Daily Archives: August 7, 2019

Mauritian judge on Seychelles’ Court of Appeal dies after short illness

A Mauritian judge on the Seychelles’ Court of Appeal passed away on Tuesday following a short illness, State House said in a communique.

President Danny Faure expressed his deep condolences to the family of Justice Prithviraj Fekna, who died in …

Ghana Adds Charge to Keep Farmers Sweet on Cocoa

ASIKESU, GHANA – Sixty percent of the world’s cocoa production comes from two countries in West Africa � Ghana and Ivory Coast. But for years, the farmers behind the beans have struggled with low income, raising concerns about the sustainability …

Cameroon’s Mbororos Abandoning Cattle Ranches

BAMENDA, CAMEROON – More than a thousand Mbororos, indigenous people in Cameroon, have fled their cattle ranches following repeated attacks and seizure of their herds by separatist forces in the central African nation. The Mbororos say they are being targeted …

British Airways cancels flights following IT failure

British Airways was forced to cancel some flights to and from London on Wednesday after it suffered “a systems issue”.

Reports suggested dozens of flights in and out of Heathrow — Britain’s busiest airport — had been cancelled, grounding around …

$ 2.6 million donated by India for projects to benefit all Seychellois citizens, official says

Ten small, high- impact community projects in Seychelles have received funding through a cash grant of SCR35 million ($2.6 million) from the Indian government.

The projects, to be implemented by the departments of education and local government, received their grant …