#50ansMoris – The eternal devaluation debate of the Mauritian rupee

[L’Express] What should the value of the rupee be? This debate is as old as the country itself. In 1968, the pages of «l’express» hosted an article extolling the benefits of devaluation: exports would be cheaper and more competitive, more expensive imports would lead to more consumption of home-based industries (these, remember, were the import substitution days).

[L'Express] What should the value of the rupee be? This debate is as old as the country itself. In 1968, the pages of «l'express» hosted an article extolling the benefits of devaluation: exports would be cheaper and more competitive, more expensive imports would lead to more consumption of home-based industries (these, remember, were the import substitution days).

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Jacob Zuma’s Exit, a Political Hyper-Drama

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma is under pressure. That it’s not quite going his way emerged strongly when Parliament, in an unprecedented move, postponed the State of the Nation Address with only a day to go. But it’s politics, and nothing is st…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma is under pressure. That it's not quite going his way emerged strongly when Parliament, in an unprecedented move, postponed the State of the Nation Address with only a day to go. But it's politics, and nothing is straightforward. And so Wednesday's urgent special ANC National Executive Committee meeting set to discuss Zuma's future was cancelled late on Tuesday evening. It's a political Mexican stand-off.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Safer Internet Day 2018 Promotes More Responsible Use of Internet

[Government of Mauritius] A workshop, endorsing a safer internet environment where technology is used responsibly, was held yesterday at Sir Abdool Raman Osman State College, Phoenix, in the context of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2018. The Minister of Tec…

[Government of Mauritius] A workshop, endorsing a safer internet environment where technology is used responsibly, was held yesterday at Sir Abdool Raman Osman State College, Phoenix, in the context of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2018. The Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden, and the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, were present for the event.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Mining Legislation in Africa Gone Back to Colonial Days

[Alternative Mining Indaba] Mining in Africa has reverted to the pre-independence days of colonialism in which legal regimes exist primarily to facilitate profit for mine owners, according to Dr Yao Graham, executive director of Third World Network in …

[Alternative Mining Indaba] Mining in Africa has reverted to the pre-independence days of colonialism in which legal regimes exist primarily to facilitate profit for mine owners, according to Dr Yao Graham, executive director of Third World Network in Ghana.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SADR Has the Right to Demand AU Military Intervention If Morocco Rejects Peaceful Solution

[SPS] Algiers -“The SADR, as a member country of the AU has the right to demand the AU military intervention if Morocco refuses the peaceful solution to Western Sahara conflict and if it rejects the direct negotiations, proposed by UN Special Envoy Hor…

[SPS] Algiers -"The SADR, as a member country of the AU has the right to demand the AU military intervention if Morocco refuses the peaceful solution to Western Sahara conflict and if it rejects the direct negotiations, proposed by UN Special Envoy Horst Kohler," Sahrawi Foreign Minister, Mohamed Salem Ould Salek told a news conference he hosted at the headquarters of the Sahrawi Embassy in Algiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Western Sahara

Resolve Cameroon Crisis, Save Nigeria From Refugee Problem, Ikimi Urges AU

[Vanguard] Warri -African Union has been urged to take urgent steps towards resolving the crisis in Cameroon, stressing that the move will save Akwa Ibom and neighbouring states in Nigeria from the refugee problem that may spill out of the crisis in Ca…

[Vanguard] Warri -African Union has been urged to take urgent steps towards resolving the crisis in Cameroon, stressing that the move will save Akwa Ibom and neighbouring states in Nigeria from the refugee problem that may spill out of the crisis in Cameroun if left unchecked.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Militia Uproots More Congolese to Neighbouring Countries

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -MORE than 8 000 Congolese have fled to neighbouring Burundi and Tanzania over the past week following operations by the military to rid eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of militia groups.

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -MORE than 8 000 Congolese have fled to neighbouring Burundi and Tanzania over the past week following operations by the military to rid eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of militia groups.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

How to Permanently End Fuel Scarcity – Dogara

[Premium Times] The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said local refining of crude is the only way to make fuel available and easily accessible to all Nigerians.

[Premium Times] The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said local refining of crude is the only way to make fuel available and easily accessible to all Nigerians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria