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  1. Mauritius' president resignsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Xinhuanet

    The President of Mauritius Kailash Purryag has resigned from office on Friday, according to the official press release of the Presidency. In a statement broadcasted on a private radio channel in the island, Purryag said that he had agreed to step down as Head of State in January 2015 but did asked for some five months to implement the decision.

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  2. HM's greetings conveyed to Mauritius presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Rajkeswur Purryag, President of the Republic of Mauritius received credentials of Mubarak bin Salim Al Zakwani, as the Sultanate's extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to the Republic of Mauritius. Photo-ONA Port Louis: Rajkeswur Purryag, President of the Republic of Mauritius received credentials of Mubarak bin Salim Al Zakwani, as the Sultanate's extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to the Republic of Mauritius.

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  3. Mauritius president resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    PORT LOUIS: Mauritian President Rajkeswar Purryag resigned on Friday from his ceremonial position in accordance with an agreement with Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth, Purryag's office said. Purryag said in a statement he had agreed with the Prime minister in January that he would step down in May. "The President is honouring his commitment by submitting his resignation to the speaker of the national assembly this afternoon," his office said.

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  4. Families eye Sunsail salvage optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Iol.co.za

    Families of the missing Sunsail RC044-978 yachtmen might consider raising funds to have the vessel, floating upside down in the Indian Ocean and believed to be their catamaran, salvaged. Matthew Thomas, who is serving as an advisor to the families of the missing yachtsmen, said this could be one of the steps the families might consider to get the catamaran back to the country.

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  5. Capsized hull could be SA catamaranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Iol.co.za

    There was a "98 percent" chance the capsized hull of a boat spotted 600 nautical miles off Port Louis in Mauritius, is the catamaran of the three South African yachtsmen who disappeared in January. The Sunsail RC044-978, a luxury yacht owned by the US company, Tui Marine, last made contact with the missing yacht via satellite phone on January 18. On board were skipper Anthony Murray, 58, 59-year-old Reginald "Reg" Robertson - a member of Durban's Royal Natal Yacht Club - and first-time sailor Capetonian, Jaryd Payne, 20. A picture, taken from a container ship, of what is believed to be the hull of the missing Sunsail RC044-978 from radio operator Andrew Perrins Facebook page.

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  6. Groom the youth as active decision makersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Iol.co.za

    A QUESTION and answer session with Barkha Moussa, Second Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mauritius and member of the St Louis hub of Global Shapers: I'm always proud when such statistics come up, because they are the result of a combination of heavy investment in human capabilities combined with fiscal/monetary/business savviness! Life in Mauritius has its highs and lows - as with any developing country it has its challenges; there is definitely the "island" vibe - laidback, chilled people combined with gorgeous beaches.

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  7. EMP launches JCB card acceptance in JordanRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | Sys-Con Media

    Amman, Jordan and Tokyo, Japan, May 11, 2015 - - Emerging Markets Payments , the leading electronic payments processing company in the Middle East and Africa, and JCB International Co., Ltd. , the international operations subsidiary of JCB, announced today the launch of JCB card acceptance at more than 15,000 locations in Jordan, including all of the company's point of sale terminals in the country. The agreement between EMP and JCBI will see EMP provide merchant acquiring services for JCB cards in Jordan.

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  8. Golf: Coetzee takes Mauritius Open title in playoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Channelnewsasia.com

    South Africa's George Coetzee got the better of Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen in a playoff to win the inaugural Mauritius Open on Sunday, triumphing at the second extra hole. File photo of George Coetzee of South Africa during the World Golf Championships Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, California, on May 1, 2015.

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  9. Mauritius: Detection of elder abuse needs to be a priorityRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Scoop

    The United Nations Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, today commended the Mauritian Government's efforts to ensure that older people fully enjoy their human rights, but stressed that "law is not enough," and urged the authorities "to make detection of elder abuse and law enforcement a priority." "The authorities' firm commitment to putting older people first needs to translate into deeds," Ms.

