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New Mobile Phone APP Lets Visitors to Seychelles Book Accommodation, Learn About Attractions

[Seychelles News Agency] Visitors who plan to travel to Seychelles will now be able to find the best itineraries, learn more about the destination and have a travel guide in their pocket with the launch of a new 3-in-1 mobile application. (AllAfrica)

Africans Live A Decade Longer Than in 1990, But...

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The level of human development in Sub-Saharan Africa, judged by how long people live for, how well they are educated and how much they earn, has improved by more than a third in the past three decades, according to a United Nations report published today. (AllAfrica)

Civil Society in Seychelles to Open First Crisis Shelter for Women

[Seychelles News Agency] Civil society in Seychelles will open the first crisis shelter for abused women in the island nation in November. The facility is funded by the European Union and is an initiative of the Citizens Engagement Platform of Seychelles (CEPS), which groups together not for profit organisations. (AllAfrica)

Bitter Feud Over UK's Last Remaining African Colony

[Legalbrief] The future of an Indian Ocean archipelago which is the last remaining African colony of the old British Empire came into sharp focus at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) last week. (AllAfrica)

Mauritius' Claim to Disputed Islands Concerns Chagos Community in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] The Chagos community in Seychelles has expressed concerns over demands from the Mauritian government that the Chagos islands are returned back to Mauritius. (AllAfrica)

President Faure Assents to the Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission Act 2018

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure formally assented to the Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission Act 2018 in an official document signing ceremony at State House yesterday. The Act was presented to the National Assembly by Vice-President Meriton and was approved by the National Assembly on 2 August 2018. (AllAfrica)

Argentina Can Learn From Seychelles' Tourism Industry, New Ambassador Says

[Seychelles News Agency] Increasing cooperation and developing the commercial ties between Seychelles and Argentina even further are the main areas of focus outlined by the new ambassador to the island nation. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles Assumes Presidency of Regional Anti-Money Laundering Group

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles assumed the presidency and chairmanship of the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) from Tanzania at the opening of the Council of Ministers meeting on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles' Government to Act Against Employers Who Don't Pay Foreign Workers

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles' Department of Employment will be putting in place stricter measures to deter employers from breaking employment laws, said a top official. (AllAfrica)

Super Eagles Soar Above Seychelles

[CAF] Nigeria soared above Seychelles in a 3-0 victory at Stade Linite in Mahe on Saturday afternoon in a Group E clash. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles Match - the Five Things We Learned About Super Eagles

[Premium Times] There was nothing surprising about the result because Seychelles was made up of part-timers and the evidence was clear for all to see in the portly frame of their goalkeeper, who looked like a club bouncer. (AllAfrica)

Eagles Battle Injuries, Heat in Must-Win Seychelles Match

[Premium Times] This should be a no-contest, but some variables have ensured that Seychelles, ranked 188 by FIFA, will have their chance for a heavyweight knockout on Saturday when they face the Super Eagles of Nigeria [ranked 49]. The game is the second qualifying match for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Cup tournament to be hosted by Cameroon. (AllAfrica)

We Must Get Good Result Against Seychelles, Says Gernot Rohr

[Guardian] The weather was exceedingly warm on Mahe Island yesterday morning as Coach Gernot Rohr, alongside his assistants, took his charges through their paces at the Stade Linite ahead of tomorrow's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying encounter with the Pirates of Seychelles. (AllAfrica)

Artisanal Fishermen in Seychelles to Benefit From New Quay, Ice Machine

[Seychelles News Agency] A greater number of fishing vessels will be catered for in Seychelles after phase two of the Providence Artisanal Fisheries Facilities was inaugurated on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles Faces Powerful Nigeria Team At Home in Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier Saturday

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles' national football team will face Nigeria in its second qualification match for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Saturday at Stad Linite. (AllAfrica)

Onyekuru, Kalu, Omeruo Should Be Given Eagles' Chance - - Nwosu

[Leadership] With Nigeria in dire need of a Victor Moses' replacement, Henry Nwosu expects Henry Onyekuru and Samuel Kalu to do well against Seychelles and beyond. The Chelsea winger called it quit with the Super Eagles after his 2018 World Cup assignment.And, preparing for life without the 27-year-old, Rohr has handed a recall to Galatasaray new man Onyekuru, with Bordeaux winger Kalu earning his maiden invite for Saturday's 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying tie against the Pirates. "I expect that they (Onyekuru (AllAfrica)

