South Africa and Mauritius have enjoyed a very special relationship for a very long time despite both African countries having a unique economic profile. It is important to note that South Africa and Mauritius have signed a Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA), a tax treaty which entered into force on 28 May 2015, and replaces the 1996 South Africa-Mauritius tax treaty.
Over the last decade of working in the corporate world, I have witnessed the huge impact and advantages that international corporations and other multinational companies and conglomerates benefit by just using Mauritius as an ideal jurisdiction to springboard or expand their growth and operations from Europe to Africa and vice versa.
The African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 took place at the V&A Waterfront Cape Town, South Africa between the 9th and 12th of November. The conference united global and African energy stakeholders to drive industry growth, to promote Africa’s economic potential and to discuss the initiative- ‘Making Energy Poverty History by 2030’.