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Sugar trade hit as trade deals expire

With preferential trade agreements expiring, Mauritius’ critical sugar industry is facing challenges. But some are better placed to adapt than others.

 

Building Africa’s bio-hub

Could a tiny island in the Indian Ocean become a centre of biotechnology research and development for the continent?Mauritius is perhaps best known for its …

Mauritius powers down amid shortfall

Facing an electricity shortfall, Mauritius is aiming to lower consumption through an energy efficiency programme. When Mahmood Hafez Amir was offered a free energy audit for …

Mauritius enters the dispute business

The Indian Ocean island is trying to establish itself as a centre for international arbitration.  Routinely appearing at the top of African competitiveness and business …

Mauritius: How to turn waste into plastic

Mauritians are nothing if not inventive. With the sugar industry, once the country’s economic lifeline, now in terminal decline, entrepreneurs are squeezing out whatever commercial …

Oracle forum opens up vast tech horizon

The 2nd Oracle Financial Services Summit was held in Mauritius in March. African Banker Editor, Anver Versi was invited to attend this important conference. Here is …

Mauritius Island of learning

Mauritius Island of learning has its sights on becoming an active player in higher education by providing opportunities for foreign students, targeting mainly African and …