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Swearing-in ceremony of newly appointed Chief Justice Eddy Balancy

Swearing-in ceremony of newly appointed Chief Justice Eddy Balancy
Date:3/26/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Judiciary

GIS – 26 March, 2019: Mr Marc France Eddy Balancy has been appointed today Chief Justice in accordance with Section 77 (1) of the Constitution. The swearing-in ceremony was held this morning at the State House, Le Réduit, in presence of the Prime Mi


Pamphlet “Know Your Rights” launched to sensitise migrant workers about their rights

Date:3/26/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Judiciary--Employment/Labour

GIS - 26 March, 2019: A pamphlet entitled “Know Your Rights” aiming to sensitise migrant workers of their rights, was launched on 23 March 2019, at Princes Tuna in Riche Terre, by the Attorney General, Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Instituti


Drugs worth Rs 16 million seized at SSR Airport

Drugs worth Rs 16 million seized at SSR Airport
Date:3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 25 March, 2019:  Drugs worth Rs 16 million, was intercepted at the SSR International Airport on a man of Togolese nationality on 19 March 2019. The suspicious demeanour of this passenger in the green channel of the SSR Airport led the officers


NPCC-World Bank: Productivity Survey evaluates Mauritius’ current status of productivity

NPCC-World Bank: Productivity Survey evaluates Mauritius’ current status of productivity
Date:3/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS – 22 March, 2019: A Productivity Survey Workshop to evaluate the economic industries of Mauritius and enhance the country’s curre,nt status of productivity, was held, yesterday, at the Gold Crest Hotel in Quatre Bornes.  The event was organised


IOIG 2019: agreements signed with new sponsors

IOIG 2019: agreements signed with new sponsors
Date:3/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS– 22 March, 2019: Brandhouse (Galaxy), Sofap and Necker, have joined the list of official sponsors for the upcoming Indian Ocean Island Games (IOIG) 2019.  A signing ceremony of agreements to that end was held, yesterday, at the seat of the Minis


Braille library, first-of-its kind in Mauritius, dedicated to visually impaired students launched

Braille library, first-of-its kind in Mauritius, dedicated to visually impaired students launched
Date:3/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Education & Training--Social Security

GIS – 22 March, 2019: A Braille library which is a first-of-its kind in Mauritius and dedicated to visually impaired students was launched, yesterday, at the Lois Lagesse Trust Fund (LLTF) in Beau-Bassin. The Minister of Education and Human Resource


Seizure of Rs 15 million synthetic drugs at SSR International Airport

Seizure of Rs 15 million synthetic drugs at SSR International Airport
Date:3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 21 March, 2019: A parcel containing synthetic drugs worth Rs 15 million was seized on Tuesday 19 March 2019 at the SSR International Airport following a joint operation led by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Section (CANS) of the Mauritius Revenue


Strengthening the ecosystem for MSMEs and Start-Ups to become the backbone of an inclusive economy

Strengthening the ecosystem for MSMEs and Start-Ups to become the backbone of an inclusive economy
Date:3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS– 21 March, 2019: ‘The Government has put in place all the enablers to achieve the ambition of making the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) sector the backbone of an inclusive and sustainable economy.  With a strong collaborative support and th


Mauritius among leading African countries in Early Childhood Education and Development, states Education Minister

Mauritius among leading African countries in Early Childhood Education and Development, states Education Minister
Date:3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Education & Training

GIS – 21 March, 2019: Mauritius is among the leading countries on the African continent in Early Childhood Education and Development, stated the Minister of Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Mrs L


Cyclone Idai: Mauritius to donate USD 200 000 and USD 100 000 to the Republic of Mozambique and the Republic of Zimbabwe respectively

Cyclone Idai: Mauritius to donate USD 200 000 and USD 100 000 to the Republic of Mozambique and the Republic of Zimbabwe respectively
Date:3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance--International Relations

GIS – 21 March, 2019: The Government of Mauritius has taken note of the situation prevailing in the Republic of Mozambique and Republic of Zimbabwe following the passage of cyclone Idai. As an expression of its solidarity with the people of Mozambiq