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Mauritius hosts Fédération Africaine Continental du Sport Universitaire Badminton Universities Championship

Mauritius hosts Fédération Africaine Continental du Sport Universitaire Badminton Universities Championship
Date:October 22, 2019|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 22 October, 2019: The first Edition of the Fédération Africaine Continental du Sport Universitaire (FASU) Badminton Universities Championship is being held in collaboration with the University of Mauritius (UoM) from 21 to 22 October 2019, at


Nomination Day: Registration of candidates for General Election

Nomination Day: Registration of candidates for General Election
Date:October 22, 2019

GIS - 22 October, 2019: The Nomination Day for candidates of various party/Groups as well as independent candidates is being held today 22nd October 2019 across the 21 constituencies of Mauritius. This exercise, is a practice as required by law, whe


China signs its first Free Trade Agreement with an African country

China signs its first Free Trade Agreement with an African country
Date:October 18, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--International Relations--Economy & Finance

GIS – 18 October, 2019: Mauritius and China have strengthened their bilateral relations with the signature of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on October 17 2019 in Beijing.  The Agreement is the first FTA which China has signed with a country of the Af


Mauritius-Kenya: Expansion of the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) network

Mauritius-Kenya: Expansion of the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) network
Date:October 18, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS– 18 October, 2019: A Protocol amending the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) network finalised by Mauritius and Kenya on 10 April 2019, was signed on Wednesday 16 October 2019, in Washington, by the Financial Secretary of the Ministry o


International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2019

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2019
Date:October 17, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 17 October, 2019: This year marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child on 20 November 1989. This landmark human rights treaty sets out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of e


Education is key to dismantle the cycle of poverty, says Minister Toussaint

Education is key to dismantle the cycle of poverty, says Minister Toussaint
Date:October 17, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 17 October, 2019: The critical role that education plays to help the new generation to break the cycle of poverty, was highlighted, this morning, by  the Minister of Youth and Sports and acting Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empow


IMF forecasts higher growth rate of 3.7% for Mauritius despite global economic slowdown

IMF forecasts higher growth rate of 3.7% for Mauritius despite global economic slowdown
Date:October 17, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 17 October, 2019: The International Monetary Fund has forecasted a higher growth rate of 3.7% for Mauritius, confirming that the economy of Mauritius is quite resilient in spite of a general global economic slowdown. The above statement was


Mauritius to host International Conference on Diabetes and Associated Diseases

Mauritius to host International Conference on Diabetes and Associated Diseases
Date:October 15, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS - 15 October, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, in collaboration with the World Community on Prevention of Diabetes Foundation, Spain and the Diabetes Foundation Mauritius, will organise an International Conference on Diabetes an


Launching of the Mauritius Trade Link (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules)

Launching of the Mauritius Trade Link (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules)
Date:October 14, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 14 October, 2019: The Livestock and Veterinary Division of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security will launch the Mauritius TradeLink (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules) tomorrow, 15 October 2019. As from this date, the follow


Five families receive keys of Full Concrete Housing units

Five families receive keys of Full Concrete Housing units
Date:October 11, 2019|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS – 11 October, 2019: Five eligible families under the Social Register of Mauritius, all from the region of Moka, received, yesterday, keys to their housing units under the Full Concrete Housing Scheme (FCHS), during a ceremony at Morcellement Pro