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Mauritius

Mauritius

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.

Ish Sookun

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Mauritius

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.

Ish Sookun

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Mauritius

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.

Ish Sookun

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu Mauritius

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!

Ish Sookun

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MSCC

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.

Ish Sookun

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Mauritius

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.

Ish Sookun

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MSCC

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.

Ish Sookun

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Legislation

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

Ish Sookun

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AFRINIC

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

Ish Sookun

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