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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Storm as President Michel quits and names Faure as successor 30 September 2016
A political storm erupted when President James Michel said he was resigning and will step down from his post in weeks.Th......
A day to remember in the history of Seychelles 30 September 2016
By Lewis BetsyThe celebrations started early on Sunday 18th September, with a big crowd at Freedom Square. It was very i......
We won because the ruling party had lost touch with the electorate... and I thanked God for the result 30 September 2016
Patrick Pillay, now the new Speaker of the sixth National Assembly of Seychelles. is the elected member of the Linyon De......
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 ......
At long last, Seychelles has become a nation of equals 12 September 2016
By Lewis Betsy   Democracy has at last prevailed in Seychelles and today I can breathe a sigh of relief. The u......
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......
High hopes as Regatta aims to raise money for schools water project 06 September 2016
The annual Seychelles Regatta will take place at the Beau Vallon venue from September 30 to October 2. This charity fun......
How Michell lost a great opportunity to help Seychelles heal the wounds of the past 06 September 2016
COMMENT by Lewis Betsy   The decision by President Michel to set up an Anti Corruption Commission was a very goo......
I live in hope that Seychelles will soon have a National Assembly that represents us all 06 September 2016
By Lewis Betsy The Seychelles National Assembly elections are almost on us and predictably enough the talk around the......

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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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