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Mauritius introduces Penalty Points System (PPS) for drivers

Mauritius introduces ‘Penalty Points System’ (PPS) for drivers on its roads this Friday. s from Friday 10 May 2013, it will be an offence if a driving licence holder does not have both the driving licence and the driving licence counterpart (DLC) in his possession. Both documents henceforth constitute the driving licence. The authorities have [...]Related News:Penalty Points System will be operational in Dec/JanRamgoolam confirme que le permis à points sera bientôt unePolice chief pleased with Dragnet crackdownAlcopal – A legal pill which could help drink-drivers…Le permis à points sera bientôt introduit à MauriceThe post Mauritius introduces Penalty Points System ...

10 May 2013, KotZot

Jamel Debbouze à l’Ile Maurice le 16 Mars

Une seule date de prévue ! Jamel Debbouze présentera son nouveau spectacle, « Tout Sur Jamel » aux mauriciens et aux mauriciennes le 16 mars prochain à 20h30. Depuis ce week-end, une vidéo circule sur le web dans laquelle Jamel, le célèbre humoriste franco-marocain annonce sa venue sur l’île. L’humoriste est bien décider à satisfaire [...]Related News:Le spectacle de Gad Elmaleh déjà sold outGad Elmaleh one-man show à Ile MauriceCristiano Ronaldo – Le Nouveau dribble[Video] 2013 African Cup of Nations qualifiers: Libya,…Lady Gaga Born This Way VideoThe post Jamel Debbouze à l’Ile Maurice le 16 Mars appeared first on Mauritius ...

12 Mar 2013, KotZot

Emirates to operate special A380 Service to Mauritius

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, will showcase one of its fleet of 31 Airbus A380s during celebrations which will be held to mark the 45th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Mauritius in March. This is the first commercial A380 flight that will have landed on the island. Emirates has [...]Related News:Emirates on the lookout for Mauritian pilotsEmirates to recruit more cabin crewRecrutement à Emirates AirlineIle Maurice présentée sur les chaines de télé arabesRobin van Persie is set to complete a £22m move to…The post Emirates to operate special A380 Service to Mauritius appeared first ...

12 Mar 2013, KotZot

Speech by President Pranab Mukherjee at the State Banquet hosted by Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam

Speech by President Pranab Mukherjee at the State Banquet hosted by Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam Prime Minister of Mauritius on Mar 11: Excellency Dr. the Hon. Navinchandra Ramgoolam, Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius and Mrs. Ramgoolam Distinguished Guests, Friends, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a singular honour and privilege to address this distinguished gathering [...]Related News:“Mauritius is not selling Agalega” – NavinMauritian books to be launched in IndiaPrime Minister Navin Ramgoolam mission to FranceAgalega – India hidden agendaMauritius will host the 6th edition of the mini Pravasi…The post Speech by President Pranab Mukherjee at the State Banquet hosted by ...

12 Mar 2013, KotZot

Mauritius celebrates its 45th year of Independence and its 21st year of the Republic

Mauritius this year celebrates its 45th year of Independence and its 21st year of the Republic. KotZot presents a brief history of Mauritius. Mauritius, some five hundred years ago, was uninhabited, covered with mountains and forests. In 1629, Thomas Herbert, an English writer and the first Englishman to visit Mauritius, described it as an island [...]Related News:Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam mission to FranceRodrigues hit by earthquake magnitude 5.8Mauritius offers North and South Agalega Islands to India asTourism in Mauritius has been hit by the global economic…Mauritian Wins First Asia Poker TourThe post Mauritius celebrates its 45th year of Independence and ...

12 Mar 2013, KotZot

Roche-Bois : Angry mob outraged by injuries sustained by Gregory Jeanot during a fight with Bangladeshis

Roche Bois relived one of its worst moments with clashes between police officers and some 300 locals on Sunday. Officers had to use tear gas to disperse the crowd. The angry mob was outraged by injuries sustained by Gregory Jeanot 22 years old during a fight with Bangladeshi nationals residing in the area on Saturday [...]The post Roche-Bois : Angry mob outraged by injuries sustained by Gregory Jeanot during a fight with Bangladeshis appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

17 Sep 2012, KotZot

Miss World strips off for Playboy in Mauritius

Miss World Rosanna Davison was flown out to Mauritius for photo shoot and said: “I felt very comfortable”. The former Miss Ireland, 27, stripped off for the latest issue of the German edition of the men’s magazine. Playboy chiefs splashed out to jet the beauty across to Mauritius for the shoot – where she normally [...]The post Miss World strips off for Playboy in Mauritius appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

12 Sep 2012, KotZot

Mauritius Athletics post London Olympics 2012

Athletes from Mauritius who took part in the recent Olympics in London should be very proud of the fact that, at least, in spite of all odds they met the required minima to represent their country. The ladies who represented Mauritius in Beach Volley should be congratulated and encouraged since they got many headlines in [...]The post Mauritius Athletics post London Olympics 2012 appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

