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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French honour for international diplomat Sir James1 31 March 2016
More acclaim has been received by Seychelles' founding President Sir James Mancham. He has been invited to become a m......
It's not the first 100 days that count, it's the ones after 31 March 2016
COMMENT by Lewis Betsy   The first 100 days of President Michel's disputed presidency have been outlined in the ......
Andrique gloves up to fight for Seychelles Olympic gold 31 March 2016
Boxer Andrique Allisop fought hard to represent Seychelles in the 2016 Olympic Games. The 22-year-old guaranteed hims......
Seychelles and Germany 'enjoy excellent cooperation' 31 March 2016
The “excellent cooperation” between Seychelles and Germany has been emphasised by the new German Ambassado......
The girls who want to be Miss Seychelles 31 March 2016
Twelve girls have stepped up to challenge for the crown of Miss Seychelles… Another World 2016. They met the o......
Giants of the sea boost Seychelles tourism industry 31 March 2016
They just keep getting bigger and there is more to come – when the Aurora docked in Seychelles at 273 metres lon......
Prisoner died after being shot in riot at Montagne Posée 31 March 2016
The President has ordered an inquiry into how an inmate was shot during a prison riot at Montagne Posée. Robert ......
Qatar Airways flies back to Seychelles 31 March 2016
An airline that stopped its flights to Seychelles three years ago is back because its “where our customers want ......
South Africa consulate opens up new opportunities 31 March 2016
Seychellois have greater opportunities for travel and business now that there is a South Africa consulate in Victoria.......
Gold medal for teenage tennis star Damien 31 March 2016
A boy who started playing tennis at six has brought pride to Seychelles. Damien Laporte, 13, won gold in the under-14......
Seychellois man among the victims in Russian jet crash tragedy 31 March 2016
A Seychellois family is mourning the loss of a son who died when his plane crashed in Russia. Alex Confait was one of......

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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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