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2015-09-01 $386 Thousand Paid to Indian Ocean Island Games Medalists As Team Seychelles Is Urged to Use IOG Experience to Better All-Africa Games Results
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria, Seychelles -A total of 48 Seychellois athletes from 12 sports disciplines will be joining opponents from over 50 African countries to compete in the 2015 All-Africa Games, which starts at the end of this week, in Congo, Brazzaville.

2015-08-31 New and Emerging Areas of Cooperation Explored as the Seychelles President Addressed Business Meeting in India
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The Seychelles President James Michel has said that there is a lot of potential to develop the economic partnership between India and the Indian Ocean archipelago, citing renewable energy, ICT, agro-processing industries, eco-tourism, biotechnology, tourism, financial services and the Blue Economy as new and emerging areas of cooperation.

2015-08-31 "Seychelles Is Not Just a Place for Holidays, but Also a Great Place for Investment" - President Michel Addresses Indian Business Community
[Government of Seychelles] President James Michel has called on the Indian private sector to consider investing in the Seychelles islands, during a business meeting held in Delhi with the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), during his state visit to India.

2015-08-31 Seychelles Is Committed to Working Closely With India in Responding to Security Threats
[Government of Seychelles] During his state visit to India, Seychelles President James Michel delivered the 19th Sapru House Lecture at the Indian Council for World Affairs, on the theme 'Maritime Security for the Blue Economy.'

2015-08-31 Packing a Punch in Seychelles
[Monitor] This is the Uganda Bombers team that represented Uganda at the 1989 Fescaba tournament in Seychelles. Coached by Cuban Lazarus Jiménez, Uganda became the overall winners after all boxers, apart from Kazimir Omona, won medals.

2015-08-31 Global Vision International Project on Curieuse Aiming to Support Local and Global Conservation Efforts
[Seychelles News Agency] Curieuse -Curieuse is a small granitic island lying just one kilometre north and only fifteen minutes away by boat from the Seychelles second most populated island of Praslin.

2015-08-31 Searching for a True Creole Ambassador - Seychelles Targets All Creole-Speaking Nations With New Beauty Pageant
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The month of October will soon set the stage for Festival Kreol [Creole Festival], which is the annual week-long celebration of the Seychelles Creole culture.

2015-08-28 Will the Fishing Industry Cough Up for Fad Cleanups? Seychelles NGO Heads to Regional Tuna Commission
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -After facing a mounting battle to fight the growing impacts of lost Fish Aggregation Devices, the Island Conservation Society (ICS) of Seychelles is heading to the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) to seek solutions and funding for the continuous clean-up operations being carried out in the outer islands of the Seychelles archipelago.

2015-08-27 Population Records Annual Growth Rate of 2.2 Percent By Mid 2015
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The Seychelles population stood at 93,419 at the end of June this year, according to new figures released by the Seychelles National Bureau of Statistics, NBS.

2015-08-28 "We Laud Your Vision for Seychelles and Your Efforts to Revitalize Its Growth and Development"
[Government of Seychelles] The President of the Republic of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee has praised Seychelles' economic growth and development during a banquet held in honour of President James Michel at the Presidential Palace, Rashtrapati Bhavan.

2015-08-27 Research On the Blue Economy Gains Momentum As Australia and Seychelles' Ocean-Oriented Research Institutes Forge Partnerships
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Australia is partnering with Seychelles to develop the blue economy concept, especially in terms of research and training. The Oceans Institute at the University of Western Australia is one institution that formalized an agreement this week, with the Blue Economy Research Institute, which is part of the University of Seychelles, UniSey.

2015-08-27 President Michel Meets With Prime Minister Modi - Seychelles Is a Key Strategic Partner for India
[Government of Seychelles] Seychelles President James Michel met with the Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi at Hyderbad House in New Delhi, during his third state visit to India.

2015-08-27 Five Agreements Signed As Seychelles President Michel Begins State Visit in India
[Seychelles News Agency] India and Seychelles -The Seychelles President James Michel has described relations between India and the Indian Ocean archipelago as "vibrant" adding that his visit to India aims to consolidate the "excellent relations" between the two countries.

2015-08-27 President Michel Receives Warm Reception in New Delhi
[Government of Seychelles] Seychelles President James Michel President was accorded a Guard of Honour at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the presidential palace in New Delhi, this morning, as part of his state visit to India.

2015-08-27 Indian Ocean Rim Countries Meet in Seychelles to Promote Economic Empowerment of Women
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The role of women in the society, their empowerment and participation in economic development were at the centre of discussions in the Seychelles this week, as delegates from Indian Ocean Rim countries were provided with an analysis of the economic status of women in the region, which places the Indian Ocean archipelago ahead in some areas.

2015-08-25 All-Africa Games in Brazzaville - Another Test for Seychelles Women's Volleyball and the Close of a Chapter for One Veteran Player
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria, Seychelles -Barely one month after winning Seychelles' only gold medal in the collective sports at the Indian Ocean Island Games held in Reunion, the island nation's ladies' volleyball team has another hard task ahead as they prepare for the upcoming All Africa Games.

2015-08-26 42-Year-Old Indian Man Dies Following Incident At Work, Says Seychelles Police
[Seychelles News Agency] Ile Du Port -Seychelles police has reported the death of an Indian national who worked for a local company, Vijay Construction. The 42-year-old man is said to have died following "a work related incident" this morning.

2015-08-26 Seychelles President Commences State Visit to India
[Government of Seychelles] President James Michel has arrived in New Delhi in the Republic of India to undertake a state visit. This is the third state visit of President Michel to India.

2015-08-25 Artist and Antique Collector Turns Old, Unused Building Into Museum and Souvenir Gallery
[Seychelles News Agency] Baie Lazare -Baie Lazare, located on the South Western Coast of the main Seychelles island of Mahé is proving to be a district with a rich history and culture, which its inhabitants are willing to preserve and protect, as an attraction for visitors and for the benefit of the future generation.

2015-08-25 Seychelles Court Remands in Custody Three Bulgarian Passport Holders Arrested As ATM Skimming Suspects
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The Seychelles police has reported that the three foreigners apprehended as suspects in the bank ATM skimming incidents reported last week have been remanded in custody until Wednesday.

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