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Sega tambour of Chagos inscribed on UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Sega tambour of Chagos inscribed on UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding
Date:12/11/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 11 December, 2019: Mauritius marks another milestone as the ‘Sega tambour’ of Chagos Archipelago is inscribed on the UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding after the inscription of ‘Sega Tipik’ and  ‘Geet


Sports economy: Sportstech Incubator to scale up the businesses of start-ups

Sports economy: Sportstech Incubator to scale up the businesses of start-ups
Date:12/11/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS – 11 December, 2019: The Government of Mauritius is aiming at positioning Mauritius as a regional sports centre by developing the country into a vibrant and growing sports economy that would have spillover effects on the services sector. It i


Launching of second batch of Certificate in Tour Guiding

Launching of second batch of Certificate in Tour Guiding
Date:12/11/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Tourism

GIS – 11 December, 2019: A second batch of Certificate in Tour Guiding, aiming to equip aspiring tourist guides with the essential knowledge in the history, environment, people and culture of Mauritius, was launched, today, at the Subramania Bharati


Public procurement Focus on new standards

Public procurement Focus on new standards
Date:12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Civil Service--International Relations

GIS – 10 December, 2019: A Lead Procurement Specialist, Mr Bernard Abeillé, is currently in Mauritius to help the Central Procurement Board (CPB) reach new heights in terms of standards, with focus on values such as transparency, fairness, integrity


Duke of Edinburgh's International Award-Mauritius partners with City Sport (Mauritius) Ltd

Duke of Edinburgh's International Award-Mauritius partners with City Sport (Mauritius) Ltd
Date:12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 10 December, 2019: The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award-Mauritius signed, yesterday, a partnership agreement with City Sport (Mauritius) Ltd, during a ceremony organised by the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sports and Recreation at Bag


Human Rights Day 2019: Population needs to reconsider their attitudes and mindsets towards the elderly and the disabled

Date:12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 10 December, 2019: The Minister of Social Integration, Social Security and National Solidarity, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, condemned any kind of negligence, acts of physical violence or mental torture vis-à-vis older persons and appealed to


The Customs Anti-Narcotics Section confiscate drugs worth Rs 22 M

The Customs Anti-Narcotics Section confiscate drugs worth Rs 22 M
Date:12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS– – 06 December, 2019: The Customs Anti-Narcotics Section (CANS) of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) has seized drugs worth Rs 22 million on Saturday 9 November 2019 at the SSR International Airport. A total of 125 pellets of heroin were


Information, Education and Communication Strategy and Costed Action Plan for Gender Equality

Information, Education and Communication Strategy and Costed Action Plan for Gender Equality
Date:12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Gender

GIS - 06 December, 2019: Several experts and professionals were convened yesterday at a consultative workshop held in presence of the Minister of Gender Equality and Family Welfare, Mrs Kalpana Koonjoo-Shah, at the Gold Crest Hotel in Quatre-Bornes.


Creole culture is a shared national heritage that binds the population, says President Roopun

Creole culture is a shared national heritage that binds the population, says President Roopun
Date:12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 06 December, 2019: The 14th edition of the Festival Internasional Kreol 2019 was launched, yesterday, at Balaclava, with a ‘Sware Poezi’ and other activities celebrating the Mauritian Creole culture. The President of the Republic of Mauritius,


Promoting innovation in cooperative sector

Promoting innovation in cooperative sector
Date:12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 06 December, 2019: A workshop on Infusing innovation in the cooperative sector aiming at promoting innovative skills and know-how, and technological strategies for cooperative societies, was launched, yesterday, by the Minister of Industrial D