Gerard Hoarau: He aimed to restore liberty and fairness to Seychelles
8th November 2019
By Lewis Betsy The dreadful day of 29th November 1985 is one I will always remember.It was a Friday morning, around 11.15, when I received a phone call from a man with an Irish accent. He told me... more...
Gerard Hoarau
17th October 2019
By Lewis Betsy Seychellois in the United Kingdom will once again have the opportunity to honour the memory of a hero of democracy, Gerard Hoarau.Tributes to him – and to other Seychellois w... more...
Kevin Betsy: La Digue
10th September 2019
Top football coach Kevin Betsy is delighted that his trip to help the youngsters of Seychelles proved such a success.Kevin, who is head coach of the England Under-17s team, spent a fortnight in Seyche... more...
Coaching session on Mahe
10th September 2019
Kevin's itinerary in Seychelles was devised to allow him meet up with as many sports people as possible. His schedule went like this:A visit to Praslin secondary school, where he was welcomed by James... more...
Patrick Pillay: “I enjoy politics”
16th July 2019
With the Presidential Elections looming next year, observers are starting to scrutinise the thoughts and actions of Seychelles politicians. Lewis Betsy, publisher of Seychelles Life, asked Patrick Pil... more...
On a mission: Alain St Ange and Peter Sinon of One Seychelles
8th May 2019
By Lewis BetsyPolitics in Seychelles is in a strange place. When I was in the UK, I viewed the situation with trepidation, but also some sense of hope. Now I am back living in my beloved home country,... more...
Gerard Hoarau: A life cut short
3rd January 2019
Tribute was paid again to the memory of Gerard Hoarau who died in the cause of fighting for democracy in Seychelles.Gerard, who had been living in exile, was shot dead outside his home in North London... more...
Protest: Thousands take to the streets demanding a fresh Presidential election
13th November 2018
By Lewis Betsy There are growing public protests over the refusal of Danny Faure to hold a fresh Presidential election.But is he listening?I wish he was. The state of Seychelles needs someone to ... 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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10th September 2019
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Kevin's goal is to help as many young players as possible
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Coaching session on Mahe
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16th July 2019
Patrick Pillay: “I enjoy politics”
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Will the new ‘Third Force’ political party bring us all together? Watch this space!
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On a mission: Alain St Ange and Peter Sinon of One Seychelles
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Seychellois in London pay tribute to the sacrifice of Gerard Hoarau
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Gerard Hoarau: A life cut short
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Thousands of protesters demand a fresh Presidential election, so why isn't Danny Faure listening?
13th November 2018
Protest: Thousands take to the streets demanding a fresh Presidential election
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