Daily Archives: October 3, 2019

Barclays Bank Seychelles transitioning from blue to red as part of its Absa Group make-over

As part of its ongoing rebranding, Barclays Bank Seychelles will carry out physical changes to the bank next month, including changing the colour scheme from blue to red.

The rebranding started last year after the UK-based Barclays sold Barclays Africa …

Toothpick and Two Generals Helped Venezuela Opposition Leader Survive Jail

CARACAS – During four months in a small military jail cell, Venezuela’s Congress vice president scratched the days on a wall with a toothpick, held a hunger-strike, and made unlikely friends with two generals who have fallen foul of the …

Toothpick and Two Generals Helped Venezuela Opposition Leader Survive Jail

CARACAS – During four months in a small military jail cell, Venezuela’s Congress vice president scratched the days on a wall with a toothpick, held a hunger-strike, and made unlikely friends with two generals who have fallen foul of the …

Seychelles’ National Assembly approves reopening compensation negotiation after 2010 water pollution

Members of the Seychelles’ National Assembly (MNAs) have approved the re-opening of negotiations for compensation payments with the construction company and the owner of the building for the victims of the pollution of the waters at La Misere in 2010.…

WFP Lesotho Country Brief, August 2019

In Numbers

US$21.6m six months (August January 2020) net funding requirements, representing 94% of total six months requirements

428,250 people targeted

Operational Updates

WFP Lesotho launched the Fill the Nutrient Gap Study (FNG) which identifies nutrition gaps, overlaps and potential …