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Mauritius News

African Property Fund MaraDelta agrees to buy Mauritius Resort

LUX* Resorts & Hotels sells Tamassa Resort for US$40 million in sale-and-leaseback deal

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40 African Bankers discuss Collaboration in Mauritius

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The Mauritius Commercial Bank Group (MCB) (MCBAFT.com) hosts 40 top executives representing 40 African banks at the week-long 2016 Africa Forward Together conference which opened this morning at the five-star Ravenala Attitude Hotel. Africa Forward Together (AFT) is an annual event organised by MCB since 2009 to showcase its “Bank of Banks” initiative. Since its inception, 351 delegates representing 108 financial institutions and representing 27 countries have attended the conference, which also aims at fostering better understanding and mutual cooperation between African banks.

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Africa Executive Summit: Oracle Cloud Solutions for Business Growth in Africa

Recent reports from tech analysts and firms, including Sage, and Frost and Sullivan, translates that technology and Internet is driving change in businesses across the African continent.

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IMF Launches Japan-Funded Project to Improve External Sector Statistics in Central and West African Countries

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) launched on August 29, 2016 a three-year capacity development project to improve the external sector statistics in Central and West Africa. Introduced at the African Training Institute (ATI) in Mauritius, this project has been made possible by the generous support of the Government of Japan. Its opening workshop at the ATI brought together mid– and senior–level central bank officials of 17 Francophone beneficiary countries. Representatives of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) and of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) also participated in the workshop.

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Quantum Global établit une présence à l’île Maurice

11 nouvelles recrues rejoignent l’équipe suite à l’expansion du groupe Quantum Global en Afrique

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Quantum Global establishes Mauritius presence

11 new recruits join the team as part of the Quantum Global Group’s Africa expansion

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A united African approach, policy support for entrepreneurship and increased efficiencies needed to confront the impact of megatrends

Industry leaders discussed the key issues facing the continent and how best to mitigate their impact at SWIFT’s African Regional Conference.

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Innotribe selects 12 semi-finalists to compete in the second annual African Startup Challenge

12 companies will compete in Mauritius on 18 May and get the chance to take their innovative solutions to the next level

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Quantum Global Group Announces Regional Expansion Plans in Africa and the Middle East

New Representative Office in Dubai to Serve as a Gateway for Regional Investors to Africa

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QG Africa Hotel LP acquires InterContinental Hotel in Lusaka

Private equity fund capitalizes on emerging opportunities in hospitality in sub-Saharan Africa

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SWIFT Africa Advisory Group to hold inaugural meeting at the African Regional Conference 2016 in Mauritius

SWIFT’s Africa Advisory Group, founded to provide senior industry insight into Africa’s financial markets, will hold its first meeting in Mauritius in advance of ARC 2016

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Innotribe opens doors for East African fintech startups

East African fintech startups once again have the opportunity to take their business to the next level through the Innotribe Startup Challenge for Africa.

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Smile, Leading 4G LTE Innovation in Africa

Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd (“Smile”) (SmileComs.com), which owns and operates 4G LTE mobile broadband networks in the 800MHz band in Nigeria, and in the 800MHz and 2.6GHz bands in Tanzania and Uganda, announced today that in all its operating markets customers would enjoy the benefits of two first-to-market services, namely SmileVoice and SmileUnlimited.

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Discover Mauritius savoir faire

14 – 15 March 2016, DURBAN

17 – 18 March 2016, SANDTON, JOHANNESBURG

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Extractive Resources have not benefited resource-rich countries in Africa

Interview with ECPDM Deputy Manager, Isabelle Ramdoo

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Small Middle-Income Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa—Raising the Bar

The Governor of the Bank of Botswana, Ms. Linah Mohohlo, and the Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Mr. Min Zhu, hosted today in Gaborone, Botswana, a regional conference entitled “Small Middle-Income Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa—Raising the Bar” [1]. Delegates included senior officials from a number of countries representatives of the private sector, academia, the Executive Board of the IMF and IMF staff. At the end of the conference, the following statement was issued:

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Mauritius: My New Year Message to Our Youth

Leaving 2015 behind, we are given the chance to start with a clean(er) slate this year.

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