Seychelles approves 6 candidates for presidential polls

2015-11-12 12:35

The Indian Ocean archipelago of the Seychelles has approved six candidates, including incumbent leader James Michel, to run in presidential polls next month, the election commission says.

Seychelles calls on world to wake up

2015-03-16 16:38

The president of the Seychelles has called on the international community to "wake up" to climate change after a massive tropical cyclone devastated the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu.

Seychelles fears foreign bird invader

2014-10-17 07:40

It was just a feather: But in the Seychelles, the discovery of parakeet plumage has put environmentalists in a flutter, with a foreign invading bird threatening the national parrot.

Emirates to operate double daily services to the Seychelles

2014-05-13 13:15

Emirates Airlines has announced it will step up its operations to the Seychelles by increasing services to double daily later this year.

Cape Town tops prestigious NY Times travel list for 2014

2014-01-10 23:16

One of the most anticipated travel lists has just been announced - and Cape Town is the top place to go in 2014.

SAA expands codeshare with Air Seychelles

2013-11-04 17:34

South African Airways and Air Seychelles have expanded their codeshare network to cover the island of Praslin in Seychelles and four new cities in South Africa.

Seychelles grants asylum to Ben Ali's kin

2013-04-16 13:02

The Seychelles have granted a year’s asylum to the so-in-law of Tunisia’s deposed dictator Zine el Abidine, officials say.

Motlanthe's holiday in the spotlight

2013-02-10 12:41

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe's island holiday to the Seychelles came at great cost to taxpayers, but government insists his travelling is above board.

Beni Ali's son-in-law seeks asylum

2013-02-06 21:13

The Seychelles says the son-in-law of Tunisia's deposed dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has requested asylum in the Indian Ocean archipelago.

Missing Capetonian sailor: Charges withdrawn

2012-09-10 10:26

Charges have been withdrawn against an Austrian man who was arrested in Seychelles after a Cape Town yachtsmen went missing.


Half of Africa's vultures flying towards extinction

2015-10-29 12:50

Africa's vultures are increasingly the victims of poisoning and poachers, leaving around half the continent's 11 vulture species critically endangered, a top conservation body has warned.

SA team completes R5bn Seychelles project

2014-10-28 10:24

The opening of a new hotel on Eden Island in the Seychelles marks the culmination of a R5bn project which was almost entirely developed by South Africans.

Rare Seychelles snail found alive

2014-09-08 21:27

A Seychelles snail once thought to have been among the first species to go extinct because of climate change, has reappeared in the wild.

Seychelles economy to grow 3.7% - IMF

2014-03-11 19:49

The Seychelles economy will grow by 3.7% in 2014 following 3.5% growth last year, the International Monetary Fund says.

Seychelles sees GDP growth up

2013-12-10 20:00

A recovery in tourism will help the Seychelles' economy grow by a faster-than-expected 3.5% this year, says Finance Minister Pierre Laporte.

Mauritius vs Seychelles

2013-07-24 10:22

Which of these island paradise escapes would you choose?

Turtle species not extinct, never existed

2013-04-04 19:13

A Seychelles freshwater turtle species declared extinct after decades of futile searches, in fact never existed, scientists now say.

Reporter dies in the Seychelles

2013-02-10 09:44

A female reporter from New Zealand working for a Dubai-based radio station has died after the ferry she was on collided with another boat in the Seychelles.

Ben Ali's son-in-law held in Seychelles

2012-12-14 16:01

The son-in-law of Tunisia's deposed former dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been arrested in the Seychelles, Tunisian authorities say.

Rajoelina blasts ousted rival after talks

2012-08-10 07:49

Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina says his rival Marc Ravalomanana, whom he toppled with army support in 2009, must be kept “at all costs” from returning to power.

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