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Swearing-in ceremony of newly appointed Chief Justice Eddy Balancy

Swearing-in ceremony of newly appointed Chief Justice Eddy Balancy
Date:3/26/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Judiciary

GIS – 26 March, 2019: Mr Marc France Eddy Balancy has been appointed today Chief Justice in accordance with Section 77 (1) of the Constitution. The swearing-in ceremony was held this morning at the State House, Le Réduit, in presence of the Prime Mi


Pamphlet “Know Your Rights” launched to sensitise migrant workers about their rights

Date:3/26/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Judiciary--Employment/Labour

GIS - 26 March, 2019: A pamphlet entitled “Know Your Rights” aiming to sensitise migrant workers of their rights, was launched on 23 March 2019, at Princes Tuna in Riche Terre, by the Attorney General, Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Instituti


No ongoing water crisis in the area of Curepipe and Forest Side, says Deputy Prime Minister

No ongoing water crisis in the area of Curepipe and Forest Side, says Deputy Prime Minister
Date:3/26/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS– 26 March, 2019: There is no ongoing water crisis in the area of Curepipe and Forest Side. The Central Water Authority (CWA) has already embarked on the renewal of water supply network in the regions of Atlee, Bonnefin, Joachim, Commerson, La Cr


Madhubani Painting as part of capacity building for SMEs launched

Madhubani Painting as part of capacity building for SMEs launched
Date:3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 25 March, 2019: The art of painting without the use of sketches, known as the Madhubani Painting, was launched on Friday 22 March 2019, during a training course organised by the Small and Medium Entreprise Mauritius Ltd (SME Mauritius Ltd) und


Breadfruit Day: Planters encouraged to set up orchard

Breadfruit Day: Planters encouraged to set up orchard
Date:3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 25 March, 2019: In view of valorising the multiple potentials and benefits of breadfruit as well as encouraging planters to set up breadfruit orchards, the Breadfruit Day was observed on Friday 22 March 2019 at Chateau Mon Plaisir, Pamplemouss


Full Concrete Housing Unit Scheme: Nine new beneficiaries

Full Concrete Housing Unit Scheme: Nine new beneficiaries
Date:3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS - 25 March. 2019: Nine eligible families under the Full Concrete Housing (FCH) Unit Scheme, three from the District of Rivière du Rempart and six from the District of Pamplemousses, received on 22 March 2019, keys of their housing unit, during a


Letters of intent for purchase of outboard engine and fishing nets handed over to fishermen cooperatives

Letters of intent for purchase of outboard engine and fishing nets handed over to fishermen cooperatives
Date:3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 25 March. 2019:  Twelve fishermen cooperatives received their letters of intent for the purchase of new outboard engine and fishing nets under the Grant Scheme which aims at increasing the catch of fishermen and giving a boost to the fisheries


Drugs worth Rs 16 million seized at SSR Airport

Drugs worth Rs 16 million seized at SSR Airport
Date:3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 25 March, 2019:  Drugs worth Rs 16 million, was intercepted at the SSR International Airport on a man of Togolese nationality on 19 March 2019. The suspicious demeanour of this passenger in the green channel of the SSR Airport led the officers


NPCC-World Bank: Productivity Survey evaluates Mauritius’ current status of productivity

NPCC-World Bank: Productivity Survey evaluates Mauritius’ current status of productivity
Date:3/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS – 22 March, 2019: A Productivity Survey Workshop to evaluate the economic industries of Mauritius and enhance the country’s curre,nt status of productivity, was held, yesterday, at the Gold Crest Hotel in Quatre Bornes.  The event was organised


IOIG 2019: agreements signed with new sponsors

IOIG 2019: agreements signed with new sponsors
Date:3/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS– 22 March, 2019: Brandhouse (Galaxy), Sofap and Necker, have joined the list of official sponsors for the upcoming Indian Ocean Island Games (IOIG) 2019.  A signing ceremony of agreements to that end was held, yesterday, at the seat of the Minis