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Global role for Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim has been named the vice-chairman and trustee of the Planet Earth Institute (PEI). The organisation is striving for the scientific independence of Africa. South Africa is also actively engaging young people to take up careers in the Stem fields.

Meet the new president of Mauritius

The island of Mauritius has a new president, biologist and scientist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim. Despite getting the role sooner than she expected, Gurib-Fakim has high hopes of creating meaningful change.

growth south africa hospitality sector

Growth spurt predicted for South Africa’s hospitality sector

More foreign visitors and rising room rates have boosted South Africa's hotel industry, with further growth expected over the next five years. But the impact of new visa regulations, which are intended to protect South Africa, on tourism remains to be seen.

Guy Scott: Zambia’s impolitic white leader

His lineage bars Guy Scott from running for president – only those with Zambian-born parents may do so – but for the next 90 days he will run the nation until elections are held. Outside the country, his race is of the most significance; in Zambia, however, his ability to do the job is far more relevant.

Cooperating to cut down piracy

South Africa has become the 19th signatory to the International Maritime Organisation's Djibouti Code of Conduct, aimed at tackling the escalating pirate activity in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden.
Maritime piracy under the spotlight

Mauritius joins 2010 hospitality team

Mauritius joins 2010 hospitality team

Mauritius has teamed up with Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland and hosts South Africa in a top line-up of southern African accommodation providers for the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

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