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2017-09-20 Sagnep to Hold Its Fifth Meeting in Mauritius Next Year
[Government of Mauritius] The 5th Meeting of the Southern African Regional Cooperation Group on Safety of Navigation and Marine Environmental Protection (SAGNEP) would be held in Mauritius in February 2018.

2017-09-20 Pan African Parliament Delegation Calls On Acting Prime Minister
[Government of Mauritius] A delegation from the Pan African Parliament (PAP), which is the legislative organ of the Africa Union, paid a courtesy call on the Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Collendavelloo, yesterday in Port Louis.

2017-09-20 NPCC to Organise Two-Day Brainstorming Workshop
[Government of Mauritius] A two-day brainstorming workshop aiming to trigger thinking and provide a platform to key stakeholders from the public, private and other relevant sectors to reflect upon the current competitiveness status of the country, will be organised by the National Productivity and Competitiveness Council (NPCC) on 26 and 27 September 2017 at the Sofitel Mauritius L'Imperial Resort and Spa.

2017-09-20 Acting Prime Minister Bids Farewell to Outgoing French Ambassador
[Government of Mauritius] The Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Collendavelloo, received yesterday at his office in Port Louis, the outgoing French Ambassador to Mauritius, Mr Gilles Huberson, who came to bid farewell, following his nomination as Ambassador of France to Ivory Coast.

2017-09-19 Lessons From Mauritius On Making Companies More Accountable
[The Conversation Africa] Since the turn of the century, developing countries have been adopting corporate governance codes with the promise that they will enhance accountability and growth, while delivering equitable, ethical, and sustainable business practices.

2017-09-19 President Gurib-Fakim Attends Several High-Level Meetings in New York
[Government of Mauritius] President Gurib-Fakim attends several high-level meetings in New York

2017-09-18 Namibia, Botswana, Mauritius Rank High in Investment Index
[Namibia Economist] Although Namibia, Botswana and Mauritius have consistently ranked in the top 20 of the RMB Where to Invest in Africa index, their inability to reach the top 10 is mostly due to the restricted size of their domestic markets. South Africa has ranked in the number one position for six years.

2017-09-18 Starlets Humiliate Mauritius to Qualify for Cosafa Semis
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Neddy Atieno struck four goals with Mwanahalima' Dogo' Adam and Lucy Mukhwana scoring twice as Harambee Starlets qualified for the COSAFA Women's Championship semi-final with a commanding 11-0 victory over Mauritius in their second group match of the tournament.

2017-09-18 Promoting the Emergence of Promising Athletes in Agaléga
[Government of Mauritius] In a bid to encourage the inhabitants of Agaléga to practise a physical activity and eventually foster the emergence of promising sportspersons to represent the Republic of Mauritius at Indian Ocean Island Games (IOIG) 2019 , the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Stephan Toussaint, handed over sports equipment to a delegation from Agaléga at a function held on 15 September 2017 in Port Louis.

2017-09-18 The 26th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition Kicks Off
[Government of Mauritius] The 26th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition organised by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in collaboration with the University of Mauritius, is being held in Mauritius from 18 to 23 September 2017.

2017-09-18 By-Election in Constituency of Belle Rose and Quatre Bornes Fixed for 17 December 2017
[Government of Mauritius] The President of the Republic, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, has issued on 15 September a writ fixing the 4th Day of November 2017 as the day of election of one member of the National Assembly for the Constituency of Belle Rose and Quatre Bornes.

2017-09-18 Workshop to Discuss the Way Forward for Preservation of Ozone Layer
[Government of Mauritius] A sensitisation workshop on the Kigali Amendment in the context of activities marking the 2017 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was launched this morning by the Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment and Sustainable Development, Mr Etienne Sinatambou, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Balaclava in presence of other eminent personalities.

2017-09-14 Protection of Marine Ecosystem - Several Stakeholders to Sign MoU
[Government of Mauritius] A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) pertaining to a Technical Exchange Programme on the conservation, protection and management of marine protected areas will be signed by several stakeholders related to the sector.

2017-09-14 Swearing-in Ceremony of New Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Institutional Reforms
[Government of Mauritius] In accordance with the provisions of section 59(3), 62 and 63 of the Constitution and on the advice of the Prime Minister, the President of the Republic has appointed Mr Maneesh Gobin as Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Institutional Reforms.

2017-09-14 One-Day Workshop Focuses On the Future of the Tea Sector
[Government of Mauritius] The present situation and future of the tea sector was the focus of a one-day workshop which kicked off this morning in Nouvelle France at the initiative of the Ministry of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives in collaboration with Grand-Port Savanne and Tea Marketing Cooperative Federation Ltd and Primary tea Cooperative Societies.

2017-09-14 Portuguese Ambassador to Mauritius Meets Prime Minister
[Government of Mauritius] The Ambassador-designate of Portugal to Mauritius with residence in Mozambique, Mrs Maria Amélia Maio de Pavia, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, this afternoon at the Treasury Building in Port Louis.

2017-09-14 Mauritius and Portugal Sign a Bilateral Air Services Agreement
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius signed this afternoon a Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) with Portugal at the Treasury Building in Port Louis. The signatories were Ambassador Maria Amelia Maio de Paiva from the Portuguese side and Mr N. K. Ballah, Secretary to Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service, from the Mauritian side.

2017-09-14 PM Announces Finalisation of Creation of the National Arts Fund
[Government of Mauritius] The creation of the National Arts Fund with an initial contribution of Rs 50 million aimed at financing activities for performing as well as fine arts, such as music recording, concerts and sales andexhibition of art work, amongst others is at the stage of finalisation.

2017-09-13 Mauritius to Host Comesa-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area Workshop
[Government of Mauritius] The COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) Agreement will be signed by Mauritius in October 2017. The signature will take place during a National Workshop on the COMESA-EAC-SADC TFTA which the country will be hosting.

2017-09-13 Public Officers Awarded Certificates After Completing Training Programmes
[Government of Mauritius] Two hundred and thirty-four public officers were awarded certificates after successfully completing training programmes, yesterday at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall in Port Louis. The programmes were jointly organised by the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms and the Open University of Mauritius.

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