Govt Approves N47 Billion for Reconstruction of Aba-Port Harcourt, Lagos-Ota Roads, Others

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government Wednesday in Abuja approved contracts for three road projects at the total rate of N47 billion including the redesign and reconstruction of Aba-Port Harcourt road.

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government Wednesday in Abuja approved contracts for three road projects at the total rate of N47 billion including the redesign and reconstruction of Aba-Port Harcourt road.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IOC’s Maritime Security Ministerial Conference to Further Defend Common Ocean Space

[Government of Mauritius] The Indian Ocean Commission’s (IOC) Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in the Western Indian Ocean, which will be co-hosted by the Government of Mauritius and is set for end April 2018, was discussed during a meeting on Friday 30 March 2018 at the Voilà Hotel, in Bagatelle. The meeting was presided by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, and chairperson of IOC’s Council, Mr Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo.

[Government of Mauritius] The Indian Ocean Commission's (IOC) Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in the Western Indian Ocean, which will be co-hosted by the Government of Mauritius and is set for end April 2018, was discussed during a meeting on Friday 30 March 2018 at the Voilà Hotel, in Bagatelle. The meeting was presided by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, and chairperson of IOC's Council, Mr Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Mauritius to Submit Proposal to Designate Caverne Patate As a Ramsar Site

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security will, following consultations with the Rodrigues Regional Assembly, submit a proposal to the Ramsar Convention Secretariat to designate Caverne Patate in Rodrigues as a Wetland o…

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security will, following consultations with the Rodrigues Regional Assembly, submit a proposal to the Ramsar Convention Secretariat to designate Caverne Patate in Rodrigues as a Wetland of International Importance (Ramsar Site).

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Golden Jubilee Collection of Ducere African Children’s Stories Launched

[Government of Mauritius] The Golden Jubilee Collection of Ducere African Children’s Stories was launched this morning at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture in Phoenix in the presence of the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary …

[Government of Mauritius] The Golden Jubilee Collection of Ducere African Children's Stories was launched this morning at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture in Phoenix in the presence of the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, the High Commissioner of Australia in Mauritius, Mrs Jenny Dee and other personalities.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Workshop Focuses On Strategic Plan and Funding Strategy of the National CSR Foundation

[Government of Mauritius] A one-day stakeholder workshop focusing on the Strategic Plan and Funding Strategy of the National Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Foundation opened this morning at Voilà Hotel, Bagatelle, in the presence of the Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment, Mr Alain Wong and the Chairperson of the National CSR Foundation, Mr Medavy Pillay-Munien.

[Government of Mauritius] A one-day stakeholder workshop focusing on the Strategic Plan and Funding Strategy of the National Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Foundation opened this morning at Voilà Hotel, Bagatelle, in the presence of the Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment, Mr Alain Wong and the Chairperson of the National CSR Foundation, Mr Medavy Pillay-Munien.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Prime Minister Exhorts Youth to Seize Opportunities in Agricultural Sector

[Government of Mauritius] The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, exhorted youths to seize opportunities in agricultur…

[Government of Mauritius] The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, exhorted youths to seize opportunities in agricultural sector which will undergo a major transformation in the coming years.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Don’t Obstruct Lottery Operations in Lagos, Ogun, Court Restrains Police, DSS, EFCC

[This Day] Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos has restrained Lagos and Ogun State governments from disrupting the business of lottery companies for allegedly operating without the states’ licences.

[This Day] Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos has restrained Lagos and Ogun State governments from disrupting the business of lottery companies for allegedly operating without the states' licences.

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Commonwealth Games 2018 – Outstanding Performance of Mauritian Athletes Lauded By Sports Minister

[Government of Mauritius] The performance of Mauritian athletes currently participating in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games was highlighted yesterday by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Stephan Toussaint, during a press conference at the seat…

[Government of Mauritius] The performance of Mauritian athletes currently participating in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games was highlighted yesterday by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Stephan Toussaint, during a press conference at the seat of the Ministry in Port Louis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

IOX Submarine Cable to Drive the New Digital Economy of Mauritius

[Government of Mauritius] The first phase of the IOX (Indian Ocean Exchange) Submarine Cable system project, which will position Mauritius as a technology hub and significantly enhance the development of the country’s broadband infrastructure to suppor…

[Government of Mauritius] The first phase of the IOX (Indian Ocean Exchange) Submarine Cable system project, which will position Mauritius as a technology hub and significantly enhance the development of the country's broadband infrastructure to support and drive the new digital economy, was launched yesterday afternoon at the Le Labourdonnais Hotel Caudan Waterfront, in Port Louis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Mauritius Signs Country Programming Framework With FAO

[Government of Mauritius] The Country Programming Framework (CPF) for the Republic of Mauritius for the coming four years which renews the support of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to Mauritius in agri-business development and agro value c…

[Government of Mauritius] The Country Programming Framework (CPF) for the Republic of Mauritius for the coming four years which renews the support of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to Mauritius in agri-business development and agro value chain, promotion of sustainable agriculture for food security, and sustainable fisheries was signed yesterday afternoon at the Restaurant Le Courtyard in Port Louis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius