An archway welcomes visitors to Chinatown in Port Louis, capital of Mauritius. Photo: Hilary Clarke

The Chinese who helped make tiny Mauritius an African success story

  • There has been a Chinese presence in Mauritius from as early as the late 1600s, starting with convicts brought by the Dutch
  • Despite their dwindling numbers now, ethnic Chinese maintain a hugely-prosperous profile in the capital Port Louis
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An archway welcomes visitors to Chinatown in Port Louis, capital of Mauritius. Photo: Hilary Clarke
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