Daily Archives: April 14, 2019

Described as ‘paradise,’ Felicite Island in Seychelles wins sustainable destination award

Seychelles’ Felicite Island was named the second-most sustainable destination in the Best of Africa category at the 2019 Top 100 destination awards.

The island, which is home to the Six Senses Zil Pasyon luxury resort, opened in 2016. It received …

Described as ‘paradise,’ Felicite Island in Seychelles wins sustainable destination award

Seychelles’ Felicite Island was named the second-most sustainable destination in the Best of Africa category at the 2019 Top 100 destination awards.

The island, which is home to the Six Senses Zil Pasyon luxury resort, opened in 2016. It received …

Tech Program Turns Low Income S. Africa Girls Into High Achievers

JOHANNESBURG Women are woefully underrepresented in technology, science, engineering and mathematics jobs in South Africa. But for the last decade, a homegrown, UNICEF-supported program has worked to bring 11,000 lower-income high school girls into these industries.

Among those students was …

Sudan Protest Group Calls for Civilian Government

CAIRO, EGYPT Sudan’s main protest organizers have called for the immediate handover of power to a civilian government in the wake of the military coup that ousted President Omar al-Bashir last week.

On Sunday, the military council said it would …

Seychelles President’s Underwater Plea: Protect Our Oceans

DESROCHES ISLAND, SEYCHELLES In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean’s surface, the Seychelles president Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the beating blue heart of our planet.

President Danny Faure’s call for action, the …