Seychelles Newswire

Seychelles Newswire

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  1. Seychelles: Fregate Island Shows Off Its Wild Side to Seychelles Maritime StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | AllAfrica.com

    Spending two weeks on a remote island in Seychelles is everyone's dream, especially when the island is Fregate, renowned for being a cocoon for the rich and famous. Located 55 kilometres east of Mahe, the most populated island of Seychelles, Fregate has a long list of special inhabitants endemic to the island nation.

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  2. Cutlass Express 2016 CommencesRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | Holtville Tribune

    ... piracy and illicit trafficking is a critical mission that directly affects all maritime nations. The Republic of Seychelles archipelago is the ideal location for this training; water conditions, weather, and its location along a pivotal trade route ...

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  3. Cutlass Express 2016 CommencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Marine News

    ... practices to increase capabilities of participating nations to counter sea-based illicit activity. PORT VICTORIA, Seychelles (NNS) -- Maritime forces from Eastern Africa, Western Indian Ocean island nations, Europe and the United States, as well as ...

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  4. Seychelles: The Bottled Scents of the SeychellesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | AllAfrica.com

    Visitors to Seychelles searching for a special souvenir can take home a fragrant memory of their visit in the form of a Seychelles-made perfume. Bonjour Cosmetic, founded by Italian national Alfonzo Zaccari in 2007, produces 14 different perfumes named after some of the 115 islands of Seychelles, an archipelago in the western Indian Ocean.

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  5. Seychelles: Speedy Boat From India Boosts Seychelles' Coast GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | AllAfrica.com

    A new, speedy interceptor boat that will be used for coastal surveillance and search and rescue operations is boosting the capacity of the Seychelles Coast Guard. The boat was officially handed over Thursday by the Indian Coast Guard director general, Vice Admiral H.C.S. Bisht.

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  6. PHOTO: Enjoy two islands when you visit the Song Saa Private Island in CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | ABC News

    ... fine dining, massages and sunset cruises. Only 10 minutes away by boat from Mahe, the largest island in the Seychelles, Beachcomber Sainte Anne Island has 87 private villas, 29 of which come with their own private pool. With the island surrounded by ...

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  7. Seychelles: Tensions After Neck and Neck ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | AllAfrica.com

    Although everyday life in the Seychelles remains as peaceful as ever - living up to the islands' paradisiacal tourist image - there have been tensions brewing below the surface ever since disputed elections last month. In the presidential election on 3-5 December, President James Michel was officially re-elected, beating his closest rival by a mere 193 votes - a razor sharp margin even in a country with a population of just 90,000 people.

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  8. Seychelles Travel AlertRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | State Department

    The U.S. Department of State alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Seychelles of the upcoming Presidential election scheduled to take place December 16 -18. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid political rallies and demonstrations during the election season.

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  9. Seychelles: 'No Man an Island,' Seychellois President Tells Blue Economy SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | AllAfrica.com

    The second Blue Economy Summit ended Tuesday with a declaration calling on the international community to implement the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goal 14. Seychelles President James Michel in his address as co-chair alluded to the fact that all of human activity is now interconnected. "The great English poet, John Donne, said: "No man is an island, entire of itself.

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  10. Winds of change: World leaders discuss environmental policy at ADSW 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Al Bawaba

    ... who will attend the event, include Enrique Pena Nieto, President of Mexico; James Michel, President of Seychelles; Tommy Remengesau, President of Palau; Atifete Jahjaga, President of Kosovo; Tomislav Nikolie, President of Serbia; Muhammadu Buhari, ...

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  11. 9 Beach Destinations to Visit This WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Switched

    With winter just around the corner, many of us are already itching to escape the cool air and retreat to a warm-weather locale with powdery sands and swaying palms. From the colorful coral reefs of the Maldives to the unspoiled sands of Seychelles, these nine picturesque spots are ideal places to unwind and thaw out this winter.

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  12. Seychelles: Nation to Co-Host Blue Economy Summit in UAERead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | AllAfrica.com

    Newly re-elected president of Seychelles James Michel will co-chair the summit and is to deliver the keynote address, a Tuesday statement from State House said. The theme of this year's summit is "One Ocean, One Future."

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  13. Photos: Kingfisher Calendar 2016 sizzling sneak peekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Rediff.com

    ... sher Calendar 2016. Sushrii displays ample cleavage and a well-toned figure as she soaks up the sun at a beach in Seychelles.

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  14. Eating fatty fish can actually protect the brain from mercury toxicityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | NewsTarget.com

    ... the fish. This is according to findings from the University of Rochester Ulster University , and the Republic of Seychelles Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education . Their findings were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. ...

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  15. Tony Blair's business interests tripled their profits in a year to A 2.6mRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... profits of either of the Windrush or Firerush businesses. Mr Blair recently spent New Year with his family at the Seychelles' Four Seasons resort, a luxury hideaway on the main island of Mahe, popular with honeymooning celebrities and the mega rich ...

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  16. This island nation just traded a huge chunk of its debt in return for protecting their oceansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Grist Magazine

    Last month, the country of 115 islands agreed to protect 30 percent of their ocean territory, and in return a foreign investor group, the Paris Club, will cancel $30 million of Seychelles' debt. It's quite a deal, and it comes with big potential perks for the planet.

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  17. Russians Find Favored Holiday Destinations Suddenly Off LimitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... ian tradition. His assertion proved embarrassing when it emerged that Safonov himself had owned two houses in the Seychelles Islands, a sunny paradise in the Indian Ocean.

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  18. Seychelles: Preserve Our National Unity and Social Cohesion -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    President James A Michel has dedicated the year 2016 to the theme of 'I Love Seychelles', one that continues from the same theme of 2015, and appeals to the patriotism of all Seychellois. In his New Year's message which was broadcast on national television this evening, the President said that during the last few months, and in particular in the last few weeks and days, we have lived - each one of us in our own way - moments of great intensity.

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  19. Seychelles: Seychelles Attorney General and Justice of Appeal Sworn Into OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Mr. Ronny Govinden was sworn into office as the Attorney General of the Republic of Seychelles in a ceremony at State House this morning. They took the Oaths of Allegiance and the Judicial Oath before the President of the Republic, Mr. James Michel, and in the presence of the Vice-President, Mr. Danny Faure, the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Francis MacGregor, Judges and Justices of the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal, the Chairperson and Members of the Constitutional Appointments Authority, members of their families as well as senior officials in the Office of the President.

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  20. Jet-setting Modi: 26 nations in 12 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Rediff.com

    ... Here's a list of all the foreign visits taken up by the PM this year and their outcomes. Modi's visit to Seychelles was part of his 'Indian Ocean outreach' programme. Modi, the first Indian PM to visit Seychelles in 34 years, launched a coastal ...

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