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Mauritius attorney general steps down amid money laundering probe

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Juglall gets call-up from Mauritius

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John McAreavey returning to Mauritius to make appeal over honeymoon murder - Independent.ie

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Tanzania, Mauritius sign pact on tourism

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Kenya, Mauritius set to be Africa’s financial hubs

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SBM Bank of Mauritius closer to Kenya’s entry

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Starlets humiliate Mauritius to qualify for COSAFA semis - Capital Sports
Neddy Atieno struck four goals with Mwanahalima’ Dogo’ Adam and Lucy Mukhwana scoring twice as Harambee Starlets qualified for the COSAFA Women’s Championship semi-final with a commanding 11-0 victory over Mauritius in their second group match of the tournament. Atieno stretched her tally of goals in the tournament to seven having scored a hatrick in the opening day 5-2 win over Madagascar with Adam and Mukhwana’s brace added on to goals from Dorcas Shikobe and substitute Cherish Avilia completing the rout   Read More ...
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Mauritius attorney general steps down amid money laundering probe
PORT LOUIS: The attorney general of the island nation of Mauritius stepped down on Wednesday after allegations he had helped launder gambling money. Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth told reporters he wanted an investigation into Ravi Yerrigadoo to be conducted transparently. The Indian Ocean island markets itself as a link between Africa and Asia and is striving to move from an economy mostly based on sugar, textiles and tourism towards offshore banking, business outsourcing, luxury real estate and medical tourism   Read More ...
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Mauritius attorney general steps down amid money laundering probe
PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - The attorney general of the island nation of Mauritius stepped down on Wednesday after allegations he had helped launder gambling money. Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth told reporters he wanted an investigation into Ravi Yerrigadoo to be conducted transparently. The Indian Ocean island markets itself as a link between Africa and Asia and is striving to move from an economy mostly based on sugar, textiles and tourism toward offshore banking, business outsourcing, luxury real estate and medical tourism   Read More ...
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Places: Islands of Africa |  Mauritius |  United States | 
Laureus SA hosts star-studded summit in Mauritius
Cape Town - The second annual Laureus Sport for Good South Africa National Summit was recently hosted in Mauritius and saw over 70 delegates from across South Africa come to together to share insightful ideas and findings covering a multitude of topics all under the banner of Sport for Good and Sport for Development. The three-day summit was attended by representatives from the 26 Laureus supported projects who are currently activated in 100 communities around South Africa as well as the local Hope House project, a Mauritian project founded by a South African couple that uses surfing, carpentry and sewing as a tool to ignite change in the community   Read More ...
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Juglall gets call-up from Mauritius
Nooresh Juglall will not be riding at tomorrow's Hari Raya Haji meeting at Kranji. The Mauritian jockey is neither suspended nor injured, but got the call-up to ride at his hometown's biggest race of the season, the Air Mauritius Maiden Cup this Sunday. The race is over the 2,400m. Juglall was booked by trainer Rameshwar Gujadhur to ride Solar Star, one of the favourites in the Indian Ocean island's blue riband   Read More ...
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India vs Mauritius Live Football Score: India 2-1 Mauritius in second half
India football team will be back in action after a long gap and will like to continue their winning momentum when they take on Mauritius in the first game of the Tri-Nation tournament which also involves Caribbean side St. Kitts & Nevis. While India are focused on keeping the winning run, they need to get in shape for the all-important AFC Asian Cup qualifier   Read More ...
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India vs Mauritius Tri-Nation tournament 2017: When and where to watch India vs Mauritius, live TV coverage, live streaming
India will face Mauritius in the first match of the Tri-nation tournament in Mumbai on Saturday. It will be the first time when India will be facing Mauritius, who are ranked 160th in FIFA rankings. The third team in the tournament is St. Kitts and Nevis. India’s coach Stephen Constantine has indicated that it would be a great opportunity for upcoming young players to play for the national team   Read More ...
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Places: Africa |  Islands of Africa |  Mauritius |  Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 
India to take on Mauritius in opener
India begins its campaign against Mauritius on August 19 at the Mumbai football arena in the Hero tri-nation football series. India will play St. Kitts & Nevis on Aug. 24, a release from the AIFF said on Thursday. The tri-nation series is part of the National team’s preparation for the AFC Asian Cup qualifying away match against Macau which is scheduled for Sept   Read More ...
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Francisco Filho is named as the new coach of Mauritius
Joaquim Francisco Filho, former assistant to Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, has been named as coach of Mauritius. Filho succeeds Belgium-born Congolese Joe Tshupula who announced his resignation after the African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers where Mauritius failed to reach the next round. Filho's main task will be to prepare the national team for the Indian Ocean Islands games, scheduled in Mauritius in 2019   Read More ...
