Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth on Monday said that the fight against poverty remains at the core of Government’s preoccupations, which is tackling the root causes of poverty and exclusion by working with poor communities and others left behind to better access basic services such as health and education, social protection measures and empowerment initiatives for women and youth

©- - 18 october 2022 - 07:23:43 - thread African Union (401 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – The Health authorities in Mauritius on Saturday reported that there were three deaths due to COVID-19 over the period 6-12 October

©- - 15 october 2022 - 08:20:26 - thread African Union (62 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Monaco Explorations, supported by the commitment of Prince Albert II of Monaco to protect the ocean and promote sustainable management, started a two-month expedition on Wednesday in the Indian Ocean on the South African oceanographic vessel, SA Agulhas II

©- - 13 october 2022 - 09:25:34 - thread African Union (193 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Small island states, like Mauritius, are extremely vulnerable to any chemical attacks by external forces, the Mauritian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Alan Ganoo, has said

©- - 13 october 2022 - 09:19:13 - thread African Union (445 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Tourist arrivals are on rise in Mauritius, according to Statistics Mauritius, 9,460 in the period January/September 2021 to 638,332 during the same period in 2022

©- - 12 october 2022 - 09:36:06 - thread African Union (204 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The Mauritian Minister of Health and Wellness, Kailesh Jagutpal, on Monday said that more than 1,700 new cases of mental health were detected out of the 28,000 people who attended to the mental health hospital, from July 2021 to June 2022, the Government Information Services (GIS) reported

©- - 11 october 2022 - 08:36:08 - thread African Union (342 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian health authorities said on Tuesday that four positive coronavirus patients have died since the beginning of  this month

©- - 11 october 2022 - 06:38:46 - thread African Union (79 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The Mauritian Minister of Financial Services and Good Governance, Mahen Kumar Seeruttun, said here Friday the trust and reputation the country now enjoys, particularly since it ticked FATF’s 40 Recommendations, positions her among the best performers in its league

©- - 08 october 2022 - 09:33:35 - thread African Union (408 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Officials and technicians from The Gambia will be in Mauritius from 11-16 October, 2022, to study the Mauritian digital ecosystem, infrastructure, and development, in line with efforts to accelerate Gambia's digital transformation process

©- - 08 october 2022 - 08:46:02 - thread African Union (74 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Health authorities in Mauritius indicated Saturday that two patients died from COVID-19 over the period 29 September, to 5 October 2022

©- - 08 october 2022 - 08:39:32 - thread African Union (62 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The government of Mauritius announced on Friday that a delegation from the Commonwealth Secretariat would arrive in the country on 14-18 November to impart training to members of the police force on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT)

©- - 08 october 2022 - 08:17:41 - thread African Union (221 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The President of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara, held talks on Friday in Abidjan with his Guinea-Bissau counterpart, General Umaro El Mokhtar Sissoco Embalo, who is on a friendship and working visit to Côte d'Ivoire, an official source said

©- - 07 october 2022 - 17:19:12 - thread African Union (237 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The Mauritian Minister of Health and Wellness, Kailesh Jagutpal, said on Wednesday that his ministry will introduce a bill soon in Parliament to authoriSe the use of cannabis for medical purposes, the local press reported

©- - 06 october 2022 - 09:46:07 - thread African Union (208 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – The Mauritian Finance, Economic Planning and Development Minister, Renganaden Padayachy, on Monday said that the government is anticipating a strong recovery in economic activities for the year 2022 with the growth rate projected at 7%

©- - 04 october 2022 - 08:55:28 - thread African Union (205 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – The Mauritian Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Renganaden Padayachy, has said that the government is striving to continually improve its reception offer to expatriates wishing to settle in the island

©- - 03 october 2022 - 08:41:08 - thread African Union (303 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Statistics Mauritius has indicated that the GDP growth rate at market prices for 2022 would be 7

©- - 03 october 2022 - 07:40:18 - thread African Union (160 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA)) – The  Mauritius Institute of Training and Development (MITD) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on training matters with the Institute of Vocational Training and Labour Studies Alberto Cassimo of Mozambique, the Mauritius Government announced Sunday

©- - 03 october 2022 - 07:34:13 - thread African Union (159 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The quarantine period for COVID-19 disease in Mauritius and the existing sanitary measures would be extended up to 30 November 2022, the Government announced on Friday, following the weekly meeting of the Cabinet in Port-Louis

©- - 01 october 2022 - 05:37:56 - thread African Union (80 words)


New York, US (PANA) - African leaders have called for the speedy transformation of the educational systems in Africa by ensuring effective, efficient and equitable implementation of key research findings aimed at revitalising education

©- - 29 september 2022 - 11:48:05 - thread African Union (404 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, on Saturday held discussions in New York with the chairman of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki and the President of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, Hungarian Csaba Korosi

©- - 25 september 2022 - 13:46:56 - thread African Union (212 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, discussed with Senegalese President Macky Sall, who is also the current Chairperson of the African Union (AU), their support for international efforts to achieve reconciliation and stability in Libya

©- - 23 september 2022 - 16:21:09 - thread African Union (312 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritian health authorities reported on Friday the death of 74-year-old woman from the coronavirus (COVID-19) this week

©- - 23 september 2022 - 13:53:46 - thread African Union (136 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA)- The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, on the sidelines of the 77th UN General Assembly, Tuesday hailed Germany's role in supporting, on several occasions, the political track in Libya, including the Berlin 1-2 conferences

©- - 21 september 2022 - 18:08:34 - thread African Union (228 words)


Wooton, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian tea growers on Tuesday started a three-day training programme with experts from the Tea Research Institute of Kenya, sponsored by the European Union (EU), to learn about new tea cultivation methods to review the entire production model in the country

©- - 21 september 2022 - 08:44:39 - thread African Union (390 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Governor of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), Seddik Omar al-Kebir, is attending 46th session of the Board of Governors of Arab Central Banks and Monetary Institutions, which opened on Sunday in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

©- - 19 september 2022 - 13:51:03 - thread African Union (133 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian health authorities on Friday launched a pilot Patient Identification Wristband that will provide the name, date of birth and unit number of the patient

©- - 17 september 2022 - 08:59:58 - thread African Union (294 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Health authorities in Mauritius on Friday reported that as at 14 September there were 58 active cases of COVID-19 out of which 15 were admitted to hospital

©- - 17 september 2022 - 06:36:58 - thread African Union (205 words)


Pointe de Flacq, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Jugnauth, on Wednesday launched a 10-year blueprint for the future of tourism and to increase resilience in positioning the country as a more competitive destination for tourists

©- - 16 september 2022 - 08:23:21 - thread African Union (431 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth  on Sunday expressed deepest condolences to King Charles III and the family of Queen Elizabeth II, as well as to the Government and people of the United Kingdom following the demise of the Queen on 8 September

©- - 12 september 2022 - 09:08:31 - thread African Union (166 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity (GNU), Abdelhamid al-Dbaiba, will pay an official visit to Senegal at the invitation of Senegalese President Macky Sall, who is also the current chairman of the African Union (AU)

©- - 11 september 2022 - 14:28:09 - thread African Union (323 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritius will promulgate the Fisheries and Marine Resources (Licence and Fees) Regulations in a bid to review the licence fees payable by foreign-owned Mauritian flagged longliners and introduce licence fees for mid-water trawlers operating in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Mauritius and international waters

©- - 10 september 2022 - 09:47:06 - thread African Union (235 words)