Mauritius - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif http://www.afrik-news.com/ Mauritius: where they don't kill the geese that lay the golden eggs http://www.afrik-news.com/article19234.html Wed, 27 Jul 2011 13:07:23 +0200 James Meade, British recipient of the Nobel Prize in economics, reported in 1961 that Mauritius faced a bleak future. The country was reliant on a single crop (sugar), subject to weather and price shocks, threatened by over-population, had no potential alternative job opportunities, was multi-ethnic, had large income inequalities, and had experienced political conflict. Land was scarce, there was very little technical expertise outside the sugar industry, capital was scarce, and the island was not geographically well positioned. Eustace Davie Africa: Where are the jobs? http://www.afrik-news.com/article18730.html Tue, 11 Jan 2011 16:06:11 +0100 Africa has the highest poverty rate in the world. Even though some countries are on track to meet the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving poverty by 2015, most are likely to fall well short. Income inequality in Africa remains higher than in most other regions and gender, ethnic and regional inequalities persist. Yusuf Bangura IMF Announces Sale of 2 Metric Tons of Gold to the Bank of Mauritius http://www.afrik-news.com/article16484.html Tue, 17 Nov 2009 14:09:42 +0100 The International Monetary Fund announced today the sale of 2 metric tons of gold to the Bank of Mauritius, the nation's central bank. The sale was conducted on the basis of market prices prevailing on November 11, 2009 with proceeds equivalent to US$71.7 million (SDR 44.7 million). Mauritius deeply concerned by Zimbabwe crisis http://www.afrik-news.com/article14968.html Tue, 02 Dec 2008 16:04:36 +0100 Replying to a parliamentary question over the situation in Zimbabwe, Ramgoolam expressed the hope that the authorities in Zimbabwe would ... Air Mauritius' heavy losses highlight global financial crisis http://www.afrik-news.com/article14842.html Thu, 06 Nov 2008 17:32:26 +0100 In a statement on the financial highlights of the company, published Thursday, Air Mauritius said its operating revenue increased by Three new world heritage sites include an 18th century african slave hideout http://www.afrik-news.com/article14019.html Mon, 07 Jul 2008 13:45:52 +0200 Le Morne Cultural Landscape, a rugged mountain that juts into the Indian Ocean in the southwest of Mauritius ... The Archaeological Site of Al-Hijr (Madâin Sâlih) is the first World Heritage property to be inscribed in Saudi Arabia... Fujian Tulou is a property of 46 houses built between the 12th and 20th centuries over 120 km in south-west of Fujian province, China Full results of boxing Africa Cup of Nations in Mauritius http://www.afrik-news.com/article13852.html Mon, 16 Jun 2008 10:43:14 +0200 full results of Africa Cup of Nations boxing matches that took place in Mauritius over the weekend ... Panapress Mauritius embarks on energy saving programme http://www.afrik-news.com/article13812.html Thu, 12 Jun 2008 02:14:21 +0200 Mauritius has dedicated a part of its budget to solar energy while the governmennt has also decided to adopt a summer saving time in efforts to encourage Mauritius benefits from heavy Chinese investment programme in Africa http://www.afrik-news.com/article13805.html Wed, 11 Jun 2008 13:23:39 +0200 China is set to open three or four cooperation zones in Africa, within the framework of its economic development policy on the continent, with a total amount of US$10 billion distributed into Samuel Eto'o revels in ill temper and disrespect towards Africans http://www.afrik-news.com/article13807.html Wed, 11 Jun 2008 13:08:03 +0200 African football stars known to be humbly obedient in their European clubs transform themselves into capricious and dictatorial and lawless monarchs whenever they set foot in Africa. What is unacceptable in Europe is fast becoming the norm in Africa ... Elie Smith Mauritius reviews retirement age http://www.afrik-news.com/article13494.html Tue, 06 May 2008 02:51:15 +0200 Speaking during the celebration of the 100th birthday of a Mauritian lady in Triolet, a village located in the north of the island, Mr Ramgoolam said Mauritius did not have an option. Britain and Mauritius discuss Chagos sovereignty http://www.afrik-news.com/article13424.html Wed, 30 Apr 2008 02:15:36 +0200 Chagos, which belonged to Mauritius, was cut off from the country and hundreds of its inhabitants transferred by force to the Seychelles between 1965 and 1970 by the British colonial government. The process started before the independence of Mauritius in 1968. India assists Mauritius to fight cyber crime http://www.afrik-news.com/article13385.html Sat, 26 Apr 2008 13:21:41 +0200 A team of Indian experts in computer technology is expected in Mauritius Monday to assist that African country in the setting up a "National Computer Emergency Response Team" (CERT-MU)