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Changes in Appointments of Chief Executives

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure has today announced changes in certain Chief Executive appointments, and some restructuring, which all take effect from 1st January 2018, except where otherwise specified. (AllAfrica)


Somali Pirates in Seychelles to Complete Jail Terms Back Home

[Shabelle] Somali prisoners serving various jail terms in Seychelles will be released December to serve the rest of their terms in Somali prisons, Foreign Affairs Minister Yusuf Garaad had said. (AllAfrica)


COMESA Takes Over Leadership of the Tripartite Group

[Seychelles News Agency] COMESA Secretary General Sindiso Ngwenya is the new chair of the Tripartite Task Force that brings together three regional economic communities, namely COMESA, the East African Community and the Southern Africa Development Community. (AllAfrica)


Officials Visits Prison in Seychelles, Encourages Anti-Piracy Cooperation

[Shabelle] Maritime security is important for all countries bordering the Indian Ocean, and these countries need to work together to combat piracy, the Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said Monday. (AllAfrica)


Teen Chef From Seychelles to Take Part in Global Culinary Competition in India

[Seychelles News Agency] A young Seychellois chef feels confident as he readies for his participation in the Young Chef Olympiad competition that will take place next year in India. (AllAfrica)


Somali Official Visits Prison in Seychelles, Encourages Anti-Piracy Cooperation

[Seychelles News Agency] Maritime security is important for all countries bordering the Indian Ocean, and these countries need to work together to combat piracy, the Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said Monday. (AllAfrica)


Saint Louis Crowned League Champions in Seychelles

[CAF] Saint Louis were crowned Seychelles league champions over the weekend, their first in 23 years. (AllAfrica)


EU Navy Offers Appreciation for Seychelles' Role in Piracy Fight

[Shabelle] The support of Seychelles is crucial in deterring future pirate attacks in the region, said a top official of the European Union Naval Force(EU NAVFOR) delegation during a meeting with the President of Seychelles on Friday. (AllAfrica)


Somali Pirates Caught At Sea, Transferred to Seychelles

[Shabelle] Six suspected Somali pirates have been transferred to the Seychelles following their arrest for attacks earlier this month off southern Somalia, a Seychelles prisons official said. (AllAfrica)


Good Morning Africa From the People of Seychelles

[This is Africa] Good morning Africa from the country with the smallest population of any sovereign African country. Seychelles is home to diverse people, culture and history. (AllAfrica)


New Boutique Resort in Seychelles to Be Called 'Enchanted Waterfront'

[Seychelles News Agency] The Enchanted Island resort in Seychelles is extending its brand with a new development on the eastern coast of the main island of Mahe. (AllAfrica)


Seychelles' Attorney General - Modernise Office, Increase Staff Numbers

[Seychelles News Agency] Frank Ally became Seychelles' new Attorney General in October after being appointed by the president. Ally, who has been an attorney for about 18 years, joined the Attorney-General's Office in January 1996. SNA met with Ally at his office to learn more about his new role, objectives and how he wants to transform the organization. (AllAfrica)


New Limits On Skipjack Tuna Will Affect Fishing Around Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] New limits are being placed on vessels fishing skipjack tuna next year after the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) implemented harvest control rules on the species. (AllAfrica)


EU Naval Official Offers Appreciation for Seychelles' Role in Piracy Fight

[Seychelles News Agency] The support of Seychelles is crucial in deterring future pirate attacks in the region, said a top official of the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) delegation during a meeting with the President of Seychelles on Friday. (AllAfrica)


6 Suspected Somali Pirates Transferred to Seychelles for Possible Trial

[Seychelles News Agency] Six suspected Somali pirates have been transferred to Seychelles after they were caught attacking a container ship and a fishing vessel in the Southern Somali Basin, officials said. (AllAfrica)


Prominent Indian Businessman in Seychelles Passes Away After Life of Success

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles and the Indian community have lost a prominent figure in the business industry after the death of Abhaye Valabhji earlier this week. (AllAfrica)


