At Ease: a poetry by Kevin Isaac

Life is seamless here. The skies retain an exuberant cobalt of endless blue, sprinkled artistically with impressions on a canvass of skinny, white clouds.

Botswana Trade Ministry launches National Quality Policy

Botswana: The Minister of Trade and Industry, Mmusi Kgafela, launched the National Quality Policy (NQP) yesterday in Gaborone.

Mauritius: Budgetary measures to connect women to opportunities and improve financial independence and enhance childcare

Mauritius: Key measures aimed at integrating women in the labour force and improving childcare are being catered for in the Budget 2023-24

Budget 2023-2024 reflects Mauritius Government’s philosophy to protect and support the population, states Prime Minister

The Budget 2023-2024 is a budget of continuity, and reflects Government’s philosophy which is to protect the population.


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15 women receive Empowering Coastal Communities training certificates

Mauritius: A total of 15 women of the North-East coastal region received certificates yesterday evening after following a 24-month training on Empowering Coastal Communities through Native Oyster Aquaculture.

Dominica: PM Roosevelt Skerrit meets UN Resident Coordinator for Barbados

Dominica: Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, received a courtesy call from UN Resident Coordinator for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Didier Trebucq. He paid his visit on Tuesday, March 28, 2023.

Les Assises de l’entrepreneuriat kick off at Caudan Arts Centre

Mauritius: Les Assises de l’entrepreneuriat, organised by the Ministry of Industrial Development, SMEs and Cooperatives in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) of Mauritius and Seychelles on 15 and 16 March 2023, kicked off this morning at the Caudan Arts Centre in Port Louis.

PM Jugnauth launches hydroponics training farm in Mauritius Prison Service

Mauritius: The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, proceeded with the inauguration of a training farm in aquaponics and hydroponics as well as a solar water drip today at the Mauritius Prison Service (MPS) in Beau Bassin. These aim to facilitate women prisoners' transition and reintegration from prisons into the community. An exhibition on the creative works of the prisoners was also held on the occasion.

Kenya Ministry of Forest launches Kakamega Forest Fence Project

Kenya: The CS Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Forestry Soipan Tuya have presided over the launch of the Kakamega Forest Fence Project. The forest's 117km perimeter that traverses both Kakamega and Vihiga Counties will be installed with an electric fence.