Mauritius Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. March for Our Lives events pop up in London, Tokyo, and even parts of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | Washington Examiner

    ... to call for change and create awareness of what activists have said is an epidemic of violence in schools. On Mauritius, the island nation off the southeastern coast of Africa, around 10 people marched through the capital city of Port Louis, ...

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  2. Mauritius:Mauritius Export Association Contributed Greatly to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    The Mauritius Export Association , which has been at the forefront to support its members by extending valuable advice, facilitating logistics activities, and implementing training programmes that are highly critical for the export sector, has greatly contributed to the economic growth of the country. MEXA's sense of entrepreneurship and innovation provides great opportunities for economic growth, prosperity and inclusion.

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  3. No weak team in Africa - Aduana Stars coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Ghanamma.com

    ... his time only in the less glamorous Confederation Cup. Fosa Juniors, on the other hand, beat AS Port-Louis 2000 of Mauritius 3-0 on aggregate in the Confederation Cup first round to make the playoffs.

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  4. A to P 5: Whole Lotta DredgingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2018 | Tugster

    ... the stern and in front of Taboga. The two here are Magellano 1800 above and Verrazzano 1800 below, both flagged Mauritius (Port Louis) like the JDN tug we saw here . And finally, that's Filippo B in the distance coming back in toward the Pacificside ...

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  5. NASA's GPM observes Tropical Cyclone Eliakim forming near MadagascarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    ... south latitude and 53.9 degrees east longitude. That's approximately 368 miles north-northwest of Port Louis, Mauritius. The western quadrant of the storm is already affecting northern Madagascar. Eliakim was moving to the southwest at 9.7 mph (8 ...

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  6. .com | Mauritius celebrates 50 years of independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | News24

    Zimbabwean former leader Robert Mugabe, 94, has reportedly expressed his bitterness over the "way he was toppled", saying he is not ready for talks with his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Port Louis - The island nation of Mauritius celebrated its 50th year of independence Monday with fireworks and entertainment, just days after a financial scandal forced its president to announce plans to resign.

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  7. Mauritius:Mauritius Turns 50 - How Far Has It Come?Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    Mauritius is marking 50 years of independence. The island nation is seen as a success story but the celebration is marred by a political scandal which may cause the country's president to step down.

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  8. Mauritius celebrates 50 years of independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    PORT LOUIS: The island nation of Mauritius celebrated its 50th year of independence Monday with fireworks and entertainment, just days after a financial scandal forced its president to announce plans to resign. Mauritius, a picturesque Indian Ocean island beloved by tourists switched hands between the Dutch, French and British before attaining independence in 1968.

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  9. President Kovind meets Mauritius counterpartRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2018 | Newkerala.com

    Port Louis [Mauritius], Mar 11 : President Ram Nath Kovind and first lady Savita Kovind met President of the Republic of Mauritius Dr Ameenah Gurib at Le Reduit here on Sunday. President Kovind, who is on a five-day visit to the island nations of Madagascar and Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, will be the chief guest at the celebration commemorating the 50th year of the independence of Mauritius.

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  10. Mauritius at 50: 25 things to see and do while you're on the Indian Ocean islandRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2018 | Metro

    ... to do and see when visiting this island in the Indian Ocean. The Tamarind Falls (or Seven Cascades) is the one of Mauritius's canyons and is not to be missed. Located in south-west Mauritius, it is an amazing combination of 11 waterfalls, mountains, ...

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  11. National Day of MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Manila Bulletin

    The Republic of Mauritius, a volcanic island nation located in the southwest part of the Indian Ocean, celebrates its national day today. This annual celebration commemorates the country's independence from the British rule in 1968 and the official establishment of the Mauritian Republic in 1992.

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  12. His Majesty Sultan Qaboos congratulates President of MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Times of Oman

    In his cable, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said expressed his sincere congratulations along with his best wishes to President Dr. Ameenah Gurib Fakim of Mauritius and the friendly people of her country. Photo-File In his cable, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said expressed his sincere congratulations along with his best wishes to President Dr. Ameenah Gurib Fakim of Mauritius and the friendly people of her country.

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  13. Chris Hutchinson discovers exotic islands, wonders of Africa and the ZulusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    ... my imagination. I was further enthused when I read Boudicca would also be visiting exotic Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius and Reunion, in addition Mozambique, I had to find out more. The tour staff, whose in-depth knowledge of their wide range of ...

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  14. Mauritius president to resign over financial scandal claims: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim is to resign after becoming embroiled in a financial scandal, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth announced on Friday. Gurib-Fakim, who is the only female head of state in Africa, has been accused of using a bank card provided by an NGO to make personal purchases and will step down after ceremonies to mark the 50th anniversary of independence on March 12. "The President of the Republic told me that she would resign from office and we agreed on the date of her departure," Jugnauth told reporters in Port Louis, capital of the Indian Ocean archipelago nation without revealing the chosen date.

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  15. Mauritius president said to resign over scandal, but insists she's still in postRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    Ameenah Gurib-Fakim was appointed to the largely ceremonial post in 2015, as the island nation's first female president, but was accused of using a credit card issued by an international non-governmental organisation to buy clothes and jewellery The president of Mauritius is being forced out of office over allegations that she used a charity's credit card to make excessive purchases for herself. Mauritius, an island nation off the continent's east coast, is set to celebrate its 50th anniversary of independence Monday.

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  16. Africa's lone female head of state is under pressure to resign over alleged scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    The president of Mauritius is apparently being forced out of office over allegations that she used a charity's credit card to make excessive purchases for herself. Ameenah Gurib-Fakin is currently the only female head of state among 55 nations that comprise the African Union.

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  17. Africa's lone female head of state is under pressure to resign over alleged financial scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, seen here in 2015, is under pressure to resign after being implicated in financial scandal. The president of Mauritius is apparently being forced out of office over allegations that she used a charity's credit card to make excessive purchases for herself.

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  18. Mauritius President to resign over expense claims, prime minister saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | KMIZ

    Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said Gurib-Fakim, who was facing impeachment proceedings over the alleged expense irregularities, had agreed to step down after the country's 50-year independence celebrations on March 12. "The President of the Republic told me that she would resign from office and we agreed on the date of her departure," Jugnauth told reporters in Port Louis, the country's capital. The president was left fighting for her political career after local media published a report that she had paid for personal expenses on a credit card given to her by London-based charity Planet Earth Institute in 2016.

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  19. Mauritius President to Step Down Amid Row Over Credit Card SpendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | The New York Times

    The president of Mauritius , who was accused of using a credit card issued by a charity to buy clothes and jewelry worth tens of thousands of dollars, will step down, the prime minister announced on Friday. Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth told reporters that Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, the first female president of the island nation off the east coast of Africa, would resign after Monday, when the country marks its 50th anniversary.

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  20. Mauritius president to resign over financial scandal claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Daily Monitor

    Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim is to resign after becoming embroiled in a financial scandal, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth announced on Friday. Gurib-Fakim, who is the only female head of state in Africa, has been accused of using a bank card provided by an NGO to make personal purchases and will step down after ceremonies to mark the 50th anniversary of independence on March 12. "The President of the Republic told me that she would resign from office and we agreed on the date of her departure," Jugnauth told reporters in Port Louis, capital of the Indian Ocean archipelago nation without revealing the chosen date.

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