The Fusion of India and Mauritius – Zardin Zetwal

Burudu’s latest single ‘Zardin Zetwal’ features Mauritian rapper Myckee Formed in early 2012, ‘Burudu’ comprising Nakul Sharma and Sahil Bhatia, is an amalgamation of electronic-organic music based out of Mumbai. Burudu’s brand new single ‘Zardin Zetwal (Garden Of Stars) featuring Mauritian rapper Myckee was released on 16 June 2017, and we can’t get enough of […]

Mauritius Fashion Quatre Bornes

Enterprise Mauritius leading delegation to Fashion SVP

Enterprise Mauritius is leading a delegation of local apparel manufacturers to participate for the second time at Fashion SVP during June 27-28 June 2017 in London. Thirteen manufacturers comprising four large enterprises and nine SMEs will showcase to UK buyers the latest collections of products including t-shirts, shirts, knitwear, denim, and jersey wear. Fashion SVP […]

Jenny Dee appointed as Australian High Commissioner to Mauritius

Australian Foreign Affairs Minister, Julie Bishop has announced Miss Jenny Dee as the next Australia High Commissioner to Mauritius. The decision was made public in the statement below: Today I announce the appointment of Ms Jenny Dee as Australia’s next High Commissioner to Mauritius with non-resident accreditation to Comoros, Madagascar and Seychelles. Australia and Mauritius […]

Mauritius Ranks 1st On 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index in Africa

The Republic of Mauritius is the top ranked country in the African region on the Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) for 2017 and positions itself 6th globally. Mauritius scores particularly high in the legal and technical areas. The GCI is a survey produced by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to measure the commitment of Member States […]

Mauritian Court Allows Appeal of PM’s Corruption Acquittal

Mauritius’s Supreme Court granted permission to the state prosecutor to challenge Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth’s acquittal in a corruption case last year. “This case has a considerable public interest because it is the first time that the court has given its interpretation on the conflict-of-interest offense,” Chief Justice Kheshoe Parsad Matadeen said in a ruling […]

Budget 2017-2018 Highlights – Measures for Women Empowerment and Child Development

Government is aiming to promote gender equality and cater for the rights and development of children as well as providing adequate social protection to the poor and vulnerable families, the Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Jugnauth, underlined in the 2017-2018 Budget speech. The Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and […]

Several Projects Approved Under the Public Sector Investment Programme

Government has approved the recommendations of the Project Plan Committee for the inclusion of 41 projects in the Public Sector Investment Programme. The projects, to the tune of Rs 6.4 billion, include the upgrading and widening of Berthaud Road, Quatre Bornes including drainage works; the upgrading and reprofiling of a number of roads, and rehabilitation […]