Daily Archives: April 18, 2019

Good weather leads to spike in cinnamon production in Seychelles

Seychelles has recorded an increase in cinnamon production in 2018 and is expecting a prosperous production for exporters this year.

According to the figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) comparing the third quarter of 2017 to that of …

Authoritarian Leaders Fuel Hatred Toward Journalists Worldwide, Study Finds

A report released Thursday concludes disdain for journalists throughout the world has increased during the past year, due primarily to the behavior of authoritarian leaders.

The 2019 World Press Freedom Index report, conducted by Reporters Without Borders, said “authoritarian regimes …

With Seychelles’ president and VP overseas, designated minister will oversee major portfolios

The President of Seychelles, Danny Faure, will proceed on overseas leave to the United Arab Emirates on Friday, State House said on Thursday.

Faure will return on Monday, April 22.

State House said that since the Vice-President, Vincent Meriton, will …

Global measles cases up 300 percent year-on-year: WHO

Measles cases rose 300 percent worldwide through the first three months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the UN said Monday, as concern grows over the impact of anti-vaccination stigma.

Measles, which is highly contagious, can be …

WHO Says Over 200 Killed in Fighting Over Libyan Capital

BENGHAZI, LIBYA The fighting between Libya’s rival factions for control of the country’s capital this month killed 205 people so far, the World Health Organization said, announcing it would deploy medical specialists, including surgeons, to treat the wounded.

The clashes, …