More debris found with possible MH370 link

2016-05-26 10:33

Three new pieces of debris have been found in Mauritius and in Mozambique that could be linked to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia's transport minister says.

SA, Mauritius debris 'almost certainly' from MH370

2016-05-12 07:17

Two pieces of debris found in South Africa and Mauritius "almost certainly" came from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia said after an expert examination.

Possible MH370 debris found on Mauritius

2016-04-03 08:10

Officials say new debris found by a vacationing couple on Mauritius will be examined to see if it belonged to MH370, just weeks after two Mozambique fragments were linked to the missing flight.

Holiday snaps: Locnville's totally tropical Mauritius vacay is making us so jealous!

2016-03-10 09:28

Brian and Andrew had loads of fun in the sun at the tropical holiday destination known for its beautiful beaches and crystal-clear waters.

Retired policeman held over Air France scare

2015-12-21 18:17

French police have detained a retired policeman over the discovery of a fake bomb on board an Air France flight which made an emergency landing in Kenya, a legal source says.

Mauritius: More than just sand and sun

2015-12-03 15:13

The small island nation of Mauritius, known for it's white beaches and turquoise waters, has transformed into a diversified economy.

France, Mauritius join hunt for MH370 debris

2015-08-07 19:52

France has launched a hunt for more wreckage from the ill-fated MH370 plane off Reunion in a fresh effort to shed light on one of aviation's biggest mysteries.

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.


Unemployment in Mauritius rises slightly

2016-05-19 17:27

Unemployment in Mauritius has increased from 7.8% in 2014 to 7.9% last year as joblessness among women increased slightly.

Hundreds of $ millionaires ditch SA for Mauritius

2016-05-05 11:21

The strong growth in millionaires in Mauritius has been driven by strong economic growth and secure ownership rights and as such has become a major retirement destination.

Mauritius the home for the wealthiest in Africa

2016-03-16 13:40

New research reveals that the inhabitants of Mauritius are the wealthiest in Africa, while the poorest live in Zimbabwe.

Economic forecast for Mauritius

2015-12-23 12:00

The economy of Mauritius has grown less than forecast in September, due to a slowing in the construction and manufacturing sectors, says the statistics bureau.

Mauritius boosts airport security after bomb scare

2015-12-21 17:08

Mauritius has boosted security as a "precaution" after a fake bomb was found on board an Air France flight, but says it is satisfied with the measures it has taken.

Mauritius eyes maritime, Africa links to boost growth

2015-10-07 19:18

Mauritius has a deal with a Chinese firm to develop a $113m fishing port and is working with investors on plans to become a maritime hub for Africa.

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.

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