02 July 2015
Displaying items by tag: Africa
Friday, 05 June 2015 14:00
It was big leap for Intercontinental Trust when it bagged the Best Corporate Finance Awards at the Private Equity Africa Awards 2015. In this interview, the executive director Françoise Chan expresses her joy about this achievement and discusses upcoming projects.
Published in People
Friday, 29 May 2015 14:00
It has been two years since Mauritius has been benefiting from the expertise of Marietjie Van Der Merwe, a South African, in the field of leadership development and team development. Her vision is to open up the corridors between Africa and Mauritius to a world of expertise exchange.
Friday, 22 May 2015 14:00
The Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) and the Mauritius Institute of Public Accountants (MIPA) hosted the 3rd African Congress of Accountants (ACOA 2015) in Mauritius from 11 to 14 May 2015 at Swami Vivekanda Conference Centre.
Friday, 31 October 2014 14:00
The Tripartite Sectoral Committee of Ministers meeting in Bujumbura, Burundi from 24 – 25 October 2014, agreed that the Tripartite Summit of Heads of State and Government to be held in Egypt in mid-December 2014 would launch the Tripartite Free Trade Area taking into account the fact that the majority of the Tripartite Member/Partner States have made ambitious tariff offers and were agreed on Rules of Origin to be applied in the interim whilst further work continues on product specific Rules of Origin.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00
The 10th Economic Forum of the Indian Ocean Islands (FEIOI), takes place in Moroni Comoros this weekend, 23-25 October 2014. The FEIOI is the most important economic event of the Indian Ocean region. Organised this year by the Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (the UCCIA) under the auspices of the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the Indian Ocean (the UCCIOI) in collaboration with the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), the FEIOI itself is a beacon economic rendez-vous of the region.
Published in Interview
Friday, 22 August 2014 14:00
Prime Minister Dr Navin Ramgoolam, who participated in the 34th Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, has proposed the expertise of Mauritius to accelerate investment on the African continent. Dr Ramgoolam has called for a new global strategy (Expanded Africa Strategy) to boost investment on the continent.
Friday, 08 August 2014 14:00
The Ebola outbreak in Africa has been distressing countries worldwide, including Mauritius. Till today, no case has been registered locally. However, adequate measures are being taken to prevent any outbreak in the country.
Friday, 07 February 2014 14:00
The BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) have been, for a long time, the focus of emerging-market investors. But it is in Africa, a region with the world’s second-fastest growth, where the future big business opportunities lie. In about one-third of the continent’s 55 countries, annual GDP growth is above 6%, and Sub-Saharan Africa grew at an estimated 5.1% pace in 2013.
Friday, 06 December 2013 13:05
Mauritius played a central role at the Angels for Africa fundraising event held on the 30th November 2013 at the Lancaster London Hotel. The event was hosted by ASAHCA (Association of Spouses of African High Commissioners and Ambassadors).
Friday, 06 December 2013 12:38
Mauritius played a central role at the Angels for Africa fundraising event held on 30 November 2013 at the Lancaster London Hotel. The event was hosted by ASAHCA (Association of Spouses of African High Commissioners and Ambassadors).