Seychelles

Seychellois artists raise awareness on environment sustainability

Seychellois visual artists are using artworks created mostly from recycled materials to raise awareness on the island nation’s fragile environment and the need for conservation. Art installations have been put on two of the three main islands as part of a national arts project – UP! Seychelles – implemented by the Seychelles Art Projects Foundation. George Camille, the chairperson of […]

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Colonel Clifford Roseline named new Chief of the Seychelles People’s Defence Forces

Colonel Clifford Roseline on Friday was appointed as the new Chief of the Seychelles People’s Defence Forces (SPDF) following the retirement of Brigadier Leopold Payet, who had held the post for 11 years. The Commander-in-Chief of the SPDF, President Danny Faure, presented Roseline with his Instrument of Appointment at a ceremony at State House on Friday morning. Roseline has been […]

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Seychelles’ president approves Election Act amendment

President Danny Faure of Seychelles has approved the amendment to the Elections Act which makes provision to employ a permanent chief electoral officer. The chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Luciana Lagrenade, told reporters on Thursday that the amendment will ensure separation of powers between the board and the secretariat. “The new chief electoral officer will be tasked with the responsibility […]

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Indian Ocean Commission lauds Seychelles’ work to protect, improve biodiversity

Organisations in Seychelles working on various projects under the biodiversity programme of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) had the opportunity to showcase achievements and results in a recently organised workshop. The IOC communication assistant, Mihary Randrianarivelo, told SNA that Seychelles has greatly benefited in terms of building its capacity and protecting its biodiversity. “This is reflected in the results and […]

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Seychelles’ president: Coast Guard base on Assumption, more effort needed in drug fight

President Danny Faure of Seychelles held his last live press conference for 2018 at State House, Victoria, on Thursday evening. Below is an overview of the issues discussed during the event, which was broadcast on Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation national television and radio. Coast Guard assets to be moved to Assumption Island Commenting on the latest development in regards to Assumption […]