Mauritius News

Buyouts and mergers in Africa down in 2018 – market survey

The Mauritius-based lender also acquired Fidelity Commercial Bank in May 2017.

The Star , Kenya Jan 22, 2019

Rand-friendly destinations set to be most popular at annual Travel Expo

There is increased interest in destinations like Vietnam Rand-friendly destinations, such as Mauritius and Thailand, cruising and all inclusive packages and tours are expected to be travel bestsellers at the Flight Centre Travel Group’s annual Travel Expo.

IOL , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

Refinitiv reports 12% drop in mergers and acquisitions for sub-Saharan Africa

South Africa's overseas acquisitions accounted for 75 percent of Sub-Saharan African outbound M&A activity, while acquisitions by companies head- quartered in the Mauritius and Zimbabwe accounted for 23 percent and 1 percent, respectively.

IOL , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

Alobo wants all Ugandans on solar power in 10 years

First there was a partner called Outterridge Services from Mauritius that left the company.

The Observer , Uganda Jan 21, 2019

Why developing technical and vocational skills is critical

The ADEA Quality Node plays a strategic role for the African continent, not only with respect to its main theme, but also by virtue of the number of member countries that participate in it, namely, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Niger, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Togo, and Tunisia.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 21, 2019

Tourism capable of outshining oil as Nigeria’s revenue earner –Omolewa, ex-UNESCO ambassador

A country like Mauritius has no oil but its specialises in tourism and use it to generate a lot of resources.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

SNAPS | Thando Thabethe serves sauce on island vacay

Thando jetted off to Mauritius for some down time and has been serving major #goals.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 19, 2019

Prime Bank’s Malawi unit gets Sh1.2bn cash injection

FMB Capital Holdings, incorporated in Mauritius, has controlling interests in banks operating as First Capital Bank in Malawi, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe and as Capital Bank in Mozambique.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 19, 2019

Thando Thabethe spotted at La Pointe aux Canonniers, Mauritius

Thabethe was recently spotted at Mauritius' Club Med La Pointe aux Canonniers in Mauritius.

IOL , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

Makerere recognises Miss World Africa

She was then crowned Miss World Africa after beating Murielle Ravina (Mauritius) before eventually securing another spot among the top five for the world title.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 18, 2019