Abolition of slavery Mauritius

1000th post – Public holidays 2015 for Mauritius

Youpiiiiiiiiiiiiii! The 1000th post milestone! For this special celebration, I am now publishing the list of public holidays that I approved some months back for the year 2015. In fact, I don’t know how I forgot...

31 Oct 2014, Yashvin, pages of my life

Public holidays 2014 for Mauritius

Some good news for 2014. Long weekends ahead and only 3 public holidays falling during weekends.

02 Jul 2013, Yashvin, pages of my life

Rally to mark 177th anniv of Abolition of Slavery on Feb 1

The 177th anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery will be celebrated on February 1. As always on this occasion, several activities will be organised by the Ministry of Arts and Culture, Morne Heritage Trust Fund and the Nelson Mandela Centre for African Culture Trust Fund. The minister of Arts and Culture, Mookhesswur Choonee stated that [...]

30 Jan 2012, The Independent Daily

Historian speaks on slave history

Historian Jocelyn Chan Low gave multiple insights on salve history. He said the abolition of slavery resulted from pressure on parliament by proponents of slavery abolition such as social groups. The pressure groups were guided by religious considerations.

31 Jan 2011, The Independent Daily

Activities to mark abolition of slavery

A number of activities are being organised in various parts of the island to mark the 176th anniversary of the abolition of slavery on February 1.

31 Jan 2011, The Independent Daily