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ICT: Mauritius Open Data Portal with 100 datasets launched

ICT: Mauritius Open Data Portal with 100 datasets launched
Date:April 25, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS  – 25 April, 2018: The National Open Data Portal comprising one hundred datasets encompassing 20 categories, was launched today by the Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden, in the context of the Open Data In


Sixth edition of Web Cup to be held in May 2018

Sixth edition of Web Cup to be held in May 2018
Date:April 20, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 20 April 2018: The sixth edition of the Web Cup, a 24-hour website creation challenge, will be held on 05 and 06 May 2018 at BPML Cyber Tower 1, in Ebène Cyber-city.    The Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Yogida Sawm


ICT training for senior citizens launched to enable them join online community

ICT training for senior citizens launched to enable them join online community
Date:April 13, 2018|Domain:ICT--Social Security

GIS - 13 April, 2018: An ICT awareness training for senior citizens kicked off yesterday at the Lady Sushil Ramgoolam Recreational Centre at Pointe aux Piments. The two caravans of the National Computer Board, equipped with 46 computers and other eq


IOX Submarine Cable to drive the new digital economy of Mauritius

IOX Submarine Cable to drive the new digital economy of Mauritius
Date:April 10, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 10 April, 2018: The first phase of the IOX (Indian Ocean Exchange) Submarine Cable system project, which will position Mauritius as a technology hub and significantly enhance the development of the country’s broadband infrastructure to support


ICTA to host workshop on ‘Women and ICT: Bridging Gender Gap’

ICTA to host workshop on ‘Women and ICT: Bridging Gender Gap’
Date:April 03, 2018|Domain:ICT--Gender

GIS – 03 April 2018: The Information and Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA) will host a Workshop on Women and ICT: Bridging Gender Gap, and the Universal Service Committee Meeting, in May 2018, at the request of the Communications Regulator


Info-Highway receives international recognition at World Summit on Information Society

Info-Highway receives international recognition at World Summit on Information Society
Date:March 22, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 22 March 2018: Info-Highway, a project of the Government of Mauritius, geared towards providing a secure, scalable and robust E-services platform, has been ranked among the top five most voted in the ‘category 7 E-government’ by the Internatio


Boosting the level of cybersecurity in Mauritius is important, says Minister Sawmynaden

Boosting the level of cybersecurity in Mauritius is important, says Minister Sawmynaden
Date:March 15, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS  – 15 March 2018: The Mauritian Cybercrime Online Reporting System (MAUCORS), aiming at coordinating and resolving social media incidents efficiently, was launched today by the Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Yogida Sawm


Data Protection Act 2017: Stakeholders sensitised on the new legislation

Data Protection Act 2017: Stakeholders sensitised on the new legislation
Date:March 07, 2018|Domain:Law and Order--ICT

​GIS – 7 March 2018: The Data Protection Act 2017 (DPA 2017), which repealed the Data Protection Act 2004, was the focus of a one-day workshop yesterday at the Intercontinental Mauritius Resort, in Balaclava.  The aim was to educate and sensitise st


Minister Sawmynaden launches three mobile applications

Minister Sawmynaden launches three mobile applications
Date:March 07, 2018|Domain:ICT--Law and Order--Public Infrastructure

GIS – 7 March 2018: Three Mobile Applications, namely the Smart Traffic, Smart Police and Consumer Protection were launched yesterday in Ebène by the Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden, in the context of the c


The macroeconomics fundamentals of Mauritius should be further strengthened, says Prime Minister

The macroeconomics fundamentals of Mauritius should be further strengthened, says Prime Minister
Date:March 07, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture--ICT

GIS – 7 March 2018: As the Golden Jubilee of Mauritius's independence gets under way, we have to further strengthen the macroeconomic fundamentals of the country, both at the infrastructural and social level. We should join forces in this great marc