Seychelles Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Seychelles.

Results 1 - 20 of 402 in Seychelles

  1. Nigeria: President Michel Congratulates Nigerian Presidential Race Winner BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The President of Seychelles, James Michel has sent a message of congratulations to the newly-elected Nigerian head of state, Muhammadu Buhari. In a press statement issued by the Seychelles Ministry of Foreign Affairs, President Michel described President Buhari's victory as a "strong reflection of the trust that the Nigerian people had placed in him to propel Nigeria to even greater heights".

    Comment?

  2. Seychelles: Former Seychelles President James Mancham Re-Elected as COMESA ElderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    The government of Seychelles has offered its "deep-felt congratulations" to former President Sir James Mancham following his re-election for a second term as a member of the COMESA Committee of Elders on Saturday, March 28. The Committee focuses on diplomacy surrounding issues of peace, security and stability, as a fundamental pre-requisite for the attainment of sustainable development in the COMESA region and beyond. Mancham secured the highest number of votes amongst the nominees standing for election, followed by candidates from Egypt, Zimbabwe and Uganda.

    Comment?

  3. East Africa: Comesa Lends Support for Establishment of EU-Funded...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AllAfrica.com

    Seychelles is on track to establish a European Union-funded Operation Coordination Centre to promote maritime security, after the Indian Ocean archipelago of 115 islands received regional backing for the proposal from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa .

    Comment?

  4. Hello and welcome to SeychellesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Rediff.com

    ... turquoise blue waters and the outreached arms of Hyacinth, I jump ignoring my fear of the water. Whoever created Seychelles took a large brush, dipped it in the most gorgeous hues and painted the archipelago of 115 islands. The oceans keep changing ...

    Comment?

  5. Travel: An idyllic retreat to SeychellesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. YOU wouldn't hesitate to honeymoon there, but in Seychelles, island idyll means so much more than sun, sea and sand I'm not one for beach holidays.

    Comment?

  6. TripAdvisor: World's best beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | CNN

    ... Island of Formentera. Get there early in the summertime to avoid crowds. Anse Lazio on Praslin Island in the Seychelles is this year's No. 6 beach on TripAdvisor's global list. White Beach in Boracay, Philippines, is this year's No. 7 beach. Visit ...

    Comment?

  7. Seychelles: IMF Mission Commends Seychelles' Macroeconomic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | AllAfrica.com

    ... discussions and assess performance under the second review of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) Arrangement with Seychelles.1 "The resilience of the Seychellois economy continues to strengthen, with an improvement in the external sector starting late ...

    Comment?

  8. Jennifer Delord has been appointed Sales, Marketing and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Hospitality Net

    Six Senses Hotels, Resorts and Spas Park Ventures Ecoplex, Unit 902 - 904, 9th Floor, 57 Wireless Road Bangkok, 10330 Thailand Phone: +66-2-631-9777 Fax: +66-2-631-9799 Visit Website Delord has recently joined Six Senses Zil Pasyon, which is scheduled to open late 2015 in the Seychelles. With eight years of hospitality experience, Jennifer most recently served as sales manager at Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris.

    Comment?

  9. IMF Mission Commends Seychelles' Macroeconomic Performance, Encourages Reforms to Safeguard ProgressRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | M2.com

    VICTORIA, Mahe -- An International Monetary Fund staff mission led by Marshall Mills visited Victoria from March 11-26, 2015 to conduct the 2015 Article IV consultation discussions and assess performance under the second review of the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement with Seychelles.1 "The resilience of the Seychellois economy continues to strengthen, with an improvement in the external sector starting late last year. The strong fiscal position kept public debt on track to fall below 50 percent of GDP by 2018.

    Comment?

  10. Seychelles: Enjoy a royalsa paradise without the princely sumRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Washington Post

    Our black SUV skidded to a stop. As if we weren't on a twisting island road with no shoulders, our guide to the Seychelles hopped out, excited.

