Prime Minister Cautions to Take Severe Sanctions Against Unruly Drivers
[Government of Mauritius] The situation is alarming regarding the number of fatalities caused by road accidents. It is high time that we act so as to prevent more casualties and Government will not tolerate those not complying with road traffic legislations and non compliance will lead to severe sanctions.
Kenya Airways to Unveil Flights to Mauritius
[Independent (Kampala)] Kenya's national carrier, Kenya Airways, has announced plans to fly four times a week to Mauritius starting June, giving customers more options to travel to the Indian Ocean archipelago.
Mauritius and Italy to Collaborate in the Field of Renewable Energy
[Government of Mauritius] A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cooperation in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency was signed between the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities and the Italian Ministry of Environment, Land and Sea on 12 February 2018 at the Hennessy Park Hotel in EbĂ¨ne. The Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Collendavelloo, was present on this occasion.
IMF Chief of Mission for Mauritius Meets Prime Minister
[Government of Mauritius] A delegation of the International Monetary Fund headed by Mr Amadou Sy, Advisor to the African Department called on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, today at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis.
Secretary General of IORA Pays Farewell Call On PM
[Government of Mauritius] The Secretary General of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), Ambassador K. V Bhagirath, paid a farewell call on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, on Monday 12 February at the New Treasury building in Port Louis.
"Developing countries such as Mauritius need research to help relieve the economic burden of chronic diseases"
[L'Express] Dr Neel Heerasing, a consultant gastroenterologist with special interests in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Clinical Nutrition, was born and raised in Mauritius. Having completed his medical training in Australia, he moved to the United Kingdom in 2016 to further his training and undertook a two-year research fellowship at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and the prestigious Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pharmacogenetics Research Centre.
Members of House of Lords of UK Meet Prime Minister
[Government of Mauritius] Lord Meghnad Desai and Lord St John of Bletso of the House of Lords of UK met the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, on Friday 09 February at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis.
"Let's not forget the whole Kaya episode - this could have led to a similar situation"
[L'Express] Following the public outrage over the photo of David Gaiqui tied naked to a chair in police custody, which was posted on social media last week by his lawyer, Weekly asks Antoine Domingue, former chairman of the Bar Council, on what the law allows and doesn't allow when the police interrogate a suspect.
Prime Minister Expresses Determination to Modernise Road Infrastructure
[Government of Mauritius] The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, expressed his strong determination to modernise road infrastructure so as to relieve motorists from the heavy traffic flow and at the same improve the quality of life of citizens.
Safer Internet Day 2018 Promotes More Responsible Use of Internet
[Government of Mauritius] A workshop, endorsing a safer internet environment where technology is used responsibly, was held yesterday at Sir Abdool Raman Osman State College, Phoenix, in the context of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2018. The Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden, and the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, were present for the event.
Zambians, Mauritians Boosting Teacher Ranks in Seychelles' State Schools
[Seychelles News Agency] Around 50 teachers from Mauritius and Zambia are expected in Seychelles this week to begin teaching in state schools as part of government efforts to counter the lack of local teachers.
#50ansMoris - The eternal devaluation debate of the Mauritian rupee
[L'Express] What should the value of the rupee be? This debate is as old as the country itself. In 1968, the pages of Â«l'expressÂ» hosted an article extolling the benefits of devaluation: exports would be cheaper and more competitive, more expensive imports would lead to more consumption of home-based industries (these, remember, were the import substitution days).
Temporary Police Constables Take Oath of Allegiance
[Government of Mauritius] A total of 210 Temporary Police Constables (TPC), out of which 23 are women, took their oath of allegiance on 30 January 2018 at Line Barracks in Port Louis to serve the nation and execute and perform their duties as Police Constables. The ceremony was held in the presence of the Commissioner of Police, Mr Mario Nobin.
Chinese Minister of State Administration for Industry and Commerce Meets Prime Minister
[Government of Mauritius] The Minister of State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People's Republic of China Mr Zhang Mao, met the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, today at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis.
Deputy Prime Minister Cautions Those Infringing Fundamental Rights of the Citizens
[Government of Mauritius] Government will not tolerate those causing prejudice and infringing the fundamental rights of the citizens and severe sanctions will be taken against such offenders. The rights of citizens should be well preserved and respected and it is the responsibility of the elders to instil better moral values in the future generations which in turn will collaborate for the progress and prosperity of the country.
Mauritius Firm SBM Formally Buys Chase Bank
[East African] Kenya has accepted the offer from Mauritius firm SBM Holdings for collapsed lender Chase Bank.
Dog Population Management Campaign to Be Conducted On Pilot Basis
[Government of Mauritius] Government has agreed to the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Humane Society International, an affiliate of the Humane Society of the United States, for the conduct of a dog population management campaign in the district of Flacq and the neighbourhood on a pilot basis.
Regulatory Committee On Fintech and Innovation-Driven Financial Services to Be Set Up
[Government of Mauritius] A Regulatory Committee on Fintech and Innovation-driven Financial Services will be set up to assist in paving the way for appropriate regulatory frameworks for encouraging and supporting the development of Fintech in Mauritius.
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Paul Baker - "Inclusiveness is more important than becoming a high-income country"
[L'Express] Mauritius is set to embark on a new virtuous cycle of economic growth in the years to come.