Blue Bonds Worth U.S.$15 Million to Benefit Fisheries Industry
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The government of Seychelles plans to issue a blue bond valued at $15 million over 10 years with guarantees from the World Bank and the Global Environment Facility to support the transition to sustainable fisheries.
Food Truck Glut - Officials Drafting Policies for Growing Trend
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria, Seychelles -The marked increase in the number of food trucks in Seychelles is prompting officials to draft new policies for the growing mobile meal trend.
Another Double-Hearted Coconut Tree in Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Seychelles has a second double hearted coconut tree growing on the premises of the Constance Ephelia Resort.
Ethiopian League Champions St. George Thrashes Cote D'Or in a CAF Thriller
[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Premier League champions Saint George defeat┬áCote D'Or 3-0 in the second leg of the African Champions League in Hawasa on Monday. The match was played on Sunday but interrupted after the 60 minutes due to heavy rain. By then the score was 3-0 in favour of St George.
Seychelles' Carnival to Be Incorporated Into the Creole Festival
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The well-known annual 'Carnaval International de Victoria' will not be held in April this year, a top official of the newly set-up Creative Industries and National Events Agency (CINEA) said.
Mzembi's UNWTO Bid Under Threat From Seychelles
[The Herald] Former Seychelles Tourism head, Mr Alain St Ange has come under fire for violating diplomatic etiquette in his desperate bid to counter Dr Walter Mzembi as Africa and Sadc's sole candidate for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation secretary-general set for May. Dr Mzembi, who is Zimbabwe's Tourism and Hospitality Minister is currently drumming up support from other countries and regions after he was endorsed by both Sadc and the AU.
Court Flays Judge for 'Mind-boggling' Orders in Election Case
[Legalbrief] Never have I read an Appeal Court judgment trouncing a judge's actions in such stringent terms - the decision took my breath away.
Ethiopia Invites Seychelles to Invest in Its Tourism Industry
[Government of Seychelles] The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Mr Haile Mariam Desalegn, has invited business interests in Seychelles to invest in Ethiopia, particularly in that country's tourism industry given Seychelles' wealth of know-how in that field.
Cooperation Gaining Momentum
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and the Republic of Seychelles agreed to forge exemplary tourism, trade and investment ties.