8th June 2018
Book now for a great party to celebrate Seychelles’ IndependenceHello thereI want to invite you to another great party we are holding to celebrate the independence of Seychelles.It will take pla... more...
Change of heart: President Danny Faure
8th June 2018
By Lewis BetsyThe decision by the Seychelles government to abandon building a a joint military complex with India on Assumption island is a relief to us and a lesson for President Faure.It proved two ... more...
On the case: Minister Didier Dogley touring hotels in South Mahe
8th June 2018
Didier Dogley, the new Minister for Tourism, believes in doing his own research. He visited eight small hotels in South Mahé to see how they operate.He said: “I believe it is important fo... more...
Praise: President Danny Faure with Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada
9th May 2018
President Faure kept the profile of Seychelles high during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London.He congratulated Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after the Canadian gov... more...
Vision: New Tourism Minister Didier Dogley
9th May 2018
The new Tourism Minister for Seychelles, Didier Dogley, wasted no time in spelling out how he would improve the industry.He said he wanted to make Seychelles “a model for sustainable tourism to ... more...
Action call: Patrick Herminie
9th May 2018
People worried about the increasing drug problem in Seychelles have had a shocking official insight.A survey revealed that there are some 4,800 heroin users in Seychelles. The youngest is 15.Patrick H... more...
Big Lunch hosts: Lewis Betsy, left, and High Commissioner Derick Ally
16th April 2018
By Lewis Betsy It was a brilliant idea and the Commonwealth Big Lunch proved a great success.Indeed, I would say it was amazing, as you can judge by the pictures.The Big Lunch was an initiative b... more...
Honoured: Mariola Betsy is presented with her award by Health Minister Jean-Paul Adam
16th April 2018
A nurse who devoted herself to the welfare of others for 54 years has been singularly honoured.Mariola Betsy is the longest serving health professional in Seychelles and was presented with a prestige ... more...

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

12th September 2017

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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Our Commonwealth Big Lunch was a big success
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Big Lunch hosts: Lewis Betsy, left, and High Commissioner Derick Ally
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Unique award for dedicated Mariola Betsy, the longest serving health professional in Seychelles
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Honoured: Mariola Betsy is presented with her award by Health Minister Jean-Paul Adam
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