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Mauritius: Former SA President Thabo Mbeki to Chair High Level Consultation in Mauritius
Former South African President and Chair of the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa, Thabo Mbeki will meet with representatives of the Mauritian governments, private sector, academia and civil society to discuss the issue of IFFs, which have contributed to stunt Africa's development over the last decades.
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Fri Feb 28, 2014
Endangered Falcon Lives Fast, Dies Young in Response to Habitat Loss
Twice a week, John Platt shines a light on endangered species from all over the globe, exploring not just why they are dying out but also what's being done to rescue them from oblivion.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Outrigger Mauritius Resort and Spa Now Open
Earlier this year, Hawaii-based Outrigger Enterprises created a splash in the Indian Ocean when they welcomed the first guests to the Outrigger Mauritius Resort and Spa.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
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ACP-EU joint parliamentary assembly concludes in Mauritius
ARUSHA, Tanzania -- The 11th regional meeting of the African Caribbean Pacific-European Union joint parliamentary assembly has ended with delegates rallying for the harmonization and rationalization of regional integration in the face of multiple memberships.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Billionaire Ruia Brothers Seek Remaining Essar Energy Stake
Essar Global Fund Ltd., owned by the billionaire brothers Shashi and Ravi Ruia , made an initial approach to buy the rest of Essar Energy Ltd. for at least 199 million pounds .
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Wish you were here: Mauritius might be rainy season - but there are still hours of sunshine
This beautiful island has a French and British heritage and a Hindu-Creole culture - English is spoken, just to make the palm-fringed living that little bit easier Spring might be the rainy season in Mauritius - but all you'll get is quick, 10-minute downpours followed by hours of sunshine.
St John Church
Rodrigues is one of the districts of Mauritius about 560 kms north east of Mauritius situated in the Indian Ocean, The day to day life I can be compared to what we had here some 4o years ago .No stress its just a calm relax and pleasant holiday to be prescribed by a doctor if you are nervous and tired to run every second in your day today life.iN ... (more)
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Van Cleef & Arpels touts $25K rings via New York Times mobile effort - Luxury Daily
Luxury brands host social contests to connect with fans on Valentine's Day In the days leading up to Valentine's Day, a number of luxury brands sought out aspirational consumers with social contests centered on user generated content or peer-to-peer communication.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
StandardAero Signs Exclusive, Multi-Year Agreement with Air Mauritius ...
February 12, 2014 - StandardAero announced that it has signed an exclusive, multi-year agreement with Air Mauritius for engine maintenance support on their fleet of Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW127M engines which power their ATR 72 aircrafts.
NASA satellite sees Tropical Cyclone Fobane spinning down
The MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of Tropical Cyclone Fobane on Feb. 12 at 0530 UTC as it continued spinning down in the Southern Indian Ocean.... Tropical Cyclone Fobane continues to be battered with increasing vertical wind shear as it moves southward through the Southern Indian Ocean.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
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NASA Spots Fourteenth Tropical Cyclone of Southern Indian Ocean Season
NASA's Terra satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone 14S on Feb. 7 and captured this infrared image.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
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CBI looks at 2 more firms in pay-offs chain, 21 others in scrutiny list
Earlier, the Italian probe had traced payments from Interstellar to another Mauritius-based company, Infotech Design Systems, and thereon to a web of companies located in India, Switzerland, Singapore and Liechtenstein.
Qatar, Mauritius sign agreement on workforce regulation
DOHA: The State of Qatar and the Republic of Mauritius signed an agreement here today on the regulation of the Mauritian workforce in the state.
Wed Feb 05, 2014
Tropical Cyclone Edilson birth caught by NASA's Aqua satellite
NASA's Aqua satellite captured this visible image of Tropical Cyclone Edilson in the Southern Indian Ocean on Feb. 5 at 09:50 UTC, north of the islands of Mauritius and La... The thirteenth tropical cyclone of the Southern Pacific Ocean season formed into a tropical storm named Edilson on February 5 shortly before NASA's Aqua satellite passed ... (more)
IMF Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission to Mauritius
LOUIS, Mauritius , February 5 , 2014/ African Press Organization / -- An International Monetary Fund mission led by Martin Petri visited Port Louis during January 22-February 5, 2014 to conduct the discussions for the 2014 Article IV consultation with Mauritius .
Mauritius: MCB Africa Bond Fund launched
Port-Louis, Mauritius - The Mauritian Commercial Bank on Monday launched the " MCB Africa Bond Fund ", designed to generate returns on investments in local currency by African governments and societies, a PANA correspondent reported from here.