Category Archives: Mauritius News
LUX* Resorts & Hotels has implemented 130 solar panels and batteries to fully substitute diesel-based power generation for the needs of Ile des Deux Cocos, off-grid South-East Mauritius (www.iledesdeuxcocos.com/fr). The 20kWp project’s state-of-the-art design and storage solution will allow for 11 hours of utilization daily and fulfill self-sufficiency of the property including during night-time.
Details of this year’s eLearning Africa conference, which will take place in Mauritius from September 27 – 29, have been announced, with a comprehensive program of relevant events all linking under the theme ‘Learning in Context.’ The congress coincides with UNESCO’s International Day of Universal Access to Information.
South Africa’s hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years bolstered by inbound travelers amid a difficult and volatile economic climate.
Up and down Africa’s coasts, major seaports with bunkering facilities play a key strategic role in keeping sea traffic flowing, and industries growing. It is big business and includes the storage of bunker (ship) fuels and the provision of fuel to vessels. Bunkering includes the shipboard logistics of loading fuel and distributing it among bunkers.
A new analysis from AfrAsia has it that Mauritius is fast rising and has the highest increasing number of millionaires in Africa although South Africa remains the lead country for highest number of millionaires. According to the report, the country experienced an exponential rise in per capita wealth – estimated at around 20 per cent and had the highest wealth per capita in Africa for the year 2016. The estimated value per capita for Mauritius was $25,700 followed by South Africa at an estimated $11,300.
The organisers of eLearning Africa, the continent’s leading conference on technology assisted learning and training, announced that the Government of Mauritius has agreed to host this year’s conference in September.
LUX* Resorts & Hotels sells Tamassa Resort for US$40 million in sale-and-leaseback deal
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.
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.
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.
11 nouvelles recrues rejoignent l’équipe suite à l’expansion du groupe Quantum Global en Afrique
11 new recruits join the team as part of the Quantum Global Group’s Africa expansion
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.
12 companies will compete in Mauritius on 18 May and get the chance to take their innovative solutions to the next level