    Comment?

  11. Press Release: IMF Mission Commends Seychelles' Macroeconomic...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | International Monetary Fund

    ... discussions and assess performance under the second review of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) Arrangement with Seychelles. 1 "The resilience of the Seychellois economy continues to strengthen, with an improvement in the external sector starting ...

    Comment?

  12. Seychelles signs up for WTO entryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Peninsula

    The Seychelles on Wednesday sealed its entry to the World Trade Organization, the Geneva-based body whose 160 members set the rules of global commerce. The Indian Ocean island, which has spent nearly 20 years negotiating to join, will automatically become the organisation's 161st member in 30 days.

    Comment?

  13. Italian cruise ship Costa Neo Classica visits Salalah PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Italian cruise ship Costa Neo Classica visited Salalah Port on Sunday with 1,447 passengers on board including 887 tourists of different nationalities. The tourism programme for the Italian ship, which came from Mahe Port in the Seychelles and is headed to Aqaba Port in Jordan, included tours to the most important archeological and historical landmarks in the Governorate of Dhofar, such as Frankincense tree sites, Al Baleed Archaeological Park, Frankincense Land Museum, besides visiting the beaches and the traditional markets.

    Comment?

  14. Seychelles: Polluted Mangrove Area Near Raffles Praslin Resort in Seychelles to Be RehabilitatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | AllAfrica.com

    Works are expected to start soon on the rehabilitation of an area of mangrove near Baie Pasquiere that was polluted with diesel fuel on Praslin island, according to the Seychelles environment authorities. The Director of the Wildlife, Enforcement and Permit Division in the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Flavien Joubert visited the site recently with other officials of the ministry.

    Comment?

  15. Mobulid ray by-catch in longline fisheries in the south-western Atlantic OceanRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | CSIRO Publishing

    ... 2011. Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch (WPEB). IOTC-2011-WPEB07-31, Indian Ocean Tuna Commission, Mahe, Seychelles. Available at ...

    Comment?

  16. PM's visit to Indian Ocean countries promotes greater understanding, cooperation: SwarajRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Newkerala.com

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Indian Ocean countries Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka has promoted greater understanding and cooperation in this region. Swaraj said the importance of these visits can be gauged from the fact that an Indian Prime Minister has paid bilateral visit to Seychelles after 34 years, Mauritius after 10 years and Sri Lanka after 28 years.

    Comment?

  17. la Biennale di Venezia 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Neme.org

    The countries participating for the first time in the Exhibition are Grenada, Mauritius, Mongolia, Republic of Mozambique, and Republic of Seychelles. Other countries are participating this year after years of absence: Ecuador and continues at the Arsenale, with over 136 artists from 53 countries, of whom 88 will be showing here for the first time.

    Comment?

  18. Death toll reaches 24 in Vanuatu after Cyclone PamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Yahoo!

    ... and Lonsdale said changing weather patterns were partly to blame for the destruction. The president of the Seychelles, James Michel, on Monday said Cyclone Pam was "a clear manifestation of climate change" and called on the international community ...

    Comment?

  19. .com | Seychelles calls on world to wake upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | News24

    The president of the Seychelles on Monday called on the international community to "wake up" to climate change after a massive tropical cyclone devastated the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. "The cyclone, which has just struck Vanuatu - a sister Small Island State - with such catastrophic effects and the tragic loss of lives is a clear manifestation of climate change, which some persist to deny," Seychelles President James Michel said in a statement.

    Comment?

  20. Best beaches: Boracay is 7thRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | ABS-CBN News

    ... stalls, Ibiza on the horizon" placed Playa de Ses Illetes in Spain in fifth place. Anse Lazio in Praslin Island, Seychelles and Flamenco Beach in Puerto Rico landed in the 6th and 8th spots, respectively. Whitehaven Beach in Australia and Elafonissi ...

    Comment?