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Local author portrays African youth as the prime resource for Africa’s progress

Local author portrays African youth as the prime resource for Africa’s progress
Date:8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Arts & Culture

​GIS – 14 August 2020: A book entitled ‘Contemporary African Issues: Demystifying Regional Integration and African Youth’ written by local author, Mr Chelvin Ramasamy, was launched, yesterday, by the President of the Republic of Mauritius, Mr Prithv


NEF:Women empowered to become home-based entrepreneurs

NEF:Women empowered to become home-based entrepreneurs
Date:8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Social Security

  ​GIS – 14 August 2020: One hundred women, sixty from Mauritius and forty from Rodrigues, received yesterday, certificates and toolkits, after having successfully completed a basic training course in the production of Eco-Bags which was funded to


SME Schemes amounting Rs 3.9 million to support 67 local entrepreneurs

SME Schemes amounting Rs 3.9 million to support 67 local entrepreneurs
Date:8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS – 14 August 2020: Around 67 entrepreneurs who have applied for assistance under the schemes offered by SME Mauritius Ltd are benefitting from support measures for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) for a total amount of Rs 3.9 million.  To this


Cooperative Credit Unions sensitised on anti-money laundering

Cooperative Credit Unions sensitised on anti-money laundering
Date:8/13/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry

​GIS – 13 August 2020: A one-day workshop on ‘Anti-Money Laundering and Combatting the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) for Cooperatives’ was launched, this morning, at the National Cooperative College, in Bois Marchand.  Its main objectives are to


MV Wakashio:Only 166 tonnes of fuel oil left to be pumped out, says PM

MV Wakashio:Only 166 tonnes of fuel oil left to be pumped out, says PM
Date:8/13/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Environment

​​GIS – 13 August 2020: Government is taking all necessary measures so as to prevent any additional oil spill from the Japanese bulk carrier MV Wakashio and, only 166 tonnes of fuel oil remains to be pumped out, said the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind K


Mauritian Sign Language The live broadcasting of one news bulletin being examined

Mauritian Sign Language The live broadcasting of one news bulletin being examined
Date:8/12/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Social Security

​GIS – 12 August 2020: The Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), in collaboration with the Society for the Welfare of the Deaf, is currently examining the possibility of increasing the duration and frequency of the weekly 10-12 minutes broadcast


Richelieu Open Prison:Fencing works to be completed by June 2021

Richelieu Open Prison:Fencing works to be completed by June 2021
Date:8/12/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

​GIS – 12 August 2020: Fencing works carried out by prison labour at Richelieu Open Prison, which is presently enclosed by a two-metre high chain link fencing, started on 02 December 2019, but stopped during the lockdown due to the Covid-19.  The wo


Health Sector Strategic Plan 2020-2024 to address health challenges, says PM

Health Sector Strategic Plan 2020-2024 to address health challenges, says PM
Date:8/12/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Health

GIS – 12 August 2020: ‘The Health Sector Strategic Plan (HSSP) 2020-2024 charts out the roadmap for health development and outlines actions that will address health challenges across the lifespan of citizens. It also identifies the processes that ne


SADC Council of Ministers gears up for the 40th Ordinary SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government

SADC Council of Ministers gears up for the 40th Ordinary SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government
Date:8/12/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Foreign Affairs

​GIS - 12 August 2020: The Council of Ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will meet virtually on 13 August, 2020 in preparation for the 40th Ordinary SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government which will be held on 17th


MV Wakashio:Site visit effected by President Roopun at the Blue Bay Marine Park

MV Wakashio:Site visit effected by President Roopun at the Blue Bay Marine Park
Date:8/11/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Environment

​GIS  – 11 August 2020: A site visit was effected, yesterday, by the President of the Republic, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, and the Minister of Environment, Solid Waste Management and Climate Change, Mr Kavydass Ramano, at the Blue Bay Marine Park and