Tag: Seychelles

Supreme Court of Seychelles charges 8 Iranians for illicit drugs trafficking

January 22, 2024

The Supreme Court of Seychelles has charged 8 Iranians, the crew of a vessel, for the importation of illicit drugs to the African archipelago. The ... Read More

Seychelles: Central Bank Chief steps down in March 2024

December 31, 2023

The governor of the Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) Caroline Abel, will leave her position in March 2024 when her contract ends. C. Abel made ... Read More

Seychelles introduces license for spanner crab fishery amid increasing interest

December 26, 2023

The Seychelles Fishing Authority (SFA) introduced a license for the fishing of the spanner crab species, the country’s State-run news agency reports citing a top ... Read More

US unveils new multinational naval protection force to stop Houthi attacks in Red Sea

December 20, 2023

The United States and a host of other nations are creating a new global security force 'Operation Prosperity Guardian' to help protect and defend ships ... Read More

Seychelles lifts state of emergency measure after explosion, rains, flooding in northern region

December 8, 2023

Seychelles' President Wavel Ramkalawan announced Thursday afternoon that the African country was no longer under state of emergency after the northern region of Mahe was ... Read More

AfDB loans Seychelles $33m as strengthened response to climate change, transition to clean energy

November 20, 2023

The board of directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a loan worth $33 million to Seychelles destined to strengthen the country’s response ... Read More

India lifts ban on rice export to seven countries including Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Guinea, Seychelles

October 20, 2023

India has validated exports of rice to seven countries including Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Guinea and Seychelles several months after banning the export of the crop ... Read More

Seychelles: Opposition leader, others charged with witchcraft

October 4, 2023

The Magistrate Court of Seychelles has charged Patrick Herminie, leader of Seychelles main opposition party, United Seychelles (US), and seven other men with witchcraft-related offences, ... Read More

Seychelles leader assumes Presidency of SIDS-DOCK Support Program

September 27, 2023

Wavel Ramkalawan, the President of Seychelles has taken the leadership of the SIDS DOCK, an initiative among member countries of the Alliance of Small Island ... Read More

WTM Africa 2023 shows optimism over continent’s tourism sector prospects

April 5, 2023

Africa’s travel market is open again and experiencing a boom, despite the serious damage the industry sustained due to the Covid-19 pandemic — this is ... Read More