius] Vivo Energy, Titanium Travel Club ink customer loyalty program deal
08-05-2018 | 13:18:35
Vivo Energy Mauritius, the company that distributes and sells Shell products, and the Titanium Travel Club travel agency have announced the beginning of a commercial partnership for the travel sector.
Intelcia expands into Madagascar and Mauritius
27-03-2018 | 10:48:00
Karim Bernoussi, Chief Executive Officer of the Intelcia Group, a major player in customer relations, announces the integration of outsourcing sites Outremer Télécom Maurice et Madagascar, which will now conduct business under the Intelcia banner.
[Mauritius] Port Louis ranked best city in Africa for expats by Mercer’s quality of living survey
23-03-2018 | 13:37:12
Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, has ranked Port Louis the best city in Africa, according to their 2018 Quality of Living Survey.
[Mauritius] Maureva signs commercial agreement with South Africa's Hi-Fly Marketing
20-03-2018 | 08:29:00
Maureva has chosen Hi-Fly Marketing, the growing South African company specialising in technical services in the African aviation industry, as its commercial representative.
Huawei Marine partners with PCCW to deploy submarine cable linking Mauritius and Rodrigues Island
08-03-2018 | 09:01:00
Huawei Marine is set to partner with PCCW Global to construct the first submarine cable between Mauritius and Rodrigues Island to meet the increasing demand for internet connectivity in the region.
60 per cent of Mauritians see systemic rise in public sector corruption, Afrobarometer survey
27-02-2018 | 10:48:00
Six in 10 Mauritians say that corruption has increased over the past year, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey.
Kenya Airways launches flights to Mauritius
26-02-2018 | 06:17:06
Kenya Airways is now flying directly to Mauritius as part of its broad strategy to expand its footprint across Africa.
Angola exempts tourism visas to Botswana, Mauritius, Seychelles and Zimbabwe
22-02-2018 | 06:04:00
Angola has exempted tourism visas to stay up to 30 days per entry and 90 days a year to four African countries and one Asia nation, based on the principle of diplomatic reciprocity.
Chimata Gold Corp signs a binding letter of intent with Zimbabwe Lithium Company
22-02-2018 | 06:00:00
Chimata Gold Corp has entered into a binding letter of intent with Zimbabwe Lithium Company (Mauritius) Limited, a privately held company incorporated under the laws of Mauritius.
[Startup Interview] Roshaan Kulpoo, Founder, United Pay Ltd, Mauritius
15-02-2018 | 11:07:00
As developing countries tap into the unrivaled potential of financial technologies to boost financial inclusion, United Pay Ltd, a Mauritius based company is working with banks to provide innovative digital payment solutions.
Honoris United Universities welcomes EMSI and YK Business School to its pan African network
15-02-2018 | 06:32:00
Private pan-African higher education platform Honoris United Universities, says that Ecole Marocaine des Sciences de l’Ingénieur, EMSI, Morocco, and YK Business School, YKBS, Mauritius, formally joined the network as member institutions.
SITA to provide Air Mauritius’ new fleet with on ground wireless connectivity
09-02-2018 | 08:24:00
Global supplier of technological solutions in the aviation industry SITA is providing wireless connectivity on the ground to Air Mauritius’ new fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft.
ADFD approves $25m for IRENA-Recommended Solar PV projects in Mauritius and Rwanda
15-01-2018 | 09:19:51
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development has announced that USD25 million in concessional loans from ADFD have been earmarked for two solar PV projects, one each in Mauritius and Rwanda.
Julius Kipng’etich appointed Jubilee Insurance regional CEO
11-01-2018 | 09:01:00
Jubilee Holdings Limited has appointed Dr. Julius Kipng’etich as its Regional Chief Executive Officer.
Central Bank of Kenya approves SBM Holdings offer to acquire stake in Chase Bank
08-01-2018 | 10:18:24
The Central Bank of Kenya has approved the acquisition of Chase Bank Kenya by Mauritius-based bank, SBM Holdings.
Africa’s performance over the year 2017: A Q4 summary by ICAEW Economic Insight
19-12-2017 | 08:06:00
East Africa is forecast to show very strong real GDP growth of 5.9% over the full year 2017. The biggest contributor to this expansion was Ethiopia (accounting for a full 2% of regional GDP growth), with its stellar performance of 7.1%.
Africa’s performance over the year 2017: A Q4 summary by ICAEW Economic Insight
18-12-2017 | 09:54:00
East Africa is forecast to show very strong real GDP growth of 5.9% over the full year 2017. The biggest contributor to this expansion was Ethiopia (accounting for a full 2% of regional GDP growth), with its stellar performance of 7.1%.
Women, youth and SMEs to benefit from African Development Bank’s $100 million loan to Mauritius
12-12-2017 | 05:35:32
Thousands of small and medium enterprises in Mauritius will benefit from a US $100-million loan to the country from the African Development Bank.
Ethiopia and Mauritius honoured for promoting investment in sustainable development goals
04-12-2017 | 08:23:00
Agencies from Ethiopia, Mauritius and Spain have received the 2017 United Nations Awards for Promoting Investment in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs.
