Project in Seychelles examines if cold water reduces coral bleaching

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Evidence gathered gives Hosegood reason to think that cold water flushing the corals could potentially render corals resilient to...

Seychelles National Parks staff clear nature trails during tourism low point

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). SNPA cleared four trails - Nid D'aigle, Anse Caiman, Anse Songe and Anse Reunion Trails on La Digue. (Seychelles...

Trial of 5 suspected Somali pirates to begin in Seychelles Aug. 30

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Somali pirates who were transferred to Seychelles by EU NAVFOR in April and charged in May. (File photo: Rassin...

Seychellois seamen receive backdated pay from time on EU vessels

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A provision was made for those seamen to be paid a minimum salary on the standards set by the...

Census to be held in 2021 to establish Seychelles’ sooty tern population

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This will allow the species – whose eggs are a seasonal delicacy for the locals - to be managed...

Seychelles ranked top in Africa on Yale’s Environmental Performance Index

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Seychelles performed extremely well, scoring 100 out of 100 for the work done in protecting its marine and terrestrial...

Seychelles tightens regulations for fishing crews after new cases of COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Negotiations are under way for a similar agreement with the owners of the Spanish fishing fleet operating in the...

6 Seychellois with loose connection to Spanish fleet test positive for COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Gedeon said that "during these tests so far we have picked up six people who had tested positive and...

United Seychelles to announce vice president candidate at Aug. 1 congress

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). United Seychelles endorsed the incumbent President Danny Faure as the party’s candidate at its 33rd annual congress in August last year....

13 more sailors in Seychelles have COVID; warning given on social gatherings

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Gedeon said that all active cases are quarantined on 12 vessels stationed in a quarantine zone outside of the...

Official: Visitors to Seychelles must follow anti-COVID rules when nation re-opens Aug. 1

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). These regulations will come into force on August 1, when Seychelles reopens its borders to scheduled passenger flights. (File...

400 people — Seychellois and foreigners — have lost jobs in tourism downturn

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Hospitality businesses, as well as tourism-related support services, have been severely affected and some have already folded. (Seychelles Nation) Photo...

Seychelles’ environment ministry concerned about feral pigeons, invasive crows

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Pothin said a major concern is the continuous feeding of pigeons at schools and by other members of the...

World Bank approves $15 million loan to help Seychelles counter COVID’s economic effects

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The loan will also help to offset losses of revenues among hard-hit private sector operators, as well as temporarily...

World Bank approves $ 15 million loan to help Seychelles counter COVID’s economic effects

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The loan will also help to offset losses of revenues among hard-hit private sector operators, as well as temporarily...

Need an island-inspired facemask? These 4 shops in Seychelles can help

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - The Department of Health has advised the public to wear face masks as a preventative...

Nearly 190 Seychellois could lose jobs due to COVID slowdown

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Minister said that although the government is offering assistance to businesses to pay staff salaries requests from 91...

Hotel shutdowns in Seychelles straining Public Utilities Corporation’s bottom line

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). PUC is a public corporation established in 1986 to manage and operate the electrical, water and sewage services in...

Russian ambassador lauds ‘reinforced’ relations with Seychelles during National Day event

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Ambassador Artyom Kozhin spoke during a reception on the occasion of the National Day of Russia. (Russian Embassy in Seychelles) Photo license...

2nd seafarer from Spanish fishing fleet in Seychelles admitted to COVID isolation centre

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). 68 of the seafarers are quarantined on board several vessels in a quarantine zone at the harbour. (File photo:...

4 more sailors in Seychelles test COVID positive; re-tests show 3 other false positives

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - Three foreigners who had tested positive for COVID-19 in Seychelles have been re-tested and their...

Seychelles quietly marks National Day without usual celebrations

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The National Day is highlighted every year by a military parade at the Unity Stadium at Roche Caiman. File photo:...

Study shows sooty tern flying from Seychelles to Thailand

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The project hopes to add to the over 30 years of research done on the species in the Bird...

COVID cases in Seychelles rise to 69; no plan to close borders

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - A French national, two visitors in the Emirati ambassador's entourage and seven more mariners tested...