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  1. Biolabex's Mauritius R&D lab open for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 |

    Biolabex has opened a manufacturing and R&D laboratory at BioPark Mauritius, a biohub in Vacoas-Phoenix south of the capital Port Louis. The 500 sqm facility houses capacity for analytical and manufacturing services, formulation development and regulatory consulting to the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmetics sectors.


  2. .com | Morocco tops new survey on quality of African urban lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | News24

    Four Moroccan cities, led by Marrakesh, ranked among the top 10 African cities for quality of life in a new survey published on Tuesday. Marrakesh, nicknamed the Ochre City for the walls surrounding its old medina district, clinched the top ranking, with three other Moroccan cities - Casablanca, Rabat and Fez - in the top 10. "They are cities that are not huge, where real work has been done to improve infrastructure, people's quality of life housing in a stable political context," said Swiss urban sociologist Jerome Chenal, who directed the survey.


  3. Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Two New Airbus...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | World News Report

    Today Air Lease Corporation announced long term lease agreements with Air Mauritius for two new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft, outfitted with latest-generation Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines. The aircraft are from ALC's order book with Airbus and are scheduled to deliver in September and October 2018.


  4. City Lodge in R1bn expansion planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 |

    Chief executive Clifford Ross said yesterday that the group believed there were more opportunities, with Kenya's capital Nairobi still able to take one or two of the group's brands, such as a Road Lodge and Town Lodge. Ross said the group also believed it may be able to develop hotels in some of the bigger regional centres in Kenya.


  5. NASA watching remnants of ex-Tropical Cyclone CarlosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | EurekAlert!

    Tropical Cyclone Carlos became sub-tropical and weakened to a remnant low pressure area over the weekend of February 11 and 12. By February 13, as NASA's Terra satellite passed over the remnants, the storm still showed a circulation center. On February 13, 2017, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aboard NASA's Terra satellite spotted the remnant low pressure area of what was formerly Tropical Cyclone Carlos.


  6. Wits shocked in Reunion as 41-year-old scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Peninsula

    Johannesburg: Football supporters in Indian Ocean island Reunion were celebrating Sunday after a 41-year-old scored to give Saint-Louisienne a shock 2-1 CAF Champions League victory over South African visitors Wits. Quadragenarian Willy Visnelda converted a stoppage-time penalty in a tiny palm tree-lined stadium to win a preliminary round first leg match in the premier African club competition.


  7. Tusker FC held to a draw in 1st CAF champions league fixtureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Sportpesa premier league champions Tusker Fc, were held to a one all draw by visitors AS Port Louis 2000 of Mauritius in the preliminary round, first leg match of the Africa Champions league played Saturday at the Moi International Sports center Kasarani. The brewers were leading 1-0 by the end of the first half, but the visitors were rejuvenated in the second half and managed to level the score line.


  8. NASA's spots Tropical Cyclone Carlos' night-time stretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured a night-time look at Tropical Cyclone Carlos in the Southern Indian Ocean on Feb. 9 at 21:18 UTC .... view more NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured a night-time image of Tropical Cyclone Carlos using infrared light that showed the storm was being stretched out. Carlos is being adversely affected by the Westerlies.


  9. Ambitious Tusker Coach eyes Champions League group stageRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Straight up he told on Wednesday that he is looking to guide the brewers to the modern era African Champions League group stage, a feat never before achieved by the Kenyan club. The Ugandan tactician will open his Tusker account in the elite African club competition on Saturday, February 11 at the Moi International Sports Center, Kasarani in Nairobi against AS Port-Louis of Mauritius in a preliminary round, first leg tie.


  10. NASA spots Tropical Cyclone Carlos south of La Reunion IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | EurekAlert!

    NASA's Terra satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Carlos as it moved south of La Reunion Island in the Southern Indian Ocean. On Feb. 9 at 1015 UTC the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite took a visible picture of Tropical Cyclone Carlos.


