Mauritius


New treaty to protect SA tax base

2015-06-19 18:24

The new double tax treaty between SA and Mauritius is set to come into force next year, after renegotiation to give better protection to the SA tax base.

Mauritius parliament approves first woman president

2015-06-04 12:09

Prominent scientist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim has been approved by the parliament of Mauritius as the Indian Ocean island nation's new president, making her the first woman to hold the ceremonial position.

The Legal Details: How Belvedere kingpins believe Biznews defamed them

2015-04-29 16:02

The Belvedere duo’s lawyer appears to believe his clients’ innocence lies in our hands so is demanding Biznews publish a “prominent and full” retraction.

Mauritius holds repo rate at 4.65%

2015-04-06 13:47

Mauritius' central bank is keeping its repo rate unchanged at 4.65%, says governor Ramesh Basant Roi.

Da Silva: FSB investigating “suspicious” Kellermann investments

2015-04-02 10:50

Caroline da Silva says the FSB’s foreign counterparts have asked for help in tracking “suspicious” investments of money flowing into SA from the alleged Ponzi scheme.

Mauritius jails French drug smuggler

2015-01-30 16:39

A court in Mauritius has sentenced a French woman convicted of smuggling to 20 years in prison after she was caught with prescription drugs.

SA man up for murder in Mauritius

2015-01-11 14:21

A South African businessman has been provisionally charged in a Mauritian court for the murder of his girlfriend after her body was found floating in a resort pool.

SA woman's death in Mauritius being treated as a murder

2015-01-04 11:30

Police in Mauritius have questioned a South African man in connection with the mysterious death of a woman whose body was found in a pool at the luxury Anahita resort on the island.

Zuma congratulates new Mauritius PM

2014-12-18 13:22

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated newly elected Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth.

No clear leader yet in Mauritius poll count

2014-12-11 13:58

A clear leader has yet to emerge from a parliamentary election in Mauritius, as ballots are being counted, election officials say.

 

Murder-accused businessman lays claim against top cop

2015-06-09 12:15

Former top cop Piet Byleveld has finished outlining his defence in the R600 000 defamation case filed against him by a Sandton businessman accused of murder, a report says.

Mauritius president steps down

2015-05-30 07:32

Mauritius president Kailash Purryag has announced that he is stepping down from his position as ceremonial figurehead of the Indian Ocean island nation.

Mauritius Ponzi probe risks extending worst stocks rout

2015-04-20 08:40

A selloff that made Mauritius equities the worst performers in Africa this year risks deepening as a probe into an alleged Ponzi scheme dampens investor sentiment.

New Ponzi scheme found in Mauritius

2015-04-03 16:30

A Ponzi investment scheme has been found at a Mauritian lender and the country's central bank has revoked its banking license and appointed liquidators.

Meet Belvedere Ponzi buster David Marchant – Kellermann’s nemesis

2015-03-25 12:33

David Marchant talks about how he discovered the Belvedere Ponzi, why the SA fraudsters chose Mauritius and the chances of those fleeced getting money back.

SAA cancels flights to Mauritius

2015-01-13 14:11

SA Airways has cancelled its flights between Johannesburg and Port Louis in Mauritius, due to a tropical cyclone, the airline says.

Mauritius caters to more Chinese visitors

2015-01-08 19:55

The Mauritian government says the number of tourists visiting Mauritius rose 4.6% in 2014, driven by increased demand from Europe and China.

SA woman's body found in Mauritius swimming pool – report

2015-01-03 14:05

The Department of International Relations says it is providing assistance in Mauritius following the death of a South African woman whose body was found in a swimming pool at a resort.

Mauritius opposition celebrates landslide victory

2014-12-12 12:04

Mauritius' opposition coalition led by 84-year-old ex-president Anerood Jugnauth is celebrating a landslide victory after taking nearly three-quarters of seats in parliament.

Mauritius to vote over presidency, economy

2014-12-10 12:35

Mauritians are heading to the polls for legislative elections with rival parties promising to boost the economy and battling over the proposed strengthening of presidential powers.

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