Air Mauritius posts profit worth 26.9 million euros

The Mauritian national carrier, Air Mauritius, recorded a 26.9 million euro profit in the financial year ended 31 March 2017 as compared to 15.4 million euro for the previous year, the company revealed on Monday. In a communique it published … Read More

“It’s time for African scientists to use African knowledge to solve African problems” – Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim on Monday said that now is the time for African scientists to play a central role in using African knowledge to solve African problems using African resources. Speaking at a two-day seminar in Port-Louis on ‘Transitioning … Read More

AU renews support to Mauritius on Chagos Archipelago

Heads of State and Government of the African Union on Tuesday adopted a resolution renewing the support of the Continent to Mauritius on the Chagos Archipelago in its dispute with the UK. In a communiqué, the Mauritian Foreign Affairs Ministry … Read More

Mauritius launches oil storage terminal project

Mauritian Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth says that an oil storage terminal project he launched on Tuesday will propel the country into the next phase of development and will contribute to transforming the island into a full-fledged maritime hub in … Read More

Mauritius insists Chagos Islands are integral part of its territory

Mauritius has insisted that the Chagos Archipelago has always formed and continues to form an integral part of the territory of Mauritius and it does not recognise the so-called “British Indian Ocean Territory”. In a communique issued Saturday in Port … Read More

Mauritius to present Chagos Archipelago issue at the UN General Assembly

Mauritian Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth will present the Chagos Archipelago issue at the UN General Assembly Summit on Refugees and Migrants, to be held in New York on September 19. Speaking in Port-Louis, the Mauritian capital, Jugnauth expressed his determination … Read More

Mauritius maintains sovereignty over the Chagos archipelago

Mauritian Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth on Tuesday maintained in Parliament that the Chagos Archipelago, including Diego Garcia, forms and has always formed an integral part of the territory of Mauritius. Replying to a Private Notice Question from the Leader … Read More

Mauritius to harness ocean energy

Mauritius on Tuesday deployed a wave monitoring device aimed to explore the prospects of developing wave energy for the country and harness the potential of ocean energy in the southern part of the island. The project dubbed ‘High-Penetration Renewable Energy … Read More

Mauritius considers UK and US threat over Chagos “as hostile and totally unacceptable”

Mauritian Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth on Friday stressed that the intention of Mauritius to seek an Advisory Opinion from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the issue of the Chagos “should not be viewed as an unfriendly act … Read More

Three African countries on world solar energy consumption ranking

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – South Africa, Cape Verde and Mauritius are the top three African countries on the world solar energy consumption ranking this year. According to SolarSuperState, which carried out the ranking, South Africa and Cape Verde reached … Read More

Mauritius: ‘Climate change threatens Mauritius capacity to meet SDGs’

Balaclava, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian Environment and Sustainable Development Minister Raj Dayal said Monday that climate change is threatening the island nation’s capacity to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speaking at an inception workshop on the formulation of Intended … Read More

Mauritius-Ile Maurice: President Kailash Purryag resigns

Mauritius-Ile Maurice(PANA) – Mauritian President Kailash Purryag resigned on Friday night, five months after the fall of the Labour government that nominated him to the post three years back. As announced during the last electoral campaign in December 2014, Mauritian … Read More

Mauritius-Ile Maurice : ”White-collar criminals should be prosecuted’

Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Amid growing cases of white-collar crimes in the world, there is the need to prosecute those who commit such crimes, which feed into more serious crimes, according to the World President of the Association of Chartered … Read More