About us



Launched in 2008, www.defimedia.info is owned by Le Défi Media Group. We are the no 1 multimedia news provider in Mauritius, sourcing from our various leading media platforms (Le Défi Quotidien, no 1 daily newspaper in Mauritius; Le Défi Plus, one of the most read weekly newspapers in Mauritius), Radio Plus, no 1 radio station in Mauritius, etc), our own web team and a network of citizen journalists.

Mission statement

Our aim is to present timely, accurate and well-researched news and features about the diversified aspects of Mauritian life, both to our audience in the Republic of Mauritius and worldwide. Our mission is also to act in the public interest through news items and featured articles that serve to inform, educate and entertain.

Our core values

We are recognised by audiences as a provider of news that you can trust. Our website, like our newspapers and radio station services, strives for journalism that is accurate, impartial and fair.


According to Alexa, an American web traffic analysis company and subsidiary of Amazon, and Google Analytics, we receive an average of 60 000 unique visitors daily on our website, making us the most visited local portal in Mauritius. We also hit an average of 9,674,849 page views per month.

A drive to change lives

You are no more a sole spectator when you read our news items and featured articles. You can actively contribute to debates by giving your views, feedback or making any suggestion. We do care for people who want clarity in an uncertain world. You can do this in real time through our website or our digital platforms (our official Facebook page and Twitter and Instagram accounts) by sending your views or comments.

How to contact us

4B, rue Labourdonnais, Port-Louis

Phone: 207 06 66
Fax: 208 5003

You can contact the director by sending him an email at ehshank@defimedia.info

You can also contact the editor by sending him an email at d.gungea@defimedia.info

How to send us your News Stories

Email: redaction@defimedia.info

How to send us your video and pictures

Email: redaction@defimedia.info

If you want to send photos and videos from your mobile phone, you can do so through our group's WhatsApp. Here is our number: (5 259 82 00). 

Radio Plus

If you want to contact someone from Radio Plus, please call on 208 6002 or send an email at redaction@radioplus.mu

Technical assistance

If you are experiencing any technical problems on our digital platforms or wish to discuss any issues other than the news coverage on our website, you should contact the webmaster. Email: webmaster@defimedia.info


If you want to advertise on www.defimedia.info, please contact the marketing department:

Email: marketing@defimedia.info
Phone number: 203 4802