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 […]

Indian Navy vessel with all-woman crew reaches Mauritius

INSV Tarini is 55 feet in length and built in India in line with the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Indian Navy. The Indian Navy’s sailing vessel ‘Tarini’, with an all-woman crew, on Tuesday visited Port Louis harbour in Mauritius as part efforts by the two countries to ramp up maritime security cooperation. “Tarini […]

H1n1 swine flue back in mauritius

H1N1 returns to Mauritius

According to our information publisized and circulating in Mauritius, a 59-year-old man from the town of Pailles died on Tuesday (May 30th 2017). He had contracted influenza A (H1N1). The fifty-year-old died at the Dr. A.G.Jeetoo hospital. A death confirmed today by Anwar Husnoo, Mauritian Minister of Health. 34 cases of H1N1 since the beginning […]

Ramadan celebrations in quatre bornes mauritius

Ramdan – the imporantance

Why is it so important for Muslims Ramadan is upon us once again. Here is what happens during the holy month. Ramadan is the holiest month for Muslims. Every year, Muslims around the world fast during daylight hours, but what is it really about? What is Ramadan? Ramadan is the ninth month in the Muslim […]

Mauritius Launches Creative Portal to Promote Local Handicraft

An online platform – The Creative Mauritius project (CM), has been launched to enhance the aiming visibility and market linkages to craftsmen of Mauritius and Rodrigues. Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah launched the CM at the headquarters of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) in Port Louis. The objectives of the CM project is […]