Honouring a Seychellois hero: Colin Dyer
16th November 2021
By Lewis Betsy It is rewarding that in the country of his birth Gerard Hoarau is at last being being recognised for his courage in trying to bring about democracy to Seychelles.Gerard was assassi... more...
Gerard Hoarau: Honoured in his homeland
5th November 2021
By Lewis Betsy The lives of exiled hero Gerard Hoarau and other Seychellois who died supporting democracy are to be honoured in a Mass in Seychelles.Their names will be read out at a service on S... more...
Celebration:  Barry and Bessie on his big day
2nd November 2021
by Lewis Betsy I was privileged to be at the birthday party of my great footballing friend Barry Gendron. It was a lovely event and Barry commented: “Fun was had by all, especially me.... more...
Call for action: We must face reality, says Barry Gendron, right, with Lewis Betsy
14th October 2021
 Paradise may be a pre-conceived idea and a portrayal that all is well in the so-called Garden of Eden. In fact, some say, the garden is in full bloom, roses are in abundance. Others question thi... more...
Ready for the tournament: President Ramkalawan, and British High Commissioner Patrick Lynch, centre,  with players in the Premier League team strips
14th October 2021
An inspirational new sporting initiative has been launched to encourage youngsters to play football in Seychelles.The Seychelles Schools Premier League is a collaboration with the British Government i... more...
I mourn the loss of a great Seychellois George Uzice
14th October 2021
By Lewis Betsy It is with great sadness that I learned of the death of my friend George Uzice who I regard as a great Seychellois.George died in in Miama, Florida, USA, where he was living.The ne... more...
Recalling the past: Gilbert Eliza at the Espace Building
14th October 2021
By Lewis Betsy I met up with an old friend recently and was reminded of his remarkable history. His name is Gilbert Eliza and he told me about how he joined the British Army 60 years ago… ... more...
Quizzed: Ian Withers tells the TRNUC about his work for Rene by video link
14th October 2021
By Lewis Betsy IAN Withers, who spied on our freedom fighters for the murderous Rene regime, gave a telling account of his activities to a TRNUC hearing live by Skype. The ex-private detecti... more...

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Football legend with a great love of life celebrates his birthday 02 November 2021
by Lewis Betsy I was privileged to be at the birthday party of my great footballing friend Barry Gendron. It w......
Veteran Gilbert recalls the day young men scrambled to join the British Army 14 October 2021
By Lewis Betsy I met up with an old friend recently and was reminded of his remarkable history. His name is Gilbert......
Tributes to the memory of Gerard Hoarau show how Seychelles is changing for the better 07 December 2020
By Lewis Betsy When the life of Gerard Hoarau was publicly honoured in Seychelles for the first time it showed just......
Always aim to be the best, soccer star Kevin Betsy tells Seychelles youth 10 September 2019
Top football coach Kevin Betsy is delighted that his trip to help the youngsters of Seychelles proved such a success.Kev......
Kevin's goal is to help as many young players as possible 10 September 2019
Kevin's itinerary in Seychelles was devised to allow him meet up with as many sports people as possible. His schedule we......
Surprise! Ketsia is crowned Miss Creole 13 November 2018
It all came as a bit of a surprise, she said, but Ketsia Marie has found herself crowned Miss Creole Des Iles Seychelles......
With the passing of Robert Frichot, I have lost a good friend and Seychelles has lost a great leader 17 September 2018
By Lewis BetsyRobert Frichot, lawyer, political campaigner and former Seychelles football executive has died in Australi......
Music is changing my life and it's all down to divine timing, says new singing star D’Amore 10 July 2018
Singer D’Amore is starting to make a big name for himself. He so impressed everyone with his performances at the C......
Unique award for dedicated Mariola Betsy, the longest serving health professional in Seychelles 16 April 2018
A nurse who devoted herself to the welfare of others for 54 years has been singularly honoured.Mariola Betsy is the long......
Commemoration for Gerard Hoarau, a true son of Seychelles 04 January 2017
A group of dedicated family and friends of Gerard Hoarau paid their annual tribute to his life and sacrifice at a graves......
Want something sent to Mauritius or Seychelles? Then Ken Ip is your man 29 November 2016
If you've ever had your broken-down car fixed with a new spare part then its quite likely that one of the people to than......
Let me inspire people, says Miss Regatta 2016 01 November 2016
The new Miss Regatta says she will do her best to be “an inspiration to everyone”.Felicita Filippin, 21, fro......
I want to promote our culture, says Miss Creole 01 November 2016
The winner of the Miss Creole Des Iles International 2016 believes in bringing back the true cultural values of Seychell......
Top artist ask Sir James if she can paint his portrait 30 September 2016
 One of Britain’s foremost artists has told James R. Mancham, that she would love to do a portrait of himShe ......
Smile Bernadette, you are famous 06 September 2016
A smile can get you anywhere and now Bernadette Bonnelame's beaming face has made her internationally famous. Clearly......
