Port Louis Mauritius

The fire station building at Port Louis poses a safety hazard

The inspection has revealed enormous potential risks due to ageing infrastructure

14 Jul 2011, business.mega.mu

Philatelic exhibition promotes cultural heritage of 21 nations

On June 18, Mauritius Post Ltd (MPL) officially launched a philatelic exhibition at the Municipal Council of Port Louis. Twenty one honorary consulates of Mauritius were present at the event. Lord mayor Mamade Khodabaccus, as well as several representatives of MPL, were also present for the exhibition organised under the theme ‘Stamp, a universal ambassador’. [...]

20 Jun 2011, The Independent Daily

35,000 pilgrims to visit Marie Reine de la Paix

On the occasion of Pentecost, a large gathering is expected at the Marie Reine de la Paix monument on June 12 at 2 pm. The theme this year is ‘Avek Marie… ouver nou leker ar lespri sin’ (Let’s open up our hearts with Virgin Mary). About 35,000 pilgrims will colour the signal mountain in red, [...]

08 Jun 2011, The Independent Daily

Parties to field local candidates

One must live in the same constituency to be candidate for the forthcoming municipal elections scheduled for this year. This provision is included in the draft with the new version of the Local Government Act (LGA) which is currently being examined by the prosecution. The draft of this law also stipulates that there should be [...]

07 Jun 2011, The Independent Daily

Port Louis mulling 'green' lighting

The cost of the project will be known in about a month

10 May 2011, business.mega.mu

Madagascar lobbies for recognition

A Malagasy delegation, led by Albert Camille Vital, the Prime Minister of the transitional government of Madagascar, has been in Mauritius since May 2 in the context of a lobby campaign in the African region. The aim was to show the inclusiveness of their government and to convey the message that elections must be held [...]

05 May 2011, The Independent Daily

Port Louis (Mauritius) to get facelift, become cultural hub

The Cultural Hub Project initiated by Gaëtan Siew, a partner of the architectural firm Lampotang and Siew Architects Ltd

20 Apr 2011, business.mega.mu

China Town will be beneficial for the Port Louis

"We are willing to give a new look to China Town.."

13 Apr 2011, business.mega.mu

2.7-kilometer bridge is in plans

The bridge will be built through a public-private partnership

30 Mar 2011, business.mega.mu

The CCTV in Port Louis is ready by May

A total of 271 cameras installed in various strategic spots in Port Louis in a bid to fight crime are presently out of service

22 Mar 2011, business.mega.mu

Japan helps children of Mauritius

The Association de Parents d’Enfants Inadaptes de Maurice (APEIM) has renovated and improved both its Port Louis school and the Trianon workshop thanks to the Japanese government which provided Rs2.5... Read more »

17 Mar 2011, KotZot

L’accès Nord de Port-Louis bloqué par des manifestantes

Depuis 13 h hier, l’accès Nord de Port-Louis est bloqué par des manifestantes, moins d’une centaine, qui se disent victimes des récentes inondations. Elles ont voulu attirer l’attention sur leur... Read more »

12 Mar 2011, KotZot

Confédération Syndicale de Gauche to hold protest against labour laws

The Confédération Syndicale de Gauche (CSG) is planning to stage a demonstration on April 2 to protest against new labour laws implemented in 2008. According to Serge Jauffery, member of CSG their aim is to voice out their opinion against the Employment Right Act and Employment Relations Act as well as the rise of many [...]

11 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

Une vue à faire vomir [Caudan]

Des photos prises aux abords de Caudan/Port Louis Waterfront par Asmi.

01 Mar 2011, Yashvin, pages of my life

Public shows increase interest in heritage

A conference debate on the theme, ‘Heritage, a driving force for the nations?’ was organised by Université Populaire de l‘Île Maurice (UPIM) on Thursday in Port Louis.

25 Feb 2011, The Independent Daily

Boodhoo postpones meeting to March 11

Harish Boodhoo has postponed his meeting, initially scheduled for February 25 at the Sun Trust building, to March 11. Boodhoo announced the new date of the meeting at a press conference on Monday at the Marie Reine de la Paix Social Centre in Port Louis.

22 Feb 2011, The Independent Daily

Chinese welcome year of rabbit ‘11

Prayer, meditation, ‘dragon dance chinois’ at the rythm of music and firecrackers the Sino-Mauritian community celebrated Spring Festival with pure ancestral traditions on Thursday morning at the Kwan Tee Pagoda, Les Salines in Port Louis.

04 Feb 2011, The Independent Daily

Int’l fashion show on Feb 11

To build and promote the fashion industry in Mauritius, the International Institute of Fashion Technology (IIFT), Mauritius and the NSB Pearls Group, India, are organising the ‘International Fashion Extravaganza 2011’ which will be held at the J&J Auditorium, Phoenix. This was announced at the Port Louis City Club during a press conference on Monday. The event is going to be held from February 11-13.

31 Jan 2011, The Independent Daily

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