COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Republic
Current President: Danny Faure
Population: 94,633 (2018)
Land Size: 455 sq km (176 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Thu - Apr 9, 2020: 5 Questions Answered On Measures Taken By China to Assist Countries in Fight Against COVID-19 - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] 1. Q: The epidemic has taken footholds in many places around the world and is still spreading. China has provided material assistance to several countries and shared Chinese experience on COVID-19 with the world. Can you give us more information on that?
- Wed - Apr 8, 2020: Central Bank of Seychelles Disburses $ 10 Million From Reserves After Drop in Foreign Exchange Inflows - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] The Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) has disbursed $10 million out of the country's international reserves of $591 million to assist the domestic market.
- Wed - Apr 8, 2020: Leader of Opposition - Seychelles' Economic Future in Hands of Its People - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] The leaders in the National Assembly gave their responses on Wednesday to the presentation of the amended budget by the Minister of Finance.
- Wed - Apr 8, 2020: After New COVID Case, Seychelles Shuts Down Non-Essential Services - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles on Wednesday at midnight will shut down non-essential services and restrict the movements of people for 21 days to prevent the spread of COVID-19, a top health official said on Tuesday.
- Tue - Apr 7, 2020: Seychelles' New COVID Budget - More Health Money, Festivals Cancelled, Census Postponed - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' funding priorities for 2020 have shifted due to COVID-19 and now must emphasise healthcare, food security, and job security, the Finance Minister said.