News & Events

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Tropical Cyclone Cilida

Date:  December 21, 2018 The Mauritius Meteorological Service has issued a warning identifying Cyclone Cilida as a Class 1 storm. The active cloud mass associated with Cilida continues to influence weather over Mauritius. Given the proximity of Cilida and the presence of cyclonic winds near the center, a cyclone warning Class 1 is maintained in Mauritius. You ...
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American Film Showcase Interactive Media Exchange at South by Southwest (SXSW) – Opportunity for Mauritian and/or Seychellois Filmmakers

The American Film Showcase (AFS) has partnered with South by Southwest (SXSW) to bring five (5) international filmmakers to the annual SXSW Conference and Festival in Austin in March 2019. Their time at the festival will be devoted primarily to the Convergence Track, which focuses on use of interactive media through Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented ...
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In Tribute: George H.W. Bush, Our 41st President

George Herbert Walker Bush, who served as the 41st President of the United States, died on November 30 at the age of 94. Ambassador Bill Hagerty issued a statement saying, “My family and I extend our deepest sympathies to the Bush family. President George H.W. Bush’s leadership, humility, and commitment to public service inspired me ...
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Call for Applications for Students and Mentors 2019 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program Deadline: Monday, December 17, 2018 The Embassy of the United States of America is accepting applications for the 2019 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program (PYALP). This U.S. Department of State-funded program offers secondary school youth (ages 15-18) and adult educators the opportunity to explore ...
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EducationUSA to Host Several Workshops in November

The EducationUSA adviser is running several sessions at the U.S. Embassy for students during the month of November. If you are interested in any one of the below, send an email to MaherallyIM@state.gov to confirm your attendance or call at 202-4453. There are also skype sessions with admissions officers of U.S. universities. This is an opportunity to learn ...
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