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Mauritius exits the European Union’s list of high-risk third countries

It was foreseen for a couple of months and it is now official. Mauritius will exit the European Union’s list of high-risk countries on 13th March 2022. This falls one day after the 54th anniversary of the independence of Mauritius. The Official Journal of the European Union states that ‘Mauritius has established the legal and […]

Move to Mauritius

Living in Mauritius – the island dream

Are you thinking about living in Mauritius permanently or commuting between the island and South Africa? Living in Mauritius as a South African is easy. The tropical climate is similar to that in the eastern part of the country. Think Durban and surrounds. In Mauritius, school and university education is good and available in English […]

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New Mauritius homes for sale at Infinity by the Sea

Infinity by the Sea delivers on all levels when it comes to Mauritius homes for sale in line with the global trend towards tranquil living in natural environments. 2Futures, the island’s leading property developers, secured prized seafront land for these Mauritius homes for sale in Black River. Infinity by the Sea is at the head […]

Life over 50 in Mauritius

If you break out in hives at the mere mention of the ‘R’ word (retire) or – worse – the ‘P’ word (pension), you haven’t considered life over 50 in Mauritius. Fifty is not old, but the Mauritian government invites sun-worshippers in this age group to live their best life on the paradise island. All […]

Travel restriction

Travel restrictions imposed on southern African countries

Mauritius has suspended all inbound flights from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Namibia and Eswatini, until further notice. This is to curb the spread of the newly identified COVID variant, Omicron. Passengers who arrived in Mauritius on Saturday 27 November will have to observe an in-room, hotel quarantine period of at least 7 days, in […]

A South African's guide to relocating to Mauritius

A South African’s guide to relocating to Mauritius

Those keen on relocating from South Africa to Mauritius will be buoyed by the island’s recent whitelisting by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). As a result, the island government expects a significant boost in business promotion and tourism. The global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog placed Mauritius on its grey list last year. […]

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Mauritius celebrates the 187th anniversary of ‘The Great Experience’ 

The 2nd of November is a public holiday marking the commemoration of the Arrival of Indentured Labourers in Mauritius. The island is often described as a peaceful multicultural, multilingual, and multiethnic mosaic. This is the result of colonisation from settlers and the workforce they brought along, mainly through slavery and engaged workers. More than 80% […]

FATF removed Mauritius from grey list

Mauritius removed from FATF grey list

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has removed Mauritius from its list of ‘Jurisdictions under Increased Monitoring’ during the fifth Plenary of the FATF which took place on 19-21 October. This comes after an on-site visit conducted by the FATF in September of this year where Mauritius has been hailed as ‘Compliant or Largely Compliant in 39 […]

All Saints Day in Mauritius - Church of Cap Malhereux

Celebrate All Saints’ Day on November 1

All Saints’ Day on November 1 is a public holiday in Mauritius. It is one of no less than 15 public holidays authorised by the island government to accommodate the multi-religious population. In the beginning, when the Roman Empire persecuted Christians, so many martyrs died for their faith, that the Church later dedicated certain days in […]

Diwali in Mauritius

Celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, in Mauritius

Thursday, November 4, 2021 is Diwali in Mauritius. Diwali is a public holiday on the island. It marks the end of a five-day celebration, aligning with the new moon (therefore the darkest night) according to the Hindu calendar. Mauritius has the third-highest Hindu population in the world, behind India and Nepal. Hindus make up just […]

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