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COVID-19 Quarantine Period extended till 31 May
Previously, the quarantine period was set till 31 March 2021. Following Cabinet meeting of Friday 26 Februrary 2021, the quarantine period has been further extended.
Mauritius Public Holidays 2021
As job resumes, many would be planning their year ahead. That in mind, people are usually looking for the public holidays to plan their leaves.
Happy New Year 2021
Since many years now, it has become customary for my family to spend the first day of January visiting the village temple and then head to Ganga Talao.
In 2021, we are going to sort out a few things and make the Ubuntu Mauritius group active again. Chittesh has agreed to take on the reign. He is already the team's go-to person. Expect to see more purple desktops next year!
Developers Conference 2021 - Call for Speakers announced
DevCon 2021 is happening. Save the dates; 18, 19 & 20 March 2021. After having to resort to a virtual conference this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the DevCon 2021 physical conference will be a much awaited event on the island.
Hacktoberfest Mauritius 2020
The virtual Hackertoberfest event happened last night. Folks from the local tech community joined in to celebrate open source software. I joined them too and spoke about Flatpak on openSUSE.
Looking for a job in tech in Mauritius?
During the closing session of the Virtual Developers Conference, last month, Jochen Kirstaetter (a.k.a JoKi) announced the creation of Jobs in Tech (JiT). Jobs in Tech is operated by Agile Media for the Mauritius Software Craftsmanship Community.
Mauritius: Cybersecurity Bill
The Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation (TCI), Deepak Balgobin, announced that the Cybersecurity Bill will be introduced to the National Assembly of Mauritius as parliament resumes on the 3rd of November 2020
AFRINIC Board Elections
The highlights of the summit are the Policy Discussions which took place on Thursday 17 September and the AFRINIC Board Elections that were held on the last day of the summit, i.e Friday 18 September. Electronic voting had begun two weeks ago