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Creole Version of Seychelles’ Constitution Presented to President – Copies Available to Public

Creole Version of Seychelles’ Constitution Presented to President – Copies Available to Public

The first copy of the Creole version of the Seychelles Constitution was presented to President Danny Faure on Saturday in a ceremony as part of the activities to commemorate Constitution Day on June 18. The current Constitution, which is the supreme law of Seychelles, was adopted on June 18, 1993, after the introduction of a […]

Seychelles President Shocks G7 Meeting With Ocean Trash Photos

Seychelles President Shocks G7 Meeting With Ocean Trash Photos

The President of Seychelles, Danny Faure, shocked the leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) nations with photographs of the damage being done to the island nation’s Aldabra atoll by plastic pollution and other types of litter coming from the rest of the world, State House said on Sunday. Faure told the roundtable of small […]

How the Elite Take Billions Offshore – Revealing The Secret Scams of The Rich And Powerful

How the Elite Take Billions Offshore – Revealing The Secret Scams of The Rich And Powerful

From Cape Verde’s white-sand beaches to Niger’s vast deserts, West African countries are plundered by companies and individuals, while governments do little to stem the flow. Government officials, arms merchants and corporations have spirited away millions of dollars from destitute West African nations through offshore tax havens, an investigation by journalists from the region and […]

Air Seychelles’ Fleet to Get Tech, Fuel Efficiency Upgrade With A320neo Order

Air Seychelles’ Fleet to Get Tech, Fuel Efficiency Upgrade With A320neo Order

The Seychelles’ national carrier, Air Seychelles, will add a next-generation aircraft — the Airbus A320neo — to its fleet in the second half of next year, giving the fleet a boost in fuel efficiency and advanced technology. The order for the new aircraft was signed on Monday and is part of the airline’s plan to […]

Up Close With Best Male Artist From the Seychelles’ Cable Tune Award

Up Close With Best Male Artist From the Seychelles’ Cable Tune Award

Known as Jahrimba on the Seychelles’ musical scene, Richard Marimba started singing when still in primary school. Hailing from La Misere, the 39-year-old was awarded the Best Male Artist in the Cable Tune award ceremony held last month at the Katiolo discotheque at Anse Faure on the southeastern side of the main island, Mahe. SNA […]

Who Will Be Crowned Miss Seychelles 2017?

Who Will Be Crowned Miss Seychelles 2017?

The countdown has started for the next Miss Seychelles with the unveiling of the 14 contestants. Ten of the girls were officially introduced last week in a short ceremony at the International Conference Centre of Seychelles (ICCS) and the remaining four during the weekend. The contestants — aged from 17- 25 — are Keisha Pereira, […]

Six Seychellois Students to Participate in Robotics Challenge in U.S. Capital

Six Seychellois Students to Participate in Robotics Challenge in U.S. Capital

Six secondary students from Seychelles will participate in an international robotics challenge in Washington D.C. in July. A robot kit was handed over recently to the team in Seychelles, a group of 115 islands in the western Indian Ocean, by the International First Committee Association through the local National Institute for Science, Technology and Innovation […]

UAE Arranged Secret Meeting in Seychelles to Establish Trump-Putin Back Channel: Full Report on AfricaMetro

UAE Arranged Secret Meeting in Seychelles to Establish Trump-Putin Back Channel: Full Report on AfricaMetro

Prior to inauguration in January, founder of Blackwater and prominent Trump supporter met with an unidentified confidant of Putin.Erik Prince, the founder of Blackwater, met with an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin in January in what appears to be an attempt to set up a back channel between Moscow and then US President-elect Donald […]

Seychelles to Issue Blue Bonds Worth U.S.$15 Million to Benefit Fisheries Industry

Seychelles to Issue Blue Bonds Worth U.S.$15 Million to Benefit Fisheries Industry

The government of Seychelles plans to issue a blue bond valued at $15 million over 10 years with guarantees from the World Bank and the Global Environment Facility to support the transition to sustainable fisheries. The Seychelles blue bond project, which was one of three projects selected to be presented at The Economist World Ocean […]

Somalia a Great Example to Rest of Africa

Somalia a Great Example to Rest of Africa

As Somalia’s president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, popularly known as “Farmajo”, prepares to be sworn into office on Wednesday, his ascent to power evokes positive events in Africa in the last two years. Particularly encouraging is the fact that Mohamed managed to beat his incumbent Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud who had served one term only. The latter […]

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