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Countries of Origin seek ways to improve the welfare of their migrant workers

Pilot countries include Ethiopia, Kenya, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mauritius and South Africa

60 participants drawn from African Union Member States and Regional Economic Communities (RECs) gathered virtually to validate the Guidelines on Migrant Welfare Programme. The validation workshop was preceded by the presentation of the Report of the status of migrant welfare in selected countries of origin in the East African Community…

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The Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd (“MCB”) USD 1,000,000,000 Dual Tranche Syndicated Term Loan Facility

The Facility comprises two tranches – Tranche A with a tenor of 2 years (bullet repayment) and Tranche B with a tenor of 3 years (bullet repayment)

On [Thursday, 9th] September 2021, on behalf of The Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd (www.MCB.mu) (the “Borrower”, or “MCB”), Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC (“ADCB”), Citi, Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. (“Intesa”), Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (“Mizuho”), Standard Chartered Bank (“SCB”) and SMBC Bank International plc (“SMBC BI”), each as a “Coordinator” and “Bookrunner”…

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    • FIFA has entrusted the African Union of Broadcasting with the Management of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Rights in 17 Sub-Saharan countries
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FIFA has entrusted the African Union of Broadcasting with the Management of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Rights in 17 Sub-Saharan countries

The 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification process is a series of tournaments organized by the six FIFA Confederations

As a prelude to the next FIFA World Cup that will take place in 2022, in Qatar, the African Union of Broadcasting (www.uar-AUB.org ) has been handed the Free-To-Air rights for the Qualifying matches in 17 Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, thus making AUB the exclusive Partner for the commercialization of…

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The Mauritian Diaspora at the Fore of Discussions during a Courtesy Call on the President of the Republic

The courtesy visit was also an opportunity to discuss the current sanitary crisis prevailing across the world as well as the post COVID-19 situation

The friendly bilateral relations between Mauritius and the Republic of France as well as the Mauritian diaspora in France were at the fore of discussions during a courtesy call, this afternoon, by Mrs Prisca Thevenot, spokesperson of the Presidential Movement of Emmanuel Macron, on the President of the Republic, Mr…

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Facebook Marketplace Rolls Out to 37 Countries & Territories Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Marketplace is a convenient destination where people can discover, buy and sell items from others in their local communities

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced the launch of Marketplace to 37 countries and territories in Sub-Saharan Africa, including: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia,…

Source: Republic of Mauritius |

United Kingdom to Support Mauritius in its Climate Change Challenges

The High Commissioner indicated that she had a cordial and productive conversation with the Prime Minister

The United Kingdom’s (UK) commitment to supporting Mauritius in its climate change challenges is clear, stated the High Commissioner of the UK to Mauritius, Ms Charlotte Anik Rachel Pierre, today, following a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis. The High Commissioner indicated…

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Launch of a High Performance Academy in Mauritius

The first class will start on September 02, 2021 and will be composed of 26 athletes (boys and girls) born mostly in 2006

A first in the Mauritian landscape, the launch of a multi-sport Olympic academy to support Mauritian athletes at the highest level. The structure will be based in Moka, a strategic 13 students, which will allow the young athletes to practice 4 hours of sport per day, a real revolution in…

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Coronavirus – A total of 753, 260 Persons in Mauritius Inoculated with First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

The target of inoculating 60% of the population by October 2021 has already been achieved as determined for the Republic of Mauritius to achieve herd immunity

A total of 753 260 persons, representing 60% of the population in the Republic of Mauritius, has been inoculated with a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in the 14 Vaccination Centres across the country. Moreover, 618 018 persons, that is 48% of the population, have received both doses of vaccines against the…

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“High Performance" Sevens Rugby camp in Mauritius

After several months of confinement and after watching the Tokyo Olympic Games, the young rugby players had a tenfold desire to get out their spikes

More than 30 young Mauritian players aged 12 to 16 years old were able to discover the professional world of high level sport through a 5-day training course focused on High Performance. After several months of confinement and after watching the Tokyo Olympic Games, the young rugby players had a…

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Coronavirus – Mauritius: COVID-19: Additional 38,400 Doses of AstraZeneca Vaccine Received Under COVAX Facility

The Minister of Health and Wellness made this announcement at the press briefing of the National Communication Committee on COVID-19

An additional 38,400 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine were received yesterday under the COVAX Facility, and those who have to go abroad, for studies or other reasons, will be given priority to be inoculated with same on Saturday 07 August and Monday 09 August 2021. The Minister of Health and Wellness,…