maker of cassava shortbread to represent Seychelles at South Africa business competition

Seychellois female entrepreneur Claudette Albert will represent the island nation at the FemBioBiz competition in South Africa next month after winning the local competition. After a day of presentation of projects by eight women from Seychelles and Mauritius last week, Albert came out the winner with the cassava shortbread biscuit. “My project started in 2015 after a COMESA (Common Market […]


New legless amphibian species discovered around mountains of Seychelles’ main island

A new legless amphibian known as the caecilian has been discovered on the Seychelles’ main island of Mahe by scientists from the UK, according to an article published by the University of Wolverhampton last week. The new species called montane Mahé (Hypogeophis montanus) was discovered through an ongoing study led by the University of Wolverhampton lecturer Simon Maddock and colleagues […]


A new way to mend the body available in Seychelles

A Seychellois healer has been using an energy-based healing technique called Reiki to treat local patients since March this year. Jonathan Matile is trained in Reiki, a non‐drug treatment with origins from Japan described as a vibrational or subtle energy therapy through movements of the hands above the body. He told SNA, that “the utensils for this medicine is meditation, […]


Hilton properties in Seychelles striving for sustainability

The three Hilton properties in Seychelles — Hilton Seychelles Labriz, Hilton Northolme and Hilton Double Tree — are striving for sustainability by engaging with the local communities in this process. The resorts recently organised several activities to showcase the different projects to secondary school students and partners. The main activities were held at the Hilton Seychelles Labriz on the island […]


International artist opens exhibition, works with artists in Seychelles

Seychellois artists will have the chance to benefit from cultural exchanges with international artist Laura Jacobs. The local artists have also had the chance to appreciate the work of their colleagues at a newly opened exhibition at the Eden Art Space Gallery. Jacobs will be holding a series of lectures, workshops and gallery events and is showcasing over 100 artworks […]

Secretary General, Patrick Gomes, paid a courtesy call to the president at State House(State House

Blue Economy, value-added trade dominate meeting with Seychelles’ President and leader of African, Caribbean Pacific Group

The blue economy and trade were topics of discussion between Seychelles’ President and the Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP), on Thursday. The Secretary General, Patrick Gomes, paid a courtesy call to the president at State House, Victoria. “We are fascinated to know that you have blue economy researches going on at the University […]