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Regional Centre of excellence on cybersecurity and cybercrime being set up, states Minister Sawmynaden

Regional Centre of excellence on cybersecurity and cybercrime being set up, states Minister Sawmynaden
Date:December 07, 2018|Domain:ICT--Law and Order

GIS– 07 December, 2018: A Regional Centre of excellence on cybersecurity and cybercrime is being set up in Mauritius by the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation and will serve as a common platform for countries to discuss how law enf


Satellite technology to provide Mauritius a way to mitigate challenges, says Minister Sawmynaden

Satellite technology to provide Mauritius a way to mitigate challenges, says Minister Sawmynaden
Date:December 06, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 06 December 2018: Earth observation from space is a cost-effective way of obtaining crucial and unbiased data to enable decision-makers understand trends and evaluate needs to create sustainable development policies.  Hence, satellite technolo


Blockchain, an opportunity for Mauritius to accelerate development, says Minister Sawmynaden

Blockchain, an opportunity for Mauritius to accelerate development, says Minister Sawmynaden
Date:November 30, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 30 November 2018: The Age of Blockchain has dawned upon us, and the technology is painting a new vista of advanced solutions for businesses, individuals and governments.  For Small Island Developing states (SIDS) like Mauritius, Blockchain rep


Artificial Intelligence can ensure a better society and promote social inclusion and safety, says PM

Artificial Intelligence can ensure a better society and promote social inclusion and safety, says PM
Date:November 28, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 28 November 2018: Over and above the economic benefits, Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies can be leveraged for the betterment of the society and to address some of the challenges people face today in their daily lives by promoting soci


Mauritius to host World AI Show and World Blockchain Summit 2018

Mauritius to host World AI Show and World Blockchain Summit 2018
Date:November 27, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 27 November 2018: The World Artificial Intelligence (AI) Show, a thought-leadership driven and business-focused event, and the World Blockchain Summit which is set to connect global blockchain experts and technology players in this space, will


‘Mausafe’ App project bags National Innovation Challenge 2018 Award

‘Mausafe’ App project bags National Innovation Challenge 2018 Award
Date:November 27, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 27 November 2018: The National Innovation Challenge 2018 Award was presented yesterday to Mr Cédric Azémia for his innovative ‘Mausafe’ App project.  The winner received a cash prize of Rs 500,000 during a ceremony held at Atal Bihari Vajpayee


UNTIL Mauritius to address key areas of Government concern by leveraging emerging technology

UNTIL Mauritius to address key areas of Government concern by leveraging emerging technology
Date:November 23, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 23 November 2018: UNTIL (United Nations Technology Innovation Lab) Mauritius is set to become the best possible instrument to address the question of how to best go through the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as


Digitalisation enhances productivity and economic growth, says Prime Minister

Digitalisation enhances productivity and economic growth, says Prime Minister
Date:November 22, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 22 November 2018: Government’s vision is to accelerate digitalisation of the society through innovation and adoption of technology so as to foster the economic development of Mauritius, by increasing productivity and efficiency and enhancing e


ICT Act amended to regulate and curtail harmful and illegal contents and activities

ICT Act amended to regulate and curtail harmful and illegal contents and activities
Date:November 19, 2018|Domain:ICT--Law and Order

GIS – 19 November 2018: The Information and Communication Technologies Act was amended essentially to regulate and curtail harmful and illegal contents and activities perpetrated through any information and communication service, including telecommu


MRC workshop focuses on intellectual property and innovation in the ICT sector

MRC workshop focuses on intellectual property and innovation in the ICT sector
Date:October 25, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS - 25 October, 2018: A one-day workshop focusing on the role of intellectual property (IP) and innovation in the ICT sector was held today at the Cyber-Tower 1 in Ebène. The workshop, an initiative of the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) aimed at