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2015-01-29 No 'Serious' Misuse of Public Funds in 2013, Says Seychelles Auditor-General
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria -The Auditor General of Seychelles, Marc Benstrong, has said that no 'serious incidences' of financial misappropriations or allegations of fraud occurred in government during 2013. The Attorney-General's annual audit report for 2013, which was submitted to the National Assembly in December, reported an overall improvement in the way the country's public funds were managed.

2015-01-30 Two Indian Fishing Vessels Intercepted By Seychelles Coast Guard
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria -The Seychelles Coast Guard (SCG) has intercepted two Indian-flagged fishing vessels suspected of conducting unlicensed fishing activities within Seychelles waters.

2015-01-30 Vice President Faure Attends African Union Summit
[Government of Seychelles]Vice President Danny Faure will be representing President James Michel at the 24th African Union Summit of Heads of State and Government to be held from 30th - 31st January 2015 at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

2015-01-30 New Government Will Continue Friendly Relations With Seychelles, Says Sri Lankan Diplomat
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria -Sri Lankan citizens living and working in the Seychelles need not fear that diplomatic ties between their home country and their adopted nation will be negatively affected by the new change in government.

2015-01-30 Vice-President Faure Represents Seychelles President At AU Heads of State Summit
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria, Seychelles -The Vice-President of the Seychelles, Danny Faure, is set to represent President James Michel in Addis Ababa at the 24th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU).

2015-01-28 106 and Still Going Strong! What is Nancy Marie's Secret?
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria -How many candles can a 106-year-old blow out? For the oldest citizen of the Seychelles islands situated in the warm equatorial waters of the Indian Ocean, it's still a breeze.

2015-01-29 U.S.$640.000 Drug Bust Leads to Three Arrests
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria -The National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDEA) of Seychelles has announced the arrest of three men on Wednesday in connection with the discovery and seizure of a sizeable amount of narcotics.

2015-01-27 President Reshuffles Cabinet
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria -The president of the Seychelles, James Michel, announced on Monday a cabinet re-shuffle, marking the exit of two current ministers, the Minister of Finance, Trade and Investment, Pierre Laporte, and the Minister of Natural Resources, Peter Sinon.

2015-01-28 Seychelles Commander-in-Chief Makes Key Appointments in Armed Forces
[Government of Seychelles]Following the formation of his new Cabinet and new appointments in the public service, President James Michel has today made changes to the command structure of the Seychelles People's Defence Forces (SPDF).

2015-01-28 Seychelles-Based Study Gives Hope for Coral Reef Resilience Against Global Warming
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria -Recent studies have showed that more than 90 per cent of coral reefs in the Seychelles are slowly but surely recuperating from the global 1998 El Niño phenomenon.

2015-01-26 Seychelles President Restructures Government
[Government of Seychelles]Seychelles President James Michel has announced today the composition of his new Cabinet as well as the appointment of a number of Chief Executives in government ministries, departments and agencies, while other Heads and senior-most staff retain their position.

2015-01-26 Seychelles Is the Fattest Country in Sub-Saharan Africa, According to WHO Report
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria -Recent data from the World Health Organisation has stated that the Seychelles has the highest proportion of overweight and obese men and women in sub-Saharan Africa.

2015-01-26 A Stark Warning - Remnants of Corals in Seychelles Help Sea Level Rise Scientists Predict the Future
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria, Seychelles -Forty out of the 115 islands of the Seychelles archipelago, located in the western part of the Indian Ocean, are formed from hard, reddish-grey granite rocks.

2015-01-26 Barren No More - Seychelles NGO Reaches Out to Make Praslin Island Green Again
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria, Seychelles -In 1744, when the French explorer Lazare Picault discovered Praslin, the second largest of the 115 islands of the Seychelles archipelago, he was so taken by the amount of wild vegetation he found that he named it 'Ile des Palmes' or 'Isle of Palms'.

2015-01-27 Thai Ambassador Bids Farewell
[Government of Seychelles]The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Ittiporn Boonpracong, paid a farewell call on President James Michel at State House this morning following a two and half year tenure based in Nairobi.

2015-01-27 President Michel Meets With Rotary District Governor and Club Presidents
[Government of Seychelles]President James Michel met with the Rotary International District 9220 Governor Mr Alen Topsy this morning at State House. He was accompanied by the presidents of the two Rotary Clubs of Seychelles: the Rotary Club of Victoria, which exists since 1969, and the Rotary Club of Victoria Coco de Mer which was chartered in 2013.

2015-01-27 La Dolce Vita Restaurant Lends a True Taste of Italy to the Capital
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria -Discreetly but surely, the phrase 'La Dolce Vita' has begun to spread around the Seychelles capital of Victoria. Just by word of mouth alone, it seems that this might be 'the' new place to go in the capital of Seychelles. Local people and tourists can enjoy a piece of Italy and international food, while young and old can savour delicious Italian ice-creams.

2015-01-27 The Government of Seychelles Congratulates the New Elected President of Zambia, Mr. Edgar Lungu and Wishes to Strengthen the Ties Between the Two Countries.
[Government of Seychelles]President James Michel has congratulated the newly elected President of Zambia, Mr Edgar Lungu on behalf of the people and Government of the Republic of Seychelles.

2015-01-27 Dr. Tedros Holds Discussion With Seychelles Foreign Affairs Minister
[Ethiopia Government]Foreign Minister, Dr. Tedros Adhanom held discussion with Seychelles foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Paul Adam on the sidelines of 26th AU Executive Council meeting on Monday (January 26, 2015).

2015-01-26 A Model to Aspire to - AU Special Rapporteur Tlakula Tells Journalists to Own the Fight for Access to Information
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria, Seychelles -African Union Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information Pansy Tlakula has told journalists in the Seychelles that they must not look to anyone but themselves for leadership on the issue of access to information in the country.

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