2019 Afcon Qualifiers - Seychelles Pirates Threaten Eagles Players

[Vanguard] Seychelles Pirates coach Gavin Jeanne said his wards are a threat to the Super Eagles ambition to collect all three points when they clash in Saturday's African Cup of Nations qualifier in Victoria. (AllAfrica)

Nwankwo Wants Eagles to Handle Seychelles With Care

[Vanguard] Super Eagles striker Simeon Nwankwo has urged his team-mates to handle Saturday's game professionally so that their hosts in the AFCON 2019 qualifier would not cause an upset. (AllAfrica)

'Seychelles, Beautiful Island Country, No Big Threat to Eagles'

[Guardian] It will be the biggest upset in African football if Seychelles beat Nigeria on Saturday in their African Nations Cup qualifier. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles and China Sign Agreements As President of Island Nation Continues Visit

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles and China will be opening up trade connectivity, deepening investment and industrial cooperation through two newly signed Memoranda of Understanding (MOU), State House said on Sunday, as the president of the island nation visited the world's most populous country. (AllAfrica)

Up! Seychelles - New Project Sees Artists Spreading Messages of Environmental Sustainability

[Seychelles News Agency] A new project is underway in Seychelles where local artists specialising in visual arts are using their works to spread messages concerning environmental sustainability. (AllAfrica)

Don't Underrate Seychelles, Adepoju Warns As Eagles Camp Opens Today

[Guardian] Former Super Eagles' Midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju has advised the senior national team against underrating Seychelles in their second game of the Cameroon 2019 African Nations Cup qualifying series this weekend. (AllAfrica)

2019 Afcon Qualifiers - Eagles Will Outclass Seychelles Pirates, NFF Boss Assures

[Vanguard] Nigeria Football Federation vice president, Seyi Akinwunmi has assured Nigerian football enthusiasts, that the Super Eagles will call all three points in their September 8 African Cup of Nations qualifier tie against Seychelles. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles Receives New Grant of 120 Million Rupees From China

[Government of Seychelles] Following the bilateral meeting between President Danny Faure and President Xi Jinping this morning, the two Presidents witnessed the signing of the Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation between Seychelles and China. (AllAfrica)

5 Great Hotels in Seychelles Recognised By Condé Nast Traveler

[Seychelles News Agency] Five hotels in Seychelles are featured among the recipients of the 2018 Condé Nast Traveler China Gold List awards. The award ceremony was held on August 18, in Beijing, China. (AllAfrica)

Afcon Qualifiers - Super Eagles Get New Date for Seychelles Tie

[Premium Times] The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series Matchday 2 encounter between the Super Eagles and the Seychelles National Team, known as Pirates, will take place on Saturday, September 8, as against the widely circulated date of Friday, September 7. (AllAfrica)

South African Top Cricket Team On Pre-Season Tour in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] A well-known cricket team from South Africa, Multiply Titans, is on four-day tour in Seychelles as part of its pre-season preparation. (AllAfrica)

2019 Afcon Qualifier - Katsina Utd Boss Slams Rohr's Team List for Seychelles

[Vanguard] Katsina United chairman, Aminu Balele Kurfi said coach Gernot Rohr does not need all foreign-based Super Eagles to play against Seychelles in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier September 8. (AllAfrica)

Mikel Pulls Out of Afcon Qualifier Against Seychelles

[Vanguard] Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel has told team officials, he would not be available for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles on September 8. (AllAfrica)

Mikel Excused From Seychelles Duel

[Daily Trust] Super Eagles' skipper, Mikel John Obi has been excused from the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Seychelles next month. His media advisor in London informed that the pulling out was not as a result of injury but is intended to enable the 85-capped skipper to recuperate having just recovered from injury. (AllAfrica)

South African Woman Arrested for Carrying Heroin Into Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] A 28-year-old South African national arrested for importing a controlled drug has been remanded for 14 days by the Seychelles' Magistrates Court, the Anti-Narcotics Bureau (ANB) said on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)