Thanks mum and dad, says Seychelles barrister honoured for youth work 06 July 2016
A Seychelles barrister who received the Queen’s Young Leaders award has paid tribute to her parents. Angelique ......
Seychelles High Commissioner in London named 'Diplomat of the Year' 03 May 2016
Marie-Pierre Lloyd, the Seychelles High Commissioner in London, has been named the 2016 Diplomat of the Year from Afri......
Growing international support for the 'noble cause' of a truth and reconcilation process in Seychelles 25 February 2016
The campaign to organise a peace and reconciliation movement in Seychelles has won international backing. The United ......
Peace award at the Lords for James Mancham 27 July 2015
Sir James Mancham has been honoured for his efforts towards world peace. The award was made when Sir James delivered ......
Bitter-sweet return for Sir James at Commonwealth meeting 10 July 2015
Sir James Mancham is to give a keynote address on the Commonwealth at the House of Lords. It will be a bitter-sweet oc......
Seychelles joins in Africa Day celebrations 05 June 2015
Seychelles joined in the celebrations in London when the African Union commemorated the day of its foundation in 1963. ......
Chinese traders must aim for a win-win situation in Africa, says Sir James 01 June 2015
Chinese businessmen were given advice about investing in Africa, by Sir James Mancham. “The decision of the Chi......
At 75, veteran statesman Sir James shows no sign of slowing down 29 April 2015
At an age when most people would consider taking it easy, 75-year-old Sir James Mancham is as busy as ever. The found......
The girls who want to be Miss Seychelles 02 March 2015
Here are the 13 Seychellois women have taken on the challenge to contest the 2015 Miss Seychelles... Another World bea......
Archbishop's OBE a 'great honour' says President 10 February 2015
The award of an OBE to Archbishop Emeritus of the Indian Ocean, French Chang-Him, has been hailed a great honour by Pr......
The writer who helps us rediscover the fascinating past of Seychelles 10 February 2015
William McAteer is an authority on Seychelles’ history: from the time Seychelles was haunted by pirates and Arab......
Mancham joins editorial board of world peace journal 10 February 2015
James R. Mancham has joined the editorial board of the International Journal on World Peace. Gordon L. Anderson, edit......
Patrick's CD is out... at last 03 February 2015
It took him some time but after three decades of showmanship, musician Patrick Labrosse has finally put out his first ......
A true hero of Seychelles is remembered 15 December 2014
Family and friends gathered at the English graveside of Seychellois hero Gerard Hoarau to pay tribute to his memory. P......
International award for Joe Samy, the man who always has a song to sing 17 October 2014
By John Lablache Acclaimed Seychelles singer Joe Samy just goes from strength to strength. The man who sang “L......
I Know What It Takes to be a Good Ambassador 19 August 2014
Marie-Pierre Lloyd was appointed Seychelles High Commissioner, in October 2012 and presented her letters of Commission t......
We can save our paradise for the next generation. But we must first deal with the serpents 15 July 2014
In the introduction to the first edition of Seychelles Life, publisher Lewis Betsy spoke of the dangers of drugs facing ......

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Foundation established in Seychelles to pay tribute to the life and courage of Gerard Hoarau
16th November 2021
Honouring a Seychellois hero: Colin Dyer
By Lewis Betsy It is rewarding that in the country of his birth Gerard Hoarau is at last being… more...
Foundation organises Mass to honour Seychelles hero Gerard Hoarau
5th November 2021
Gerard Hoarau: Honoured in his homeland
By Lewis Betsy The lives of exiled hero Gerard Hoarau and other Seychellois who died supporting… more...
Football legend with a great love of life celebrates his birthday
2nd November 2021
Celebration:  Barry and Bessie on his big day
by Lewis Betsy I was privileged to be at the birthday party of my great footballing friend… more...
We are in a trance. Now we must become more pro-active to achieve real change in Seychelles at this confusing time
14th October 2021
Call for action: We must face reality, says Barry Gendron, right, with Lewis Betsy
 Paradise may be a pre-conceived idea and a portrayal that all is well in the so-called Garden… more...
Young footballers ready to kick off like stars from the Premier League
14th October 2021
Ready for the tournament: President Ramkalawan, and British High Commissioner Patrick Lynch, centre,  with players in the Premier League team strips
An inspirational new sporting initiative has been launched to encourage youngsters to play football… more...
I mourn the loss of a great Seychellois George Uzice
14th October 2021
I mourn the loss of a great Seychellois George Uzice
By Lewis Betsy It is with great sadness that I learned of the death of my friend George Uzice… more...
Veteran Gilbert recalls the day young men scrambled to join the British Army
14th October 2021
Recalling the past: Gilbert Eliza at the Espace Building
By Lewis Betsy I met up with an old friend recently and was reminded of his remarkable history.… more...
The man with no remorse is exposed by Skype
14th October 2021
Quizzed: Ian Withers tells the TRNUC about his work for Rene by video link
By Lewis Betsy IAN Withers, who spied on our freedom fighters for the murderous Rene regime,… more...
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