President Faure Meets the Press

[Government of Seychelles] The Office of the President wishes to extend a special thanks to all members of the Press who attended the fourth live Presidential Press Conference held at State House on Thursday 23 November 2017. (AllAfrica)


5 Cool Things to See in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles remains one of the most enchanting places to visit in the world. The archipelago in the western Indian Ocean is seen as a tropical paradise for visitors. Aside from the azure-coloured sea and powder white beaches, there other cool things to see in the island nation. (AllAfrica)


Seychelles Increasing Road Safety With New Speed Cameras, Towing of Cars

[Seychelles News Agency] Road users will soon see new additions and changes in traffic regulations now that the Seychelles' cabinet of ministers has approved a new road safety policy. (AllAfrica)


Appointment of Acting Superintendent of Prisons

[Government of Seychelles] The Office of the President has announced the appointment, with immediate effect, of Mr Raymond St Ange as the Acting Superintendent of the Prisons following the resignation of Mr Vic Tirant who had held the post since November 2016. (AllAfrica)


Pedestrian-Friendly Waterfront Project for Seychellois to Begin Next Year

[Seychelles News Agency] Making Victoria a vibrant Creole capital and an Indian Ocean hub is the goal of a project which will start next year with the first phase, a top planning official said. (AllAfrica)


Girl Child Addresses Parliament on World Children's Day

[New Era] Windhoek -For the first time in the history of the National Assembly of Seychelles, a 13-year-old Seychellois child addressed lawmakers on World Children's Day on a historic Monday in the tropical paradise. (AllAfrica)


14 Awards Up for Grabs At Prestigious Arts Award in Seychelles This Weekend

[Seychelles News Agency] Fourteen awards will be up for grabs during this weekend's arts award - a prestigious red carpet event - which will be held at the International Conference Centre in the capital city of Victoria, Seychelles. (AllAfrica)


Actress Celina and Hubby Enjoy Honeymoon in Seychelles

[Nairobi News] Newly wed actress Catherine Kamau aka Celina and hubby Philip Karanja have shared their photos of their honeymoon in Seychelles. (AllAfrica)


Seychellois Team to Explore Mascarene Plateau's Eco-System, Oil Deposits

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychellois experts next year will explore the marine eco-system and hydrocarbon deposits over the Mascarene Plateau, a maritime boundary jointly administered by Seychelles and Mauritius, an official said. (AllAfrica)


President Visits Mont Fleuri Secondary School

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure visited Mont Fleuri Secondary School this morning where he addressed teachers, management staff, and students during a special assembly. (AllAfrica)


Regional Standby Force Begins Training in Sudan

[East African] The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) will Monday begin wide-ranging military exercises in Sudan, official said. (AllAfrica)


President Faure Visits Police Stations and Fire and Rescue Services

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure visited the police headquarters and the fire and rescue services station on Mahe and Praslin, and police stations on Praslin, as part of his weekly visits to workplaces and institutions. (AllAfrica)


French Group Club Med Takes Over Seychelles' Ste Anne Beachcomber Resort

[Seychelles News Agency] The French group Club Med 5 star hotel is taking over the management of Seychelles' Ste Anne beachcomber resort, former owners New Mauritius Hotels group announced this week. (AllAfrica)


President Faure Visits Religious Dominations On International Day of Tolerance

[Government of Seychelles] To commemorate International Day of Tolerance, President Danny Faure visited various religious denominations this morning. The visits form part of President Faure's programme of visiting various workplaces and institutions. (AllAfrica)


Car Drawing Contest Leans On Children's Imagination for the Future of Car Travel

[Seychelles News Agency] A local company, Abhaye Valabhji, is holding the national version of the "Toyota Dream Car Art Contest", a competition that brings together children across the world to share ideas about the future of the automobile through drawings. (AllAfrica)