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2015-05-25 Team VCS Wins Seychelles Webcup 2015
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Thirty-five years into the future and the seven Indian Ocean islands of the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Rodrigues and Seychelles have a combined population of 60 million - that is the scenario that led web enthusiasts from six of these island nations to unleash their creativity over the weekend as they took part in the 2015 Webcup competition.

2015-05-25 DJ Sabrina Terence and Design House Mangouya Rock Seychelles Fetafrik Fashion Show
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -On Saturday evening, the Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove hotel at Bel Ombre, a popular tourist area in the north of the Seychelles main island of Mahe, was bustling with guests attending a soiree and fashion show as part of the FetAfrik African festival.

2015-05-25 "Know Who You Are and Be Proud of It...," Says Miss Seychelles 2015 Contestant Gillian Come
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -After repeatedly being encouraged to take part in a beauty pageant since the early age of 15, Gillian Come decided to take a leap this year and overcome her fears by joining the 2015 Miss Seychelles...Another World beauty contest.

2015-05-25 Encouraging Indian Ocean Partnerships - Seychelles Trade Expo Combines Trade With Fetafrik Culture
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -For the first time ever, the cultural celebrations of the annual FetAfrik and the business-oriented Seychelles International Tade Expo have been combined to showcase the products of Seychelles, African countries and Indian Ocean Rim nations.

2015-05-25 Inspiring Others to Go After Their Dreams - Miss Seychelles 2015 Contestant Mariam Bertin
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -A soon-to-be graduate of the Seychelles Tourism Academy, 19-year-old Mariam Bertin gets excited at the thought of meeting new people, hence her desire to join the tourism industry which is the main pillar of the Indian Ocean archipelago's economy.

2015-05-25 May Celtel Celebrates 100th Birthday in Florida, Nearly 14,800 KM Away From Island Home of Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Florida/ Victoria -On Sunday May 3 this year a celebration was held in the Southeastern US state of Florida which gathered all the children and other family members of May Celtel coming from Seychelles, Canada and the US, as she celebrated her 100th birthday.

2015-05-25 A Voice for Those Who Cannot Hear - Seychelles Contestant Clinches Third Prize at Miss Deaf Africa 2015
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' contestant at this year's Miss Deaf Africa clinched the 2nd Princess title at the end of the pageant held from May 4 to 9 in Hectospruit. in South Africa's province of Mpumalanga.

2015-05-25 FetAfrik 2015 - When Africa's and Seychelles Art Meet
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -An exhibition of various works of art from Zambia, Reunion and Seychelles opened yesterday afternoon at the National Art Gallery in the Seychelles capital of Victoria.

2015-05-22 "It Is Important to Set Targets and Focus On Achieving Them" - Miss Seychelles 2015 Contestant
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -After having excelled in sports in recent years, precisely in athletics, 19-year-old Stefannie Underwood is trying her luck in another kind of competition.

2015-05-21 A Grisly Discovery - Seychelles Police Confirm That Bel Ombre Skull Belongs to an Adult Male
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria, Seychelles -Bel Ombre, a coastal village situated in the northern part of the Seychelles' main island of Mahé, has long been associated with mystery. The area, which borders the popular tourist beach of Beau Vallon, is thought by some treasure hunters to be the site where famous 17th-century buccaneer Olivier le Vasseur, nicknamed La Buse [the Buzzard] allegedly hid one of the largest treasures in pirate history.

2015-05-22 Football - Seychelles Narrowly Lose Out to Indian Ocean Rival of Mauritius in Last Cosafa Cup Match
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles and Mauritius tested each other's level of play ahead of the next Indian Ocean games as they clashed on Thursday in their last group match at the 2015 Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa) Cup in South Africa.

2015-05-22 Zimbabwe Soar to COSAFA Knockouts
[CAJ News] Rustenburg -Favourites Zimbabwe have booked a berth in the Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) quarter final following their 1-0 victory over Seychelles.

2015-05-22 President Michel Visits Businesses in the Anse Boileau and Anse Royale Districts
[Government of Seychelles] President James Michel visited several businesses in the districts of Anse Boileau and Anse Royale this today, which forms part of a series of visits to various communities and businesses with the aim of sharing views on their entrepreneurial activities.

2015-05-21 'Do Not Be Just a Pretty Face, What Is Within Is More Important' - Miss Seychelles 2015 Contestant Chette-Pah Semerano
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria, Seychelles -For 21-year-old Chette-Pah Semerano participating in the Miss Seychelles... Another World beauty pageant is the fulfilment of a childhood dream.

2015-05-21 Zimbabwe Warriors See Off Seychelles
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE'S Warriors enhanced their chances of a quarter final place in the COSAFA Castle Cup tournament following a hard fought 1-0 victory over Seychelles at Moruleng Stadium on Tuesday.

2015-05-21 Eucap Nestor and EU Naval Force Warship FGs Bayern Provide Training to Seychelles Maritime Forces
[EU Navfor] During their recent port visit to Port Victoria in the Seychelles crew members from EU Naval Force warship, FGS Bayern, provided sea training to members of the Seychelles Coast Guard (SCG) and the newly-formed Seychelles Maritime Police Unit (SMPU). The training was conducted in cooperation with staff from EU sister mission, EUCAP Nestor.

2015-05-20 President Welcomes Gold Medalists
[Government of Seychelles] President James Michel received Ms. Lissa Labiche and Mr. Norris Brioche at State House today. The two high jumpers won gold medals in the South African Open Athletic Championships, which was held in Potchefstroom. They were accompanied by the Minister for Community Development, Social Affairs and Sports, Mr. Vincent Meriton.

2015-05-20 Warriors Move Closer to Quarter-Finals
[The Herald] DOMINANT Zimbabwe put one foot into the COSAFA Cup quarter-finals after a hard-fought win over a defensively-disciplined Seychelles in a Group A tie at Moruleng Stadium here last night.

2015-05-19 First Woman Candidate Contests in Presidential Race
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -For the first time in the history of the Third Republic, the number of people wishing to participate in the presidential election has more than doubled in the Seychelles, an Indian Ocean country with a population of 90,000 inhabitants.

2015-05-21 Targeting the South American Tourist Market - Seychelles Signs Air Agreement With Brazil
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The Indian Ocean archipelago of Seychelles has set its sights on growing its tourism market all the way across the globe to the South American continent as it on Tuesday signed a bilateral air services agreement with Brazil.

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