24 Aug 2012, KotZot

Eight new species of sharks have been discovered in the Indian Ocean

Eight new species of sharks have been discovered in the Indian Ocean by a student , Paul Clerkin, a graduate student at California’s Moss Landing Marine Laboratories after studying abroad for about two months. Now, he and other researchers will take the sharks’ genetics, and do some extensive measuring. The sharks were caught as bycatch [...]The post Eight new species of sharks have been discovered in the Indian Ocean appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

20 Aug 2012, KotZot

Let’s stop pretending there’s no racism in Mauritius

Mauritius had been one of the most multicultural, multi-religious and multilingual island on the planet for a long time. Blatant and subtle discrimination is all so pervasive in line with cast,colour, region, language and religion. There is ostracizing in academic areas and bullying in work places and those who practice such atrocities get away easily [...]The post Let’s stop pretending there’s no racism in Mauritius appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

03 Aug 2012, KotZot

Facebook : Krishnee Bunwaree liable to 5 years in jail and Rs1Million fine for her racist comments

Krishnee Bunwaree today admitted posting racist comments on a particular Facebook page a week ago. This resident of Vallée-des-Prêtres, aged about twenty years old, was brought into police custody on Wednesday 1 August at the end of an interrogation at the Cybercrime Unit to Central Barracks. She will be presented in Court this Thursday, August [...]The post Facebook : Krishnee Bunwaree liable to 5 years in jail and Rs1Million fine for her racist comments appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

01 Aug 2012, KotZot

Two Mauritians were amongst the 8,000 Olympic torchbearers

8,000 inspirational people have carried the Olympic Flame as it journeys across the UK having been nominated by someone they know, it will be their moment to shine, inspiring millions of people watching in their community, in the UK and worldwide. Veena Gunput carried the Flame through Belfast on 06 June 2012 and Seety Naidoo [...]The post Two Mauritians were amongst the 8,000 Olympic torchbearers appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

27 Jul 2012, KotZot

Why the everyday Mauritian is the “traceur” or “magouilleur” par excellence

When it comes down to it, the everyday Mauritian is the “traceur” or “magouilleur” par excellence – familiar examples being falsifying a home address to get a child into a perceived “star school”, bribing whoever it takes to pass a driving test or somehow manage to get more carry-on luggage than the allowed quota at [...]The post Why the everyday Mauritian is the “traceur” or “magouilleur” par excellence appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

09 Jul 2012, KotZot

Mauritius offers North and South Agalega Islands to India as part of a trade and investment deal

Mauritius has offered North and South Agalega islands to India as part of a trade and investment deal. While the offer has been talked about for a while, Mauritius has revived it – at a time when it’s very keen on persevering with the 1983 double-taxation avoidance treaty with India. Agalega is a two-island dependency [...]The post Mauritius offers North and South Agalega Islands to India as part of a trade and investment deal appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

06 Jul 2012, KotZot

Charlotte Holmes crowned as Miss England wins a trip to Mauritius

Charlotte Holmes from London with Mauritian origins, has beaten 59 other finalists to be crowned Miss England. Charlotte Holmes, 23, faced tough competition from rivals across the UK including Amy Willerton, a recent winner of the TV show Signed By Katie Price. Other finalists included 23-year-old police officer Alice Nicholas and 21-year-old GB kickboxer Chelsie [...]The post Charlotte Holmes crowned as Miss England wins a trip to Mauritius appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

30 Jun 2012, KotZot

Wanted 15 000 – Des jeunes et des idées

Elle était attendue cette marche pacifique des jeunes qui se sont mobilisés sur Facebook ! Elle a eu lieu, hier, samedi 10 septembre. Ambiance… SUR les douze coups. L’information avait... Read more »

14 Sep 2011, KotZot

Miss Mauritius 2011 – Ameeksha Dilchand

Elle était plutôt portée sur les bouquins et le sport collectif que les talons aiguilles et le maquillage ! Ameeksha Dilchand, malgré son mode de vie de garçon manqué, a... Read more »

09 Aug 2011, KotZot

Obtenir un travail temporaire en France et Canada – Migration circulaire

L’on pense à tort que l’herbe est plus verte ailleurs. De fait, de nombreux compatriotes profitent de la migration circulaire pour tenter d’améliorer leurs conditions de vie et celles de... Read more »

04 Aug 2011, KotZot

Mauritian diva – Big Mama Funk – rocks Britain’s Got Talent

Big Mama Funk also known as Pritee Hurnam, is a 30 years old, British-born Mauritian Soul Sister who lives in Watford, Hertfordshire. She is of Mauritian origin with mum from... Read more »

04 Jul 2011, KotZot

Tourisme – Destination zougadère – Les troublants dessous du Million Poker Tour

Le projet visant de faire de Maurice un Duty Free Shopping Paradise, caressé depuis des années par le vice-Premier ministre et ministre des Finances, Pravind Jugnauth, a été devancé par... Read more »

19 Jun 2011, KotZot

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