Business

Renault : “Il est vraisemblable que le groupe puisse fermer des usines”, selon Lenglet

ÉDITO – Avec un trou de 140 millions d’euros pour l’année 2019, Renault pourrait fermer des usines en Chine et en Europe, notamment en France. Renault vient de publier ses comptes pour l’année 2019, et ils sont très mauvais… Premières pertes depuis la grande crise économique de 2009 en effet, avec un trou de 140...

AU Summit: First continental report on implementation of Agenda 2063 unveiled

The African Development Bank, the United Nations, and the African Union on Saturday acknowledged the significant progress made in implementing Agenda 2063 and urged African countries to go further to fast-track economic transformation. The call was made on Saturday at the launch of the first report on the implementation of Agenda 2063 ahead of the...

Frost & Sullivan Webinar Explores What’s Driving the Global Automotive Industry in 2020

Automakers are embarking on an aggressive electrification, vehicle connectivity and digitalisation strategy in 2020 while shared mobility takes a back seat. The automotive industry is arguably the most significant pillar of the global economy on the strength of its overall contribution. The sector plays a unique role in bringing together most of the major scientific...

Opinion

Reinvent the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Now! Opinion

Reinvent the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Now!

Thiruthiraj A.Pather From a sugar economy in the early 1970s, Mauritius has gradually evolved to an upper middle-income economy. The country’s economic structure now rests on a relatively diversified base, comprising notably sugar production, seafood, textile, ICT-BPO, financial services, tourism and real estate. This economic miracle was made possible, despite the doomy prediction of the...

More educated, less paid: what’s behind the gender gap in Mauritius? Opinion

More educated, less paid: what’s behind the gender gap in Mauritius?

Today, the gender gap in education in middle and high-income countries has mostly disappeared. In some countries, girls outstrip boys in schooling outcomes, yet women earn about 16% less money per hour worked than men (ILO 2018). Mauritius is no exception. According to data from 2016, out of a student population of 33,269 in tertiary...

Techno

Every child needs a personalised learning plan

The pace of innovation in schools has been sluggish, but a new breed of smart tools will make sense of standardised tests – and tailor learning to each pupil If I had to pick between an amazing teacher and amazing technology, I’d pick the teacher every time. But we need to empower these teachers with...

Delta’s CES keynote

Delta’s CES keynote will demonstrate how travel has become an essential part of our lives, and how technology and innovation — combined with the best employees on the planet — will transform the future travel experience for customers across all points of the journey. Ed Bastian, CEO, Delta, was named Delta’s CEO in May 2016...

CES Corporate Keynote: Daimler Keynote

Ola Källenius will present a groundbreaking concept car inspired by one of the most innovative entertainment brands, envisioning a completely new form of interaction between humans, technology and nature. Ola Källenius, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, has been a member of the Board of Management of Daimler...

Samsung’s CES 2020 keynote

Samsung’s CES 2020 keynote will present the company’s vision for revolutionizing the consumer lifestyle, impacting the way people work, play and connect with each other. Mr. Kim will share Samsung’s role in shaping a new consumer experience for global citizens through its cutting-edge technologies, ultimately leading to positive changes in society. Hyun-Suk Kim, President and...

Lifestyle

À l’occasion de la Journée mondiale du cœur, Nestlé lance des programmes de santé et de bien-être en Afrique du Centre et de l’Ouest

L’hypertension artérielle étant l’une des principales causes de décès dans le monde, et certains pays d’Afrique subsaharienne affichant des taux de prévalence de l’hypertension parmi les plus élevés au monde (bit.ly/2ovEFEF), savez-vous comment maintenir votre cœur en bonne santé ? Divers facteurs liés à la santé, notamment le mode de vie, l’âge et les antécédents familiaux,...

Darth Vader balloon takes to the skies above England

A balloon shaped as the head of fictional Star Wars film character Darth Vader is seen flying at the annual Bristol hot air balloon festival in Bristol, Britain, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – A huge Darth Vader mask balloon took to the skies over the western English port of Bristol on Thursday...

New footbridge restores crossing at birthplace of UK’s legendary King Arthur

LONDON (Reuters) – A new narrow footbridge spanning a near 60-metre gorge will open this weekend, restoring a lost crossing to Tintagel castle, legendary birthplace of King Arthur, on the windswept coast of southwest England. Made of steel, local slate and oak, the 5 million pound ($6 million) bridge almost 60 meters above sea level...

World

A travers E-DRC, la RD Congo vante les opportunités d’investissement dans son secteur TIC et télécoms

(Agence Ecofin) – Le ministre des Postes, Télécommunications et Nouvelles technologies de l’information et de la communication (PTNTIC) de la République démocratique du Congo, Augustin Kibassa Maliba, a vanté les opportunités d’investissement dont regorge encore le secteur TIC et télécoms national le 19 février 2020. C’était lors de la toute première édition de E-DRC, la...

La BRVM à la rencontre des investisseurs institutionnels, des ordres professionnels et des entreprises du Bénin

(BRVM) – Les 20 et 21 février 2020, une délégation de la BRVM et du DC/BR conduite par le Directeur Général a, dans le cadre d’une tournée régionale, séjourné à Cotonou en vue d’échanger avec les investisseurs institutionnels (Caisse de retraite, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, Compagnies d’assurances), les Ordres professionnels du Bénin (Médecins, Avocats,...