Mauritius

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Mauritius Listeni/məˈrɪʃəs/ (French: Maurice), officially the Republic of Mauritius (French: République de Maurice) is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) off the southeast coast of the African continent. The country includes the islands of Mauritius, Rodrigues, 560 kilometres (350 mi) east of the principal island, the islands of Agaléga and Saint Brandon. The islands of Mauritius, Rodrigues and the French department of Réunion 170 km (110 mi) form part of the Mascarene Islands. The area of the country is 2040 km2, its capital is Port Louis.

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  • Country profiles of all the countries in the world.BBC country profile
  • Offers comprehensive, comparable data and analysis of 53 African economies. African Economic Outlook
  • The University of Pretoria’s Centre for Human Rights database has documents on national legislation (Constitution) and reports from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights as well as UN documents. African Human Rights Document database

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Statistics

  • Offers free access to more than 2000 financial, business, health, economic and human development statistics.World Bank statistical data
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  • Provides a compilation of data with maps and graphs from the CIA World Factbook, the UN and the OECD. NationMaster
  • This regularly updated website has a global collection of voter turnout statistics for presidential and parliamentary elections since 1945. International IDEA: Voter Turnout

Internet resources

  • Compiled by the University Library of Johann Christian Senckenberg in Frankfurt on the Main and the GIGA Information Centre: Africa Library in Hamburg. Has a database of Internet resources with more than 4900 websites on Sub-Saharan Africa. ilissAfrica internet resources
  • Links to freely available Africa-related material provided by the Nordic Africa Institute. Guide to Africa on the Internet
  • Is a guide to Africa-related Internet resources prepared by Stanford University Libraries. A guide to Africa-related Internet resources

Movies and images

  • Lists more than 1300 films/documentaries on a specific country in the library catalogue of the African Studies Centre (ASC) in Leiden. African films at the ASC

Music

  • Discographic database of African and Caribbean music at Le MediaPort de l'INA (L'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel). Afromix African music
  • Provides access to the Dutch-language website of the Stichting Centrale Discotheek (CDR). Muziekweb
  • Provides information on Sega, Asian and rock music and also musical groups and singers from Mauritius. Music of Mauritius (Wikipedia article)

News about Mauritius

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03/23/2017 - 13:15
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[Government of Mauritius] A four-day exhibition on the theme "Water...
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[Government of Mauritius] The Triolet Youth Centre, geared towards...
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03/22/2017 - 13:28
[Government of Mauritius] The African Economic Platform (AEP) is...
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[The Herald] Africa has been urged to take President Mugabe's advice...
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[Government of Mauritius] The Parliamentary Gender Caucus, a...
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03/21/2017 - 08:17
* FY group profit before taxation of 8.1 million rupees versus loss...
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* FY group profit before taxation of 13.4 million rupees versus loss...
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03/17/2017 - 16:33
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius is hosting the Inaugural African...
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[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Civil Service and...
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[Government of Mauritius] The Indian Ocean region holds strong...
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[Government of Mauritius] Nine Mauritian companies will participate...
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[Government of Mauritius] A half-day workshop to discuss on the...
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