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Mauritius ranks 1st on 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index in Africa

Mauritius ranks 1st on 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index in Africa
Date:June 19, 2017|Domain:ICT

​GIS - 19 June, 2017: The Republic of Mauritius is the top ranked country in the African region on the Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) for 2017 and positions itself 6th globally.  Mauritius scores particularly high in the legal and technical areas.


Workshop focuses on Geospatial data and Open mapping techniques

Workshop focuses on Geospatial data and Open mapping techniques
Date:May 24, 2017|Domain:ICT

GIS - 24 May, 2017: A three-day workshop on Geospatial data, an initiative of the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation in collaboration with the World Bank and the University of Mauritius, aiming to train participants on Open mapping


Huawei and UOM sign MoU to promote ICT education

Huawei and UOM sign MoU to promote ICT education
Date:May 23, 2017|Domain:Education & Training--ICT--International Relations

GIS - 23 May, 2017:  Huawei Technologies and University of Mauritius (UOM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the setting up of a Huawei Authorised Information and Network Academy (HAINA) and Seeds For The Future (SFTF) programmes, on 22


Open data to drive digital transformation, says Minister Sawmynaden

Open data to drive digital transformation, says Minister Sawmynaden
Date:May 22, 2017|Domain:ICT

GIS - 22 May 2017: Government wants Open data to drive digital transformation by powering innovation in all sectors of the economy with the creation of new products and services, in the wake of data revolution. This statement was made by the Minist


National Computer Board organises workshop on impact of Big Data

National Computer Board organises workshop on impact of Big Data
Date:May 15, 2017|Domain:ICT

GIS – 15 May 2017: A hands-on workshop focusing on ‘Big Data for Big Impact’, will be held on 17 May 2017 at Cyber Tower 1, Ebène, in the context of activities marking World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) 2017.   Organised b


Open Data portal to ease citizens undertake data-driven initiatives

Open Data portal to ease citizens undertake data-driven initiatives
Date:May 11, 2017|Domain:ICT

GIS – 11 May 2017: A National Open Data portal is currently being developed to house and provide links to the datasets of Government agencies in an open format.  The objective is to empower citizens and businesses to carry out data-driven initiative


Fifth edition of Web Cup scheduled for 20 and 21 May 2017 at BPML Cyber Tower

Fifth edition of Web Cup scheduled for 20 and 21 May 2017 at BPML Cyber Tower
Date:May 08, 2017|Domain:ICT

GIS – 08 May 2017:  The regional selection for the 5th edition of the Web Cup, a 24-hour website creation challenge, will be held on 20 and 21 May 2017 at BPML Cyber Tower 1, in Ebène Cyber-city. Invitations to participate in the competition wer


Engaging Citizens Online: NPCC launches Smart ideas platform

Engaging Citizens Online: NPCC launches Smart ideas platform
Date:May 03, 2017|Domain:ICT--Economy & Finance

GIS – 03 May 2017: The ECO (Engaging Citizens Online), a platform for smart ideas, was launched yesterday by the National Productivity and Competitiveness Council (NPCC), in Ebène Cybercity. The platform focuses on empowering citizens to be more


Online Citizen Support Portal goes live

Online Citizen Support Portal goes live
Date:May 02, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--ICT--Business & Industry

GIS - 02 May, 2017: The Citizen Support Portal (CSP), a modern and practical online platform, has been set up at the Prime Minister’s Office, with a view to providing a better service to address complaints and queries of citizens. The Prime Ministe


Award ceremony for participants of MRC Robofest Competition

Award ceremony for participants of MRC Robofest Competition
Date:April 24, 2017|Domain:Education & Training--ICT

GIS - 24 April, 2017: The youth of today are called to be key players in the fostering and leveraging of innovation and technology to boost the economy. We should bank on the creative and innovative potentials of youngsters who will be the pillars o