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U.S.-Africa Summit Must Listen to Voices of the People

24 Jul 2014 | Mauritius | Source : AllAfrica News: Mauritius

In a guest column for AllAfrica, E. Gyimah Boadi of Ghana's Center for Democratic Development says the vast majority of Africans who prefer democracy over authoritarian regimes... Read more

Archbishop Welby Visits the Province of the Indian Ocean

07 Jul 2014 | Mauritius | Source : AllAfrica News: Mauritius

On the final leg of his visit to Primates in Southern and Central Africa, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and his wife, Caroline, travelled from South Africa to Mauritius. Bishop of Mauritius is the Most Revd Ian Ernest, Archbishop and Primate of... Read more

Indian Ocean Islands Unprepared for Climate Change

04 Jul 2014 | Mauritius | Source : AllAfrica News: Mauritius

By Nasseem Ackbarally, 3 July 2014 Port Louis — Masseem Ackbarally reports from Port Louis Mauritius that despite clear evidence of climate change, the Indian Ocean Islands have not done much in terms of adaptation and mitigation. Listen... Read more

Tanzania, Mauritius to Strengthen Ties

01 Jul 2014 | Mauritius | Source : AllAfrica News: Mauritius

THE Honorary Consul of the Mauritius to Tanzania, Mr Abbas Rizvi, has pledged to heighten trade relations between Dar es Salaam and Port Louis, particularly in agri-business and promotion of tourism between the two countries. Speaking during an interview, the consul mentioned... Read more

IMF Deputy Managing Director Min Zhu Unveils Africa Training Institute in Mauritius

26 Jun 2014 | Mauritius | Source : AllAfrica News: Mauritius

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today opened the Africa Training Institute (ATI) in Ebene, Mauritius, adding an important regional center to a global network of centers helping to develop countries' policymaking capacity by transferring economic skills and best practices. The institute's key... Read more

Africa Training Institute Opening Ceremony

26 Jun 2014 | Mauritius | Source : AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Remarks by Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund As prepared for delivery Your Excellency Mr. Rajkeswur Purryag, President of the Republic of Mauritius, Distinguished Guests, [Excellencies], Ladies and Gentlemen: Nearly three years ago, in October 2011, I had the honor to attend... Read more

New Flight Connects China, Mauritius

26 Jun 2014 | Mauritius | Source : AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Beijing — A new direct flight is to be launched on June 27 to connect south China's Shenzhen with Port Louis, capital city of Mauritius, to meet growing demands of Chinese travelers. The flight CZ6659, operated by China Southern Airlines, will run... Read more

Draft Text for Small Island Summit 'Lacks Science'

23 Jun 2014 | Mauritius | Source : AllAfrica News: Mauritius

As negotiators prepare to gather at the UN headquarters in New York next week (23-27 June) to finalise the draft outcome document for a forthcoming summit on small island developing states, some experts are concerned it lacks references to science. The document... Read more

Remembering the Spirit of Maurice Nyagumbo

17 Jun 2014 | Mauritius | Source : AllAfrica News: Mauritius

DESPITE the unfortunate nature of his death, Maurice Tapfumaneyi Nyagumbo was endowed with an undying spirit that spurred him on even in the face of adversity until his beloved country attained majority rule. Unlike most of his colleagues, Nyagumbo to his credit,... Read more

Small Island Developing State Event Aims for Alliances

12 Jun 2014 | Mauritius | Source : AllAfrica News: Mauritius

The UN's Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS), in Apia, Samoa, on 1-4 September, will aim to identify the unique needs and vulnerabilities of island nations and opportunities for international support. "The challenges facing SIDS are interlinked and cannot... Read more