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  10. "RBA Energy Group - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review" is now available at Fast Market ResearchRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | PR-inside.com

    The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company's key employees, key competitors and major products and services. This up-to-the-minute company report will help you to formulate strategies to drive your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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  11. James Edgar discovers the wild side of MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Surrounded by pristine turquoise water, this tiny coral island off the southeast coast of Mauritius is home to some of the oldest species native to this remote paradise in the Indian Ocean. The ill-fated dodo once roamed here, and now a team of dedicated conservationists is working hard to prevent more endangered flora and fauna from following in its footsteps.

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  12. Seychelles: An Endless Supply of Solar Energy - Aride Becomes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | AllAfrica.com

    The most northerly granitic island of the Seychelles archipelago, Aride, did not interest the first explorers of the Indian Ocean Islands due to the fact that it was dismissed merely as a 'pile of rocks' featuring a few bushes and no fresh water source. Today however, the 68-hectare Aride Island, now a nature reserve, is recognised for the important role it plays towards nature conservation in the 115 islands of the Seychelles.

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  13. Discovering the wild side of MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    Surrounded by pristine turquoise water, this tiny coral island off the southeast coast of Mauritius is home to some of the oldest species native to this remote paradise in the Indian Ocean. The ill-fated dodo once roamed here, and now a team of dedicated conservationists is working hard to prevent more endangered flora and fauna from following in its footsteps.

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  14. As I clamber off the boat on to Ile aux Aigrettes, I am stepping back in time.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Dudleynews.co.uk

    Surrounded by pristine turquoise water, this tiny coral island off the southeast coast of Mauritius is home to some of the oldest species native to this remote paradise in the Indian Ocean. The ill-fated dodo once roamed here, and now a team of dedicated conservationists is working hard to prevent more endangered flora and fauna from following in its footsteps.

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  15. Now Available: Essar Energy Plc (ESSR) - Power - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    It The company classifies its business into two segments, namely, Oil and Gas: Refining and Marketing and Exploration and Production, and Power: Generation and Transmission. It operates its oil and gas business in India through Essar Oil Limited, and has 15 exploration blocks across India, Nigeria, Vietnam, Indonesia and Madagascar.

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  16. Epileptic rower to attempt Indian Ocean crossing with crewmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | ABC News

    A British man who suffers multiple epileptic seizures every week is hoping to break the world record for rowing across the Indian Ocean from Western Australia to Mauritius. Ashley Wilson, 37, will leave Geraldton for Port Louis next month on a six-metre long boat with fellow rower James Ketchell.

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  17. Mauritius Ponzi Probe Risks Extending Africa's Worst Stocks RoutRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Washington Post

    A selloff that made Mauritius equities the worst performers in Africa this year risks deepening as a probe into an alleged Ponzi scheme involving one of the Indian Ocean island's banks and insurers damp investor sentiment. "The overall sentiment is more on the downside," Melvyn Chung Kai To, a trader at AXYS Stockbroking Ltd., one of the country's largest brokerages, said in e-mailed comments on April 15 from the capital, Port Louis.

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  18. FIIs Get Hit by Minimum Alternate Tax Demand of 40,000 Cr. for Thinking Capital Gains Were Tax-FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Janakiram MSV

    Foreign institutional investors must be perplexed. After this government came about and said "No retrospective taxes", it does the most astounding things ever.

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  19. NordFX provides useful and important information on Forex and financial aspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | LivePressWorld

    NordFx is a site which provides information on Forex trading and other important aspects of the financial and financial aspects. Russia; 15, April 2015: For every businessman it is important to have a proper concept of marketing and other financial aspects for carrying on the business smoothly.

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  20. Mauritius: National Commercial Bank Fully OperationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The National Commercial Bank Ltd, a wholly state-owned entity, set up to take over the assets and liabilities of the former Bramer Bank, is fully operational as from today. Following the issue of a banking Licence by the Bank of Mauritius, the NCB Ltd, which is operating at all the 20 places of business of the former Bramer Bank, is providing full-scale banking services to all its customers.

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