Seychelles Newswire (Page 4)

Seychelles Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Seychelles. (Page 4)

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

    Jan 16, 2016 | 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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  2. 9 Beach Destinations to Visit This WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | 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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  3. Seychelles: Nation to Co-Host Blue Economy Summit in UAERead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Seychelles: Seychelles' Election Observers - Voter Education Should Be ImprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    One of the two Seychellois observer missions that monitored the run-off of the presidential elections earlier this month said Tuesday that civic and voter education needs to improve. The Citizenship Democracy Watch Seychelles said there is a need to improve voter education "to empower all eligible citizens to vote free from intimidation, threats, coercion and voter buying practices."

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  13. A cruise to the Garden of Eden: Shallow bays, sandy shores and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Daily Mail

    A cruise to the Garden of Eden: Shallow bays, sandy shores and paradise on Earth - a small-boat voyage around the Seychelles World War II air raid shelters that kept 8,000 Londoners safe from German bombs during the Blitz to open for regular tours Hotel guests reveal their most bizarre and disturbing experiences from finding a CAT in the mattress to naked men in the hallway It came out of nowhere! Bus carrying flight attendants crashes into rival airline's plane after driver fell asleep at the wheel The ultimate Australian road trip: Adventurer quits his job to travel the country in his red truck picking up thousands of Instagram fans along the way Making mincemeat of it all: A hunt for Italy's take on this cake classic - amid the hilltops and meandering roads of lovely Lunigiana A cruise to the Garden of Eden: Shallow bays, sandy shores and paradise on Earth - a small-boat voyage around ... (more)

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  14. Seychelles: Election Observers - Constitution Should Be AmendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    International election observers say that Seychelles' Constitution should be amended so that electoral petitions may be heard before the swearing in of the next president. Commenting on the second round vote of Seychelles' president election, the South African Development Community Parliamentary Forum said the Constitution should be changed "to allow the determination of presidential elections results petition by the Constitutional Court first before installation of the new president."

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  15. Seychelles: Michel Sworn In for New TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Seychelles: "I Remain Determined to Bring Together the People of Seychelles, to Work Together" - President Michel Is Sworn Into Office President James Michel has officially started his third elected mandate as the President of the Republic of Seychelles, after he was sworn in this afternoon.

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  16. .com | Seychelles leader sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | News24

    Seychelles President James Michel was sworn back in for a third term on Sunday, despite calls from the opposition for a recount after he won a second-round vote by the slimmest of margins. Michel, in power since 2004, officially began a new five-year term in a ceremony at the presidential residence in Victoria, the capital on the Indian Ocean archipelago's main island of Mahe, alongside his vice-president Danny Faure.

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  17. Seychelles: Michel Re-Elected President in Run-OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... mate, Danny Faure also took the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Office as Vice President in the same ceremony. Of Seychelles 93,000 people, 70,943 were eligible to vote. A total of 63, 893 took part in the run-off vote, putting the level of ...

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  18. Seychelles president wins 3rd term in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    The state-run Seychelles News Agency says President James Michel has narrowly been re-elected to a third term in office in the Indian Ocean archipelago. The agency said Saturday that Michel won with 50.15 percent, or 31,512 of the votes.

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  19. Seychelles: Votes Counted in Presidential Run-OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    All voting stations across Seychelles' three main inhabited islands, Mahe, Praslin and La Digue closed their doors as planned at 7 p.m. local time, with no one waiting in line to cast their ballots after 12 hours of voting in the run-off to elect a new president. This is a major improvement compared to the first round of voting, where most polling stations across the three islands had long queues with people coming to vote at the last minute before closing time.

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  20. Seychelles president re-elected, opposition cries foulRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | The Peninsula

    VICTORIA: Incumbent James Michel won the run-off vote in Seychelles' presidential election, after securing 50.2 percent of votes cast, the election commission said on Saturday, while the opposition cried foul over irregularities. Voting started on Wednesday and ran for three days because of huge distances between some of the 115 islands that are home to 93,000 people.

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