Back home: Lewis Betsy is once more enjoying the beauty of Seychelles
1st January 2021
By Lewis Betsy As we enter a new year I want to wish everyone a safe and happy 2021. The last 12 months have seen some massive changes in all of our lives. I hope that we can learn from them to s... more...
Honoured: A floral display and Gerard’s photograph with Lewis Betsy and Bernard Sullivan
7th December 2020
By Lewis Betsy When the life of Gerard Hoarau was publicly honoured in Seychelles for the first time it showed just how far as a nation we have travelled in the past few years.It was a superb ser... more...
Joy on the streets: Opposition supporters celebrate
5th November 2020
By Lewis Betsy Well, no one could have imagined that a result such as this was on the cards. We had hoped and prayed that Wavel John Charles Ramkalawan would do enough to become President of... more...
Gerard Hoarau: Mass to honour his memory in Seychelles
26th October 2020
 By Lewis Betsy I have long felt that it was time that the life of Gerard Hoarau be officially honoured in his homeland.Now a small but significant step has been taken in that direction.His ... more...
Contender: Alain St Ange for One Seychelles
22nd September 2020
By Lewis Betsy Seychelles is now truly in election mode with politics the main talking point everywhere you go.As we have both the Presidential and National Assembly elections held simultaneously... more...
Mutual support: Left, Shanna Charlette, Lewis, Jude Monaie and Rena Baccarie at the Quarantine Centre in Berjaya
11th September 2020
By Lewis Betsy I returned to my beloved Seychelles last month, but my homecoming was not what I really wanted. I couldn’t visit anywhere, or meet my friends straight away. Instead, I had to... more...
Lewis Betsy: We must work together to rebuild Seychelles
14th August 2020
 By Lewis Betsy Seychelles needs a big change and this October is the time to make it happen.For the first time, we have the Presidential elections running alongside the National Assembly el... more...
Disaster on the horizon: The MV Wakashio aground on a coral reef
11th August 2020
Mauritius is preparing for a “worst-case scenario” after a cargo ship ran aground on a coral reef and 1,000 tonnes of oil poured into the sea.The Japanese bulk carrier MV Wakashio, which w... more...

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40 Years Independence Party 13 June 2016
The event will take place on Saturday July 2 2016 at the refurbished Sandson Palais now known as: Paradise Banqu......
The Constitutional Court's ruling on the Presidential election result reminded me of the dark days of 1977. But democracy can – and will – prevail 09 June 2016
By Lewis Betsy   It was a historic opportunity to go forward but it was thrown away. I refer of course to th......
Seychelles go down 2-0 to Algeria but coach sees the positive side 09 June 2016
Seychelles lost 2-0 to Algeria in a qualifying match for the Africa Cup of Nations but coach Ralph Jean-Louis still fe......
Numbers add up for accounts girl Christine as she is crowned Miss Seychelles 09 June 2016
Accounts assistant Christine Barbier got the number just right when she won the top beauty title in Seychelles. But Chr......
It's an honour, says first woman to take up role as opposition leader 07 June 2016
The first woman to be made leader of the opposition in the National Assembley said: “I feel honoured and proud.&......
Turkey opens up new air route to Seychelles 07 June 2016
The airline named best in Europe is to fly three times a week to Seychelles from October. Turkish Airlines, a four-st......
Seychelles and South Africa link up to promote tourism 07 June 2016
Tourism chiefs in Seychelles and South Africa have agreed to work closer together.  They signed a memorandum of ......
Honeymoon couple win dream holiday... and hope for a future family 07 June 2016
A couple who first visited Seychelles on their honeymoon have won a competition for a VIP holiday in the archipelago. ......
Mancham speaks up for the rights of the 'voiceless' 07 June 2016
Sir James Mancham has been busy on the diplomatic front in Europe. He attended a high-level conference in Belgrade co......
I want to use my new visibility to inspire the next generation of women, says award-winning diplomat Marie-Pierre 07 June 2016
SeychellesLife asked Marie-Pierre Lloyd, the Seychelles High Commissioner in London since 2012, about her life and wor......
Little Palestine offers big hand of friendship to Seychelles 07 June 2016
The troubled little state of Palestine has offered its expertise to Seychelles. The newly accredited Ambassador Hazem......

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This year Seychelles can learn from 2020 and make things better for all
1st January 2021
Back home: Lewis Betsy is once more enjoying the beauty of Seychelles
By Lewis Betsy As we enter a new year I want to wish everyone a safe and happy 2021. The last… more...
Tributes to the memory of Gerard Hoarau show how Seychelles is changing for the better
7th December 2020
Honoured: A floral display and Gerard’s photograph with Lewis Betsy and Bernard Sullivan
By Lewis Betsy When the life of Gerard Hoarau was publicly honoured in Seychelles for the first… more...
My great joy as Ramkalawan becomes President of the Republic of Seychelles
5th November 2020
Joy on the streets: Opposition supporters celebrate
By Lewis Betsy Well, no one could have imagined that a result such as this was on the cards. We… more...
Seychelles hero Gerard Hoarau to be remembered in homeland Mass
26th October 2020
Gerard Hoarau: Mass to honour his memory in Seychelles
 By Lewis Betsy I have long felt that it was time that the life of Gerard Hoarau be officially… more...
With the elections hotting up, I urge every Seychellois to vote… and honour those who have suffered for us
22nd September 2020
Contender: Alain St Ange for One Seychelles
By Lewis Betsy Seychelles is now truly in election mode with politics the main talking point… more...
What I learned during my 14 days of quarantine in Seychelles
11th September 2020
Mutual support: Left, Shanna Charlette, Lewis, Jude Monaie and Rena Baccarie at the Quarantine Centre in Berjaya
By Lewis Betsy I returned to my beloved Seychelles last month, but my homecoming was not what… more...
Our October elections will give us the chance to change history in Seychelles. We must seize that opportunity
14th August 2020
Lewis Betsy: We must work together to rebuild Seychelles
 By Lewis Betsy Seychelles needs a big change and this October is the time to make it… more...
Oil spill threatens major disaster for Mauritius
11th August 2020
Disaster on the horizon: The MV Wakashio aground on a coral reef
Mauritius is preparing for a “worst-case scenario” after a cargo ship ran aground on… more...
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