Two Egyptian nationals arrested in Seychelles for robbing money changers

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The police said that they seized a large sum of money in different currencies. (Seychelles Police)Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency) -...

Global agreement on plastics on the agenda at UNEP meeting in Seychelles

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). At the fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly, member states endorsed a historic resolution to end plastic pollution. (Seychelles...

Seychelles’ truth and reconciliation commission: 7 persons petition for amnesty for involvement in 5 deaths

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Commission led by Gabrielle McIntyre (1st left) will be serving relevant perpetrators notifications and may hold additional amnesty hearings before...

IOTC removes penalty on Seychelles’ yellowfin tuna catch quota and adopts harvest strategy for...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). IOTC had previously reduced the overall quota for yellowfin tuna catch for Seychelles by 9,184 tonnes at the beginning of 2022. (Joe Laurence, Seychelles...

Commonwealth of Learning proposes to add climate change to school curricula at Seychelles meeting

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Minister Valentin said that "we want children to understand what climate change is from an early age." (Seychelles News Agency)Photo license...

Balloon satellite mission in Seychelles successful – schools to benefit from data collected

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The small balloon satellite called 'Mission Payanke', created by a group of 30 students in Seychelles, was launched on April 28....

Seychelles’ President reopens doors to State House for visitors

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Visits to State House are being organised on a regular basis through the National History Museum. (Gerard Larose)Photo license   (Seychelles News...

Cocaine smuggling: Tanzanian drug mule sentenced to 9 years in prison in Seychelles

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Mohamedi Khalidi Mikidadi pleaded guilty to the charges against him before the Supreme Court on May 19. (Anti-Narcotics Bureau)Photo license   (Seychelles News...

UN country team meets in Seychelles to discuss national development priorities

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Radegonde, who was leading the talks for Seychelles said that "of particular concern for us is climate change." (Romano Laurence)  Photo license...

‘Missing $50m case’: ACCS changes charges against 2 accused and drops charges against 3,...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Palais de Justice which houses the Supreme Court. (Judiciary of Seychelles)Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency) - The Anti-Corruption Commission of Seychelles...

Illegal fishing: Sri Lankan boat caught in Seychelles’ waters, crew to appear in court...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). the vessel was intercepted by the Seychelles Coast Guard on May 11 after an alert by the Seychelles Fishing Authority (SFA). (Seychelles...

‘Another Story’: Bill McAteer’s latest book on Seychelles charts controversial post-Independence era

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). William "Bill" McAteer, a British-Seychellois historian, has published a new book on the history of Seychelles. The book - Another Story -The...

India to install coast guard radar system for Seychelles Coast Guard

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The announcement was made in a ceremony for the hand0ver of ceremonial guns and ammunition on Friday. (Indian High Commission)Photo license   (Seychelles...

‘Aspire to Inspire’: Pro athletes encourage young sportspeople from Seychelles to strive for the...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Michael Mancienne in Nottingham Forest kit, 2016. (Wikipedia) Photo License: CC0 The qualities needed to become top athletes and the sacrifices that...

‘Aspire to Inspire’: Pro athletes encourage young sportspeople from Seychelles strive to for the...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Michael Mancienne in Nottingham Forest kit, 2016. (Wikipedia) Photo License: CC0 The qualities needed to become top athletes and the sacrifices that...

“Sterling leadership”: Seychelles’ President expresses condolences following the passing of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). President, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, passed away on Friday at the age of 73. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)Photo license   Seychelles'...

Switzerland offers to share experience with Seychelles in dealing with drug addiction 

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Chasper Sarott met with Seychelles' President Wavel Ramkalawan at State House on Thursday. (Seychelles Nation)Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency) - Switzerland is...

Cost of foreigners’ work permits for managerial positions in Seychelles’ tourism sector to increase

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The President made the statement while addressing students at the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) on an official visit to the institution....

Adamantine Energy seeks to start oil exploration in Seychelles, agreement expected in May

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Map showing the various hydrocarbon exploration blocks in the Seychelles EEZ (PetroSeychelles)Photo license   Oil exploration in Seychelles' territorial waters is set...

SCAA condemns increase in drone use within flight path of Seychelles International Airport

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). SCAA said in a press statement most sightings are within the flight path leading to the airport. (Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority)Photo...

Conservationists track ‘Mario’ and ‘Norbet’ around Fregate in Seychelles

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). (Seychelles News Agency) - Conservationists and eco-tourists on Fregate Island in Seychelles are now able to use a phone app to...

Nurturing mental toughness for high-level sport – Seychelles’ mental coach shares experiences

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Bernard Payet (Centre) met with local coaches on Friday. (Sedrick Nicette, Seychelles News Agency)Photo license   (Seychelles News Agency) - Local coaches...

‘Missing $50m’ case: Changes to AMLFT law awaited – Former First Lady released on...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The money laundering case of the 'missing $50 million' from Seychelles' government accounts has been temporarily transferred to the Office of...

Missing $50m’ case: Changes to AMLFT law awaited – Former First Lady released on...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The money laundering case of the 'missing $50 million' from Seychelles' government accounts has been temporarily transferred to the Office of...