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  1. Seychelles: First IMF Review Describes Economy As 'Strong' Despite Weakened CurrencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | AllAfrica.com

    Washington D.C./Victoria - The economy of the Seychelles is poised to receive another injection of $2.4 million from the International Monetary Fund after the island nation successfully completed its first review under the latest Extended Fund Facility . According to a recent statement issued by the Bretton Woods institution, the latest disbursement will make a total of around $4.8 million given out by the IMF to Seychelles thus far.

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  2. Mauritius: Anerood Jugnauth Congratulated on Election VictoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | AllAfrica.com

    Following the victory of the Alliance Lepep, led by Sir Anerood Jugnauth, in the general election, President James Michel has extended his congratulations to the newly-elected Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius on behalf of the Government and the people of Seychelles. In President Michel's congratulatory message he affirmed that the Mauritian people had placed their trust in newly elected Prime Minister Jugnauth's vision.

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  3. Seychelles: Seychelles Accepted As a Member of the World Trade OrganisationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | AllAfrica.com

    A 19-year-long process for Seychelles to become a member of the World Trade Organisation came to an end yesterday when the island nation's Minister for Finance Trade and Investment Pierre Laporte signed the accession protocol. The signing ceremony followed the approval of the Seychelles' accession package, including the accession protocol by WTO's General Council in Geneva, Switzerland, at its last meeting for this year.

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  4. Dar es Salaam reports 13% traffic growth in 2013; Air Seychelles touches down from MaheRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Anna.aero

    ... latest route launch is the 1,823-kilometre sector from MahA , which was inaugurated on 2 December by Air Seychelles with twice-weekly flights. Cutting the celebratory ribbon on the apron are: Mahmood Mgimwa, Tanzanian Deputy Minister of ...

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  5. Seychelles: Police Gets First Radio Network to Speed Up Fight Against CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | AllAfrica.com

    Seychelles Police officers have been using mobile phones to speak to each other while patrolling the Indian Ocean island state, but will put them aside now that they are about to be handed the latest in digital radio devices for fast crime-busting. This follows the start of a 170 thousand dollars project funded by the United Nation Office on Drugs and Crime , for the first network of police radio communication in the three most populated island of the Seychelles, in a bid to ensure fast and secure exchanges of information between police officers.

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  6. Seychelles: Another E-Government Service As Business Licensing Applications Go OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | AllAfrica.com

    Entrepreneurs wishing to start a business in Seychelles may find it a little easier to get set up after the Seychelles Licensing Authority announced the launch of its business licensing e-service yesterday. According to a press statement issued by the SLA, the service was launched by the Minister for Finance, Trade & Investment, Pierre Laporte, at an event on Wednesday.

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  7. Seychelles: Islands Host First International Food and Hotel Supplies ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | AllAfrica.com

    Food is big business in the Seychelles islands which have a population of 90,000 people while welcoming 230,000 visitors every year. With an economy heavily reliant on tourism as its main source of income, the sale of food and hotel supplies is one of the core businesses in the islands, which import nearly 90% of the food consumed.

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  8. CALENDRIER du 1 au 7 decembre 2014Read the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | PressReleasePoint

    Ms Kristalina Georgieva in Bulgaria: presents the 315 billion euro investment plan to the Council of Ministers, meets with Ms Tsetska Tsacheva, Chairwoman of the National Assembly, visits a project funded through the European Social Fund Mr Neven Mimica receives Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Seychelles to sign the National Indicative Programme . He also meets Mr Mahboub Maalim, Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority for Development .

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  9. Seychelles: Appointments of Constitutional Appointments Authority and Public Service Appeal BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | AllAfrica.com

    ... as the Chairperson of the Public Service Appeal Board, in accordance with Article 148 (1) of the Constitution of Seychelles, by the two members of the board, Mr. Georges Gills and Mr. Amedee Rose. Mr George Gill was reappointed to the board by ...

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  10. Sand Cranes in financial dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | New Vision

    ... planned to use the championship to prepare for the 2015 Africa Nations Cup qualifier. Uganda is lined up to face Seychelles in April next year. New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or ...

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

    Saturday Nov 22 | 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Seychelles: Investment in Tourism, Renewable Energy Top the Priority List of New Austrian AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | 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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  16. Unite or drown: Campaign against climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | 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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  17. Unite or drown, small island nations told at climate meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | 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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  18. Seychelles: Fly and hop for an island adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | 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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  19. Unite or drown, small island nations told at climate meet in SeychellesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | 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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  20. Paradise seeks beach-goersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | 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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