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Hearing Impaired Community in Seychelles to Have a New Centre Next Year

[Seychelles News Agency] People with hearing impairment in Seychelles will have adequate space to conduct their activities in a new centre that will be established next year, said a member of the local association. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles' Top Court Sentences Former Anti-Corruption Commission Official to 8 Years

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles' Supreme Court has sentenced the former Complaints and Communications Manager of the Anti-Corruption Commission to eight years imprisonment and a fine of $5000 (SCR75,000). (AllAfrica)

Seychellois Experts Study Ocean Litter Problem Alongside Other Unesco World Heritage Site Managers

[Seychelles News Agency] Representatives from Seychelles joined other marine managers and marine litter experts in the world's first workshop to focus on littering in UNESCO World Heritage marine sites. (AllAfrica)

Cabinet Business - Wednesday 05th December 2018

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure chaired a scheduled meeting of the Cabinet on wednesday morning, 5th December, at which a number of legal and policy memoranda were considered. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles Hosting 80 Scientists As Part of Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Meeting

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles has welcomed over 80 scientists from more than 30 countries taking part in a meeting of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) at Eden Bleu on the outskirts of the capital Victoria from December 3-7. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles Pushes for 'Moutya' Dance to Be Recognised By Unesco

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles' Ministry of Culture has submitted documents to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) for the consideration of moutya dance as a cultural heritage. (AllAfrica)

After a Modern Facelift, Seychelles National Museum of History Reopens to Public

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles National Museum of History will reopen its doors to visitors starting Monday after being closed for over a year for a transformation that included a digital facelift. (AllAfrica)

President Faure Participates in HIV Testing for World Aids Day

[Government of Seychelles] On the occasion of the World AIDS Day, commemorated internationally on 1 December, President Danny Faure was the guest of honour at the AIDS Day events held at the Seychelles Pension Fund Complex, Grand Anse Praslin this morning. (AllAfrica)

Art Fair in Seychelles Showcases Paintings, Photos for Sale

[Seychelles News Agency] Art lovers have the chance to buy artwork at affordable prices during a fair being organised at the Eden Art Space Gallery. (AllAfrica)

President Faure Meets With High Level Representative of the People's Republic of China

[Government of Seychelles] Seychelles and China are set to boost their cooperation in the area of the Blue Economy, following a meeting between President Danny Faure and the Chinese Minister Counsellor, Deputy Chief Mission, Mrs Li Xuhang. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles Recognised At Blue Economy Forum in Kenya With Award for Maritime Sector

[Seychelles News Agency] The President of Seychelles, Danny Faure, received the Blue Economy Award on African maritime sectors at a banquet hosted by the African Union Commission on Tuesday at the InterContinental Hotel in Kenya. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles Named a Top 5 Wedding Destination By India's Top Bridal Brand

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles has been named one of the top five wedding destinations globally at the WeddingSutra Honeymoon Awards 2018. (AllAfrica)

President Faure Addresses the Global Conference On Sustainable Blue Economy

[Government of Seychelles] Nairobi, Kenya: The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr Danny Faure, addressed other Heads of State and high-level representatives of Government at the Leaders Commitment Segment, at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, where the Global Conference on Sustainable Blue Economy started yesterday. (AllAfrica)

2 Pageants Held in Seychelles for the Deaf Crown Two Winners

[Seychelles News Agency] Elisa Mondine from Mozambique has been crowned Miss Deaf Africa 2018, while Adeline from Madagascar was named the first Miss Deaf Indian Ocean. (AllAfrica)

French, Seychellois Militaries in Joint Training Exercise Centred On Illicit Drug Fight

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles and the French military from Nov. 19-23 are carrying out a military exercise centred on the fight against trafficking illicit drugs, a military spokesperson said. (AllAfrica)

3 Steps Seychelles Has Taken On the Issue of Violence Against Women and Girls

[Seychelles News Agency] Sunday, November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The theme for this year is Orange the World: #HearMeToo. Seychelles will join the rest to the world to mark the day. (AllAfrica)

Cabinet Business-Thursday, 22 November 2018

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure chaired a scheduled meeting of the Cabinet on wednesday morning, 21st November, at which a number of legal and policy memoranda were considered. (AllAfrica)

7,500 Trees Planted On Seychelles' Praslin Island to Prevent Erosion, Land Degradation

[Seychelles News Agency] An environmental not-for-profit organisation has planted 7,500 trees on Seychelles' Praslin Island as part of efforts to prevent erosion and land degradation and to restore mangroves forest. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles Hosts 2 Pageants for Hearing Impaired Women This Weekend

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles will host the first Miss Deaf Indian Ocean beauty pageant and the seventh Miss Deaf Africa on Saturday, November 24 at the International Conference Centre in Victoria, the capital. (AllAfrica)

Project in Seychelles Hopes to Inspire Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering

[Seychelles News Agency] A project in Seychelles aims to inspire careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). (AllAfrica)

Kenya Welcomes Appointment of Seychelles Leader as AU Champion for Blue Economy

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya has welcomed the appointment of Seychelles President Danny Faure as the African Union champion for the Blue Economy. (AllAfrica)

Surveillance of Beach in Seychelles to Increase After Green Turtles Are Poached

[Seychelles News Agency] Authorities in Seychelles are stepping up monitoring and surveillance efforts after poaching cases of green turtles have been detected, said a top environment official. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles, Namibia Leaders to Attend Blue Economy Conference

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Seychelles President Danny Faure and Namibia's Hage Geingob are among foreign leaders that have confirmed participation at Kenya's inaugural Sustainable Blue Economy Conference set to kick off on November 26. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles Getting More Reservoirs That Use Natural Engineering to Store Water

[Seychelles News Agency] A project in Seychelles is creating freshwater reserves using an approach that emphasises a natural approach to advanced engineering. (AllAfrica)

President of Seychelles Travels to Ethiopia for African Union Summit

[Seychelles News Agency] The President of Seychelles, Danny Faure, will attend the extraordinary session for the heads of states and government of the African Union (AU) in Ethiopia, State House said Thursday. (AllAfrica)

6 Things to Watch Out for While Hiking At Anse Mondon, Silhouette

[Seychelles News Agency] Silhouette island, the fifth-largest of the 115 islands that make up the Seychelles archipelago, lies 20 kilometres north of Mahe - the main island. Ninety-three percent of the island is a national park, and the waters surrounding Silhouette are protected as a marine park. (AllAfrica)

Arts Conference, Artistic Cake Competition New for Seychelles' 2018 Arts Festival

[Seychelles News Agency] An artistic cake competition and arts conference are two new additions to this year's arts festival. The Seychelles Arts Festival -- an explosion of all forms of arts -- will kick off later this month. (AllAfrica)

Player Database Would Boost Seychelles' Under-23 Chances Against Sudan

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles men's national under-23 football team will face Sudan in a qualifying match of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on home ground on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Courtesy Call By the Ambassador for the United States of America

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure received the Ambassador for the United States of America to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Ambassador David Reimer, at State House this morning. (AllAfrica)

New Digital Atlas of World Foods Showcases 13 Dishes From Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] Curious about what Seychelles has to offer in terms of cuisine? A website called TasteAtlas features a handful of Seychelles' Creole dishes. (AllAfrica)

India's U.S.$68 Million Grant to Help Seychelles Fund Police Station, Attorney General's Office, Community Projects

[Seychelles News Agency] A new police station with a forensic laboratory - a first in the island nation - and a new building for the Attorney General's office are expected to be constructed in Seychelles through a grant from the Indian government. (AllAfrica)