Mauritius Newswire (Page 8)

Mauritius Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Dodo's WEREN'T stupid: Researchers reveals birds had similar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... developed sense of smell. The dodo (Raphus cucullatus) was a large, flightless bird that lived on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. The work, published in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, found that the overall size of the ...

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  2. Study Reveals Dodo Birds Not Stupid as Previously ThoughtRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | Newswise

    ... of the Linnean Society. The dodo (Raphus cucullatus) was a large, flightless bird that lived on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. They were last seen in 1662. In the paper, titled "The first endocast of the extinct dodo and an anatomical ...

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  3. Dodos might have been quite intelligentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Science Blog

    ... brainpower into eyesight. The dodo ( Raphus cucullatus ) was a large, flightless bird that lived on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. They were last seen in 1662. "When the island was discovered in the late 1500s, the dodos living there ...

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  4. Ladies first: The Global Women's Forum underway in DubaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    ... self and filled with a sense of personal and community purpose. Ameenah Gurbi-Fakim, President of the Republic of Mauritius, said she left her comfort zone of salaried security and habit in a university environment and struck out on her own to start ...

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  5. O3O1O O O O3O1UOEO U...O U...O O U O O Uoeo Uoeu OaU Uoe O O UOEO3O ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority met with HE Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of the Republic of Mauritius. Al Tayer emphasised that sustainability is one of key priorities of Dubai and the UAE, and was made evident by the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transform Dubai into a global hub for clean energy and green economy.

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  6. These critically endangered bats and a male sloth are the latest residents at a Pembrokeshire zooRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | IcNetwork

    ... usually have a wing span of around two feet, are native to Rodrigues, an island in the Indian Ocean belonging to Mauritius. The island is now the only place they can be found in the wild. There are currently between 2,000 and 4,000 bats left, but ...

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  7. VIDEO: Tuppee the sloth to hang out at Folly FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Western Telegraph

    ... usually have a wing span of around two feet, are native to Rodrigues, an island in the Indian Ocean belonging to Mauritius. The island is now the only place they can be found in the wild. There are currently between 2,000 and 4,000 bats left, but ...

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  8. Tuppee the sloth to hang out at Folly FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Milford Mercury

    ... usually have a wing span of around two feet, are native to Rodrigues, an island in the Indian Ocean belonging to Mauritius. The island is now the only place they can be found in the wild. There are currently between 2,000 and 4,000 bats left, but ...

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  9. Yanga reschedule flight to MauritiusRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | IPPMEDIA

    The official said the rescheduling has been necessitated as a result of flight availability. The earlier flight that would have enabled the team players and officials to fly by yesterday would have caused extensive delays according to Saleh.

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  10. Sport24.co.za | Sharks to head to Mauritius for 10sRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | News24

    South Africa's Sharks and reigning three-time European champions Toulon of France are the first two sides to confirm their participation in the second World Club 10s, which will be held in the iconic holiday destination of Mauritius from June 18-19. The 10-a-side invitational tournament will again feature Super Rugby franchises and northern-hemisphere clubs in an eight-team event starting with two pools, following the format used in the inaugural World Club 10s two years ago.

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  11. Deal Flow - 10/02: Big Whale Ashish Dhawan founded ChrysCapital...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Janakiram MSV

    ... with revenues ranging from $50 million to $1 billion. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Port Louis, Mauritius with additional offices in Mumbai and New Delhi. Reliance Equity Opportunities Fund sold 2,800,000 shares or 3.81%. The MF ...

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  12. How Canada is funding global LGBT rightsRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Xtra!

    This and other billboards, funded by the Canadian government, lined highways in Mauritius in February 2015 to promote LGBT rights. "Because we ask for respect for our privacy, some people discriminate against us.

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  13. Dubai to host Global Women's ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    ... , managing director of the International Monetary Fund; Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of the Republic of Mauritius; and Emma Bonino , former Italian minister of Foreign Affairs, as well as prominent figures from the public and private sector ...

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  14. Mauritius: China Expresses Interests for Mauritius to Be Part of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The President of the People's Republic of China, Mr Xi Jinping, has expressed interests for Mauritius to be part of the 21st Century new Maritime Silk Road owing to the country's strategic location which position Mauritius as a natural extension of the said Silk Road. This was at the fore of discussions today by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, H.E Mr Wang Yi, during a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, at the Treasury Building in Port Louis.

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  15. How Canada is funding global LGBT rightsRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Xtra!

    This and other billboards, funded by the Canadian government, lined highways in Mauritius in February 2015 to promote LGBT rights. "Because we ask for respect for our privacy, some people discriminate against us.

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  16. Missing yacht being towed to Cape TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    ... ion. There had been sightings last May of what was believed to be the vessel, 600 nautical miles off Port Louis in Mauritius.

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  17. How Canada is funding global LGBT rightsRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Xtra!

    This and other billboards, funded by the Canadian government, lined highways in Mauritius in February 2015 to promote LGBT rights. "Because we ask for respect for our privacy, some people discriminate against us.

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  18. Golden Oil Holdings Limited Subsidiary of African Agriculture Fund,...Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | Sys-Con Media

    01/20/16 -- Golden Oil Holdings Limited ("GOHL"), a wholly owned Mauritius special purpose vehicle subsidiary of African Agriculture Fund, L.L.C. announces that it has acquired by way of private placement, ownership of a convertible debenture (the ...

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  19. How Canada is funding global LGBT rightsRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Xtra!

    This and other billboards, funded by the Canadian government, lined highways in Mauritius in February 2015 to promote LGBT rights. "Because we ask for respect for our privacy, some people discriminate against us.

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  20. See Mauritius in a new light on a bike ride around the islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... where we first spend three days snorkelling, swimming and grazing the eclectic buffet at the Zilwa Attitude hotel. Mauritius has reasonably flat roads running its perimeter, passing coves and fishing villages, coconut groves, rippling fields of ... 28 comments