  11. .com | SA Agulhas II sails into Cape Town: 4 #Green17 environment wins you need to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2014 | News24

    SA's Department of Environmental Affairs, along with friends and family of the researchers on board, have welcomed back the SA Agulhas, South Africa's only dedicated cadet training vessel under command of the South African Maritime Safety Authority , as she returned from Antarctica on Tuesday, 07 February, to the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. Aboard the vessel are the SANAE 55 expedition team, DEA's supporting team, members from the National Department of Public Works, as well as scientists and researchers from various tertiary institutions.


  12. Mauritius: Science, Technology and Innovation Cannot Be Dissociated...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 |

    Science, Technology, Innovation and Research cannot, in whatsoever manner, be dissociated from the concepts of green economies, green societies and sustainable development, said the President of the Republic, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, this morning at Le Sirius, Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, in Port Louis. The President was delivering a keynote address on the theme 'Transitioning from green economies to greener societies through Science' at the launching ceremony of a two-day seminar on Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+.


  13. Mauritius: Construction of New Airport Access Road Progressing SatisfactorilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 |

    Works regarding the construction of a new access road to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport are progressing satisfactorily. The project is expected to be completed on time and within the estimated budget, and abiding to the three principles governing major construction works namely no delays, no cost variations and high quality of work.


  14. 2017 CAF Champions League preliminary round first leg match to beginRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Kenyan Premier League Champions Tusker football club will start their continental assignment away this weekend against AS Port-Louis 2000 from Mauritius in the 2017 CAF Champions League preliminary round first leg match. The Brewers, who will be under the tutelage of new head coach Ugandan George Nsimbe, who replaced double winning tactician Ugandan Paul Nkata [presently with Mombasa based Bandari FC, return to the prestigious African top tier competition for the first time since 2013, where they were eliminated in the first round by Egyptian giants Egypt Al-Ahly.


  15. NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Carlos over La Reunion and MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | EurekAlert!

    VIDEO: In this flyover animation from Feb. 5, the GPM satellite found rain falling at a rate of over 100 mm per hour in intense feeder bands converging into... view more NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Carlos when it was affecting La Reunion and Mauritius islands in the Southern Indian Ocean. The satellite imagery provided a clear picture of how wind shear was affecting the storm.


  16. Poetry anthology on capital cities edited by Indian poet-diplomat launched in LondonRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 |

    London , Feb.2 : CAPITALS, a poetry anthology on the capital cities of the world edited by poet-diplomat Abhay K. was launched at SOAS, University of London yesterday with readings by George Szirtes, Clive Wilmer, Michael Glover, Ahsan Akbar, Saradha Soobrayen, Mathura, Steven J. Fowler and Abhay K. Abhay K. was introduced by by Frances Grahl of SOAS, University of London. She began by reading his poem on San Marino from the anthology and termed the anthology a pioneering work.


  17. Exercise Cutlass Express to BeginRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Marine News

    Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe and the United States, as well as several international organizations, will begin the sixth iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express, Jan. 31. Cutlass Express 2017, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa , is designed to assess and improve combined maritime law enforcement capacity and promote national and regional security in East Africa, inform planning and operations. Cutlass Express 2017 will test participating nations' ability to respond to illicit trafficking, piracy, illegal fishing, and search and rescue situations.


  18. Mauritius: New Prime Minister Sworn InRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 |

    Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth was sworn in as Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius yesterday afternoon at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall, Government House in Port Louis. The Swearing-In Ceremony of the Prime Minister and Ministers was held in the presence of the President of the Republic of Mauritius, Mrs Ameena Gurib-Fakim, and other eminent personalities.


  19. Mauritian Premier Succeeded by Son, Opposition Plans ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Pravind Jugnauth took over as Mauritius's new prime minister, a day after his father resigned and bequeathed the premiership to his son, as the opposition announced plans to demonstrate against the transfer of power. Jugnauth, 55, was sworn in Monday at a ceremony in the capital, Port Louis, and said he would retain his portfolio in the Finance Ministry.


  20. Notes from another small island: make the move to sunnier, easier and more exotic shoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | LandlordZONE News

    Imagine weekends spent in the sun, a life lived outside all year round and that feeling of complete escape. While a better quality of life remains a big reason for relocating off this island to a warmer alternative, there are also financial benefits.