Public in Seychelles asked to respect stay-at-home order; police checkpoints to increase

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The prohibition order is for the public and the Department of Health is asking people to respect it. (Daniel Laurence,...

Total mess. Shut down public transport. Listen to the measures: Seychellois sound off on...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Despite strict restrictions on the movement of people, the capital Victoria still had many circulating on Thursday. (Daniel Laurence,...

5 questions answered on measures taken by China to assist countries in fight against...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - 1. Q: The epidemic has taken footholds in many places around the world and is...

Leader of Opposition: Seychelles’ economic future in hands of its people

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Ramkalawan said that "we must not forget that the reconstruction of our economy will fall on us." (Rassin Vannier,...

After new COVID case, Seychelles shuts down non-essential services

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The essential services will include shops selling necessary commodities like groceries, food products among others. (Gerard Larose, Seychelles Tourism...

Applause rings out in Seychelles for healthcare workers battling COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The communal applause was also to show support to these professionals amid COVID-19 on national Health Workers Day. (Rassin...

Seychelles’ new COVID budget: More health money, festivals cancelled, census postponed

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Maurice Loustau-Lalanne (left) presented a budget amendment to the National Assembly on Tuesday through the Appropriation Bill 2020. (Seychelles...

Seychelles and COVID-19: Int’l airport closed until end of April, new 11th case identified

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - The Seychelles' international airport will remain closed until end of April while new maritime surveillance...

Russian tourists stranded in Seychelles expected to fly back on charter flight

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Air Belgium was the last chartered flight to repatriate visitors from Seychelles to Europe was on March 31.(Pedro Aragao,...

Waters around 2 of Seychelles’ outer islands were the final pieces to reach the...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). D'Arros island received a zone one designation and a zone two designation was assigned to St Joseph Atoll. (Michael...

15 nature trails added to Seychelles Parks Authority management; new fees for tourists

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). One of the trails where upgrade works are being done is Copolia. (Seychelles National Parks Authority)  Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency)...

UAE makes available to Seychelles’ government Avani Barbarons resort as additional facility in fight...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Under the directive of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy...

African Development Bank grant to support small and medium Blue Economy enterprises in Seychelles

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The African Development Bank grant will be used for the technical assistance and capacity building project to diversify Seychelles'...

Rapid COVID-19 tests being carried out in Seychelles for people exiting 14-day isolation period

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - Rapid tests for COVID-19 are being carried out at the Four Seasons Resort in Seychelles,...

Seychelles and COVID-19: 8 measures taken by the island nation to protect its people

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). COVID-19 has swept across the globe, forcing governments to shut down travel and order citizens to stay at home...

Justice of Appeal is appointed as acting president of the Court of Appeal of...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Fernando was sworn in as Justice of the Court of Appeal in December 2015. (Seychelles Nation) Photo license   (Seychelles News...

Seychelles and COVID-19: President shows support for security forces, gets update on response plans

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). At the Coast Guard, President Faure was given latest information regarding new security measures and his call to the...

Seychelles’ government to present amended budget due to COVID-19 to National Assembly next week

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - The Seychelles' government will present an amended budget 2020 to the National Assembly next week,...

Shops close early, gatherings are limited as COVID-19 reshapes life in Seychelles

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Public gatherings which previously were allowed up to 10 people have now been reduced to four persons at any...

Seychelles and COVID-19: Catholic Church bans funerals, fewer passengers on buses, new public cleanings

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The bishop explained that parish priests will support bereaved families with leaflets of prayers for the burials. Even the...

Seychelles and COVID-19: Shops to close at 6.30 pm; 4-person limit on public gatherings

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). President Danny Faure announced additional measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Seychelles. Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency) -...

China, Abu Dhabi donate tonnes of medical supplies to Seychelles to fight COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Chinese consignment, which arrived onboard Ethiopian Airline, is part of the medical equipment that the Foundation run by...

Seychelles and COVID-19: Last international flight temporarily suspended as Air Seychelles closes South Africa...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Air Seychelles which operated its last flight on Wednesday from Johannesburg aims to resume services on April 18. (Air...

Kids and COVID in Seychelles: 6 reasons working at home is so hard right...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - Since the first cases of COVID–19 were confirmed in Seychelles – 115 islands in the...