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2017-03-24 Minister Lutchmeenaraidoo Calls Export Oriented Enterprises to Modernise and Innovate
[Government of Mauritius] Export oriented enterprises (EOE) need to innovate, modernise, adapt, diversity and be flexible in the face of challenges, said the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo, yesterday at the 11th Annual General Meeting of the Mauritius Export Association (MEXA) which was held at Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Port Louis.

2017-03-22 Minister Toussaint Inaugurates Youth Centre At Triolet
[Government of Mauritius] The Triolet Youth Centre, geared towards promoting literary, sports, cultural, recreational and social activities for the personal development and empowerment of young people, was inaugurated yesterday by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Stephan Toussaint.

2017-03-22 Prime Minister - 'Mauritius Will Stand Shoulder to Shoulder With African Brothers and Sisters'
[Government of Mauritius] The African Economic Platform (AEP) is undoubtedly the flagship project of Agenda 2063 of the African Union, said the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, while reiterating that Mauritius will stand shoulder to shoulder with its African brothers and sisters.

2017-03-21 Trade and Development Bank to Set Up a Regional Headquarters
[Government of Mauritius] The Trade and Development Bank (TDB), an African regional development financial institution, is proposing to set up a Regional Headquarters Tower in Mauritius. This shows that the initiatives taken by Mauritius to ensure transparency in its jurisdiction have been successful.

2017-03-23 Home Economics Training Programmes to Be Reviewed for Better Services
[Government of Mauritius] The training and capacity building programmes offered by the Home Economics Unit of the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare will be reviewed with a view to introduce Home Economics modules that are in line with public demands.

2017-03-23 La Marie Treatment Plant Hosts World Water Day 2017
[Government of Mauritius] A four-day exhibition on the theme "Water and Wastewater" was inaugurated yesterday at La Marie Water Treatment Plant to mark World Water Day 2017. The exhibition, open to students and the public, is being organised at the initiative of the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities and the Central Water Authority.

2017-03-23 Mini Forest Project Launched At Bel Air SSS
[Government of Mauritius] A mini project aimed at sensitising citizens and raise awareness among the youth on the importance of forests was launched yesterday at Bel Air State Secondary School. The project, organised at the initiative of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security, lies in the context of activities marking the International Day of Forests.

2017-03-21 Consultative Workshop On Sustainable Waste Management
[Government of Mauritius] A one-day consultative workshop on the Development of a Strategy and Action Plan for Waste Management and Resource Recovery in Mauritius, with the objective of tapping the potential of energy recovery from waste, kicked off this morning at the Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Port-Louis.

2017-03-21 National Assembly Speaker Launches Parliamentary Gender Caucus
[Government of Mauritius] The Parliamentary Gender Caucus, a permanent structure established at Parliamentary level to provide a platform for members of all political persuasions to deliberate on, and advocate for gender equality, was officially launched yesterday by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Mrs Santi Bai Hanoomanjee, at the Receptorium of the National Assembly in Port Louis, in the presence of various Ministers and Members of Parliament.

2017-03-20 'Flying' Mugabe Now in Mauritius... His 4th Foreign Trip in 19 Days
[News24Wire] 'Flying' Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has made his fourth foreign trip in 19 days, this time to Mauritius, according to a report on state ZBC radio.

2017-03-20 Mauritius Hosts First African Economic Platform
[Government of Mauritius] The African Economic Platform (AEP) will enable African leaders to set their own agenda to promote African integration and development and explore realistic continental and global opportunities and options to implement it.

2017-03-17 Mauritius Hosting the Inaugural African Economic Platform
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius is hosting the Inaugural African Economic Platform (AEP) from 20 - 22 March, 2017 at Westin Turtle Bay Hotel, Balaclava. The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Jugnauth will be present at the opening ceremony together with a number of African Heads of States and governments.

2017-03-17 Keeping the Indian Ocean Region Safe Is Critical to Our Economy and Prosperity, Says Sir Anerood
[Government of Mauritius] The Indian Ocean region holds strong strategic significance since it handles 30% of global trade and almost half of the global traffic of containers passes through the Indian Ocean waters. Keeping the region safe is critical to our economy and prosperity. That is why we must convey a strong signal that we are united and totally determined in our battle against terror.

2017-03-17 Civil Service Ministry to Host Unpan Workshop
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms, in collaboration with the Centre for Public Service Innovation (CPSI), South Africa, would host the United Nations Public Administration Network (UNPAN) workshop in May/June 2017.

2017-03-17 Mauritian Companies to Participate in Prowein 2017 in Germany
[Government of Mauritius] Nine Mauritian companies will participate in ProWein, one of the leading international trade fairs for the promotion of wines and spirits, to be held in D├╝sseldorf, Germany from 19 to 21 March 2017. Local exhibitors will showcase products such as rum, blended spirits, vodka, wine, fruit wine and liquor. The delegation will be led by Enterprise Mauritius.

2017-03-16 Workshop Organised to Observe World Consumers Rights Day 2017
[Government of Mauritius] A half-day workshop to discuss on the trending issue in the digital age, including rights and tips for consumers in the digital age, was held yesterday at Voilà Hotel in Bagatelle in the context of the World Consumers Rights Day 2017. The theme this year is 'Consumer rights in the digital age'. The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection, Mr Ashit Gungah, was present at the opening.

2017-03-14 Kenya's Super Rich Prefer Europe for Second Homes
[East African] Kenya's super rich in search of a second home are likely to make the investment outside the country with most preferring to buy the residences in Europe, a global realtor says in new findings.

2017-03-14 Ghana Signs Double Taxation Avoidance Pact With Mauritius
[Ghanaian Chronicle] As part of measures to strengthen bilateral cooperation, the Government of Ghana has signed a Double Taxation Avoidance agreement (DTA) with the government of Mauritius.

2017-03-14 Opening of One-Day Workshop On Ocean Economy
[Government of Mauritius] A one-day workshop on Ocean Economy aimed at exploring the marine policy and research landscape, identifying research opportunities and technology needs, as well as fostering partnerships opened this morning at the Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa Hotel in Pointe aux Piments. The Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, Mr Premdut Koonjoo, was present.

2017-03-13 Only Natural That Ghana and Mauritius Are Forging Stronger Ties - PM
[Government of Mauritius] Beyond our bilateral relationships, Mauritius looks forward to working with Ghana in regional and international fora to take the African agenda forward on all issues of common interest, including climate change, environmental preservation, Sustainable Development Goals, and security.

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