The Volvo Ocean Race, arguably the world’s toughest and most extreme sailing events, hit the shores of Cape Town.
During the Volvo Ocean Race last stopover in 2014-15, the event catapulted South Africa into the international spotlight, and was viewed by over 150 million people around the world, and contributed more than R540-million to the national economy.
Mauritius is the top performing African country with a wealth growth of 230%. An important part of a growing economy, is creating sustainable opportunities for its youth, and Junior Chamber Mauritius has a mandate to do just that. We spoke to Asha Auckloo, the president of JCI Mauritius.
With strong economic headwinds, Africa’s hospitality sector has withstood the storm. PWC released the 7th edition of its Hotels Outlook: 2017-2021, featuring information about hotel accommodation in South Africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Kenya and Tanzania. Mauritius and South Africa had the largest gains at 15.3% and 12.2%, respectively, each benefiting from double-digit growth in foreign tourism.
Ashlea Evans spoke to Olivier Rey, Partner at PWC Mauritius.
TEDxALC hit the shores of Mauritius for the second time. The sold out event brought together a variety of profound speakers, helping spread inspiring ideas to the youth of Mauritius, something that is pertinent right now.
The recent budget highlighted the creation of a digital youth engagement program. Events like these create the perfect stage to connect the bright young minds in Mauritius, and bring them together to learn from influencers who make things move in Africa. Ashlea Evans reports...