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L&T bags ₹3,375 crore Mauritius metro order
After bagging the Riyadh and the Doha metro projects, engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has bagged the ₹3,375-crore order from the Mauritius government-led Metro Express Limited to design and build an Integrated Light Rail-based Urban Transit System in the African island nation. “We are delighted that we have been able to carry our credentials as the foremost builders of metro and light rail transport systems in India and the Middle East, to Africa too,” said S   Read More ...
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L&T bags Mauritius metro project
After bagging Riyadh and Doha metro, engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has bagged ₹ 3,375-crore order from Mauritius government-led Metro Express Limited to design and build an Integrated Light Rail-based Urban Transit System in the African island nation. “We are delighted that we have been able to carry our credentials as the foremost builders of metro and light rail transport systems in India and the Middle East to Africa too,” said S   Read More ...
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PGA of SA pros making waves in Mauritius
Cape Town - The PGA of South Africa is at the forefront of an exciting growth phase in Mauritius golf, with as many as eight fully qualified South African PGA professionals making their mark in various facets of the island’s golf industry. On the tournament front, Mauritius will this year host its third AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open, a tri-sanctioned tournament between the Sunshine Tour, Asian Tour and European Tour   Read More ...
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Places: Islands of Africa |  Mauritius |  Sub-Saharan |  S Africa |  South Africa | 
Zambia beat hosts Mauritius to win first Cosafa U-17 title
Zambia beat Mauritius 3-0 in the final of the 2017 Cosafa Under-17 Championships at the St Francois Xavier Stadium in Port Louis. Mauritius - in their first ever continental final - held out for over an hour, before Zambia scored three goals in 10 minutes. Captain Prince Mumba, Christopher Phiri and Kingsley Hakwiya were all on target for the Junior Chipolopolo   Read More ...
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Janice Farman's funeral to be held in Mauritius
The funeral of Janice Farman is to be held in Mauritius 20 days after she was killed during a robbery at her home. The service will be held at the St Augustin Church in Petite Rivière Noire. It has been scheduled for 08:00 BST. Three men have appeared in court in connection with the 47-year-old's murder. The programme for her service has been finalised by her former husband Jean Baptiste Moutou   Read More ...
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Tags: Death & Dying |  Funeral | 
Places: Africa |  Islands of Africa |  Mauritius |  Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom |  Scotland | 
Janice Farman's parents thank Mauritius friends for support
The parents of a Scottish woman murdered in Mauritius have written a letter to her friends and colleagues there, thanking them for the love they had shown to their daughter. Three men have appeared in court in connection with her murder. Her parents said they heard about her death through social media and cannot attend her funeral due to ill health   Read More ...
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Places: Africa |  Islands of Africa |  Mauritius |  Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom |  Scotland | 
Tollywood urged to explore filming opportunities in Mauritius
The significance for Telugu film industry to explore the various filming opportunities and rebate schemes that the Mauritius government offered for Indian film industry was highlighted at a meeting organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The Mauritius government has a scheme under which 30-40% rebate was available for shooting in the country. This is by way of the form of reimbursement on audited Qualified Production Expenditure in Mauritius   Read More ...
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DU: Wrong address on paper, 15 Mauritius students stranded
Written by Shradha Chettri | New Delhi | Published:July 21, 2017 5:03 am For 15 students from Mauritius — who landed in Delhi to take admission in DU — the first day in the country turned out to be unforgettable. Darshani (18) landed in Delhi with her father and about 15 people from Mauritius early Thursday morning. She was in the city to take admission in Delhi University after getting a scholarship from the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)   Read More ...
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Places: Africa |  Islands of Africa |  Mauritius |  Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 
Suspects taken to scene of Janice Farman murder in Mauritius
Three men accused of involvement in the murder of a Scottish woman in Mauritius have returned to the crime scene as part of the police investigation. Janice Farman, who was originally from the Clydebank area, was killed at her home on 6 July. Anish Soneea, 18, Ravish Rao Fakhoo and Kamlesh Mansingh, both 25, took part in a police reconstruction of alleged events in Albion   Read More ...
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Places: Africa |  Islands of Africa |  Mauritius |  Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom |  Scotland | 
Teenager charged over murder of Scottish woman in Mauritius
A teenager has been arrested over the murder of a 47-year-old Scottish woman in Mauritius. Jane Farman, who was originally from the Clydebank area, died in a robbery at her home a week ago. The arrest of 18-year-old Anish Soneea, from Quatre Bornes, follows a court appearance by two other men on the Indian Ocean island on Tuesday. Ravish Rao Fakhoo and Kamlesh Mansingh, both 25 and from Quatre Bornes, were charged with murder   Read More ...
