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Utility Regulatory Authority launches its Strategic Business Plan 2019-2022

Utility Regulatory Authority launches its Strategic Business Plan 2019-2022
Date:8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS – 16 August, 2019: The first Strategic Business Plan 2019-2022 of the Utility Regulatory Authority (URA) was officially launched yesterday at the Hennessy Park Hotel.  The Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan C


Human Rights National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up Meeting enhances coordination among stakeholders

Human Rights National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up Meeting enhances coordination among stakeholders
Date:8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS - 16 August, 2019: The National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up (NMRF) meeting was held, today, in Port-Louis.  The Attorney General, Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Institutional Reforms, Mr Maneesh Gobin, was present at the event w


Women entrepreneurs encouraged to develop business relationships

Women entrepreneurs encouraged to develop business relationships
Date:8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry--Gender

GIS - 15 August, 2019: A ‘Business to Business Meeting’, aiming to provide a platform to enable women entrepreneurs to interact and develop business relationships with potential buyers, was held yesterday, at the Caudan Arts Centre, in Port Louis. 


Natural History Museum reopens after two years of renovation works

Natural History Museum reopens after two years of renovation works
Date:8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 15 August, 2019: The Natural History Museum, comprising a new gallery dedicated to marine life, has been reopened following renovation works carried out for a period of two years to the tune of some Rs 13 million. The re-opening ceremony was h


MauCAS to pave the way for new electronic payment options, says PM

MauCAS to pave the way for new electronic payment options, says PM
Date:8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 15 August, 2019: The Mauritius Central Automated Switch (MauCAS), a novel state-of-the art digital hub fully owned and operated by the Bank of Mauritius (BoM) for routing payments among operators on a 24/7 basis, was launched, yesterday, by th


Roof Slab Grant Scheme: 149 beneficiaries receive cheques totalling Rs 11.8 million

Roof Slab Grant Scheme: 149 beneficiaries receive cheques totalling Rs 11.8 million
Date:8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS – 14 August, 2019: One hundred and forty-nine families received their cheques, amounting to a total of Rs 11.8 million disbursed by Government under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme, during a ceremony held yesterday at the Plaza Hall, Rose Hill. The M


WCO-RILO-ESA: 16th Administrative Meeting of National Contact Point focuses on effective intelligence exchange

WCO-RILO-ESA: 16th Administrative Meeting of National Contact Point focuses on effective intelligence exchange
Date:8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance--International Relations

GIS – 14 August, 2019: The 16th Administrative Meeting of the National Contact Point for the World Customs Organisation (WCO) Regional Intelligence Liaison Office (RILO) East and Southern Africa (ESA), opened this morning at the Regional Training Ce


MRA: Heroin pellets worth Rs 28 million purged by two Mozambicans

MRA: Heroin pellets worth Rs 28 million purged by two Mozambicans
Date:8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 14 August, 2019: One hundred and fifty-five pellets of heroin worth Rs 28 million were purged by two Mozambican sales girls. The purged drugs weighed 1,841.43g.  The two Mozambicans, aged 34 and 39, were intercepted on Tuesday 6 August 2019 at


National Sales Exhibition 2019 showcases women entrepreneurship

National Sales Exhibition 2019 showcases women entrepreneurship
Date:8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS – 14 August, 2019: The National Sales Exhibition 2019, which aims at providing a platform for women entrepreneurs who are trained at different women centres to showcase their talents and skills, was inaugurated, this morning, at the Municipal Co


2019 African Games: Mauritian athletes gather to boost team spirit

2019 African Games: Mauritian athletes gather to boost team spirit
Date:8/13/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Youth & Sports

​GIS  – 13 August 2019: A gathering of athletes, aiming to enhance team-building, as well as boost their spirit and encourage them in the context of the 12th edition of the African Games, was held yesterday at the Hennessy Park Hotel, in Ebène. Spor