Mauritius

By IndepthAfrica
In Burundi
Jan 14th, 2013
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As the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region continues to struggle with multiple trade tax structures and overlapping membership, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for uniform fiscal and macro-economic policies in the 19 states of the eastern and southern Africa b...
By IndepthAfrica
In Burundi
Jan 14th, 2013
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By Eric Kabeera, A new report by African Development Bank has proposed the establishment of a single currency in the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (Comesa) member countries, a move that is seen as a stepping stone in cementing regional economic growth. The report says if the monetary uni...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 30th, 2011
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Johannesburg – ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema jetted out to Mauritius two hours after leading the economic freedom march, the Sunday Times reported. Malema was whisked away in a blue light convoy to catch a business class flight to party it up at his friend’s wedding in Mauritius. ...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 14th, 2011
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The prime minister of Mauritius accused his former ally and finance minister on Saturday of treason for quitting the ruling coalition, but said the government stay in power with a slim majority to avert a political crisis in the Indian Ocean island. Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam’s coali...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 1st, 2011
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The prime minister defended the Mauritius anti-graft body on Monday after six cabinet ministers quit the government over the arrest of a top official, prompting a rare political crisis in one of Africa’s most stable nations. Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam, returning to the Indian Ocean i...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 26th, 2011
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Port Louis – All six ministers from the finance minister’s party quit the cabinet in Mauritius on Tuesday in protest against the arrest of the health minister by an anti-corruption watchdog. Finance minister and leader of the Militant Socialist Movement (MSM), Pravind Jugnauth, said his c...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 13th, 2011
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Michaela McAreavey, the daughter of one of Ireland’s best-known sporting figures, was killed on honeymoon in Mauritius by three hotel workers who tried to cover up the murder by dumping her body in a bath, police said. The 28 year-old, whose father Mickey Harte is Gaelic football’s most h...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 12th, 2011
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Michaela McAreavey, whose father Mickey Harte is one of Gaelic football’s most high profile team managers, was strangled in her luxury hotel room earlier this week. The teacher, 28, was found dead by her husband John McAreavey, 30, on Monday at the popular Legends Hotel on the Indian Ocean isla...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 12th, 2011
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A teacher has been murdered on honeymoon on the paradise island of Mauritius. The body of 27-year-old Michaela Harte was found by her husband in their room at a four-star hotel. Police, who were yesterday questioning six suspects, said she had fought for her life before being strangled. An intruder h...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 21st, 2010
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Mauritius plans to contest the legality of a new marine park around the disputed Chagos islands before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the Indian Ocean islands’ prime minister said on Tuesday. Britain leased the archipelago’s biggest island, Diego Garcia, to the United ...