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Youth Forum focuses on online child protection

Youth Forum focuses on online child protection
Date:August 17, 2018|Domain:Gender--ICT

GIS - 17 August, 2018: The Mauritius Youth Internet Governance Forum 2018, spanning over two days, opened yesterday at the Municipality of Port-Louis in the presence of the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands, and Min


First Task Force launched to monitor complaints on Citizen Support Portal

First Task Force launched to monitor complaints on Citizen Support Portal
Date:July 19, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS– 19 July, 2018: The first task force at regional level, which aims at ensuring close monitoring of complaints received by each organisation on the Citizen Support Portal (CSP), was launched yesterday by the Private Parliamentary Secretary (PPS),


Mobile cellular subscriptions increased by 1.4% in 2017

Mobile cellular subscriptions increased by 1.4% in 2017
Date:July 17, 2018|Domain:ICT

​ GIS - 17 July, 2018: Mobile cellular subscriptions increased by 1.4% from 1,814,000 in 2016 to reach 1,839,500 in 2017. Mobidensity, or the number of mobile cellular phones per 100 inhabitants increased by 1.3% from 143.6 in 2016 to 145.5 in 2017,


MoU to promote innovative IT education signed

MoU to promote innovative IT education signed
Date:June 26, 2018|Domain:ICT--Education & Training

GIS – 26 June, 2018: Polytechnics Mauritius Ltd (PML) and Microsoft Indian Ocean Island Ltd (MIOIL) signed this morning in Réduit a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at promoting innovative IT education.   Signatories were the chairperson of


Government launches four mobile applications to improve service delivery

Government launches four mobile applications to improve service delivery
Date:June 25, 2018|Domain:ICT--Education & Training--Gender

GIS - 25 June, 2018: Four Mobile Applications, namely the Search Gov, Emergency Alert, School Companion and the Family Welfare were launched this morning in Ebène by the Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden, the


First Mauritian Infrared Satellite to be launched in 2019

First Mauritian Infrared Satellite to be launched in 2019
Date:June 20, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 20 June 2018: The first Mauritian infrared Satellite is expected to be deployed in 2019 from the International Space Station (ISS).  This very first Satellite initiative by the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) has been selected for the 3rd rou


NPCC hosts workshop to guide tertiary students in career choice

NPCC hosts workshop to guide tertiary students in career choice
Date:June 13, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--ICT--Education & Training

GIS – 13 June 2018: A workshop on the theme Inventing Your Future…The next Steps? at the initiative of the National Productivity and Competitiveness Council (NPCC) for students of tertiary institutions was held yesterday at the Octave Wiéhé Auditori


Workshop focuses on cyber security and empowering women through ICT

Workshop focuses on cyber security and empowering women through ICT
Date:June 13, 2018|Domain:ICT--Gender

GIS   - 13 June, 2018: A workshop focusing on the theme ‘Empowering Women through ICT’, aiming at better equipping women to deal with virtual violence and to better protect their children, opened this morning at Ebène. The one-day workshop is a join


InnovED 2018 rewards winners for creative and innovative project

InnovED 2018 rewards winners for creative and innovative project
Date:June 12, 2018|Domain:Education & Training--Arts & Culture--ICT

GIS – 12 June 2018: Winners of the InnovED (Innovation for the Education Sector) 2018 competition which focused on multiple intelligences and new innovative concepts were rewarded yesterday at an award ceremony held at the Octave Wiéhé Auditorium in


Digitalisation will usher Mauritius into industrial age 4.0, says Minister

Digitalisation will usher Mauritius into industrial age 4.0, says Minister
Date:June 07, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS  – 7 June 2018: “Digital transformation is coming in today's world as a major element of change.  We cannot go against change and everybody has to take the road for a new future that is going to be very much technology-driven and take us into th