Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigns over a financial scandal

Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigns over a financial scandal
Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim has resigned after being embroiled in a scandal over the use of a credit card to buy luxury personal items. she will leave office on 23rd of this month.

It has been alleged that Gurib-Fakim made personal purchases, buying jewellery and clothing using a credit card provided by London-based Planet Earth Institute. Africa’s only female head of the state, Gurib-Fakim is an internationally renowned scientist and biologist. 
Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
  • Capital city of Mauritius: Port Louis
  • Currency of Mauritius: Mauritian rupee
  • Pravind Jugnauth is Prime Minister of Mauritius
Source- Hindustan Times

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