State of the Nation: Seychelles to scrap Value Added Tax on food commodities to...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). President Danny Faure made his address on the state of the nation on Thursday in the National Assembly. (National...

$ 31 million ‘Ridge to the Reef’ project to protect Seychelles’ ecosystems from mountain...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This project is crucial as there is a connectivity between mountains, rivers and the coast. (Gerard Larose, Seychelles Tourism...

6 ways the Chinese helped shape Seychelles

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - Three weeks ago the Chinese community across the world welcomed and celebrated the Chinese New...

Seychelles disappointed at EU blacklisting, trying to get removed by April

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The government had asked for an extension until the end of March 2020. (401(K) 2012, Flickr) Photo License: CC BY-SA...

Survey firm pulls out of Mascarene Plateau oil search deal in area controlled by...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Joint Management Area is the mechanism of joint jurisdiction between Seychelles and Mauritius.   Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency) - An agreement...

Life in Seychelles: A rescued nocturnal fruit bat baby earns the name Daysie

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Daysie the baby fruit was rescued by a German tourist -- Auja Simone -- on a tour at the...

US scientist congratulates Seychelles for protecting 30 pct of marine area 10 years early

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Faure and Earle in the filming when the crew was at Anse Takamaka beach on Praslin, last Saturday. (State...

Managers of Seychelles’ floating solar project will mitigate its environmental impact, officials say

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The four-megawatt power plant will be built in the lagoon at Cascade. (Roland de Rosnay, Quadran International --provisional picture) Photo...

‘One-woman show’ behind massive growth in Germany-to-Seychelles tourism steps down after 30 years

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - The year 2019 saw strong growth in tourism in Seychelles, with a 6 percent rise...

New Japanese clinic offering acupuncture opens in Seychelles

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The clinic offers clients five services - acupuncture treatments, beauty acupuncture, medical massage, training and conditioning, and posture treatment....

3 teams from Seychelles participating in regional volleyball tourney in Madagascar

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Premium Spikers, the men’s division one league champion last year. (Seychelles Nation) Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency) - Three teams...

2 new patrol crafts from Sri Lanka officially join Seychelles’ fleet

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The 2 new patrol crafts officially joined the Coast Guard fleet on Friday. (Rassin Vannier, Seychelles News Agency) Photo license...

State House in Seychelles is connected to solar; plan for three gov’t branches to...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The 90-kilowatt solar panel was installed on the nearby Victoria Gymnasium. (Patrick Joubert) Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency) - Seychelles'...

President of Seychelles appoints commission to investigate airport drug search of politician

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). State House said the incident will be investigated by Justice Fiona Robinson in a press statement on Thursday. (Gerard...

Commonwealth countries convene in Seychelles to examine equality under the law

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Delegates will share their experiences to advance the reform of laws that discriminate against women and girls and those...

Truth, Reconciliation & National Unity Commission of Seychelles passes 100 case mark

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Commission's mandate is to investigate complaints of alleged human rights violation committed in relation to the coup that...

Presidential candidate in Seychelles protests search by Anti-Narcotics Bureau at airport

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Ramkalan (right) speaking at the news conference on Wednesday. (Rassin Vannier, Seychelles News Agency) Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency) -...

Nekton expedition to conduct first seamounts research in waters of Seychelles, Maldives

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The exploration set to take place next month follows the successful mission in 2019 and will involve 50 international...

We have full confidence and capability to win the battle against the epidemic

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - Since the Outbreak of the pneumonia epidemic caused by the novel coronavirus, it has drawn...

Seychelles co-hosts climate change event at African Union summit

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). To protect its coastline from ongoing erosion, the government of Seychelles has embarked on an ambitious and high-reaching coastal...

Seychelles joins treaty to help African nations procure affordable, quality medicine

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The treaty was signed by Seychelles' Vice President Vincent Meriton on the sidelines of the 33rd ordinary session of the...

Seychelles ranked amongst the top 20 world’s most expensive countries to live in

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). According to the article “experts measured countries by a range of living costs including accommodation, clothing, taxi fares, utility,...

Seychellois woman experiment making clothes from banana, raphia tree fibres thanks to grant money

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). M.eco-fabrics aims to introduce an alternative variety of organic and eco-friendly textile products to its immediate customers. (Mariette Dine)  Photo license...

Seychellois activist elected to African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Amesbury is renowned in Seychelles for her works as a human rights activist. (Rassin Vannier, Seychelles News Agency) Photo license...