COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Republic
Current President: Danny Faure
Population: 93,920 (2017)
Land Size: 455 sq km (176 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Wed - Aug 15, 2018: Nature Seychelles, in Effort to Save Coral, Has Grown 50,000 Fragments in Underwater Nurseries - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles has become a leader in the worldwide effort to restore corals grown in underwater nurseries that could help the fragile species adapt to rising water temperatures and climate change.
- Wed - Aug 15, 2018: Bafana Bafana Meet Libya, Seychelles in Afcon Qualifiers - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[SAFA] The Senior Men's National Team, Bafana Bafana get back to business on 8 September 2018 when they begin their quest to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament next year in Cameroon.
- Wed - Aug 15, 2018: New Legless Amphibian Species Discovered Around Mountains of Seychelles' Main Island - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] A new legless amphibian known as the caecilian has been discovered on the Seychelles' main island of Mahe by scientists from the UK, according to an article published by the University of Wolverhampton last week.
- Sat - Aug 11, 2018: Increase in HIV Transmissions Among Syringe-Using Drug Users - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] The way HIV is transmitted is changing in Seychelles from a sexually transmitted virus to one passed on among drug users, an official at the Ministry of Health said.
- Fri - Aug 10, 2018: Nation to Get New Human Rights Commission After Signing of Bill - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] A new Human Rights Commission is soon to be created following the signing of the Bill 2018 by the President of Seychelles, Danny Faure, at State House on Thursday.