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Mauritius appoints Renganaden Padayachy as its new finance minister

12 Nov 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

08 Nov 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

07 Nov 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

04 Nov 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.

UPDATE 2-Mauritius says Pope visit supports claim to Chagos Islands

09 Sep 2019

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, Sept 9 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.

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

12 Apr 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

12 Apr 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

11 Apr 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

15 Mar 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 PM says president's decision not to resign is deplorable

15 Mar 2018

PORT LOUIS, March 15 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.

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