More changes in government hierarchy as Jadoo-Jaunbocus finds way to cabinet

[L’Express] Following the power handover in January 2017 between Anerood Jugnauth and his son Pravind Jugnauth, the government has faced a number of scandals but it managed to retain its cabinet for a number of months. However, the resignation of Ravi …

[L'Express] Following the power handover in January 2017 between Anerood Jugnauth and his son Pravind Jugnauth, the government has faced a number of scandals but it managed to retain its cabinet for a number of months. However, the resignation of Ravi Yerrigadoo in September opened the floodgates with changes across the board.

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Republic of Benin to Seek Mauritian Expertise in the Tourism Sector

[Government of Mauritius] The Ambassador designate of the Republic of Benin, Mr Eric Franck Saizonou, with residence in Pretoria conveyed a keen interest to seek Mauritian expertise in the tourism sector owing to the country’s vast experience in this f…

[Government of Mauritius] The Ambassador designate of the Republic of Benin, Mr Eric Franck Saizonou, with residence in Pretoria conveyed a keen interest to seek Mauritian expertise in the tourism sector owing to the country's vast experience in this field.

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Minister Bodha Reassures Transport Industry Workers of No Redundancy

[Government of Mauritius] “The National Transport Corporation (NTC) will be called upon to be the backbone of the new National Transport Network Project, and I am reiterating the assurances given to the staff of the Corporation as well as to workers of…

[Government of Mauritius] "The National Transport Corporation (NTC) will be called upon to be the backbone of the new National Transport Network Project, and I am reiterating the assurances given to the staff of the Corporation as well as to workers of the transport industry and to bus companies, that there will be no redundancy with the advent of the Metro Express."

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Duke of Edinburgh’s – President Hands Over Gold Award Badges to Young Mauritians

[Government of Mauritius] The President of the Republic, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, presented Gold Award badges to young Mauritians yesterday at the State House, Réduit, in the context of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – Mauritius. The ceremony was held in the presence of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Stephan Toussaint, and other eminent personalities. The Gold Award was attributed to 36 young ladies and 30 young men.

[Government of Mauritius] The President of the Republic, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, presented Gold Award badges to young Mauritians yesterday at the State House, Réduit, in the context of the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award - Mauritius. The ceremony was held in the presence of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Stephan Toussaint, and other eminent personalities. The Gold Award was attributed to 36 young ladies and 30 young men.

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Agro-Industry Minister Launches National Apiculture Platform

[Government of Mauritius] A National Apiculture platform, which will help in creating a greater regional awareness of the potential of the industry as well as lay emphasis on the importance of the domestic beekeeping industry, was launched yesterday du…

[Government of Mauritius] A National Apiculture platform, which will help in creating a greater regional awareness of the potential of the industry as well as lay emphasis on the importance of the domestic beekeeping industry, was launched yesterday during a workshop at Domaine Les Pailles in presence of the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security and Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Mahen Seeruttun.

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Greenwich University Organises International Youth Empowerment Development Forum

[Government of Mauritius] An International Youth Empowerment Development Forum (IYEDF), organised at the initiative of the Greenwich University Pakistan Mauritius Branch Campus, was held yesterday in Ebène. It aimed at developing the youth through various workshops and brainstorming sessions, and exposing students to the various economic and social issues recurrent around world as well as promoting awareness on these issues.

[Government of Mauritius] An International Youth Empowerment Development Forum (IYEDF), organised at the initiative of the Greenwich University Pakistan Mauritius Branch Campus, was held yesterday in Ebène. It aimed at developing the youth through various workshops and brainstorming sessions, and exposing students to the various economic and social issues recurrent around world as well as promoting awareness on these issues.

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National Integrated Transport Network Project Unveiled At the National Assembly

[Government of Mauritius] Components of the National Integrated Transport Network Project were the focus of the replies of the Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport, Mr Nandcoomar Bodha, to a Parliamentary Question yesterday at the Natio…

[Government of Mauritius] Components of the National Integrated Transport Network Project were the focus of the replies of the Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport, Mr Nandcoomar Bodha, to a Parliamentary Question yesterday at the National Assembly. The Minister outlined the rationale and scope for three projects namely the Grade Separated Junctions at Pont Fer/Jumbo/Dowlut roundabouts; the A1-A3 Link Road to connect the Port Louis-St Jean Road (A1) to the Black River Road (A3); and the Port Louis-St Jean Road (A1)-

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Journalists who showed Soodhun video to prime minister questioned by CCID

[L’Express] The investigation into the racially inappropriate comments made by former Showkutally Soodhun is progressing at a steady pace with officers from the Central Criminal Investigation Department (CCID) present at the La Sentinelle headquarters …

[L'Express] The investigation into the racially inappropriate comments made by former Showkutally Soodhun is progressing at a steady pace with officers from the Central Criminal Investigation Department (CCID) present at the La Sentinelle headquarters today, Wednesday 15 November.

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Health Ministry to Undertake Intensive Diabetes Action Study Soon

[Government of Mauritius] “The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life will soon be conducting the Mauritius intensive diabetes action study, whose objective will be to determine the best interventions in preventing or at least slowing diabetes complica…

[Government of Mauritius] "The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life will soon be conducting the Mauritius intensive diabetes action study, whose objective will be to determine the best interventions in preventing or at least slowing diabetes complications."

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Health Ministry and Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh Formalise Collaboration

[Government of Mauritius] A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, based in Scotland, formalising the collaborative endeavour between the two institutions t…

[Government of Mauritius] A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, based in Scotland, formalising the collaborative endeavour between the two institutions to forge clinical partnership between physicians of Mauritius and Fellows of the College internationally, was signed yesterday in Port Louis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius