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Mauritius appoints Renganaden Padayachy as its new finance minister

Nov 12 2019

PORT LOUIS Mauritius has sworn in Renganaden Padayachy as its new finance minister, local media reported on Tuesday, days after incumbent Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth secured another a five-year term.

Mauritius elects incumbent PM for five-year term

Nov 08 2019

PORT LOUIS Mauritius' ruling Militant Socialist Movement (MSM) has won more than half of the seats in parliament, securing incumbent Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth a five-year term, the final election results showed on Friday.

Rivals promise better wealth distribution as Mauritius votes

Nov 07 2019

PORT LOUIS Mauritius held a parliamentary election on Thursday, with the main parties all promising a fairer distribution of wealth on the prosperous Indian Ocean island.

Mauritius' PM touts achievements to fend off challenge in November 7 poll

Nov 04 2019

PORT LOUIS Mauritius' leader Pravind Kumar Jugnauth is banking on accomplishments like a minimum wage law to win a general election on Thursday but could face a tough challenge from two opponents promising to end graft and higher retirement benefits.

Mauritius says Pope visit supports claim to Chagos Islands

Sep 09 2019

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius Authorities in Mauritius cast remarks from Pope Francis during a visit on Monday as a boost for their claim to a chain of islands held by Britain, including one rented to the United States for the Diego Garcia air base. | Video

Investment firm Quantum Global demands to know why Mauritius froze its funds

Apr 12 2018

PORT LOUIS Quantum Global, an investment firm through which Angola's sovereign wealth fund invests much of its cash, demanded on Thursday that Mauritian authorities explain their decision to suspend its business licenses on the island nation.

Investment firm Quantum Global demands to know why Mauritius froze its funds

Apr 12 2018

PORT LOUIS, April 12 Quantum Global, an investment firm through which Angola's sovereign wealth fund invests much of its cash, demanded on Thursday that Mauritian authorities explain their decision to suspend its business licenses on the island nation.

Mauritius freezes funds linked to Angola's sovereign wealth fund

Apr 11 2018

Port Louis Mauritius has frozen bank accounts and suspended business licenses linked to Quantum Global Investment Management, a firm through which Angola's sovereign wealth fund invests much of its cash, according to a court document and a regulatory source.

Mauritius PM says president's decision not to resign is deplorable

Mar 15 2018

PORT LOUIS Mauritian Prime Minister said on Thursday it is deplorable that the country's ceremonial president has failed to follow through on an agreement to resign over a scandal triggered by accusations of financial misconduct.

Mauritius turns to Saudi fuel cargoes after court bans Indian supplies

Dec 08 2017

PORT LOUIS/NEW DELHI The island-nation of Mauritius has started buying fuel from Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco after a court ordered a ban on Indian fuel supplies because of a dispute between the country and a shipping firm.

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