The Indian Ocean island's prime minister declared a state of emergency and appealed for international help after a ship leaked oil on a coral reef.
Authorities in Mauritius has declared a "state of environmental emergency" after a bulk carrier that ran aground offshore began spilling tons of fuel into the Indian Ocean.
Thousands of species around the pristine lagoons of Blue Bay, Pointe d’Esny and Mahebourg are at risk of drowning in a sea of pollution, Greenpeace warned.
The UK has been criticised after missing a deadline set out by the UN to handover control of the Chagos Islands to Mauritius.
The Indian Ocean island will hold a general election on November 7.
Pope Francis has called for the UK to honour a UN resolution calling for it to hand over the Chagos Islands to Mauritius
Hundreds of travel and tourism representatives from around Africa and the Indian Ocean gathered to celebrate the best of the travel industry in their region.
The event, which will award this year's winners, will bring together around 400 leading figureheads in the tourism industry and decision-makers from Africa and the Indian Ocean.
Checking in at Maradiva, a five-star family-owned, all-villa resort, on the west coast of Mauritius.
The UN's International Court of Justice said on Monday that the UK was 'under obligation' to relinquish its control over the Chagos Archipelago, following findings that authoties acted unlawfully during the decolonisation process of Mauritius
Inspire Africa features a deaf-mute Semba dance instructor in Mauritius, a 23 year old Moroccan engineer who has designed a power-less refrigerator and talk to the brain behind an online platform prom
With winter headed our way in the Northern Hemisphere, a trip to a tropical island is probably on your mind. If you’re looking to get out of the cold
Team Vestas Wind crew were rescued in the small hours of Sunday morning after the Danish team’s Volvo Ocean Race boat was grounded on a reef in the