First COVID-19 cases in Mauritius

The Prime Minister of Mauritius, P. K. Jugnauth held a press conference tonight to announce that three persons, all of them Mauritians, have been tested positive to the new coronavirus, COVID-19.…

Herold 🌀

Herold is the eighth tropical storm of this cyclonic season. It was named last night after the system situated close to Madagascar, at about 800 km away from Mauritius, developed into a tropical storm.…

DevCon is free to attend. How to register?

DevCon attendance is a free of charge. It is an event full of business opportunities and professional networking. Attendees can learn about latest software development technologies, methodologies, as well as cloud features and infrastructure.…

DevCon 2020 is just about a month away

The annual Developers Conference of Mauritius is happening on 2 - 4 April. A bunch of DevCon regulars met today during Code & Coffee at Mugg & Bean, Bagatelle, to attend to tasks related to the website, discuss about sponsorship, review talk proposals etc.…

AFRINIC WHOIS database tampered?

AFRINIC CEO, Eddy Kayihura, informed the community that following allegations of fraudulent manipulation of the AFRINIC WHOIS database, the matter has been referred to the Central Criminal Investigation Division (CCID) of the Mauritius Police Force for further investigation.…

An unnamed cyclone🌀

It is the first time that the Meteo Office has issued a "cyclone warning" for an unnamed cyclone. It is currently called Tropical Disturbance 'C'.…

Preps for the Developers Conference 2020...

The next Developers Conference, simply dubbed DevCon 2020, will be held on 2 - 4 April at the Caudan Arts Centre in Port-Louis, Mauritius. This time the conference theme is Comics, which I am pretty sure requires no further explanation as to what to expect.…

Elections & Propaganda in Mauritius

It's not a new thing that opponents spread rumours during an election period to mislead the population in favor or against something. Such tactics predates the use of Internet & social media campaigns.…