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LUX* implements 100% renewable energy production project on Ile des Deux Cocos property

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. read more

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‘Learning in Context’ | eLearning Africa program announced

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. read more

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Africa’s hospitality sector withstands economic headwinds

Pietro Calicchio, Hospitality & Gaming Industry Leader for PwC Southern Africa

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. read more

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Engen now ship-shape and sailing strongly in Mauritius

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. read more

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Mauritius: Country with Highest Millionaire Growth in Africa.

The Oberoi Mauritius

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. read more

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Mauritian government to host eLearning Africa 2017

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. read more

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African Property Fund MaraDelta agrees to buy Mauritius Resort

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

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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. read more

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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. read more

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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. read more

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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 read more

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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 read more

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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. read more

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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 read more

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