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2015-04-24 A Royal Welcome - Ashanti King and Swazi Princess Arrive in Seychelles as Carnival Fever Peaks
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The Ghanaian king of the Ashanti people or Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, arrived in the Seychelles on Wednesday evening as the guest of honour for the upcoming fifth annual Carnaval International de Victoria.

2015-04-23 'Made for Seychelles' - Uniquely Packaged Coke, Fanta and Sprite Cans Hit the Market
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Seychelles Breweries Ltd (SBL), the Indian Ocean island archipelago's only brewery, is for the first time making available canned versions of Coca-Cola, Sprite and Fanta, three of its lines of soft drinks bottled and sold locally.

2015-04-24 Seychelles National Fishing Tournament Produces 'Pending' World Record Catch
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The second sports fishing event on the calendar of the Seychelles Sports Fishing Club (SSFC) in 2015 not only saw the landing of 5.5 tonnes of fish but also has the association excited about the possibility of earning an 'All-Tackle World Record' for one of the fish caught.

2015-04-24 President Meets With Opposition Leader
[Government of Seychelles] President James Michel met with the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, Mr. David Pierre, this morning at State House, in order to discuss issues of national importance.

2015-04-24 President Receives Royal Visitors From Africa at State House
[Government of Seychelles] President James Michel met with royal dignitaries from Ghana and Swaziland at the State House this morning.

2015-04-23 'Innovative and Professional' - Seychelles News Agency's Co-Creator Maxim Behar Wishes SNA Happy First Anniversary
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Exactly one year after its inception, the Seychelles News Agency has gained over 300,000 unique users throughout the world and has received over 1.1 million hits.

2015-04-22 Appointment of CEO of the Agency for National Human Resource Development
[Government of Seychelles] The Office of the President has announced the appointment of Miss Roseline Jennifer Houareau as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Agency for National Human Resource Development (ANHRD).

2015-04-22 Public Services Get 'C' Grade By Seychelles Citizens in National Survey
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The citizens of Seychelles have rated the overall performance of their public services at 64.1 percent in a Public Service Delivery Survey, the results of which were released in a report last week by the Department of Public Administration (DPA).

2015-04-21 Seychelles to Engage in Strengthening South-South Cooperation
[Government of Seychelles] The Vice President, Mr. Danny Faure, will represent the Head of State, President James Alix Michel at the commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Asian -African Conference (ACC) and the 10th Anniversary of the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership (NAASP) Summit to be hosted by the Republic of Indonesia and held from 22nd to 24th April 2015 in the cities of Bandung and Jakarta respectively.

2015-04-21 Nigerian Ref Makes History in Seychelles, Commends NFF Boss
[This Day] Nigerian Referee Jelili Ogunmuyiwa was full of praises for the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, after making history on Sunday as the first Nigerian in recent memory to take charge of a CAF Championship final.

2015-04-21 How Will Corals Survive in 200 Years? Earthwatch Expedition Studies Possibilities in the Country
[Seychelles News Agency] Curieuse, Seychelles -The seawall of Curieuse island and its lagoon are the site of a stimulating scientific inquiry in the Seychelles islands, where researchers from the University of Essex coral reef research unit are heading an Earthwatch Institute expedition to investigate coral growth in conditions that are expected to occur in the world's oceans in 200 years time, taking into account climate change and ocean acidification.

2015-04-20 Strengthening Cooperation Between Two Indian Ocean Islands
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles and Reunion -Seychelles will be appointing a permanent representative to be based in the tourism office of Reunion Island in the coming months in a bid to strengthen cooperation between the two Indian Ocean islands, mainly in the tourism field.

2015-04-20 President Michel Visits Businesses At Mont Fleuri and Plaisance
[Government of Seychelles] President James Michel visited several businesses in the districts of Mont Fleuri and Plaisance this afternoon, which forms part of a series of visits to various communities and businesses this year.

2015-04-20 Responsibility and Accountability - Former BBC Journalist Jacky Sutton Advises Journalists in Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Journalists from several media houses in Seychelles met with legal experts including lawyers and judges as well as police officers on Monday April 13 andTuesday April 14.

2015-04-20 Ghana's Ashanti King Set to Visit Royal Family's Former Site of Exile in Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture has confirmed reports in the Ghanaian media that the current King of the Ashanti people, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, will be making a historic visit to the Seychelles to visit the site of his royal family's exile almost 120 years ago.

2015-04-20 Morocco Run Past Seychelles to Fight for 5th
[CAF] After the big upset of not getting to semifinals, Morocco got to the sand today with the clear objective of not stumbling again, and securing their berth in the fight for the fifth place. And so they did, running past hosts Seychelles to make sure they will take on Egypt with a double objective: forgetting their key defeat in the group stage, one which left them outside of the decider in this CAF Beach Soccer Championship 2015, and clinching the fifth place in this continental showdown.

2015-04-17 How Satisfied Are the Seychellois People With Public Services?
[Government of Seychelles] Department of Public Administration

2015-04-17 Paradise to the Rescue - Tanker Helps Distressed Vessel Ride Safely to Madagascar
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria, Seychelles -"A happy ending to what could have been a long journey lost at sea."

2015-04-17 British Woman Tells of Near-Death Experience in Seychelles Waters
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -A 68-year-old British tourist to the Seychelles has revealed her brush with death after a late-afternoon snorkelling session in the Sainte Anne Marine Park went horribly wrong.

2015-04-16 2015 Global ICT Report - Seychelles Still Second Best in the African Region but Drops in World Ranking
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Seychelles has maintained its ranking as the 2nd best in Africa in the Networked Readiness Index (NRI) 2015 compiled by the World Economic Forum but has dropped from position 66 out of 148 countries in 2014 to 74 out of 143 countries assessed this year.

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