Expat news in Mauritius

News highlight of the week: Mauritius-France agreement to combat drug trafficking
News highlight of the week: Mauritius-France ...
This week saw the passage of Cyclone Eleanor, a new agreement between France and Mauritius, and the commemoration of the death of singer Kaya.
News highlight of the week: Dengue fever on the rise
News highlight of the week: Dengue fever on ...
This week in Mauritius brings a mix of economic developments, governmental changes, and ongoing health concerns.
News highlight of the week: Mauritius a top 5 most expensive countries in Africa
News highlight of the week: Mauritius a top ...
This week in Mauritius brought news on several fronts: a concerning rise in public debt, Mauritius ranking among the top five most expensive African countries, the announcement of HSC results, and a coral bleaching alert in the south of the island.
Highlights of the week: Closure of the B10 road, outbreak of dengue fever, and depreciation of the rupee
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Highlights of the week: Closure of the B10 ...
This week was marked by the closure of the B10 road, the worrying arrival of a dengue epidemic, the depreciation of the rupee, and finally, a controversial increase in the entry tax.
February 2024 thrills: Sports, culture and festivities
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February 2024 thrills: Sports, culture and ...
Not sure what to do in February? From sports to culture, Expat.com has put together an agenda of events not to be missed this month!  
Human rights: Where does Mauritius stand?
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Human rights: Where does Mauritius stand?
Mauritius is currently at the heart of the United Nations Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review (UPR). While the government highlights the country's progress, the reports highlight major challenges, ranging from prison conditions to press freedom.
Highlights of the week: Thaipoosam Cavadee celebration, School Certificate results, and economic growth
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Highlights of the week: Thaipoosam Cavadee ...
Experience a week of diverse happenings in Mauritius, from the vibrant Thaipoosam Cavadee festival celebrated by Tamil communities to the unveiling of School Certificate results for Mauritian students, as well as Finance Minister Renganaden Padayachy announcing promising economic growth, marking a dynamic period for the island nation.
Highlights of the week: the main threats to Mauritius over the next two years
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Highlights of the week: the main threats to ...
This week's release of the World Economic Forum's annual Global Risks Report sheds light on the challenges ahead for Mauritius, while Cyclone Belal inflicts extensive damage across the island.
Aftermath of cyclone Belal: The toll on Mauritius
Aftermath of cyclone Belal: The toll on ...
Mauritius is grappling with the considerable devastation caused by Cyclone Belal. The cyclone has left significant damage in its wake, confirmed loss of life, and thousands of affected individuals.
Highlights of the week: Heat wave, turmoil in textile sector and trade increase with Africa
Highlights of the week: Heat wave, turmoil ...
This week, the textile industry is in turmoil due to an international scandal, an ongoing heat wave, and newly released figures indicating increased trade with Africa.
Deals for water enthusiasts: Budget-friendly options in Mauritius
Deals for water enthusiasts: Budget-friendly ...
Looking to beat the heat this scorching summer? We've rounded up some fantastic deals on water sports in Mauritius!
Highlights from the first week of 2024: New Metro Express offers
Highlights from the first week of 2024: New ...
This week brought noteworthy developments, including new social measures announced by Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth during his New Year's speech, the launch of ME Privilege Cards by Metro Express Ltd, and the successful conclusion of negotiations for an economic partnership between Mauritius and the United Arab Emirates.
News highlights of the last week of 2023: Marine preservation effort
News highlights of the last week of 2023: ...
This week in Mauritius, there were significant developments focusing on environmental preservation, a case of Malaria detected, and the completion of the GRNO suspension bridge.
Economic review 2023: forecasts from Statistics Mauritius
Economic review 2023: forecasts from ...
In a recent report, Statistics Mauritius presented its annual assessment of the national accounts, providing an optimistic outlook for the local economy. Here are the key points from the report.
News highlights of the week : Cruise terminal inauguration in Port-Louis
News highlights of the week : Cruise ...
The week saw significant events, including the inauguration of a cutting-edge cruise terminal in the capital and the introduction of a new anti-drug campaign and an ecological water management system at Pointe d'Esny Le Village.
Highlights of the week: Pay raise for all employees
Highlights of the week: Pay raise for all ...
This week in Mauritius, the government announced a salary increase, signed multiple agreements with France, and a new study assessed the country's efforts in combating climate change.
What's on the local song of the year playlist this year in Mauritius?
What's on the local song of the year ...
As we bid farewell to the year 2023, we've put together a compilation of standout titles that have defined the musical landscape in Mauritius.
News highlights of the week: Château de Bel Ombre excels at the World Luxury Restaurant Awards
News highlights of the week: Château ...
In Mauritius this week, Château de Bel Ombre has been honored with an award at the World Luxury Restaurant Awards. Additionally, the Bank of Mauritius has decided to maintain the key rate, and new regulations have been introduced regarding the organization of concerts.

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Fruit and veg shortages: How to maintain a balanced diet
Fruit and veg shortages: How to maintain a ...
The vegetable shortage in Mauritius presents a significant challenge for those aiming to maintain a balanced diet. With the cyclone season in full swing, prices have skyrocketed, rendering essentials like tomatoes, onions, and lettuce prohibitively expensive - not to mention the strain on the wallet!
March : Calendar filled with culture and sports events
March : Calendar filled with culture and ...
March is packed with cultural events! From open-air cinema to plays and opera concerts, there's something for everyone. What will you choose?
All you should know about jellyfish in Mauritius
All you should know about jellyfish in ...
While jellyfish are usually found in the open ocean, with the warm temperatures and bad weather, Mauritian lagoons have become havens for these creatures. Jellyfish are as captivating as they cause concern. Here's what you should know about jellyfish.
The best ice cream in Mauritius
The best ice cream in Mauritius
Get ready to indulge in the island's coolest treats this summer! Expat.com has curated a guide to the top ice cream spots, ensuring you stay cool despite the scorching heat.
The astrological outlook for 2024: Embracing the Year of the Wooden Dragon
The astrological outlook for 2024: Embracing ...
With 2023 ushered in by the Water Rabbit, symbolizing hope and temperance, what does 2024 hold for us under the influence of the Wooden Dragon?
Recipe: Why not try out the Gato Lasir for Chinese New Year?
Recipe: Why not try out the Gato Lasir for ...
On February 10th, Sino-Mauritians celebrate the Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival. Why not take this chance to explore the traditional recipe for gato lasir?