Observatory for Parenthood to Be Set Up in Mauritius

A two-day consultative workshop in view of the setting up of an Observatory for Parenthood in the Republic of Mauritius was launched yesterday by the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, at the National Women Development Centre in Phoenix. The event is being held in the margins of activities […]

India – Mauritius on Capacity Building Technological Development

India-Mauritius to collaborate for capacity building, technological development for MSMEs : Kalraj Mishra India and Mauritius have good trade relations, It is time for both the countri3es to expand further and let the SMEs come together, Union Minister for MSMEs Kalraj Mishra has said at an event in Mauritius. Mishra stressed that India is willing […]

Mauritius: The Tropical Paradise Looking to Become a Blockchain Hub

Known as the home of lush tropical beaches, the world’s second-oldest horse racetrack and the now-extinct Dodo bird, the East African island nation of Mauritius is seeking to brand itself as a regional haven for blockchain innovation. Since its independence in 1968, the former Dutch, French and British colony has become one of the most […]

Facebook and the Video First

Facebook is looking for a film producer to create ‘motion picture content’ Add Facebook to the list of tech giants going Hollywood. Looking to make good on a pledge by CEO Mark Zuckerberg earlier this year to be a “video first” company, Facebook is hiring a growing number of people to create its own video […]

Emmanuel Macron – would be french President

Emmanuel Macron has vowed to fight “the forces of division that undermine France” after easily winning the run-off election for the French presidency. The centrist candidate, 39, defeated the far right’s Marine Le Pen, winning 66.1% of the vote to her 33.9%. Acknowledging his victory, Mr Macron told supporters he wanted to ensure Le Pen […]

Shropshire couple killed in Mauritius

Hugh Vaughan and his wife Liz lived in Prees Heath, near Whitchurch and had been on holiday on the island. Mr Vaughan was the UK director of Landia UK – which supplies machinery to farmers across the UK from its base in Whitchurch. A statement on Landia’s website says: “It is with deep sadness and […]