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2018-01-17 Tropical Cyclone in Mauritius Causes Air Seychelles to Cancel Flights
[Seychelles News Agency] Air Seychelles, the national airline, has cancelled its flight to Mauritius for Thursday, January 18 due to tropical cyclone 'Berguitta', a communiqué stated.

2018-01-17 New Regulations to Be Put in Place for International Artists Performing in Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] New regulations are expected to be put in place for foreign artists who will be performing in Seychelles, though professionals in the industry feared the changes could deter artists from visiting.

2018-01-17 KMC Manager Sacked for 'Delaying President'
[Nairobi News] A manager who allegedly delayed a meeting hosted for Seychelles President Danny Faure at the Kenya Meat Commission (KMC) has moved to court seeking to stop his replacement.

2018-01-15 Aquaculture Facility Opening in August Will Ensure Strong Fish Supplies Year-Round in Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Aquaculture will return to Seychelles in August with the completion of a new facility at Providence - an industrial zone - on the eastern coast of the main island of Mahe.

2018-01-16 Preparing to Chair Regional Anti-Money Laundering Meeting, Seychelles Also Addressing Its 'Grey-List' Shortcomings
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles is gearing up to hold this year's Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group meeting in August while also preparing to take up the presidency of the group, the island nation's finance minister told SNA.

2018-01-15 'Complete Shock,' Best Male Performer Winner Tells Seychelles News Agency
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychellois singer Benting Crispin has for the first time won the best male artist title in the Cable Tune Award held recently.

2018-01-13 UN Anti-Drug Body to Return to Seychelles to Combat Narcotics, Tackle Prison Reform
[Seychelles News Agency] The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) will reestablish its presence in Seychelles as of April, while the island nation will increase cooperation with the U.N. body, said the office's new Eastern Africa representative.

2018-01-12 President Faure Receives Unodc Regional Representative for Eastern Africa to Seychelles
[Government of Seychelles] The President of the Republic, Mr Danny Faure, met with the new United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Regional Representative for Eastern Africa, Mr Amado Philip De Andres, during a courtesy visit to State House this afternoon.

2018-01-11 President Danny Faure to Attend World Future Energy Summit
[Government of Seychelles] The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr Danny Faure, will join other world leaders in Abu Dhabi next week for the World Future Energy Summit (WFES).

2018-01-11 Reinforcing Principles of Good Governance in Management of Public Enterprises and Agencies
[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure has today reiterated that the principles of good governance, transparency and accountability will be fully exercised, not just within Government Ministries and Departments, but also in all public sector enterprises and agencies.

2018-01-10 Seychelles Supreme Court Reopens Under Banner of Seeking Trust
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles Supreme Court re-opened for 2018 on Wednesday under a new theme -- 'A judiciary we can trust' -- which the chief justice Mathilda Twomey said reflects the court's commitment to integrity, transparency and accountability.

2018-01-10 Court in Seychelles Remands 8 Sri Lankans Suspected of Illegal Fishing
[Seychelles News Agency] The Magistrate Court of Seychelles has remanded eight Sri Lankan citizens who are suspected of illegal fishing in local waters for an extra ten days as the investigation into their case continues.

2018-01-09 Seychelles Hosts Speakers of Parliament From Commonwealth Countries
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles for the first time is hosting the Conference of the Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth (CSPOC), bringing together the representatives of the national parliaments of the independent states of the organisation.

2018-01-09 Seychelles Begins Identifying Foreign Property Owners in Preparation for New Tax
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles Registration Department has begun a review to identify the foreign-owned property in the island nation in preparation for the implementation of a new tax expected to take effect this year.

2018-01-08 Seychellois Music Master Retires After 37-Year Teaching Career
[Seychelles News Agency] After nearly four decades of promoting music in Seychelles, a Seychellois music teacher at the National Conservatoire of Performing Arts is retiring.

2018-01-08 Seychelles Islands Foundation Begins Monitoring of Black Parrot Breeding Season
[Seychelles News Agency] The breeding season of the endemic black parrot of Seychelles has started, and as is customary every year, the Seychelles Islands Foundation research team has begun its monitoring exercise.

2018-01-05 Visitor Arrivals to Seychelles Sets New Record in 2017
[Seychelles News Agency] Visitor arrivals into the country for 2017 surpassed predictions made by the Seychelles Tourism Board, setting a new record of nearly 350,000 visitors.

2018-01-05 Seychelles Eyes Taxing Sugary Drinks in 2019 to Fight Rising Obesity
[Seychelles News Agency] In an effort to counter rising obesity in Seychelles, the government plans to begin taxing sugary drinks in the island nation in 2019 as a way to reduce illnesses associated with high sugar intake. The increased tax rates have not yet been set.

2018-01-04 Three Unique Butterflies That Fly Softly Through Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] A group of 115 islands in the western Indian Ocean -- is often considered a paradise. These beautiful islands are also home to some of the world's most unique and beautiful creatures.

2018-01-03 2 Conservation Sites in Seychelles Deemed Mostly Good By International Conservation Body
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' Aldabra and Vallee de Mai conservation outlooks have been deemed 'good with some concerns' by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in one of their reports published late last year.

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