Budget 2018-2019 – Provision of Decent Dwelling for All Families

[Government of Mauritius] A vast programme of construction of decent houses and apartments for low income families is announced in Budget 2018-2019. The aim is to create an inclusive and equitable society and improve the quality of life of all Mauritia…

[Government of Mauritius] A vast programme of construction of decent houses and apartments for low income families is announced in Budget 2018-2019. The aim is to create an inclusive and equitable society and improve the quality of life of all Mauritian families by giving them access to safe and affordable housing options.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Budget 2018-2019 – Maximising Opportunities From Ocean Economy

[Government of Mauritius] Budget 2018-2019 lays emphasis on the ocean economy of Mauritius as the next avenue for the import substitution strategy and for export growth in the medium and long-term. To fully tap the economic possibilities of the ocean, …

[Government of Mauritius] Budget 2018-2019 lays emphasis on the ocean economy of Mauritius as the next avenue for the import substitution strategy and for export growth in the medium and long-term. To fully tap the economic possibilities of the ocean, an Ocean Economy Unit will be set up with the responsibility of preparing a National Ocean Policy Paper and the merging of the Mauritius Oceanography Institute and the Albion Fisheries Research Centre into one single institution to boost up research capacity on the ocean economy and i

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Budget 2018-2019 – Building the Infrastructure to Transform Mauritius

[Government of Mauritius] Budget 2018-19 underscores that building a strategic and modern infrastructure remains a prerequisite towards creating the appropriate physical infrastructure that measures up to the vision of a future of modernity, high incom…

[Government of Mauritius] Budget 2018-19 underscores that building a strategic and modern infrastructure remains a prerequisite towards creating the appropriate physical infrastructure that measures up to the vision of a future of modernity, high income and smart living which will eventually contribute to help the country attain the status of a high income economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Budget 2018-2019 – Investing in the Public Utilities Sector Remains Government’s Priority

[Government of Mauritius] Budget 2018-2019 makes provision for a water supply infrastructure development programme which will be geared towards improving water supply across the country. In this context, over the next three years some Rs 3.3 billion wi…

[Government of Mauritius] Budget 2018-2019 makes provision for a water supply infrastructure development programme which will be geared towards improving water supply across the country. In this context, over the next three years some Rs 3.3 billion will be invested in the replacement of 300 kilometers of pipeline, the construction of five service reservoirs, the replacement of 75 000 water meters, and the construction of the water treatment plant at Bagatelle.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Budget 2018-2019 – Enhancement of Gender Equality and Support to the Elderly

[Government of Mauritius] One of the pathways on the country’s transformative journey announced in Budget 2018-2019 is the enhancement of the role and participation of women in the country’s development and strengthening support to the elderly.

[Government of Mauritius] One of the pathways on the country's transformative journey announced in Budget 2018-2019 is the enhancement of the role and participation of women in the country's development and strengthening support to the elderly.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

New Satellite System in Togo

[Togonews] Togo and Thales Alenia Space announced that they have signed a contract for a ground station to be installed in Lomé, Togo, to be used for the search and rescue (SAR) of persons in distress, mainly using the Galileo satellite positioning system.

[Togonews] Togo and Thales Alenia Space announced that they have signed a contract for a ground station to be installed in Lomé, Togo, to be used for the search and rescue (SAR) of persons in distress, mainly using the Galileo satellite positioning system.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

Favoured Motoring for Govt Ministers

[Swazi Media] While the Swaziland Government is content to have only 12 public ambulances available for the whole kingdom because many are off the road waiting for repair, it has been reported that Government ministers have been given hire cars to use …

[Swazi Media] While the Swaziland Government is content to have only 12 public ambulances available for the whole kingdom because many are off the road waiting for repair, it has been reported that Government ministers have been given hire cars to use while their government cars are also in the workshop.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Hasal Petitions Legislature for Legal Status

[Observer] At least 125 students from 48 Nurse Assistant Schools and related Nursing Aid Institutions from Montserrado, Margibi and Bong counties, under the umbrella of the Health Assistant Schools Association of Liberia (HASAL), have petitioned the Ho…

[Observer] At least 125 students from 48 Nurse Assistant Schools and related Nursing Aid Institutions from Montserrado, Margibi and Bong counties, under the umbrella of the Health Assistant Schools Association of Liberia (HASAL), have petitioned the House of Representatives and the Senate to enact a law granting the association legal status.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nairobi Speaker Beatrice Elachi Suspended From Board

[Nation] Pressure is mounting on Nairobi County Assembly Speaker Beatrice Elachi to step aside after being suspended from the assembly’s service board with an impeachment motion against her set to be tabled before the Assembly on Tuesday.

[Nation] Pressure is mounting on Nairobi County Assembly Speaker Beatrice Elachi to step aside after being suspended from the assembly's service board with an impeachment motion against her set to be tabled before the Assembly on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya