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The First Newspaper in the Southern Hemisphere

January 4, 2020 - General
Chevalier Tristan Bréville, owner and curator of the Photography Museum of Mauritius Source: Courtesy Micki Pistorius

In 1773 the first printed newspaper in the Southern Hemisphere was published in Mauritius. The tiny island of Mauritius may only seem like a verdant dot in the azure blue Indian Ocean, yet this country is rich in its diversity of culture of the people that settled here.


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