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2016-05-26 Autistic Children Need a Specialized School, Says Miss Seychelles Contestant Juanita Porrice
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Increased awareness in Seychelles in recent years has helped shed light on autism -- a disorder that sometimes leads to children acting out in an uncontrollable manner. One Miss Seychelles contestant, Juanita Porrice,is looking further than just the knowledge and acceptance of such a disorder in this island nation.

2016-05-24 Seychelles' Vice President Promotes New Aid Architecture At World Humanitarian Summit
[Seychelles News Agency] Istanbul -Although Seychelles remains vulnerable to various humanitarian crises, the country has embraced a people-centred development model that has empowered the population to deal with emergencies, the country's vice president said.

2016-05-24 Miss Seychelles Contestant Hemma Hoffman Reaches Out to Youths With Low Self-Esteem
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria, Seychelles -Many children end up hurting themselves and are crying out for help due low self-esteem, says a Miss Seychelles Another World Contestant.

2016-05-24 Member of Seychelles' Constitutional Appointment Authority Dies in Car Accident - President Sends Condolences
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria, Seychelles -Marlène Lionnet, a member of the Seychelles Constitutional Appointment Authority passed away in a fatal car accident at the weekend.

2016-05-23 Vice President Faure At the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit
[Government of Seychelles] The Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Danny Faure, is representing the Head of State, Mr. James Alix Michel, at the first World Humanitarian Summit being held from 23rd to 24th May 2016, in Istanbul, Turkey.

2016-05-20 A Chance to Be an Ambassador for Seychelles, Says Miss Seychelles Contestant Christinne Barbier
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Being a Miss Seychelles Another World contestant is not only about strutting one's stuff on the catwalk but also a way to build confidence.

2016-05-19 Govt Passes Bill to Decriminalize Homosexuality
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Seychelles' National Assembly has passed an amendment to the penal code that decriminalizes the act of sodomy.

2016-05-19 Pageant an Opportunity to Make the Family Proud, Says Miss Seychelles Contestant Lianne Barbé
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Miss Seychelles Another World 2016 contestant Lianne Barbé is hoping to make her family proud after taking a year to build the confidence to take part in the upcoming pageant.

2016-05-19 Seychelles Sends Condolences to Sri Lanka After Deadly Landslides
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The Seychelles' President James Michel expressed condolences on Thursday to his Sri Lankan counterpart Maithripala Sirisena as the country deals with heavy rains that has already claimed dozens of lives.

2016-05-18 U.S.$4.5 Million in Damages From Cyclone That Hit Remote Island, World Bank Says
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The massive storm that hit the outer Seychelles' island of Farquhar in April caused $4.5 million in damages and losses, a World Bank team said Tuesday following an assessment of the damages from Tropical Cyclone Fantala.

2016-05-18 Pageant a Way to Build Self-Confidence, Says Miss Seychelles Another World Contestant, Kimberley Anacoura
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Participating in the Miss Seychelles Another World 2016 pageant is turning out to be a great way for a shy person to develop her personality and build self-confidence.

2016-05-17 New Palestinian Ambassador to Seychelles Accredited
[Government of Seychelles] The new Palestinian Ambassador to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Hazem M. Shabat presented his credentials to President James Michel in a ceremony held at State House today.

2016-05-16 Justice Seegobin Nunkoo Sworn in As Judge of the Supreme Court of Seychelles
[Government of Seychelles] Mr Seegobin Nunkoo has been sworn into office as a Judge of the Supreme Court, in a ceremony at State House this morning.

2016-05-15 Court Charges Iranian Sailors On Drug Offenses
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Eleven Iranians arrested last month were charged with two counts of importation and trafficking of drugs on Friday by the Seychelles Supreme Court.

2016-05-13 Search for Missing German Tourist Ongoing, Says Seychelles Police
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The search continues for a 65-year-old German national reported missing in Seychelles, a police official said on Thursday.

2016-05-12 President Appoints New Judges
[Government of Seychelles] The Office of the President has announced that, following recommendations of the Constitutional Appointments Authority, the President has approved the appointment of two new Judges to the Supreme Court.

2016-05-12 Five Great Things the UN Secretary-General Said About Seychelles During His Visit
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -It was a once-in-a-generation visit. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was in the Seychelles May 7-8, the first visit by a Secretary-General in 40 years. We were thrilled to show the world leader our island nation's blue skies and white beaches. While he was here the world's ultimate diplomat had a few nice things to say about our 115-island archipelago. Here are five of our favorites:

2016-05-11 New Serbian Ambassador Presents Seychelles President With Decoration
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The Serbian government on Tuesday recognized the Seychelles president's contribution in strengthening bilateral relations between Serbia and Seychelles.

2016-05-10 President Michel Receives the Order of the Republic of Serbia On a Sash From New Serbian Ambassador Accredited to Seychelles
[Government of Seychelles] The new Serbian Ambassador to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Dragan Mraović, presented his credentials to President James Michel in a ceremony held at State House today.

2016-05-10 New Ethiopian Ambassador to Seychelles Accredited
[Government of Seychelles] The new ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the Republic of Seychelles, Ambassador H.E. Mr. Dina Mufti Sid presented his credentials to President James Michel, at State House this morning.

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