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27 Dec
The captain and first mate of a freighter that crashed into a coral reef off Mauritius, unleashing the Indian Ocean archipelago's worst environmental disaster
14 Sep
Hospitals are overwhelmed in Mauritius, ventilators are hard to find, and there's no longer enough space at the main cemetery for Covid victims.
24 Sep 2020
On July 25, a cargo ship loaded with thousands of tonnes of fuel ran aground off Mauritius, leading to the worst environmental disaster ever witnessed in the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago.
12 Sep 2020
Thousands of Mauritians marched Saturday for the second time in a month as public anger festers over the government's handling of a devastating oil spill off the coast.
16 Aug 2020
A ship that has leaked more than 1,000 tonnes of oil in pristine waters off the Mauritius coast has split into two, its Japanese operator said Sunday.
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7 Jun 2020
Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent, after Asia. At about 30.3 million km² including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. With 1.3 billion people as of 2018, it accounts for about 16% of the world's human population. All of the five smallest African…
12 Nov 2019
Mauritius's incumbent Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth was sworn in for a five-year term on Tuesday after elections in which his coalition consolidated its grip on parliament.
8 Nov 2019
Counting was underway Friday in Mauritius following a strong turnout in an election to decide who will govern one of Africa's wealthiest and most stable democracies for the next five years.
6 Nov 2019
Home-based members of the Nigeria rugby national 7s team (Black Stallions) will depart the country today to join their foreign-based counterparts in the Rugby Africa Sevens Olympic qualifiers billed to take place in Johannesburg this weekend.
5 Nov 2019
Mauritians will vote Thursday in an election that will see Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth vie to win a popular mandate two years after he was handed the top job when his father stepped down.
4 Nov 2019
The African region is seeking an amendment to Annex A to the Minamata Convention on Mercury by moving dental amalgam from Part ll to Part l of Annex A. The African amendment on amalgam proposed by Botswana, Chad, Gabon, Guinea Bissau, Niger...
24 Oct 2019
At a public function organized by the government a few years ago, there was a chanced meeting between a former public servant who had been a part of the Golden age of the public service in the immediate post-independence period and a new public servant who came in at the point of the democratic turn in Nigeria.

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