Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

Pension Fund and Alternative Investment Africa (PIAfrica): Reshaping African markets: Deciphering the Investment Conundrum for Growth

This event offers a distinctive opportunity to explore new investment pathways, particularly within alternative investments, while addressing associated challenges and concerns

The 7th edition of the Pension Fund and Alternative Investment Africa (PIAfrica) Conference will bring together Pension Fund Managers, Investment Managers, Institutional Managers, and industry leaders. This event offers a distinctive opportunity to explore new investment pathways, particularly within alternative investments, while addressing associated challenges and concerns. The conference is scheduled to…

Source: State House – Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles: President Ramkalawan concludes visit in Mauritius

President Ramkalawan for the first time, today also paid a visit to the office of the Honorary Consul for Seychelles in Mauritius

President Wavel Ramkalawan, currently in Mauritius as the Chief Guest for the 189th Anniversary of the abolition of Slavery in Mauritius  attended a special lunch held in his honour, hosted by the President of the Republic of Mauritius, H.E Mr. Pritvirajsingh Roopun, GCSK, at State House, Le Réduit. To conclude…

Source: State House – Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles |

President Ramkalawan calls for Seychelles and Mauritius to reaffirm their commitment to promote and defend the dignity and rights of their people and to continue to be an example for other countries

The Seychelles President underlined that it is also important not to forget all the millions of people around the world who are victims of modern slavery and exploitation today

The Seychelles President today attended the official wreath laying ceremony commemorating the 189th Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery in Mauritius, held at the Le Morne International Slave Route Monument. The ceremony was attended by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius, Hon. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, the Vice President…

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Source: African Leadership Magazine |

Ruto, Kikwete, Other Leaders Headline African Persons of the Year Ceremony - Addis Ababa 2024

Both leaders will deliver keynotes at the ceremonies and shall be presented with the African of the Year Award and the African Peace and Security Leader of the Year Award, respectively

President William Ruto of Kenya and former President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania are set to headline the 12th African Persons of the Year Ceremony, a highly-anticipated event billed for 22 – 23 February 2024 at the Ethiopian Skylight Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Both leaders will deliver keynotes at the…

Source: State House – Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles |

President Ramkalawan arrives in Mauritius for the commemoration of the 189th Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery in Mauritius

Following his arrival, President Ramkalawan paid a courtesy call on the President of the Republic of Mauritius, H.E Mr. Pritvirajsingh Roopun, GCSK, at State House, Le Réduit

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan arrived in Mauritius on Wednesday afternoon as the Chief Guest of the Mauritian Government at the commemoration of the 189th Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery in Mauritius. President Ramkalawan was welcomed at the Sir Seewoosagur  Ramgoolam International Airport by the Prime Minister of…

Source: State House – Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles: President Ramkalawan invited as Chief Guest for the commemoration of 189th Anniversary of the abolition of Slavery in Mauritius

The event is a tribute to the countless and nameless men, women and children who have contributed to the building of our various nations

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr Wavel Ramkalawan has been invited by the Prime Minister of Mauritius, H.E Pravin Jugnauth as the Chief Guest at the commemoration of the 189th Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery in Mauritius. The official ceremony will be held on 1 February 2024,…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Bank and United Kingdom (UK) announce Mauritius as a beneficiary of unlocked climate finance from the landmark Room to Run Sovereign Program

This will allow Mauritius to continue its path of energy transition and enable the integration of renewable energy and achieve the target of 60% renewable energy in the electricity generation mix by 2030

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) and the United Kingdom have announced the selection of the Gas Insulated Switchgear Substations Project in Mauritius as a beneficiary project under the Room to Run Sovereign transaction (R2RS) (https://apo-opa.co/3U3D0CP). This means that up to 100% of the $110 million total project cost corresponding to the climate…

Source: State House – Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles |

President Ramkalawan sends a message of condolence to the Prime Minister of Mauritius

The displacement of families and the widespread damage to infrastructure are truly distressing

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan, sent a message of condolence to the Prime Minister of Mauritius, Hon. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth following the recent flooding and loss of lives resulting from Cyclone Belal. In his message, President Ramkalawan, stated that: “We have been following, with a…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Mauritius |

Mauritius tackles anti-microbial resistance through formulation of a second Plan of Action

The 2024-2028 National Action Plan has been designed to provide a contextualized roadmap for confronting AMR in Mauritius

Mauritius has successfully developed its second national action plan on anti-microbial resistance (AMR) 2024-2028, through a three-week robust workshop supported by the World Health Organization. This comes following the evaluation of the first national action plan (NAP) 2018-2022 by the same team from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the…

Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) |

Beau Bassin Rose Hill leads the way in disaster resilience for Mauritius: embracing the Making Cities Resilient 2030 initiative

The Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) initiative, in which Beau Bassin Rose Hill actively participates, is a unique global program that aims to empower cities and towns worldwide to become more resilient against disasters

The township of Beau Bassin Rose Hill sits in the heart of Mauritius. Located in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius, is a Small Island Developing State particularly vulnerable to natural and man-induced disasters, a reality echoed in the World Risk Report 2022, which ranked Mauritius 107th in terms of disaster risk.…