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Mauritius offers its expertise to increase investment in Africa




The 34th Summit which brought together the heads of State and Government of members of the community for the development of southern Africa (SADC) on 17 and 18 August 2014 at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, the Prime Minister of Mauritius, Navin Ramgoolam, has put forward four axes for Africa: "democracy, good governance and development; the acceleration of regional integration; the increase of economic opportunities for citizens".
 
Navin Ramgoolam suggested Mauritian aid with regard to his experience in this area to increase investment on the Dark Continent, as indicated in the newspaper L'Express of Mauritius.
 
As a reminder, the Mauritian Government in February launched Mauritius Africa Fund, a fund created to encourage local enterprises to deploy their investment on the African continent.
 
With a capital of 500 million rupees (12.195.121 euro) for the next five years, the Mauritius Africa Fund to support investors and Mauritian entrepreneurs in the wake of their economic development in Africa.
 
The specific Fund also makes available to companies of the pay Council services to facilitate investment in Africa.



Fabrice François


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