Mauritius’ ruling Militant Socialist Movement (MSM) has won more than half of parliamentary seats, securing incumbent Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth a five-year term, interim election results showed on Friday.
Pope Francis was welcomed by palm frond-waving crowds in Mauritius on Monday as he drove past sugarcane fields on his way to the capital, where he said a Mass on a terraced mountainside overlooking the harbour.
Zambia became the second team to score high at the 2019 women’s COSAFA Cup when they thrashed Mauritius 15-0 in a Group B opener at the Wolfson stadium, in Port Elizabeth on Thursday.
The coaches of both Eswatini and Mauritius were content with a draw from their opening match of the Cosafa Cup in Durban on Saturday.
The United Nations General Assembly has demanded that the United Kingdom give up control of the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean back to Mauritius within six months.