Tropical Cyclone in Mauritius Causes Air Seychelles to Cancel Flights
[Seychelles News Agency] Air Seychelles, the national airline, has cancelled its flight to Mauritius for Thursday, January 18 due to tropical cyclone 'Berguitta', a communiquÃ© stated.
Cyclone Berguitta - All Emergency Services On Alert
[Government of Mauritius] All emergency services, including the Mauritius Police Force and the Mauritius Fire and Rescue Service, are on high alert after a cyclone warning Class 1 came into force in Mauritius at 16 00 hrs on Monday 15 January 2018 as Berguitta has intensified into a tropical cyclone.
Cyclone Warning for Mauritius
[Mauritius Weather Update] Fourth cyclone bulletin for Mauritius issued at 1010 hours on Tuesday 16 January 2018.
Road Safety - National Campaign Organised to Target Whole Population
[Government of Mauritius] A National Road Safety Campaign would be organised in collaboration with various stakeholders from 22 to 28 January 2018 with a view to promote a road safety culture among the population.
Heavy Rainfall - Agro-Industry Ministry Provides Assistance to Affected Planters
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security is providing support and assistance to planters to relaunch their activities following the recent prolonged heavy rainfall that has caused much damage to crops and resulting in a decrease in vegetable production.
Mauritius and Australia to Strengthen People to People Relationship
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius and Australia are gearing efforts towards further building and consolidating the existing ties between the two countries as well as reinforcing the people to people relationship.
New 150-Bed Eye Hospital in the Pipeline
[Government of Mauritius] "The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life is working on the modalities for the setting up of a 150-bed eye hospital in RÃ©duit, which is expected to be completed within two years' time."
Hexavalent Vaccine Introduced in National Immunization Programme
[Government of Mauritius] The Hexavalent Vaccine which provides immunity against six important preventable childhood diseases with a single injection at each visit is being introduced in the National Expanded Programme of Immunisation.
Commissioner of Police Elaborates On Roadmap for Enhanced Quality Service By the Police Force
[Government of Mauritius] The 4,000 police officers assigned to the Emergency Response Unit, the Traffic Branch and patrol in Mauritius will soon be equipped with body cameras. This initiative is in line with Government's vision to bring the Police close to the public and to reinforce law and order in the country.
Education - 25 110 Children Enroll At Grades 1 and 7 for Academic Year 2018
[Government of Mauritius] The Admission procedures to Grade 1, formerly Standard I, and Grade 7, previously Form I, are being held today for some 25 110 young Mauritians.
Meeting On Accident Prevention in Radiotherapy to Be Held in Mauritius
[Government of Mauritius] The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will hold a meeting in Mauritius in April 2018 on Accident Prevention in Radiotherapy within the framework of the project "RAF9059 Strengthening Member State Technical Capabilities in Medical Radiation Protection in compliance with requirements of the new International Basic Safety Standards".
Fishermen to Obtain Financial Assistance to Purchase Canotte
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping is implementing a scheme to provide financial assistance to registered fishermen/ Fishermen Cooperative Societies for the purchase of Canotte for off-lagoon fishing.
PM Outlines Key Priorities in His New Year Message to the Nation
[Government of Mauritius] In his New Year message to the Nation, which was broadcast on 1 January 2018, the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, defined his priorities for the country and assured a better quality of life for the whole community by making a difference on issues that matter most to people's daily lives, namely education, training, economy, unemployment, poverty, environment, and law and order.Speaking about Government's foremost priority which is education and training, the Prime Minister recalled that the futu
The Safe Haven Halfway Home - Mauritius
[Gender Links] The Halfway Home is a temporary shelter for teenage girls who are homeless due to abuse and rejection from family members.
Mauritius Poised to Become the Flagship of African Countries, Says Minister Lutchmeenaraidoo
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius is poised to become Africa's foremost regional power with its opening to African countries. There is the need to reinvent Mauritius' economic strategy by identifying new sectors and embark on new path of economic development through innovation and restructuration that will help in the creation of Economic Zones in Africa and propel the country forward.
Highlights of Health Statistics Report 2016
[Government of Mauritius] The estimated resident population for Mauritius as at 31 December 2016 was 1 221 150 compared to 1 220 530 as at 31 December 2015. The increase of 620 in the number of resident population, that is, 0.05%, is highlighted in the Health Statistics Report 2016.
Preparatory Phase of Indian Ocean Island Games 2019 Discussed With Mauritian Prime Minister
[Government of Mauritius] The preparatory process leading to the Indian Ocean Island Games (IOIG) 2019 were at the fore of discussions during a meeting held yesterday in Port Louis between the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, and the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Stephan Toussaint. Mauritius will be hosting the 10th edition of the Games.
Mauritius Signs Bilateral Air Services Agreements With Several Countries
[Government of Mauritius] The Mauritius delegation at the International Conference on Air Services Negotiations Event (ICAN) 2017, had air services negotiations with six countries, namely Chile, Ghana, Morocco, Namibia, Russian Federation and Lao People's Democratic Republic. The Conference, organised by the International Civil Aviation Organisation, was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 4 to 8 December 2017.
Kenya Airways, Air Mauritius Extend Code Share Agreement
[East African] Air Mauritius, the flag carrier of Mauritius, has extended their codeshare agreement with Kenya Airways to offer their customers more connections at their hubs in Nairobi and Port Louis.
Combating Africa's Inequalities
[Africa Renewal] Nelson Mandela, shortly after becoming the first democratically elected president of South Africa, spoke to both his countrymen and women--indeed, for Africans everywhere--when he declared, "We must work together to ensure the equitable distribution of wealth, opportunity and power in our society."