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.


Mauritius: Minister Gobin launches Locally Produced Fertilizer Subsidy Scheme

Mauritius: The Locally Produced FertiliZer Subsidy Scheme (LPFS) was officially launched by the Attorney General, Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Maneesh Gobin, yesterday, at the Small Farmers Welfare Fund (SFWF), in Goodlands. 

Prime Minister encourages women to practise physical activity regularly

Mauritius: The importance of practising physical activity regularly for women and girls as well as the population at large, so as to maintain a healthy lifestyle was the gist of the message of the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, today, at the Cote d’Or National Sports Complex (CDNSC). He was speaking in the context of the celebration marking the 30th Anniversary of the Commission Nationale du Sport Feminin (CNSF), which operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sports, and Recreation.

Mauritius Environment Minister calls on public officers to engage in environmental initiatives

Mauritius: At the Award Ceremony held yesterday, in Port Louis, in the context of a half-day training on Awareness Raising and Sensitisation Sessions regarding Stockholm+50 theme for Administrative and Technical Cadres of the Public Sector, the Minister of Environment, Solid Waste Management and Climate Change, Mr Kavydass Ramano, appealed to public officers to enhance their participation in environmental initiatives.

President Kiir encourages household farmers to engage in agricultural activities

JUBA, South Sudan - President Salva Kiir Mayardit on Saturday encouraged every household farmer to engage in agricultural and other productive activities in order to collectively improve the livelihood of the people.

Uganda: UAE charity organizations distribute food, essential items to over 5100 families

Uganda: Nearly 5100 families received several food items...