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“Creole Rendez-Vous” brings delicacies and delights to Seychelles’ Praslin island

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The initiative, called "Creole Rendez-Vous, that was launched by the Department of Tourism last year. (Mandy Bertin)Photo license   Visitors to Seychelles...

Seychelles’ Footballer of the Year 2023/24: St.Louis’ Dean Mothe

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Dean Mothe (2nd left) was rewarded for a great season of football. (Seychelles News Agency)Photo license   St. Louis football club winger Dean...

Endangered species: Seychelles steps up efforts to implement CITES

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Officials from biosecurity, fisheries, conservation and customs in Seychelles participated in a familiarisation workshop on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of...

Seychelles’ Port Victoria extension project scaled down due to higher costs 

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The new quay will cater for container vessels and tankers primarily. (Seychelles News Agency)Photo license   The Seychelles' Port Victoria extension and...

Seychelles’ Cabinet discusses proposed positions for upcoming EU-ESA negotiations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Under the agreement, Seychelles has to encourage exportation towards its destination for almost the same conditions the EU offers. (Seychelles Nation)Photo...

Naval visit: Japan Training Squadron expected in Seychelles from June 17

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The first visit of a Japanese Training Squadron to Seychelles was in August 2012. (Seychelles Nation)Photo license   The Japan Training Squadron, JS...

Seychelles scoops 8 awards at the World Travel Awards in Dubai

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - Seychelles has once again proven its allure as a premier travel destination by clinching eight awards at...

Aeroflot to resume flights to Seychelles in October 2024

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The airline, which ceased its operation to the island nation in May, will operate three weekly flights. (Tourism Seychelles)Photo license   (Seychelles...

Seychelles hosts regional DiDem Thematic School on reef heritage vulnerability 

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Doctoral and post-doctoral scientists, coral reef managers, and experts from non-governmental organisations had the opportunity to share experiences and knowledge. (University...

Seychelles’ law enforcement agencies building networks and presence to fight entry of drugs

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - Law enforcement agencies in Seychelles are building networks and increasing police presence in the communities in renewed...

High-level delegation from China-Africa TVET Alliance visits Seychelles to enhance exchanges

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Seychelles Institute of Technology (SIT) has been recognized as one of the world's 10 innovative technical and vocational education and training...

Seychelles and South Korea sign agreement for cooperation in fisheries and aquaculture

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Minister Ferrari (right), and Do-Hyung Kang, the Minister for Oceans and Fisheries of Korea. (Ministry of Fisheries and the Blue Economy)Photo...

Seychelles’ Institute for Early Childhood Development hosts regional conference for ECCE 

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Among the subjects discussed was further enhancement of early childhood care and education in these countries and on the continent. (Seychelles...

Participation of leaders from India’s neighbourhood and Indian Ocean region in the swearing-in ceremony...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and the Council of Ministers took place in Rashtrapati Bhavan on 09...

Electoral Commission of Seychelles discusses changes to Political Parties Act

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The consultations are usually done after every election but with the COVID-19 pandemic after the last elections in 2020, this could not...

Drug trafficking: 9 Iranians arrested in Seychelles, remanded for 14 days

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Iranians suspects have been remanded for 14 days. (Seychelles News Agency)Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency) - The Seychelles Supreme Court...

Seychelles to host 20 boxers for 5-nation boxing competition for Constitution Day

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Boxer Keddy Agnes, the Sportsman of the Year 2023, will be in action for Seychelles at the competition. (Seychelles Nation)Photo license...

US party’s presidential candidate promises to bring social justice for Seychellois people

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - On June 2, United Seychelles (US), Seychelles' main opposition party, endorsed the nomination of the party's leader, Dr...

Seychelles undertakes census of Aldabra giant tortoise population on 3 main islands

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The natural habitat of the tortoise species, one of the largest in the world, is the Aldabra atoll. (Rich Baxter, IOTA) Photo...

Seychelles completes FishPath process in lobster fishery for future harvest strategy

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Seychelles Fishing Authority recently undertook a stock survey on the Mahe Plateau. (Seychelles Fishing Authority)Photo license   Seychelles recently completed the...

Fallen WWII Seychellois hero remembered with French merit award

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Brigitte Haworth received the merit award for Clement Marc Jumeau from French ambassador to Seychelles Olivia Berkeley-Christmann in a ceremony held at the...

Korea-Africa Summit: Seychelles makes urgent plea for support to African nations’ response to climate...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Ramkalawan made the statement at a Business Summit at the 2024 Korea-Africa Summit in Seoul. (State House)Photo license   The Seychelles' President,...

‘Crying from hunger’: Zimbabwe drought hits children

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Letwin Mhande a thirty-six year old mother of four takes her turn to load an allocation of four buckets of water...

Seychelles’ 2010 water pollution case: second compensation payouts to be made June 19

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Some of the affected residents during a protest at Liberty House which houses the Ministry of Finance headquarters. (Seychelles News Agency)Photo license...