Seychelles : News

News : Seychelles : News

Women's Day Interview - Seychelles' Struggling Families Need More Help

[Seychelles News Agency] As the world celebrates the achievements of women on March 8th, International Women's Day, SNA met with Edwina Adrienne at her home at Hermitage on the outskirts of Victoria, the capital city of Seychelles. Adrienne spent 65 years of her life as an educator, shaping young people for the world of work through career guidance and supporting couples to raise solid families. (AllAfrica)

Is Your Airbnb in Seychelles Licensed? Government Officials Now Making Checks

[Seychelles News Agency] Unlicensed tourism establishments operating in Seychelles have until March 12 to contact the Ministry of Tourism to change their legal status, the tourism minister said Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Nicholas Prea Elected New Speaker of Seychelles' National Assembly

[Seychelles News Agency] The former deputy speaker of Seychelles' National Assembly has been elected the legislative body's new speaker. The elevation of Nicholas Prea to the Assembly's top post comes after the resignation of Patrick Pillay in January. (AllAfrica)

Islands of Seychelles Increasingly a Favourite Destination for Weddings, Honeymoons

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles islands are gaining increased recognition as a favourite destination for weddings and honeymoons. (AllAfrica)

Premiere of Seychellois-Produced Film 'Disparet' Greeted With Approval

[Seychelles News Agency] The premiere of 'Disparet'- a locally produced short-series film - is a major improvement in terms of film production in Seychelles, viewers at the event said. (AllAfrica)

Efforts Being Made to Counter Invasive Ants On Island in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] A Seychelles' UNESCO World Heritage site is introducing for the first time trial methods to fight against invasive ants that pose a threat to native species in the area, a Vallee de Mai official said. (AllAfrica)

President Faure Meets Special Envoy From Indonesia

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure received the Special Envoy of the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Dr N. Hassan Wirajuda, at State House this morning. Dr Wirajuda is currently on an official visit to seek the support of the government of Seychelles for Indonesia's candidature as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for 2019-2020 in elections to be held in June 2018. (AllAfrica)

Appointment of Special Advisor to the Minister for Education and Human Resource Development

[Government of Seychelles] The Office of the President has announced the appointment of Mr John Lesperance as Special Advisor to the Minister for Education and Human Resource Development, with effect from today 5 March 2018. (AllAfrica)

Sun, Sand and Wi-Fi - 4 Ways to Stay Connected While in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] Although visitors come to Seychelles for a quiet holiday away from their busy everyday lives, they still like to stay connected. Here are four ways to connect to Wi-Fi hotspots in the island nation to help you stay in touch while you're admiring the sand and the sun. (AllAfrica)

New Senior Appointments in Public Sector Organisations

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure has today announced senior appointments in certain public sector organisations which all take effect from 1st March 2018. (AllAfrica)

Germany's Ambassador to Seychelles Backs Sustainable Fisheries in Visit With President

[Seychelles News Agency] Germany, one of the most powerful members of the European Union (EU), supports sustainable fisheries in Seychelles, an industry that is an important contributor to the island nation's fishing sector, the German ambassador said on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Arrisol in Landslide Win for Vacated National Assembly Seat in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] Philip Arrisol has been elected to the Seychelles' National Assembly for the western Mahe district of Anse Boileau by an overwhelming margin. (AllAfrica)

Voters Cast Ballots to Fill Vacated National Assembly Seat

[Seychelles News Agency] Residents of Anse Boileau are voting to choose their new representative in the National Assembly in a bi-election taking place today, Sunday 25. (AllAfrica)

Second Half Comeback Enough for APR

[CAF] Rwanda's APR had to come from behind to overcome Anse Reunion of Seychelles 2-1 at Stade Linite in Mahe on Tuesday for a 6-1 aggregate victory. (AllAfrica)

APR Eye Repeat of 1st Leg Feat in Seychelles

[New Times] APR FC players are confident that they will stage a repeat of their first leg feat against Anse Réunion in Seychelles when the two sides meet in the return leg of the CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round on Tuesday at Stade Linite , Victoria. (AllAfrica)

