- Uganda: Panic as Lake Victoria Water Levels Rise Again(Monitor)
- Africa: Trailing Giants - Clues to How People and Giraffes Can Thrive Together(The Conversation Africa)
- Zimbabwe: Gold Panners Diverting Water From Bulawayo Water Supply Dam(New Zimbabwe)
- Africa: 'The Legacy of Wangari Maathai Continues'(Africa Renewal)
- Zimbabwe: Hwange Wins Fight Against Floods(New Zimbabwe)
- Zimbabwe: Landslides Barricade Communities(The Herald)
- Africa: Africa Looks Likely to Continue Relying On Power From Fossil Fuels for Some Time(The Conversation Africa)
- Namibia: Kunene in Grip of Hunger... Omusati and Erongo Also Brace for Drought Misery(New Era)
- Africa: Recreational Hunting, Conservation and Livelihoods - No Clear Evidence Trail(The Conversation Africa)
- Malawi: Minister Tembo Urges Malawians to Embrace Tree Planting Spirit(Nyasa Times)
Mauritius: Electric Buses - The Challenge for Bus Companies and Metro
An initiative in the offing is to operate Electric Buses (EBs) for the feeder services of the Metro. The intent is to finance partly the investment of 30 EBs which would be shared… Read more »
December 31, 2020
Mauritius: China-Mauritius relations - After false starts, how the Free Trade Agreement CAN deepen economic ties
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November 10, 2020
Mauritius: Dhiren Ponnusamy - "We now have the right team in place to deliver a sustainable level of profitability"
The seasoned financial analyst joined Medine Group in 2018 as COO after a long career in international finance. Now, as its acting CEO, he shares his near-term strategies in this… Read more »
October 07, 2020
Mauritius: Top 100 Companies - The Covid-19 putsch
One of the peculiarities of this annual foreword to Top 100 is the fact that there is always some amount of disconnect between the prime focus of this publication, that is the… Read more »
September 28, 2020
Mauritius: Electric Vehicle Mobility - The stakes for Government & CEB
What could well explain the resolute efforts of developed countries to push for electric vehicle mobility? Countries like France are banning sale of petrol, diesel and hybrid cars… Read more »
Mauritius: Jean Maurice Labour - "The problem is that Bruneau Laurette is someone we don't know. There are all sorts of rumours... "
After Cardinal Maurice Piat's homily where he made what was perceived as a political speech indirectly reproaching the government with many scourges in society, we speak to the… Read more »
September 22, 2020
Mauritius: Jean Claude de l'Estrac - "In the Wakashio affair, more than in any other scandal we have seen, it is the prime minister's personal responsibility that is engaged."
Kitchen Politics is a new feature we will be offering in Weekly every month. The interview is conducted in the host's kitchen while s/he is presenting a recipe of his/her choice.… Read more »
August 31, 2020
Mauritius: MV Wakashio - To the decision makers of my country
I followed with great sadness how our institutions failed in managing the catastrophic oil spill of MV Wakashio, resulting in severe damage to our marine and coastal environment to… Read more »
July 07, 2020
Mauritius: Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism Bill
C'est l'explication donnée ce mardi 7 juillet par Mahen Seeruttun concernant les Suspicious Transactions Report. Le ministre repondait a des questions sur le projet de loi… Read more »
May 26, 2020
Mauritius: Mauritian Tourism version 2.0
The Mauritian tourism industry showed signs of a crisis even before the current COVID situation. The growth of international air arrivals was starting to stagnate, and hotel groups… Read more »
May 13, 2020
Mauritius: COVID-19 Bill - No Holds Barred
Former Minister of Financial Services and Economic Development Sushil Kushiram says that the proposed amendments to the Bank of Mauritius Act and the Public Debt Management Act… Read more »
March 18, 2020
Mauritius: Covid-19 - Economic impact and response
We have witnessed two crises of unprecedented dimension in a span of twelve years. The memory of the financial crisis in 2008 is still fresh in our minds. Now the world is gripped… Read more »
Mauritius: Kevin Teeroovengadum - "Rs 25 billion to support and relaunch the economy"
Kevin Teeroovengadum, regular contributor to l'express-économie views the current crisis to be more complex than the financial crisis of 2008. As such, he thinks the world… Read more »
March 02, 2020
Mauritius: Ramesh Basant Roi - "Power corrupts few, weakness corrupts the many"
Former Governor Ramesh Basant Roi issues, in an ongoing conversation with "l'express" on the state of the Mauritian economy, his latest warning about the fiscal and situation: "The… Read more »
February 14, 2020
Mauritius: Mrinal Teelock - "The damage caused to the vehicles by the manganese in the fuel is irreversible"
With the Motor Vehicles Dealers' Association drawing the country's attention to cars being damaged due to the poor quality of petrol, Weekly speaks to its administrative secretary,… Read more »
January 08, 2020
Mauritius: Construction - A key driver of economic growth?
Construction activity being a particular type of investment, a project has both positive and negative macroeconomic effects, explains the author. As the economy approaches… Read more »
October 18, 2019
Mauritius: "The IMF will see the pension increase as madness, especially in such troubled times"
With the announcement of the dissolution of parliament and the date of the general election, Weekly speaks to Jocelyn Chan Low, historian and political observer. He talks about the… Read more »
September 13, 2019
Mauritius: Chetan Ramchurn - "If We Judge Pravind Jugnauth Solely On The Debt Levels And Creation Of New Industries, He Has Failed"
With the loss of a number of members of the Mouvement Militant Mauricien (MMM) in the run up to the general election, Weekly speaks to Chetan Ramchurn, former president of the… Read more »
August 30, 2019
Mauritius: Travelling standing on the tram - How long and how crowded?
Public transport passengers in the country are generally accustomed to travel seated during their journeys. They should be prepared to change this travel habit. The Metro providing… Read more »
Mauritius: Shakeel Mohamed - "This government has backhandedly given a beautiful present to the employers"
As the workers' rights bill was being debated in parliament last week, some unionists accused the previous minister of labour of having made life difficult for employees with the… Read more »
August 07, 2019
Mauritius: Uber's flying taxis - The future of transportation
Multinational transport network company Uber Technologies Inc. is taking it up a notch. After it successfully launched its peer-to-peer ridesharing, ride service hailing, food… Read more »
June 19, 2019
Mauritius: The 2019/20 Budget - Beyond Reasonable Limits
The 2019/20 Budget is aptly summed up by the plethora of mini-measures to provide tax sops and monetary transfers to the population at large, in almost every category and capacity.… Read more »
June 17, 2019
Mauritius: The GM having recourse to the BoM - "It is a hold-up with complicity from inside!"
For the benefit of our readers, would you mind telling us why the independence of the central bank is so important for an economy? Read more »
June 12, 2019
Africa: Kevin Teeroovengadum - "Let's have a more focused african strategy"
What's in the Budget 2019-2020 to consolidate our so-called "Africa Strategy"? Read more »
June 11, 2019
Mauritius: Rekindling the Traditional Sectors
Conscious that the traditional sectors namely Sugar, Tourism and Manufacturing have been experiencing precarious situation and difficulties, Hon. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, has in his… Read more »