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  1. Seychelles poachers go nutty for erotic shaped seedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Vallejo News

    Under cover of darkness in the steamy jungles of the Seychelles thieves creep out to harvest the sizeable and valuable nuts of the famous coco de mer palm, and their activities are threatening its long-term survival. Nicknamed "coco bottom" on the Indian Ocean archipelago for its curves like a woman's buttocks, some 40 of the giant nuts have been stolen since the beginning of the year on the island of Praslin.

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  2. Heading To The Exotic Seychelles For Your Honeymoon? Here's What To PackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Knot

    Located off the East coast of Africa, the Seychelles are a great honeymoon spot for couples looking for a tropical getaway off the beaten path. The royal honeymoon destination of Prince William and Kate Middleton, this cluster of over 100 islands offers year-round sunshine, picturesque beaches and a rustic-luxe experience in huts perched above the water.

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  3. SkyVision provides C&W Seychelles with IP trunking and managed private network solutionRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The network modernisation project, managed by SkyVision, consists of providing IP trunking to the main island of Seychelles , and a private required a network solution including fibre restoration for back-up and additional internet service back-up for key business customers to maintain viable communications between Mahe and twelve neighbouring islands. Cable & Wireless Seychelles claims that over 95% of businesses in the islands use its services.

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  4. Kenya: Tourism Lessons for Kenya From SeychellesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | AllAfrica.com

    Lying about 1,500 kilometres east of mainland Africa, the Republic of Seychelles is an idyllic archipelago nation, with the smallest population of 90,000 in the continent. The small State solely depends on tourism as its major contributor to the economy and bearing this in mind, the country has had to do all it can to ensure the sector thrives despite facing a myriad of challenges just like Kenya.

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  5. Seychelles: Investment in Tourism, Renewable Energy Top the Priority List of New Austrian AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | AllAfrica.com

    Exchange of expertise in the field of tourism and air connectivity are some of the areas of cooperation that could be enhanced between Seychelles and Austria. The newly accredited ambassador of Austria to Seychelles Harald Gnther was speaking to the local press at State House yesterday after he had presented his credentials to the Seychelles President James Michel.

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  6. Unite or drown: Campaign against climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The New Zealand Herald

    Low-lying island nations are regarded as some of the most vulnerable to rising seas blamed on man-made climate change. Photo / Thinkstock The president of the Seychelles has urged the planet's small island nations to unite for an unprecedented campaign against climate change or else drown.

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  7. Unite or drown, small island nations told at climate meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | ABC News

    The president of the Seychelles has urged the planet's small island nations to unite for an unprecedented campaign against climate change or else drown. The rallying call came at the start of a two-day summit of the Alliance of Small Island States , a coalition of small island and low-lying coastal countries, to prepare for global climate talks to take place in Lima, Peru in December.

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  8. Seychelles: Fly and hop for an island adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Independent

    ... Terms & Policies As tropical island sunsets go, this is pretty spectacular. I'm in northwest Praslin, in the Seychelles archipelago, gazing across a seascape flecked with palm-fringed specks of land. The mountainous spine of MahA , Seychelles' ...

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  9. Unite or drown, small island nations told at climate meet in SeychellesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Straits Times

    The president of the Seychelles on Tuesday urged the planet's small island nations to unite for an unprecedented campaign against climate change or else drown. The rallying call came at the start of a two-day summit of the Alliance of Small Island States , a coalition of small island and low-lying coastal countries, to prepare for global climate talks to take place in Lima, Peru in December.

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  10. Paradise seeks beach-goersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | CNN

    Seychelles is a collection of 115 islands. The 41 "Inner Islands" constitute the oldest mid-oceanic granite islands on earth.

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  11. Seychelles tourism: Island paradise seeks beach-goersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | CNN

    Seychelles is a collection of 115 islands. The 41 "Inner Islands" constitute the oldest mid-oceanic granite islands on earth.

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  12. Seychelles tourism: Island paradise targets more beach goersRead the original story

    Monday Nov 10 | 12NewsNow.Com

    With its pristine beaches, warm water and choral reefs, Seychelles has long been a must-visit destination for jet-setters from all over the world. They come from Europe, the Middle East and Asia to unwind in the sun.

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  13. India to hand over Fast Attack Craft to SeychellesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | Newkerala.com

    On a visit to Seychelles, Indian Navy Chief Admiral R.K. Dhowan will hand over a second Fast Attack Craft INS Tarasa to the island nation Friday. Dhowan is on a four-day visit to Seychelles Nov 6-Nov 9. During his visit, the navy chief will also call on President James Michel and other civil and military officials.

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  14. Football legends in spotlight on first day of Doha Goals ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The Peninsula

    ... ter of Guinea and Vincent Meriton Minister of Social Affairs, Community Development and Sports of the Republic of Seychelles attended the ceremony.

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  15. Seychelles: From Dried Fish to a Booming Business - Seychellois Entrepreneur Says Fish Is the FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | AllAfrica.com

    Among the many varieties of fish that the small population of around 90,000 people of the Seychelles consume, the rabbitfish, or kordonnyen as it is called in the native Creole language, is considered a treat and a delicacy. The rabbitfish are caught using traditional fish traps made from bamboo which are strategically placed among the reefs by local fishermen.

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  16. Rent a full island in Seychelles for up to 40 travellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Express India

    Fregate Island Private, part of the Oetker Collection, is now available for full island rental for groups of up to 40 people. Fregate Island Private, located amidst the tranquil turquoise waters of the Seychelles, offers travellers the unique opportunity to enjoy an exclusive private island sanctuary in one of the world's most picturesque settings.

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  17. Seychelles: President Michel Meets Leader of the OppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    President James Michel met with the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, Mr. David Pierre, this morning at State House, as part of their regular schedule of meetings to discuss issues of national importance. The President and Mr. Pierre discussed the economic situation of the country as well as measures which could be envisaged to mitigate the effects of depreciation of the Seychelles Rupee, and the need for the Government to intensify its efforts in attracting more foreign direct investment .

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  18. Seychelles: New Member of the Public Service Appeal Board AppointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, Mr David Pierre, has appointed Mr Amedee France Rose as a Member of the Public Service Appeal Board with effect from 29th September 2014, for a period of seven years. This is in accordance with Article 148 of the Constitution of Seychelles.

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  19. All in a flap: Seychelles fears foreign bird invaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The China Post

    It was just a feather: but in the tropical paradise of the Seychelles, the discovery of parakeet plumage has put environmentalists in a flutter, with a foreign invading bird threatening the national parrot. In the steamy and thick jungles of Praslin, one of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean archipelago of white sand beaches ringed by palms, the authorities are worried after the warning sign of a green feather from a ring-necked parakeet was discovered.

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  20. Cambodia to up trade ties with SeychellesRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Pnompenh Post

    Cambodia signed six agreements yesterday with the Republic of Seychelles in an unexpected move to boost trade relations with Africa's smallest nation. Jean-Paul Adam, foreign affairs minister for the Republic of Seychelles, and several high-ranking Cambodian government officials attended yesterday's signing in Phnom Penh.

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