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Fishermen on Seychellois island voluntarily close down fishing zones in a bid to protect stock

An area around the main harbour of Seychelles’ Praslin island, the nation’s second-most populated island, has been demarcated as a voluntary fisheries closure zone in a bid to help maintain the fish stock.

The project, an initiative of the Praslin …

Seybrew hopes to sell Seychelles’ top beer in Australia, Germany, and UK, but costs are an issue

Seychelles Breweries Limited (SBL), the only local beverage company in Seychelles, has announced plans to export its signature beer Seybrew to three countries: Australia, the United Kingdom and Germany.

The company revealed its plan during a press conference recently to …

WFP: Hundreds of Thousands of Haitians on the Verge of Famine

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The World Food Program warns Haiti is approaching famine like conditions, with more than 1 in 3 people in the country of 11 million in need of urgent assistance.

A food assessment in October finds 1 million …

Uganda and DRC to Improve Infrastructure to Ease Business

ENTEBBE, UGANDA – Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo sign agreements to work on key road networks within 24 months, connecting the two countries to ease business. However, security concerns on the routes remain key for business.

Uganda and …

Cameroon set Feb 9, 2020 for legislative polls

YAOUNDE, Cameroon will hold its legislative and municipal elections on Feb 9, 2020, according to a presidential decree.

The last legislative polls was held in 2013 for five-year terms.

President Paul Biya who was re-elected in 2018 has twice postponed …