Peaceful protest: Demonstrators in Victoria demand that new presidential elections be held
12th September 2017
By Lewis BetsyJust when we seemed to be getting somewhere, the opposition groups in Seychelles look like they are returning to form – and heading towards self-destruction.This tremor comes, inte... more...
Changes: President Danny Faure with new media chiefs Berard Dupres, left, and Jude Louange
15th August 2017
By Lewis Betsy A big shake-up at the Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation is a welcome move.There is now a new board and two chief executives.Such a move has been on the cards for quite a while an... more...
Honoured: Ambassadors Bernard Shamlaye and Marie-Pierre Lloyd with President Faure at State House
10th August 2017
Ambassador Marie-Pierre Lloyd, the UK's previous High Commissioner for Seychelles, has been personally thanked for her work by President Danny FaureThe President welcomed Ambassador Lloyd and Ambassad... more...
Popular: Wavel Ramkalawan flanked by supporters
5th July 2017
By Lewis Betsy Wavel Ramkalawan was greeted enthusiastically when he made a special visit to London. The Leader of the Opposition in Seychelles' National Assembly gave an update on events in... more...
Bitter: Former Minister Alain St. Ange
22nd May 2017
Seychelles shot itself in the foot in withdrawing my candidacy for the world's top tourism job. It was a humiliation that you do not even do to your worst enemy.There has been confusion and much rumou... more...
New job: Maurice Loustau-Lalanne
27th February 2017
The new Minister for Tourism in Seychelles has a hard act to follow.Maurice Loustau-Lalanne follows Alain St. Ange in the post.Mr St. Ange, who is applying Secretary General of the World Tourism Organ... more...
Popular: David Andre
27th February 2017
 The new Mayor of Victoria may only have a short time in office but he wants to make his presence felt.The popular musician and song-writer David Andre will be in post until the elections next ye... more...
Mutual respect: President Danny Faure
27th February 2017
By Lewis BetsyOn the face of it, the live Press conference held by President Danny Faure was a success. I must say that it seemed a very good gesture by Mr Faure.In a day described as historic by... more...

One year on, Seychellois celebrate the first anniversary of the astounding 2016 election

Crowds gathered in Seychelles to mark the first anniversary of the epoch-making National Assembly elections.

Just 12 months ago the political landscape in Seychelles dramatically changed when the Opposition coalition Linyon Demokratik Seselwa (LDS) broke the ruling party's four-decade grip on power.

As our pictures show, there was great celebration at a rally held in Victoria. For thousands of Seychellois it was a day to remember.

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Opposition politicians need to keep united, not open up old wounds
12th September 2017
Peaceful protest: Demonstrators in Victoria demand that new presidential elections be held
By Lewis BetsyJust when we seemed to be getting somewhere, the opposition groups in Seychelles look… more...
Big shake-up at Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation is good news all round
15th August 2017
Changes: President Danny Faure with new media chiefs Berard Dupres, left, and Jude Louange
By Lewis Betsy A big shake-up at the Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation is a welcome move.There… more...
You have been true servants for the people of Seychelles, President tells former High Commissioners
10th August 2017
Honoured: Ambassadors Bernard Shamlaye and Marie-Pierre Lloyd with President Faure at State House
Ambassador Marie-Pierre Lloyd, the UK's previous High Commissioner for Seychelles, has been personally… more...
Wavel warmly greeted on London visit and says he believes Seychelles is now 'moving in the right direction'
5th July 2017
Popular: Wavel Ramkalawan flanked by supporters
By Lewis Betsy Wavel Ramkalawan was greeted enthusiastically when he made a special visit to… more...
EXCLUSIVE: Alain St. Ange speaks out
22nd May 2017
Bitter: Former Minister Alain St. Ange
Seychelles shot itself in the foot in withdrawing my candidacy for the world's top tourism job.… more...
New tourism Minister chosen as Alain St. Ange moves on
27th February 2017
New job: Maurice Loustau-Lalanne
The new Minister for Tourism in Seychelles has a hard act to follow.Maurice Loustau-Lalanne follows… more...
I can make Victoria sing, says new musical mayor
27th February 2017
Popular: David Andre
 The new Mayor of Victoria may only have a short time in office but he wants to make his presence… more...
We must hold our political leaders to account, to make sure they do what they say they will do. They should not be allowed to offer false promises
27th February 2017
Mutual respect: President Danny Faure
By Lewis BetsyOn the face of it, the live Press conference held by President Danny Faure was a success. I… more...
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