[Mauritius] Essar concludes sale of Aegis to Capital Square Partners for $300million
27-11-2017 | 13:16:00
AGC Holdings Limited (AGC) Mauritius, a wholly owned portfolio company of Essar Global Fund Limited (Essar Global), has concluded the sale of 100 per cent of its stake in ESM Holdings Limited, Mauritius
Mauritius accelerates towards a low carbon economy, launches $191 million project
13-11-2017 | 08:34:00
The Republic of Mauritius has launched a US$191 million project supported by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Oracle introduces Next Gen Cloud Applications to support Mauritius's digital economy
26-10-2017 | 13:45:00
Oracle today hosted its Modern Business Forum in Mauritius to help the country's fast-growing and large enterprises accelerate digital transformation and drive business growth with its next generation cloud applications.
[Mauritius] GE partners African Leadership University to empower African professionals with valuable digital skills
26-10-2017 | 06:54:12
The African Leadership University (ALU) and GE Africa have announced the launch of the ALU Africa Industrial Internet Program.
AerCap delivers first of two new Airbus A350 Aircraft to Air Mauritius
24-10-2017 | 09:21:15
AerCap Holdings has delivered a new Airbus A350-900 to Air Mauritius, the first of two new A350 aircraft deliveries on long-term lease from AerCap’s order book with Airbus.
[South Africa] 4Sight Holdings Limited lists on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
24-10-2017 | 06:22:30
4Sight Holdings Limited has listed in Non-Equity Investment Instruments sector of the JSE's AltX board aimed at small and medium-sized companies.
Tripartite FTA signatures rise to 21 as Mauritius signs
10-10-2017 | 06:59:41
Mauritius has signed the COMESA- EAC – SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area agreement. This brings to 21 out of the 27 countries that have signed the regional trade framework.
Afreximbank depositary receipts post gains on first day of trading on Stock Exchange of Mauritius
05-10-2017 | 13:36:00
Depositary Receipts of the African Export-Import Bank started trading on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius yesterday, with the Bank topping the list of issuers in terms of capital raised prior to a listing.
Afreximbank beats private placement target as it goes to market with DR
03-10-2017 | 07:10:00
The African Export-Import Bank is off to a successful listing of its depositary receipts (DRs) on the official market of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.
Mauritius Telecom signs agreement to use IOX Cable System to enhance global Internet connectivity in Mauritius
25-09-2017 | 10:25:00
IOX Cable today announces that Mauritius Telecom has signed an agreement as an anchor tenant for ultra high speed connectivity on the IOX Submarine Cable System.
[Tanzania] Orca Exploration, Swala discuss minority share acquisition
08-09-2017 | 13:15:00
Orca Exploration Group is in discussions with Swala Oil & Gas in Tanzania on a possible minority investment in PAE PanAfrican Energy Corporation, a Mauritius-registered company that is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company.
[Mauritius] IOX Cable announces its plans to connect La Reunion in Submarine Cable System
07-09-2017 | 05:45:00
IOX Cable has announced that they will be expanding their reach to now Include La Reunion as part of its construction of a new state of the art Submarine Cable System.
[Mauritius] LUX Resorts & Hotels implements 100% renewable energy production project on Ile des Deux Cocos property
14-08-2017 | 11:41:00
LUX Resorts & Hotels has implemented 130 solar panels and batteries to fully substitute diesel-based power generation for the needs of Ile des Deux Cocos, off-grid South-East Mauritius.
IOX Cable and Alcatel Submarine Networks to build first open cable connecting Mauritius and Rodrigues Island to South Africa and India
05-06-2017 | 05:12:00
IOX Cable Ltd, a Mauritius-based company, and Alcatel Submarine Networks , part of Nokia, have signed a turnkey agreement for the deployment of the IOX Cable System.
[Mauritius] Smile Telecoms appoints Ahmad Farroukh to its board to lead operations
11-05-2017 | 08:13:00
Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd, a Pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is delighted to announce the appointment of Ahmad Farroukh to its Board as Executive Director, Operations, effective 1 May 2017.
Emirates renews global marketing agreement with Mauritius and Seychelles
28-04-2017 | 04:37:00
Emirates has renewed its global marketing agreement with Mauritius and Seychelles by extending its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the tourism boards of the two Indian Ocean countries.
Mauritius and Ethiopia are the fastest growing wealth markets in Africa, report
26-04-2017 | 11:33:26
Mauritius, Ethiopia and Rwanda are the fastest growing wealth markets in Africa according to the ‘AfrAsia Bank Africa 2017 Wealth Report’ published by New World Wealth in association with AfrAsia Bank.
Imara acquires 100 per cent stake in Mauritius's Fiducie Forte Management
24-03-2017 | 05:17:00
Imara Holdings Limited has announced that its subsidiary, Imara Trust, has acquired 100 per cent of the issued share capital of Fiducie Forte Management Services Limited (“Forte”), a Mauritius management company.
Marriott International to debut Aloft Hotels in Mauritius with signing of the brand’s first adaptive re use project in Africa
23-03-2017 | 13:31:00
Marriott International, Inc. has announced plans to launch its cutting-edge Aloft brand in the capital city of Mauritius with the signing of Aloft Mauritius Port Louis. Slated to open in early 2019, the hotel will be the brand’s first adaptive reuse project in Africa.
DHL Express makes global online shopping easier with On Demand Delivery in Sub Saharan Africa
21-02-2017 | 09:10:00
DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has announced the launch of On Demand Delivery for the Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) region.