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Two arrests in Mauritius Scot murder inquiry
Two young people have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Scottish woman living in Mauritius. Janice Farman, who was 47 and originally from Clydebank, was asphyxiated after masked men raided her home on the Indian Ocean island on Friday. Police believe the pair, who are both from Palma in the town of Quatre Bornes, had been with a third person   Read More ...
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Murdered Mauritius woman Janice Farman wanted to return home
A woman who was murdered at the home she shared with her 10-year-old son in Mauritius had wanted to return to Scotland after being robbed two weeks ago, it has emerged. Janice Farman, who was 47 and originally from Clydebank, told her husband she wanted to leave the Indian Ocean island on Wednesday. She had been in Mauritius since 2004 and was working for a data group   Read More ...
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Briton 'smothered' by robbers in Mauritius
A British woman is believed to have been smothered to death in her own bed - while her autistic son was in the house in Mauritius. Police believe Janice Farman, 47, was killed by robbers, who stole jewellery and money before escaping in her car. Officers were called to the property in Albion at around 1am on Friday and found Ms Farman's body in bed   Read More ...
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Tags: Crimes |  Robberies |  Robbers | 
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British mum murdered in her bed by masked burglars in front of her 10-year-old son during robbery in Mauritius
A Scottish mum has died in Mauritius after she was reportedly smothered to death in her bed in front of her child during a robbery. Janice Farman, 47, from Clydebank, was found dead on Friday after she was attacked by masked raiders in front of her autistic 10-year-old son. The broadcaster said she had been in Mauritius since 2004 and was working on the island as a director of a data services group   Read More ...
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Scot smothered to death in front of son in Mauritius
A 47-year-old woman from Clydebank has died in Mauritius after reportedly being smothered to death in front of her child during a robbery at her home. Janice Farman, who was in the property with her 10-year-old autistic son, was found dead by police on Friday. She had been in Mauritius since 2004 and was working as a director of a data services group in the country   Read More ...
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Call to end Aberystwyth University's Mauritius campus
Aberystwyth University should "pull the plug" on its "struggling" Mauritius campus if it fails to increase student numbers, an AM has said. The campus, which opened in 2015, was built to accommodate 2,000 but has just 106 enrolled students. Plaid Cymru AM Simon Thomas said the venture had been considered an "unwise move" from the outset. The university said it was a "long-term investment" and it was "committed to eliminating losses in Mauritius"   Read More ...
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Galw am 'dynnu'r plwg' ar gampws prifysgol ym Mauritius
Mae angen i Brifysgol Aberystwyth "dynnu'r plwg" ar ei champws ym Mauritius os nad yw'n denu mwy o fyfyrwyr, yn ôl Aelod Cynulliad. Dywedodd Simon Thomas bod nifer o bobl o'r farn mai "cam gwag" oedd mynd i'r ynys yng nghefnfor India yn y lle cyntaf. Mae ffigyrau ddaeth i law Newyddion 9 yn dangos mai 106 o fyfyrwyr sydd wedi cofrestru i astudio ym Mauritius yn yr ail flwyddyn, er bod lle i 2,000   Read More ...
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UNGA requests ICJ advisory opinion on Chagos Archipelago, Mauritius separation
NEW YORK, June 23 (KUNA) -- UN General Assembly adopted a text requesting that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) render an advisory opinion on the legal consequences arising from the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius before that Indian Ocean island nation's independence in the 1960s. Document A/71/L.73 received 94 votes in favour, 15 against, and 65 abstentions. The resolution recalled its 1965 resolution in which it asked the UK not to dismember the territory of Mauritius ahead of its independence in 1968   Read More ...
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India, Mauritius parliaments to cooperate
India and Mauritius on Saturday signed a pact to institutionalise cooperation between the parliaments of the two countries. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Speaker of National Assembly of Mauritius Santi Bai Hanoomanjee after their meeting here. Ms. Mahajan, who is leading an Indian parliamentary delegation to Mauritius, said there is a lot to be learnt by sharing the best practices and experiences as parliamentary democracies   Read More ...
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India And Mauritius Sign Pact On Parliamentary Cooperation
Port Louis, Mauritius: India and Mauritius today signed a pact to institutionalize cooperation between Parliaments of the two countries. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Speaker of National Assembly of Mauritius Santi Bai Hanoomanjee after their meeting in Port Louis. Ms Mahajan, who is leading an Indian parliamentary delegation to Mauritius, said there is a lot to be learnt by sharing the best practices and experiences as parliamentary democracies   Read More ...
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Mauritius is home away for Indians, says LS Speaker
Mauritius is a home away for Indians, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said today as she met President of Mauritius Bibi Ameenah Gurib-Fakim here. Mahajan, who is leading an Indian Parliamentary delegation to Mauritius, said the relationship between the two countries is "of hearts and sentiments" as the two countries are connected by strong cultural links and shared heritage. She noted that India and Mauritius have historically enjoyed excellent, unique and extra-ordinary relations and that the Strategic Partnership and co-operation between them in the international fora augurs well   Read More ...
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50 Scholarships Available To Study, Live & Play In Mauritius, Apply Now - Capital Campus
Mauritius Education Representative host an education fair on 9th June at the Hilton Hotel. According to Trishilla Benydin-Koolwont, Manager at the Board of Investment Mauritius “there is lots on offer in Mauritius.” The tropical island is the ideal place to learn and grow as a student, only 4 hour-flight away from Nairobi, Kenya. In a meeting with businessman and entreprenuer Chris Kirubi, Mauritian officials annopunced they are offering 50 scholarships to students for undergraduate degrees   Read More ...
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Ex-Bok captain to play 10s in Mauritius
Pretoria - Former Springbok captain and current Bulls hooker Adriaan Strauss is set to make his 10s rugby debut at the Beachcomber World Club 10s in Mauritius next week. Strauss, who led the Boks in 2016, will not play for his province at the tournament, but rather for the Africa Pacific Dragons (APD) under the coaching tutelage of former Boks Jaco van der Westhuyzen and Victor Matfield   Read More ...
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Places: Islands of Africa |  Mauritius |  Sub-Saharan |  S Africa |  South Africa |  Gauteng |  Tshwane |  Pretoria | 
Indian Navy vessel with all-woman crew reaches Mauritius
Related News The Indian Navy’s sailing vessel ‘Tarini’, with an all-woman crew, on Tuesday visited Port Louis harbour in Mauritius as part efforts by the two countries to ramp up maritime security cooperation. “Tarini has begun a new chapter in the history of ocean sailing by Indian women, wherein the first Indian all-woman crew of IN would endeavour to circumnavigate the globe in August,” the Navy said in a statement   Read More ...
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Specman in Cheetahs squad for Mauritius trip
Cape Town - Blitzbok star Rosko Specman has been included in the Cheetahs’ squad for the World Club 10s tournament in Mauritius. The tournament takes place at Mauritius’ Anjalay Stadium on June 17 and 18. It was recently announced that Specman would join the Cheetahs and he will play his first match for the franchise in the 10-man code. The Cheetahs team for the trip will be coached by Rory Duncan, the union’s director of rugby and Free State’s Currie Cup coach   Read More ...
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India gives $500 mn aid to Mauritius
India on Saturday announced a $500 million line of credit to Mauritius as the two countries decided to firm up cooperation in the field of maritime security in the Indian Ocean region. The two sides signed a maritime security agreement after extensive talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth. In a statement, Mr. Modi said he and Mr   Read More ...
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Nitish Kumar’s attendance at PM Modi’s lunch in honour of Mauritius prime minister, explained
Written by Kanishka Singh | New Delhi | Updated: May 27, 2017 4:40 pm Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar skipped Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s luncheon invite to attend another high-profile lunch on the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Nitish attended the lunch for a reason he holds close to himself. The guest of honour is Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth who is on a state visit to India   Read More ...
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Bilateral maritime accord will strengthen mutual cooperation and capacities, says PM Modi on deal with Mauritius
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth, who is on a three-day visit to India, and signed a maritime security agreement after extensive talks with the nation. He also announced a $ 500 million line of credit to Mauritius as both the countries resolved to deepen ties in a range of areas including, the maritime domain   Read More ...
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India gives USD 500 million assistance to Mauritius
India today announced a USD 500 million line of credit to Mauritius as the two countries decided to firm up cooperation in the field of maritime security in the Indian Ocean region. The two sides signed a maritime security agreement after extensive talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth. In a statement, Modi said he and Jugnauth agreed that effective management of conventional and non-conventional threats in the Indian Ocean is essential to pursue economic opportunities and provide security to the people of both the countries   Read More ...
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India Announces USD 500 Million Assistance To Mauritius
New Delhi: India today announced a USD 500 million line of credit to Mauritius as the two countries resolved to deepen ties in a range of areas including the maritime domain. The two countries also signed a maritime security agreement after extensive talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth. In a statement, PM Modi said he and Mr Jugnauth agreed that effective management of conventional and non-conventional threats in the Indian Ocean is essential to pursue economic opportunities   Read More ...
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Mauritius reiterates support for India's UNSC permanent membership
Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth on Saturday reiterated his country unwavering support to India's legitimate aspiration for permanent membership of the United Nation Security Council (UNSC). ?I reiterated to PM of India the unwavering support of Mauritius to India's legitimate aspiration for permanent membership of the UNSC,? Prime Minister Jugnauth said during a joint press conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi   Read More ...
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