Port Louis Mauritius

Mauritius Container Terminal Extension: Work Begins in 2013

That's it. By late July, the Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) will launch a tender for the extension of the Mauritius Container Terminal (MCT). Work will begin next year and be completed by mid-2015.

28 Jun 2012, business.mega.mu

Fair Abercrombie: Mistake That Costs Rs 1.5 million

It will still have to wait until the fair Abercrombie is inaugurated. This time, the mayor of Port-Louis has discovered that the tables for the merchants of fish and meat are too high. Result: break everything and redo.

13 Jun 2012, business.mega.mu

Third Attempt in Port Louis: The Museum of History will Revive?

Third time is good? The mayor of Port-Louis to open the Renovation of the History of the City within weeks.

21 May 2012, business.mega.mu

Port Louis: Big Inconsistencies in Hundreds Accounts

Manipulation took place in hundreds of accounts of the Municipality of Port Louis and major inconsistencies noted. The Lord Mayor Mahmad Kodaboccus ordered an investigation.

12 May 2012, business.mega.mu

Lord Mayor to Instil Street Café Culture in Port Louis

The Independent met with the Lord Mayor, Mahmad Kodabaccus to talk about his vision for a green capital city. He also spoke about his achievements and the new developments taking place in Port Louis under his mayorship.

25 Apr 2012, business.mega.mu

3,000 Adult Trees To Be Planted Along Highway

Around 3,000 adult trees will be planted along the national highway and along the streets to bring down the temperature in Port Louis.

05 Apr 2012, business.mega.mu

Abercrombie: More than 5 Months to Make Fair Runing

Although the new Fair Abercrombie is ready for some months, the growers are still waiting to take possession. It is a matter of days, assures the Lord Mayor.

04 Apr 2012, business.mega.mu

Nouveau Marché à Abercrombie

Après presque un an d’attente, d’ici peu quelque 300 maraîchers pourront intégrer un nouveau marché à Abercrombie.

21 Mar 2012, business.mega.mu

Port Louis: Street Vendors

Street vendors fill the streets and sidewalks. That is the conclusion of the Central Market gardeners, taxi drivers and shopkeepers. Unionists lament what they call "the indifference of the authorities deal with this situation."

20 Mar 2012, business.mega.mu

IBM Expands to Meet Industries’ Demands

International Business Machines (IBM), has announced the expansion of its branch office in Port Louis on Wednesday. The increased presence is expected to strengthen IBM’s ability to provide solutions and services to a rapidly expanding base of customers and partners in the region.

15 Mar 2012, business.mega.mu

45 pictures from Independence Day Celebration (Champs de Mars)

Yesterday evening, I was in Champs de Mars for the official celebrations of the 44th anniversary of the independence and the 20th anniversary of the republic of Mauritius.

13 Mar 2012, Yashvin, pages of my life

Capital to Get New Market

The new Abercrombie market will be ready by next month. An additional sum of Rs 1.5 million has been invested for a separation between the football field and the new market. A sum of Rs 54 million has already been invested in the project.

06 Mar 2012, business.mega.mu

Municipal Infrastructure: Plaine-Verte Pool reopens Tuesday

Good news for swimmers and watersports enthusiasts exercises in the capital. The pool of Plaine-Verte will reopen by next Tuesday.

02 Mar 2012, business.mega.mu

City Centre to be a Pedestrian Zone

The vision of rejuvenating Port Louis into a sustainable capital city is gradually becoming a reality. The Municipal Council of Port Louis is currently working on the concept of transforming the city centre into a pedestrian zone.

27 Jan 2012, motors.mega.mu

Entre Deux Café, Le Carnivore Restaurant Open In Port Louis

Entre Deux Cafe and Le Carnivore restaurant were officially opened on Thursday in the Garden Tower building Port Louis.

16 Dec 2011, business.mega.mu

Five councillors accused of fraud in Port Louis

Raouf Khodabaccus, advisor at the municipality of Port Louis, filed a case against five of his colleagues on October 11.

17 Oct 2011, business.mega.mu

Local Porsche dealer opens new showroom in Port Louis

Local dealer ABC Motors have opened a showroom dedicated to German automaker Porsche. The space will be dedicated to the brand’s product range at Military Road, ABC Centre, Port Louis. The showroom will fall under the responsibility of Porsche France. Ranked amongst the top 20 Mauritian companies specialising in the automobile sector, ABC Motors is [...]

30 Aug 2011, The Independent Daily

‘Port Louis short of social workers’

Social work is a career that deals directly with people experiencing difficulty. “I believe all of us have the desire to be of service to each other. People want to help, and there is a great need to help.” This was stated by lord mayor Mamade Kodabaccus, on Tuesday, at the launch of the book [...]

10 Aug 2011, The Independent Daily

Man dies on bus to Port Louis

Brumbhanund Deenoo, a 63-year-old resident of Riviere Noire, succumbed to a cardiac arrest while he was traveling in bus number 141, going to Port Louis. He complained of respiratory trouble on the bus. However, despite an ambulance waiting for him at the Victoria terminus at Port Louis, he couldn’t be revived as he had already [...]

04 Aug 2011, The Independent Daily

Port Louis can become a model of a green city in Mauritius

The African Mayoral Climate Change Declaration was presented and adopted by the Municipality of Port Louis on Wednesday

28 Jul 2011, business.mega.mu