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Covid-19 dominates parliamentary debates

The National Assembly resumed today under strict sanitary conditions. Wearing of a face mask is compulsory and social distancing is applied to seating. Members...

Vikram Jeetah: “Successive governments neglected the Global Health Security Index”

Vikram Jeetah: “Successive governments neglected the Global Health Security Index" Committed to highest ethical standards, Vikram Jeetah is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with a double...

Proactive measures containing virus spread, says Govt

The repatriation of Mauritian citizens stranded in France due to the lockdown has begun and all 29 passengers who landed on Sunday morning from...

New Price Control: Commerce Minister warns abusive traders

As from Sunday 26 April 2020, the prices of additional basic commodities and sanitary products will be controlled in a bid to prevent profiteering...

NGOs and Charities to benefit from Wage Assistance Scheme

The government has agreed to extend the Wage Assistance Scheme to cover, during the COVID-19 curfew period, a charitable institution approved by the Director-General...

PM discusses Parliament opening with Opposition Leader

Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth met Leader of the Opposition Dr Arvin Boolell on Saturday at the Ex-Treasury Building to discuss modalities of parliament...

COVID-19 Solidarity Fund: Le public peut contribuer

Press Communique COVID-19 Solidarity Fund   Government has set up a COVID-19 Solidarity Fund to provide support to the population and the community at large who are...

Covid-19: Curfew order until 2nd April 2020

Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth addressed the press on Sunday night at 19.30hrs.  Also present were Health Minister Kailesh Jagatpal, Foreign Affairs Minister Nando Bodha...

Covid-19 : A round-up of important news especially for the English-speaking public

Air Mauritius Press Release TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS OF THE MAURITIUS – RODRIGUES ROUTE Following the outbreak of covid-19, the authorities have extended travel restrictions currently in force,...

Covid-19: 14 official cases to date, one death

The National Communication Committee on Covid-19 held a press conference this morning at 11.30am at the Prime Minister’s office. Health Minister Dr Kailesh Jagatpal  laid...

Le Président rencontre les religieux

Son Excellence le Président de la République, Prithvirajsingh Roopun, a rencontré les représentants des différents corps religieux pour parler du coronavirus. Son message : « Azordi mo finn...

Pravind Jugnauth : « Quand nu met lamain dans lamain ensam, nu pli fort »

Situation climatique oblige, les célébrations officielles prévues comme chaque année au Champ-de-Mars pour le 52e anniversaire de l'Indépendance et la vingt-huitième année de l’accession...

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Communication professionals in Mauritius invited to join Virtual edition of AfricaCommsWeek

The 4th edition of Africa Communication Week kicks off on May 25 2020 – Africa Day under the theme “Lead from the Front: Communicating...

Latest Cabinet decisions

The Cabinet met today under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister, the Hon. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth.  The highlights of the deliberations are as follows: Cabinet...

Kite flying in lockdown

Bored with internet and facebook during this lockdown, this family has switched to kite flying on its rooftop. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fi51XFEZzJ8&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0nv5kXPred2cPiSpdorpvKBlh_mL3r3qWVEVA_b_XnmFr3BmbOmqe-F64  

Covid-19 Update: Two new cases after 28 days of zero case

Update on Sunday 24 May 2020: Two new cases of Covid-19 have been detected among the 150 passengers who returned to Mauritius on 10 May...