Rajiv Bhujun , the bellboy at Legends Hotel who disappeared from Mauritius before he could give evidence at Michaela McAreavey’s murder trial has returned to the island to speak with detectives involved in the new probe into her death. Police were under pressure to speak with Rajiv Bhujun, who was with her husband John McAreavey [...]The post Bellboy at Legends Hotel to give evidence at Michaela McAreavey’s murder trial appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.
08 Aug 2012, KotZot
The president of the ‘association des travailleurs sociales de l’ile Maurice’ and social worker Aly Lazer reacted to the Prime Minister’s statement in parliament on Tuesday that there is no evidence of drugs known as magic and Ben Laden being used on the Island. “History is repeating itself and the authorities will get the shock [...]The post “Ben Laden” drug is being sold in Mauritius – Ally Lazer appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.
05 Jul 2012, KotZot
The Mauritius Telecom worker was the final defence witness to testify in the trial of Sandip Moneea, 42, and his 32-year-old co-accused Avinash Treebhoowoon. Both of them deny murdering the 27-year-old Ballygawley school teacher during her honeymoon on the island with husband John last January. Dhanraj Lillah, an IT worker, said a call lasting just [...]The post Michaela McAreavey trial – Mauritius Telecom confirms phone call appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.
04 Jul 2012, KotZot
An Austrian firm has come up what it hopes is the next big thing for the mega-rich: a man-made, floating island with a list price of 5.2 million euros , the company’s founder said yesterday. Measuring 20 by 37 metres, the “Orsos Island” has no engine but can be anchored anywhere its owners choose and [...]The post Floating island goes on sale appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.
30 Jun 2012, KotZot
Five years ago Mauritius was facing challenges of a magnitude last seen in the 1960s, when an independent nation was born with seemingly little to offer but sugarcane, beaches and a multi-racial population yearning to succeed. Soaring oil prices threatened to make transportation costs to the archipelago punitive, an end to preferential sugar protocols with [...]
19 Dec 2011, The Independent Daily
The World Bank has ranked Mauritius 9th globally in the Paying Taxes 2012 report of the International Finance Corporation and PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PwC). The island was 11th last year. It remains number one in Africa, despite the increase in its Total Tax Rate to 25 per cent from 24.1 per cent in 2011. The report [...]
15 Nov 2011, The Independent Daily
Union Nationale (UN) leader Ashok Jugnauth said that the country was going through its darkest phase. Speaking at a meeting held on Saturday afternoon at Nelson College, Saint Pierre, Jugnauth said that alliances never work. Following the recent political developments, Jugnauth stressed that the situation was worrying. “People only saw the problem of the Midpoint [...]
29 Aug 2011, The Independent Daily