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

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

- The 27-year-old Co Tyrone teacher, who was the only daughter of Tyrone gaelic football manager Mickey Harte, was strangled in her room in the luxury Legends hotel in Mauritius in 2011. Two former hotel workers were acquitted of the crime after a high-profile trial on the holiday island in the summer of 2012. John McAreavey will travel to Mauritius at the weekend and hold a press conference on Tuesday
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Premier Majaliwa charms Mauritius investors

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Premier Majaliwa charms Mauritius investors

- Dar es Salaam. Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has appealed to invest in Mauritius to come and establish their ventures in Tanzania noting that the country has favourable investment climate. He made the remarks yesterday after visiting fish processing factory in Port Louis called Mer des Mascareignes. He noted that Tanzania has ample opportunities for fish processing noting that there was no single fish processing plant alongside more than 1,000km of costal line from Mtwara to Tanga
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Tanzania, Mauritius sign pact on tourism

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Tanzania, Mauritius sign pact on tourism

- Dar es Salaam. Tanzania and Mauritius have signed a tourism memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly market the two destinations targeting the US, Australia, China, India and other countries in Europe. Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) managing director Ms Devota Mdachi and her counterpart from Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) Mr Kevin Ramkaloan signed the one-year renewable deal in Berlin on Saturday during the ITB event, the world’s largest travel trade show
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TUSKER SEEK EARLY GOALS: Brewers off to Mauritius, Court halts new KPL fixtures

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TUSKER SEEK EARLY GOALS: Brewers off to Mauritius, Court halts new KPL fixtures

- Tusker coach George ‘Best’ Nsimbe insists they will go for early goals against AS Port Louis in the return leg of their preliminary round of Caf Champions League on Sunday. The Kenyan champions find themselves in a tough situation after drawing 1-1 in the first leg match last weekend. Tusker fly out to Mauritius today afternoon, determined to make it to the first round of the tournament. “It is not
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‘Lost continent’ found under Mauritius in the Indian Ocean

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‘Lost continent’ found under Mauritius in the Indian Ocean

- Found — one lost continent, hiding underneath a tropical holiday destination. It might sound implausible, but deep at the bottom of the Indian Ocean, a research team, led by South Africa’s University of the Witwatersrand, has found pieces of an ancient continent. The lava-covered piece of continent, dubbed ‘Mauritia,’ was found under the popular island of Mauritius. According to the report published this week in the journal Nature Communications, the
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Mauritius prime minister resigns in favor of his son

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Mauritius prime minister resigns in favor of his son

- PORT LOUIS The 86-year-old prime minister of Mauritius said on Saturday that he would resign on Jan. 23 and hand power to his son, who is the current finance minister. Anerood Jugnauth, who has presided over steady economic growth, said in a televised speech he would continue to serve in government in another, unspecified capacity. "The time has come for the country to have a young leadership that
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Kenya, Mauritius set to be Africa’s financial hubs

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Kenya, Mauritius set to be Africa’s financial hubs

- President Uhuru Kenyatta said Kenya and Mauritius need to complement each other as the two nations have a similar approach in economic development. The President spoke when he met the Mauritius Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade Minister, Mr Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo, who paid him a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi. The Head of State said the two countries will sign agreements that will ensure Kenya and Mauritius become
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SBM Bank of Mauritius closer to Kenya’s entry

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SBM Bank of Mauritius closer to Kenya’s entry

- Fidelity Bank’s shareholders raced against time to approve the proposed sale to SBM Holdings of Mauritius before end of financial year on December 31, the Central Bank said yesterday. The regulator said the struggling bottom-tier lender’s board and shareholders okayed the deal on December 21 and 28, respectively. “Following SBM Group’s preparedness for the conclusion of the transaction at the earliest, with necessary capital infusion, FCBL held a board meeting
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  • Murdered Mauritius woman Janice Farman wanted to return home
    Murdered Mauritius woman Janice Farman wanted to return home

    , bbc.co.uk

    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
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Politics & Government

  • Kenya, Mauritius set to be Africa’s financial hubs
    Kenya, Mauritius set to be Africa’s financial hubs

    , kassweekly.co.ke

    President Uhuru Kenyatta said Kenya and Mauritius need to complement each other as the two nations have a similar approach in economic development. The President spoke when he met the Mauritius Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade Minister, Mr Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo, who paid him a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi. The Head of State said the two countries will sign agreements that will ensure Kenya and Mauritius become
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  • Lesotho thump Mauritius in opener
    Lesotho thump Mauritius in opener

    , supersport.com

    Lesotho thump Mauritius in opener Lesotho got their 2016 COSAFA Cup tournament off to the perfect start with an impressive 3-0 win over Mauritius in a Group B match at the Independence Stadium in Windhoek on Sunday. The win sees Lesotho at the top of the group with three points after one game while Mauritius prop-up the bottom of the standings. The other two teams in Group B, Angola
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Business

  • Tanzania, Mauritius sign pact on tourism
    Tanzania, Mauritius sign pact on tourism

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Dar es Salaam. Tanzania and Mauritius have signed a tourism memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly market the two destinations targeting the US, Australia, China, India and other countries in Europe. Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) managing director Ms Devota Mdachi and her counterpart from Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) Mr Kevin Ramkaloan signed the one-year renewable deal in Berlin on Saturday during the ITB event, the world’s largest travel trade show
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Society & Culture

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

    , independent.ie

    The 27-year-old Co Tyrone teacher, who was the only daughter of Tyrone gaelic football manager Mickey Harte, was strangled in her room in the luxury Legends hotel in Mauritius in 2011. Two former hotel workers were acquitted of the crime after a high-profile trial on the holiday island in the summer of 2012. John McAreavey will travel to Mauritius at the weekend and hold a press conference on Tuesday
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Travel & Recreation

  • Underwater waterfall and 12 other Mauritius must-sees
    Underwater waterfall and 12 other Mauritius must-sees

    , cnn.com

    (CNN)No one needs help finding a beautiful beach in Mauritius, but there's tons to explore away from the water as well. For a small nation, Mauritius overflows with scenic hikes through the mountains, holy pilgrimage sites, amazing food and historic areas that trace the island's globe-spanning history. Underwater waterfall Just off the coast of Le Morne, on the island's southwest, Mauritius offers a spectacular illusion
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Law & Crime

  • Murdered Mauritius woman Janice Farman wanted to return home
    Murdered Mauritius woman Janice Farman wanted to return home

    , bbc.co.uk

    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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