Mauritius Newswire (Page 7)

Mauritius Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Would You Row the Indian Ocean? - Lily Buttery, Farringtons SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | This is Local London

    In June 2018, four brave men will start a row across the Indian Ocean from Western Australia, 3600 nautical miles, to Port Louis in Mauritius. Seventy-two days in a twenty-nine-foot-long rowing boat, on what will be an endless cycle of two hours rowing, two hours sleeping, day and night.


  2. Cable Compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Cable System aiming to link South Africa with India, via landings in Mauritius, the autonomous outer island of Rodrigues and the French overseas territory of Reunion. Cable System.


  3. Halifax Stanfield to Host the inaugural Airports Council...Read the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... decision for Halifax Stanfield to host was confirmed last week at the ACI Annual General Assembly in Port Louis, Mauritius, where this year's ASQ Awards Ceremony was held. Halifax Stanfield received recognition for overall passenger satisfaction in ...


  4. East Africa:Work Begins On Indian Ocean Undersea CableRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 |

    ... Indian Ocean islands. The system, which will span 8 850 kilometers, is set for completion in 2019. It will connect Mauritius, Rodrigues, La Reunion, India and South Africa. Arunachalam Kandasamy, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of IOX Cable,said ...


  5. Mauritius:Civil Service Provides Training to Empower Manual Grades WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 |

    A four-day training course: Level 1 Certificate of Achievement in Service and Performance Excellence, targeting employees in the manual grades, was launched yesterday in the presence of the Minister of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms, Mr Eddy Boisszon, at the Fooks House in Port Louis. This joint initiative of the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms and the Civil Service College, Mauritius, aims to provide manual grades workers to understand their roles and responsibilities as well as how they contribute in the organisational structure.


  6. Mauritius:Acquisition of New A350-900 Aircraft Marks New Landmark in Air ConnectivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 |

    Air Mauritius marked a new era in the future of air connectivity with the acquisition of the brand new aircraft A350-900 'Le Morne Brabant'. The new aircraft landed at the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport at Plaisance on 20 October 2017.


  7. Africa's reinsurers' premium may hit record high in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Vanguard

    The latest report from African Reinsurance pulse launched at the 22nd African Reinsurance Forum in Port Louis, Mauritius last week, indicated that the market is expected to benefit from strong underlying growth driven by an expansion of its primary markets with insurance premiums of $68 billion. For 2018, the senior reinsurance and brokerage executives interviewed expect results to improve markedly as the underlying market fundamentals remain largely unscathed from the current decline.


  8. Air Mauritius takes delivery of its brand new A350Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 |

    Air Mauritius will be taking delivery of its brand new A350 today, Friday, 20 October, 2017 during a ceremony, to be held at the SSR International airport, and following the touchdown of the aircraft at 15h00. The A350-900 is a latest generation aircraft equipped with state-of-the-art cabin products and marks the start of a fleet modernisation programme that will see eight new aircraft join the fleet within the next five years.


  9. Incheon Airport named best for 12th consecutive yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Korea Herald

    ... Council International's World Governing Board at the Airport Service Quality Awards held Tuesday in Port Louis, Mauritius. (Incheon Airport) Incheon received a score of 4.99 of a maximum 5 from airport visitors. In addition to best airport ...


  10. The future requires new skills, ECA's Opoku-Mensah tells African governmentsRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | World News Report

    African governments must refocus their education curricula and put in place new programmes that factor in mega trends and 4IR, which is the fourth industrial revolution that is all about connectivity, Economic Commission for Africa's Aida Opoku-Mensah recently said. Ms. Opoku-Mensah, ECA's Special Adviser on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, was speaking at the eLA2017's 12th international conference on ICT for development, education and training that was held in Port Louis, Mauritius.


  11. Incheon airport wins ASQ Awards for 12 consecutive yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | English Dong-A

    ... to Airport Service Quality survey. At the annual Airport Service Quality Awards (ASQ) Ceremony held in Port Louis, Mauritius, Incheon airport attained first place beating 284 airports around the world. The second place title was shared among Mumbai ...


  12. Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Ranked No. 1 by ACIRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 |

    ... the 27th ACI Africa/World annual general assembly, conference and exhibition which was held at Port Louis in Mauritius. The GHIAL CEO while accepting the award on behalf of Hyderabad Airport said it is a boosts to 'Brand Hyderabad'. "It has been an ...


  13. Hyderabada s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport ranks No. 1 in service qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The Indian Express

    ... Company South Africa, Bongani Maseko, during the 27th ACI Africa/world annual general assembly at Port Louis in Mauritius on Tuesday. An ASQ survey shows that Hyderabad airport steadily improved its score from 4.4 in 2009 to 4.9 in 2016 (measured on ...


  14. Airports Council International World launches the Airport Excellence (APEX) in Security programmeRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    , taking place from 16-18 October in Port Louis, Mauritius. The launch kicked off the third day of the conference, where industry leaders from around the world have convened to explore solutions to a wide range of challenges under the theme "Bold ...


  15. 27th ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition kicks-off in MauritiusRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The conference is hosted by Airports of Mauritius . Over 500 aviation professionals gathered for the Official Opening of the conference, where welcoming remarks were given by Johnny Dumazel, Chairman, AML & ATOL; Angela Gittens, Director General, ACI World; Declan Collier, Chief Executive Officer, London City Airport and Chair, ACI World; and, Engineer Saleh Dumona, Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria and President, ACI Africa.


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    Oct 15, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    ... H.E. Yoweri Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda; H.E. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of the Republic of Mauritius; and H.E. Edgar Lungu, President of Zambia; along with a long list of ministers, senior government officials, young African ...


  17. Rani Mukerji: My daughter Adira will teach me much more about motherhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... she shot for a special appearance in Aanand L Rai's next, alongside Shah Rukh Khan. And lastly, the actor flew to Mauritius, where she was honoured with the Outstanding Contribution to Cinema Award by the country's government as part of its 50th ...


  18. Rani Mukerji honoured by government of Mauritius for her contribution in Cinema - NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 |

    ... well as abroad. Rani's cinematic career is testimony to her longevity and excellence. Recently the government of Mauritius honoured her with the 'Outstanding Contribution to Cinema Award', as part of their run up to the 50th year of Independence ...


  19. Mauritius' President Brings Lessons From Science, Business to Her OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Voice of America

    President of Mauritius Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim speaks at a summit on water issues in Budapest, Hungary, Nov. 29, 2016. President Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim of Mauritius is part of an exclusive club of women leading African nations.


  20. Climate change requires most urgent mitigation measures, African leaders tell UN AssemblyRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 |

    ... to future generations." Full statement available here Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth of the Republic of Mauritius addresses the general debate of the General Assembly's seventy-second session. UN Photo/Cia Pak Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind ...