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[Vidéo] 7 Summits Africa : les deux alpinistes mauriciens racontent leur aventure au sommet

La passion pour l’aventure les a poussés à faire face au froid et aux conditions extrêmes en haute altitude. En participant au 7 Summits Africa, Xavier Koenig et Teshil Gangaram, deux Mauriciens, ont gravi sept sommets africains dont le plus emblématique et le plus haut : le Mont Kilimandjaro. Après un mois d’aventure au Kenya, en Ouganda et en Tanzanie, les deux alpinistes sponsorisés par la MUA sont de retour

Xavier Koenig et Teshil Gangaram ont atteint les sommets africains

Ils se disent «satisfait et heureux» mais aussi «assoiffés» de nouvelles aventures. Les Mauriciens Xavier Koenig et Teshil Gangaram sont de retour dans l’île après avoir affronté plusieurs sommets africains. Dans le cadre du programme 7 Summits Africa, Teshil Gangaram et Xavier Koenig s’étaient imposé un challenge : gravir sept sommets africains en 4 semaines. Ils ont relevé le défi haut la main en escaladant le sommet le plus haut

[Vidéo] Mardemootoo Solicitors devient Dentons Mauritius : «Cela nous force à nous améliorer»

Dans le but de former un cabinet d’avocats panafricains, Mardemootoo Solicitors s’associe au cabinet international Dentons pour former «Dentons Mauritius LLP». Cette association, estime Sivakumaren (Robin) Mardemootoo, Managing Partner de Dentons Mauritius LLP, permettra aux d’offrir à ses clients de profiter de l’expérience et du talent d’avocats opérant dans 77 pays. Il ajoute que l’arrivée de Dentons à Maurice signifie que «la juridiction se développe». Un moyen également d’évoluer sur une

Africa: Rich nations take much more from continent than they give in aid

Rich nations take much more from Africa than they give in aid, according to research released by a coalition of African and UK partners. While Africa is receiving less than $30 billion (approx Rs 915 billion) in aid each year on average; the continent is losing $192 billion (approx Rs 5,856 billion) annually in other resource flows, mainly to the same countries that provide that aid. This clearly demonstrates that

Mauritius financial services major AfrAsia Bank opens office in London

After Johannesburg and Cape Town, AfrAsia Bank has opened its third representative office in London, enabling the Bank to have a physical presence in what remains the world’s leading financial centre. This step confirms AfrAsia Bank’s established strategy and aspiration to be the leading bank in the region, in line with promoting Mauritius as a regional and financial business centre of excellence. After six years of growth, the Bank is

Increased capacity in African aviation to strengthen economies, improve security

A report recently released by independent think tank, Think Security Africa (TSA), sheds light on how, besides strengthening African economies, increased capacity in the Africa’s aviation sector can also serve to improve national security and access to humanitarian aid. The study cites that one of the key impediments to improving capacity in aviation is that many African governments lack the resources to build and improve capacity in this crucial sector.

Mauritius ranked first in African Index on Economic Transformation

The island economy ranked first in the African Index on Economic Transformation and Depth compared to 20 other African countries, according to the latest report by the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET). However, the island, which is trying to position itself as an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) hub,could only manage the 14thrank in technology. Mauritius is followed by South Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Uganda, Kenya, and Gabon as

[Financial Expert Speak] Shamima Mallam Hassam, BOI: Mauritius sees Africa as partner

AfricaMoney spoke to Shamima Mallam Hassam, Senior Director, Board of Investment (BOI), on how Mauritius can help the African continent realise its destiny. Just back from the Partnership Summit hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the senior director noted that Mauritius must diversify investment destinations, especially in context of the tax treaty uncertainty with India. Mauritius is poised to become the main gateway to Africa. What makes it

Mauritius’ Bramer Bank in talks to merge with major African bank

Mauritian financial services major Bramer Bank is currently holding discussions with a major African bank for a possible merger. The management stated that Bramer Bank has ambitious expansion plans for Africa and such a partnership would give it a major advantage in accessing new markets on the continent which are yet underpenetrated. “The opportunity to work with a large African bank would give us direct access to a huge market

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