Category Archives: General

Paris-Seychelles direct: Air France opening new route in November

The French national airline — Air France — will soon operate direct flights from Paris to Seychelles, the outgoing ambassador to Seychelles said.

Lionel Majeste-Larrouy made the announcement after paying a farewell visit to President Danny Faure at State House …

Seychelles kicks off yearlong celebration of 250th anniversary

Seychelles has launched a year-long celebration of a massive milestone: the island nation’s 250th anniversary.

President Danny Faure launched the celebration on Tuesday during a cultural performance at the International Conference Centre in the capital city of Victoria.

It was …

Rwanda, Uganda Hold Peace Talks to Defuse Tensions

KIGALI – Rwanda and Uganda have agreed to resolve issues that have strained bilateral relations in recent months. Through an ad hoc commission, the two sides have been working on their differences in order to defuse tensions.

The talks build …

Seychelles Tourism Board sees big potential in Israeli market ahead of direct flights

Attracting visitors from Israel to Seychelles is part of a marketing strategy by the island nation’s Tourism Board, said the chief executive on Monday.

The beauty and diversity of the 115-island archipelago in the western Indian Ocean were showcased by …

Seychelles’ opposition coalition names Ramkalawan as presidential candidate

Seychelles’ main opposition coalition, Linyon Demokratik Seselwa (LDS), has announced Wavel Ramkalawan and Ahmed Afif as its presidential and vice-presidential candidates for next year’s elections.

The announcement was made on Sunday afternoon during the party’s convention at the International Conference …