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2017-11-17 President Faure Visits Religious Dominations On International Day of Tolerance
[Government of Seychelles] To commemorate International Day of Tolerance, President Danny Faure visited various religious denominations this morning. The visits form part of President Faure's programme of visiting various workplaces and institutions.

2017-11-16 Car Drawing Contest Leans On Children's Imagination for the Future of Car Travel
[Seychelles News Agency] A local company, Abhaye Valabhji, is holding the national version of the "Toyota Dream Car Art Contest", a competition that brings together children across the world to share ideas about the future of the automobile through drawings.

2017-11-16 Security, Trade On Table As Seychelles' President, Tanzania High Commissioner Meet
[Seychelles News Agency] Peace and security, as well as trade and taxation, are areas of cooperation that should be enhanced or strengthened, the new Tanzanian High Commissioner and the Seychelles' president determined.

2017-11-16 Nigeria Ranks Behind Mauritius, Seychelles, 13 Others in ICT Development
[Guardian] Fourteen countries have been ranked ahead of Nigeria in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) development in Africa.

2017-11-16 New Dams, Exploitation of Groundwater to Increase Potable Water in Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] The construction of new dams and increased exploitation of groundwater are priority projects to sustain potable water in the Seychelles.

2017-11-14 Seychelles Mandates New Appliances to Meet Energy Efficient Standards in 2018
[Seychelles News Agency] In an effort to reduce energy use in Seychelles, the Energy Commission is setting energy efficiency standards for five types of electrical home appliances entering Seychelles as of next year.

2017-11-15 New Tanzanian High Commissioner Accredited
[Government of Seychelles] The new High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E Dr Pindi Chana, presented her credentials to President Danny Faure at State House yesterday.

2017-11-13 Short Bursts of Showers - New Rainfall Patterns Emerging in Seychelles, Expert Says
[Seychelles News Agency] New patterns of rainfall distribution are emerging in Seychelles compared to two decades ago, the Meteorological Services says.

2017-11-13 3 Dozen Cruise Ships Expected in Seychelles This Season, a 20 Percent Increase
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles' Port of Victoria has started welcoming holidaymakers now that the cruise ship season is open.

2017-11-13 Seychellois Teachers March Again, Demand Security At Schools
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychellois teachers of Mont Fleuri Secondary marched on Saturday -- the second time this week -- and were joined by their colleagues from other schools on the main island of Mahe.

2017-11-10 Viral Video Showcasing Seychelles Quickly Reaches 2 Million Views
[Seychelles News Agency] A video published by the Seychelles Tourism Board showcasing a range of activities you can do in the island nation recently went viral - exceeding a targeted 1 million viewers in 48 hours.

2017-11-10 President Faure Visits Bird Island and Denis Island
[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure obtained a first-hand view of best practices for the integration of sustainable tourism and environment conservation following a visit yesterday to two private outer islands: Bird and Denis.

2017-11-10 President Assents to Amendments to the National Information Services Agency (Amendment) Act
[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure today assented to the National Information Service Agency (Amendment) Act 2017, which was approved by the National Assembly on 24th October, and sent for Presidential assent on 2nd November 2017.

2017-11-10 First Ambassador for Ireland Accredited
[Government of Seychelles] H.E. Ambassador Paul Sherlock presented his credentials to President Danny Faure during an accreditation ceremony held at State House this morning.

2017-11-09 8 Global Artists, 11 Seychellois to Participate in Biennale of Contemporary Arts
[Seychelles News Agency] Eight international artists will join 11 Seychellois to participate in the Seychelles' Biennale of Contemporary Arts, which will be launched later this month.

2017-11-09 3 Beauties From Seychelles Representing the Island Nation At Global Pageants
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles is taking part in the Miss World Beauty pageant taking place in China with 120 other beauty queens on November 18. The islands' representative is the winner of the Miss Seychelles Another World Beauty pageant 2017.

2017-11-08 Seychelles' National Assembly Responds to Proposed Budget for 2018
[Seychelles News Agency] A budget of 7,951 million rupees ($586 million), an increase of 0.4 percent over the previous year, was presented to the Seychelles National Assembly earlier this month by the Minister of Finance Peter Larose.

2017-11-07 Seychelles' Main Port Expects Drop in Activity As Vessels Hit Yellowfin Tuna Limit
[Seychelles News Agency] Port activities are expected to be scaled back by the start of December, as purse seiners come closer to their yellowfin tuna fishing allowances, a local port authority official told SNA.

2017-11-07 Regional Councils to Replace District Councils Next Year in Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] There will be no elections for district council in Seychelles in 2018. Instead, seven regional councils will be established in the island nation as of next year, the president's office said last week.

2017-11-07 President Faure Sends Condolences to the United States of America Following Shooting in SAN Antonio, Texas
[Government of Seychelles] Following the second deadly shooting in as many months in the United States of America, President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence Mr Donald Trump, President of the United States of America on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles.

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