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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President's message gives Sir James encouragement in his cause for national unity 04 May 2016
Sir James Mancham believes an important step has been made towards reconciliation and national unity in Seychelles. A......
Air Seychelles 'committed to being best' in Indian Ocean 03 May 2016
Air Seychelles is “pushing the boundaries” in excellence, according to its chairman. The Seychelles-based......
Time to take a deep breath... and smile with pride 03 May 2016
People living in Seychelles are breathing the best air in the world. The archipelago topped the list of 180 countries......
Queen Victoria reigns at Mahe Quay 03 May 2016
Records just keep getting broken at Port Victoria. The 298m long Queen Victoria has now become the longest cruise shi......
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......
Drugs boat caught off Bird Island after shots fired 03 May 2016
Shots were fired when an Iranian fishing boat suspected of carrying drugs refused to stop as it headed towards the Sey......
Michelle, the construction student who built her hopes on winning the President's Cup 03 May 2016
Michelle Pool is an engineering student who knows what she wants... and how to succeed. “I wanted this and I di......
Seychelles' greatest carnival is a beacon to the world for unity, peace and harmony 03 May 2016
The organisers of Seychelles' biggest carnival chose a poignant theme for this year's event. With countries across th......
Teenage swimming star Felicity beats the odds to score three championship medals 03 May 2016
Swimmer Felicity Passon overcame illness to claim three championship medals for Seychelles. The 16-year-old swimming ......
Seychelles soccer star Kevin Betsy is England team's new U15 head coach 03 May 2016
Seychelles-born soccer star Kevin Betsy has joined the FA as head coach of the England Men’s Under-15s team. The ......
Big Four opposition parties unite to fight NA elections after close call with Presidential poll 03 May 2016
Four opposition parties have joined together in preparation for the parliamentary elections later this year. The Seyc......
Another Presidential election, another claim of 'irregularities' – but in Comoros a re-run 03 May 2016
Any Seychellois watching the presidential election in Comoros will be able to spot certain coincidences. The Comoros ......
Let us make this special Independence Day celebration a party to end all parties 03 May 2016
By LEWIS BETSY This year is a significant date in the history of Seychelles. It will be 40 years since our beautiful is......

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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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