Vice President of Cuba Visits Seychelles As Part of African Tour

[Seychelles News Agency] The Cuban Vice President Mercedes López Acea is on a two-day visit to Seychelles as part of Cuba's effort to strengthen its ties to the African continent, a press release from State House said on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Need Valentine's Day Plans? Reggae Artist Judy Boucher Is Performing in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] A well-known reggae and R&B singer from St Vincent -- Judy Boucher -- will be performing in Seychelles for the first time on Valentine's Day. (AllAfrica)

Yanga Hosts Saint Louis in Dar es Salaam

[CAF] Tanzania's capital city, Dar es Salaam, will be set alive on Saturday when champions Young African hosts Saint Louis of Seychelles in a preliminary first leg clash. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - 2 Seychellois Football Clubs Depart for CAF Games, One to Be Played in Front of 65,000

[Seychelles News Agency] The two Seychellois football clubs participating in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) competitions left the country earlier this week for their away matches this weekend. (AllAfrica)

Quality of Learning, Teaching the Top Priorities for Seychelles' Education Ministry

[Seychelles News Agency] Improving the quality of teaching and the quality of learning are two priorities for the Seychelles Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development. (AllAfrica)

Cutlass Express 18 Senior Leadership Symposium

[EU Navfor] EU NAVFOR Deputy Commander (DCOM), Rear Admiral Alfonso Pérez de Nanclares, attended the Exercise Cutlass Express Senior Leadership Symposium in the Seychelles on 5th February 2018. (AllAfrica)

Ambassador for the United States of America Accredited

[Government of Seychelles] The Ambassador for United States of America to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Ambassador David Reimer, presented his credentials to President Danny Faure in an accreditation ceremony held at State House this morning. (AllAfrica)

Drugs, Piracy, Illegal Fishing Focus of Us-Led Multinational Marine Exercise in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] Drug trafficking, illegal fishing and piracy are the focus of Cutlass Express, the seventh annual multinational maritime exercise now being hosted by Seychelles for one week. (AllAfrica)

Zambians, Mauritians Boosting Teacher Ranks in Seychelles' State Schools

[Seychelles News Agency] Around 50 teachers from Mauritius and Zambia are expected in Seychelles this week to begin teaching in state schools as part of government efforts to counter the lack of local teachers. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles Places 1st in Global Environment Rankings in 'Climate and Energy' Category

[Seychelles News Agency] An environmental performance index has ranked Seychelles first out of 180 countries in the climate and energy category, lauding its use of renewable energy and focus on the need for clean living. (AllAfrica)

Fuel Prices At the Pump Set to Rise in Seychelles Alongside Global Oil Price Hike

[Seychelles News Agency] Fuel prices in Seychelles are expected to rise as the cost of crude oil on the international market keeps increasing, a local expert said Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Overcrowding At Seychelles' Main Market Pushes Officials to Set Up a Temporary One On the Capital's Outskirts

[Seychelles News Agency] In a bid to reduce congestion in the main market of Victoria, a temporary market will be constructed on the outskirts of Seychelles's capital, said a top official of the Agriculture Agency. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles' Cousin Island Celebrates 50th Anniversary Success - Bringing Warbler Back From Extinction

[Seychelles News Agency] Cousin Island is this year celebrating 50 years since its designation as a nature reserve and its conservation and research work. (AllAfrica)

President Notified of the Resignation of the Speaker of the National Assembly

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure has confirmed that he received, at 4:40 p.m. today, a letter from the Clerk of the National Assembly, advising him that Hon Patrick Pillay had resigned as Speaker of the National Assembly, and also as the Member of the National Assembly. (AllAfrica)

President of Seychelles to Attend African Union Summit in Ethiopia

[Seychelles News Agency] The President of Seychelles, Danny Faure, will be attending the 30th session of the African Union (AU) summit of heads of state which starts on Sunday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, State House said. (AllAfrica)

12 Exotic Plants Found Inside a New Calendar of Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] The value of a nation's beauty is one of its richest assets. The flora and fauna are what sets apart one destination from others. (AllAfrica)