Category Archives: Judicial

Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: UN

Global child and maternal deaths have fallen sharply in recent decades, but new UN statistics released Thursday show unequal progress, with more than five childbirths a minute ending in tragedy.

Two reports by several United Nations’ agencies showed clear global …

Seychelles’ Island Development Company plans to increase onion and vanilla production

Onion and vanilla are two crops that the Island Development Company (IDC) expects to produce at scale, meeting the company’s targets set in the five-year strategic plan, the company’s chief executive said Tuesday.

Onion grows well in sandy soil it …

Court in Seychelles rules on issue of 5 percent salary raise in cases pitting President against Speaker

The Seychelles’ Constitutional Court on Tuesday ruled on two petitions brought by President Danny Faure against the Speaker of the National Assembly, Nicholas Prea.

The petitions were in relation to the annulment by the National Assembly of a regulation which …

Accomplished judge from Uganda joins Court of Appeal of Seychelles

The highest court in Seychelles saw a fourth justice sworn in on Monday, a judge and law professor who has served on the Ugandan Supreme Court and was the first woman to receive a PhD in law in Africa.

Lillian …

African leaders laud Mugabe at state funeral in divided Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe gave former president Robert Mugabe a state funeral on Saturday with African leaders paying tribute to a man lauded as a liberation hero but whose 37-year rule was defined by repression and economic turmoil.

Mugabe, who died in Singapore …