LGBTI Seychelles pursuing laws, policies promoting equality, leader says

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Set up six years ago, LGBTI Seychelles promotes a safe, inclusive community that accepts everyone regardless of sexual orientation or gender...

LGBTI Seychelles pursuing laws, policies promoting equality, leader says

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Set up six years ago, LGBTI Seychelles promotes a safe, inclusive community that accepts everyone regardless of sexual orientation or gender...

The Communist Party of China in the Eyes of the Chinese People

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - July 1st, 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the communist Party of China (CPC)....

Newly reconfigured Seychelles Tourism Department studying how to make up for pandemic losses

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Francis said that "making the destination more marketable will mean providing our visitors with more choices, meaning they will then talk...

Seychelles’ President meets Austria’s leader ahead of Schwarzenegger climate summit

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). President Ramkalawan (right) is on a three-day official visit to Austria. (State House) Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency) - Austria's ability to...

Burying the present for the future: Aldabra Research Centre marks 50 years with a...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Fleischer-Dogley said the centre is one of the longest-running tropical research stations and that is the reason SIF wanted to give justice...

New $13 million craft from India gives Seychelles Coast Guard a boost

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The vessel, PS Zoroaster, is a powerful, fuel-efficient platform designed to perform multi-purpose operations. (State House) Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency) -...

Seychelles celebrates 45 years of independence at small State House ceremony

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). This year, a small military parade with only three platoons each having 15 members was held. (Seychelles Nation) Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency)...

A Seychellois painter celebrates his birthday with an exhibition coloured by COVID

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The walls of this gallery how show extensive paintings depicting the Seychelles' ocean creatures, scenes of the bustling Sir Selwyn Selwyn...

12 Sri Lankan crew members remanded for 14 days on suspicion of fishing illegally...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The two vessels were intercepted on June 23 in a coordinated operation. (Seychelles Nation Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency) - The Seychelles...

Seychelles’ President travelling to Austria for Schwarzenegger Climate Initiative

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Ramkalawan will also feature as a guest speaker during the High-Level Forum of the summit. (State House) Photo license   The President of...

Seychelles’ new Civil Code to come into force; inheritance process made easier

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In a nutshell, the Civil Code is about a person's right as a child and adult, marriage and divorce, purchase and...

Seychelles, China celebrate 45 years of diplomatic ties

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). To mark the occasion, the Chinese Embassy in Seychelles hosted a reception on Friday evening at its headquarters in the central...

2 Sri Lankan-registered vessels intercepted in Seychellois waters for illegal fishing

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Patrol Ship Etoile of the Seychelles Coast Guard was diverted to carry out the interception which took place on Wednesday,...

25 youth in Seychelles learn how to influence the government budget, obligations that come...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The session is being organised by the Transparency Initiatives Seychelles (TIS) and the U.S Embassy for Mauritius and Seychelles. (Transparency Initiatives Seychelles) Photo...

3 health specialists in Seychelles to boost COVID-19 response; presence of variants confirmed

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Gedeon said that the specialists' evaluation "will help us better understand how the outbreak has evolved in our country." (Trinity Care...

PUC in Seychelles asks residents to conserve water as nation enters dry season

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Rochon dam, which provides water to a large part of the country, is 79 percent full. (Seychelles News Agency) Photo license   (Seychelles...

5 melon-headed whales wash up on remote Seychellois island; cause of death not known

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - The circumstances surrounding the deaths of five Melon-Headed whales that washed up on the shores of Seychelles' remote...

Maldives looking at possibility of direct flight to Seychelles, new high commissioner says

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Razzak said discussion with President Ramkalawan was also on other areas of cooperation between Maldives and Seychelles. (Seychelles Nation) Photo license   (Seychelles...

5 foreigners intercepted in Seychelles on suspicion of importing illegal drugs

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The suspects were arrested by officers of the Anti-Narcotics Bureau in collaboration with officers from Customs and Immigration. (Seychelles Nation) Photo license...

Sri Lankan captain charged for illegally fishing in Seychellois waters

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Sri Lankan vessel was intercepted earlier this month by the patrol ship Topaz of the Seychelles Coast Guard. (Seychelles News Agency)...

Seychelles slated to receive Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine donations from US government

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - Seychelles along with other African countries is set to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine through a donation...

Seychelles undertakes excercise to identify areas rich in biodiversity

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com).   The exercise being implemented under the Ridge to Reef R2R Project will be conducted at six Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) in...

Artist hopes to see popularity of macramé grow in Seychelles

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Macramé can be used to make a variety of items including clothes, curtains and carpets, or it can be used as...