Africa: African Health Journalism Award Nominees Announced
The Health category of the competition received over 200 entries from all over Africa, including French and Portuguese speaking countries.
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Fri Apr 11, 2014
1,000 students get medals at Roots annual convocation
ISLAMABAD: The annual convocation of Roots International Schools was held at the Jinnah Convention Centre on Friday, where around 1000 students were awarded platinum, gold and silver medals.A written message from President Mamnoon Hussain for the students read, "Your success is a testimony of your effort and hard work, the commitment and ... (more)
Tue Apr 08, 2014
The Rodrigues Solitaire is an extinct, flightless bird that was endemic to the island of Rodrigues, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Cry Freedom Rodrigues Island: Case for Self-Determination
Three hundred years ago, men and women in flesh and bone, were kidnapped from their villages in Guinea; trapped and captured like animals in Senegal; ripped from their families in Mozambique; herded aboard slave ships in Madagascar, and shipped across the Indian Ocean to this part of the World.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Six of the best eco-hotels
This beautiful resort is "set beneath swaying palms on the west coast near to lively Grand Baie and Port Louis on one of the island's best beaches", says The Times.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
The China Post
Taiwanese fishing boat still missing after 9 days
A Taiwanese fishing boat, the Fu Fa No. 12, went missing while operating in the Indian Ocean on March 24, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday it has contacted the Taiwanese representative offices overseas and offered help in searching for the boat.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Mauritius taps IOC for storage unit
New Delhi, March 30: State-owned refiner Indian Oil Corporation is emerging as a frontrunner to set up a crude storage facility in Mauritius having a planned capacity of 140 million tonnes.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
The right way to settle territorial disputes
Russia's annexation of Crimea has sent shivers throughout the international community because it revives the practice of using force to settle territorial disputes.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
....under a beautiful sky
Curepipe is a town in Mauritius, located in the Plaines Wilhems District, the eastern part also lies in the Moka District.
Splurge or Save on Mauritius: Idyllic Indian Ocean island all-inclusive packages
To attract more British holidaymakers, some of Mauritius' top hotels have quietly introduced the packages - and they're a real treat for those in the know.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
MH370: Planes, ships scour 'treacherous' ocean
The most difficult recovery effort in aviation history has resumed off WA's south-west coast after the discovery of debris thought to have come from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
Norwegian ship 'reaches area of suspected Malaysian plane debris'
A Norwegian ship on Thursday reached the Indian Ocean area where possible debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane was spotted, shipping company Hoeeg Autoliners said.
Tue Mar 18, 2014
Under the lotus flower
A close up of a lotus flower taken in gardens of Pamplemousses, among the most famous in the world.