Mauritius is facing an ecological disaster, due to an oil spill from a Japanese-owned ship, carrying about 4 000 metric tons of oil. A state of environmental emergency was declared on Friday, as the ship is located near ecologically sensitive areas. The country relies heavily on tourism, and it has already been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. Joining CNBC Africa to look at the aftermath is Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, a Biodiversity Scientist, who also served as the 6th president of Mauritius.
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Acknowledged as the world’s largest Africa-focused digital infrastructure and emerging tech event, the Africa Tech Festival has always attracted a stellar line-up of critical thinkers, analysts, futurists, keynote and inspirational speakers. 2020 will more than deliver on that reputation, with a stimulating array of visionary industry presenters, raconteurs and even some sporting greats.
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