Minister Jagutpal launches Tobacco Day 2023 activities

Mauritius: In the context of the World No Tobacco Day 2023, observed annually on 31 May, a series of activities were launched today, in the presence of the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun and the Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Kailesh Kumar Singh Jagutpal, at the Shrimati Indira Gandhi State Secondary School in Quartier Millionaire.

Council Meeting of Port-Louis elects new Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor

Mauritius: Mamode Issop Nujuraully and Aurelie Francesca Chrystabelle Dookhee were elected Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor of Port Louis, respectively, this morning in a Special Meeting of the City Council, chaired by Senior Councillor Daniel Laurent, in Port Louis.

South Africa: Prez Cyril Matamela declares GBVF as pandemic

South Africa: MEC for Social Development, Me Motshidise Koloi, intensified the fight against Gender Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF), which was declared a pandemic by President Cyril Matamela during his 2023 State of the Nation Address on May 30, 2023.

Free State Premier Inaugurates Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Clinic

South Africa: Free State Premier Dukwana Mxolisi expressed his feelings during the inauguration of the Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Clinic in the town of Rouxville, located on the outskirts of the Xhariep district, on 30th May 2023.


South Africa celebrates Africa Day 2023, recognizes indigenous culture and heritage

South Africa: In South Africa, the month of May, is annually recognized as Africa Month and is linked directly to supporting and strengthening Africa Day.

MEC Hlophe & ministries congratulate Bokamoso Machika on winning #MissMpumalanga 2023

Mpumalanga: The MEC for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Ms Nompumelelo Hlophe and other ministeries,congratulates Bokamoso Machika from the Thembisile Hani Local Municipality for winning the 13th Annual #MissMpumalanga Awards.

26 Kenyan Women filmmakers honoured at 4th women in Film Awards

Kenya: 26 women filmmakers and creatives were, on Wednesday, 8th March 2023, feted for making a mark in the film industry during the 4th Edition of the Women in Film Awards (WIFA) held at the Kenya Cultural Centre, Nairobi.

South Africa celebrates Armed Forces Day 2023, hosts beauty pageant

South Africa: Audiences at this year's Armed Forces Day celebration in Richard's Bay had an opportunity to learn from an SA Army Artillery Gunner who takes beauty pageantry, occupational health and safety and soldiering all in her stride.

Africa works to drive economic growth, say President Roopun

Mauritius: Africa, with its vast natural resources, will be a key partner and is increasingly present in driving the economic growth and development agenda in the world, stated the President of the Republic of Mauritius, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, during his intervention, on Tuesday 14 February 2023, at the World Government Summit 2023 in Dubai.