President of Seychelles Travels to Cuba to Witness Opening of New Embassy

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles’ President Danny Faure is travelling Monday to Cuba on a state visit at the invitation of Cuban President Raúl Castro, a communiqué from State House said.

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles' President Danny Faure is travelling Monday to Cuba on a state visit at the invitation of Cuban President Raúl Castro, a communiqué from State House said.

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Russian Tourist Appears to Have Drowned Near Seychelles’ Curieuse Island, Police Say

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles Police say it appears that a 58-year-old Russian tourist drowned. The man’s body was found floating near Curieuse island on Thursday afternoon.

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles Police say it appears that a 58-year-old Russian tourist drowned. The man's body was found floating near Curieuse island on Thursday afternoon.

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Jet Skis Beware – Seychelles’ Authorities Reviewing Rules for Reckless Use

[Seychelles News Agency] Tougher measures are being considered by the Seychelles Maritime Safety Administration to address irresponsible use of recreational watercrafts, including jet skis.

[Seychelles News Agency] Tougher measures are being considered by the Seychelles Maritime Safety Administration to address irresponsible use of recreational watercrafts, including jet skis.

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Drug Agency Chief – Target ‘Big Fish’ With Surveillance, Intelligence Work

[Seychelles News Agency] The National Drugs Enforcement Agency, NDEA, was set up in 2008 to counter the threat of illegal drugs coming into Seychelles. A number of criticisms have been thrown at the agency by the public throughout the years, ranging fr…

[Seychelles News Agency] The National Drugs Enforcement Agency, NDEA, was set up in 2008 to counter the threat of illegal drugs coming into Seychelles. A number of criticisms have been thrown at the agency by the public throughout the years, ranging from allegations of corruption to malpractice.

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Giant Tortoises to Feature At Venice Art Exhibition

[Seychelles News Agency] A national pavilion showcasing the work of 16 Seychellois artists will be part of the 57th edition of the Venice Biennale exhibition titled ‘Viva Arte Viva.’

[Seychelles News Agency] A national pavilion showcasing the work of 16 Seychellois artists will be part of the 57th edition of the Venice Biennale exhibition titled 'Viva Arte Viva.'

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Island Nations Look at Coastline Mapping Using Satellite Imagery

[Government of Mauritius] A five-day regional training workshop on Coastline Mapping using Satellite Imagery was launched yesterday at the Mauritius Oceanography Institute (MOI) in Albion. The objective of the workshop is to provide technical staff wit…

[Government of Mauritius] A five-day regional training workshop on Coastline Mapping using Satellite Imagery was launched yesterday at the Mauritius Oceanography Institute (MOI) in Albion. The objective of the workshop is to provide technical staff with the theoretical principles and practical exercises for using satellite imagery to perform coastline mapping in the framework of the Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) Project.

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Beautiful Beach in Seychelles Highlighted By National Geographic Traveler

[Seychelles News Agency] Anse Source d’Argent, one of Seychelles’ iconic beaches, has made the cover of one of the world’s top geographic and travel magazines.

[Seychelles News Agency] Anse Source d'Argent, one of Seychelles' iconic beaches, has made the cover of one of the world's top geographic and travel magazines.

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Leasing Investment Forum Promotes Alternative Financing Tool in Seychelles

[PR Newswire] Mahé -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the Central Bank of Seychelles and the Seychelles Investment Board, today opened a two-day leasing investment forum under the theme “Unlocking access to finance, investment and economic growth through leasing.” The Forum aims to introduce the tools necessary to create a sustainable and dynamic leasing sector in Seychelles.

[PR Newswire] Mahé -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the Central Bank of Seychelles and the Seychelles Investment Board, today opened a two-day leasing investment forum under the theme "Unlocking access to finance, investment and economic growth through leasing." The Forum aims to introduce the tools necessary to create a sustainable and dynamic leasing sector in Seychelles.

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Seychellois Mark Good Friday With Way of the Cross Walks

[Seychelles News Agency] Thousands of Seychellois Christians commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday by participating in Way of the Cross processions, walking along mostly uphill paths.

[Seychelles News Agency] Thousands of Seychellois Christians commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday by participating in Way of the Cross processions, walking along mostly uphill paths.

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