Key Issues

Prime Minister highlights Government’s proposals towards Financing of Political Parties Bill

The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, highlighted today the proposals of Government with regard to the Financing of Political Parties Bill during a press conference held at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis. He emphasised that […]

Science

Much progress is being accomplished in the renewable energy production sector, says DPM

A credit facility agreement to support the Green Climate Fund project ‘Accelerating the Transformational Shift to a Low-Carbon Economy in the Republic of Mauritius’ was signed by the Director of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), Mr André Pouillès-Duplaix and the Chairman of the Central Electricity Board (CEB), Mr Mootoosamy Naidoo, in presence of the […]

Trading

Blockchain, an opportunity for Mauritius to accelerate development, says Minister Sawmynaden

The Age of Blockchain has dawned upon us, and the technology is painting a new vista of advanced solutions for businesses, individuals and governments. For Small Island Developing states (SIDS) like Mauritius, Blockchain represents an opportunity to accelerate development in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This statement was made today by the Minister […]

General

Roof Slab Grant Scheme 280: beneficiaries receive cheques amounting to Rs 22.2 million

Some 280 beneficiaries received yesterday their cheques, amounting to a total of Rs 22.2 million, under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme, during a ceremony held at at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall, Port Louis, in presence of the Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Purmanund Jhugroo, and other personalities. Different categories of grants have been […]

Press Release

Elion Resources Group Wins Green Great Wall Medal for Afforestation and Reforestation Work

BEIJING, Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — China’s national forestry and grassland administration has recently honored regional government officials, individuals, and enterprises who have made remarkable contributions to the Three-North Shelter Forest Program. Wang Wenbiao, Chairman of Elion Resources Group, last year’s winner of Lifetime Achievement Champion of the Earth from the UN Environment Programme, was awarded […]

Press Release

HUAWEI CLOUD lance officiellement un service blockchain destiné aux utilisateurs du monde entier

SHENZHEN, Chine, 29 novembre 2018 /PRNewswire/ — HUAWEI CLOUD a lancé officiellement, le 15 novembre 2018, son service blockchain (BCS) qui pourra être utilisé dans le monde entier, après l’avoir lancé pour les utilisations commerciales en Chine, le 10 octobre dernier. Désormais disponible sur le site web international de HUAWEI CLOUD, ce service aide les […]