COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Republic
Current President: Danny Faure
Population: 191,650 (2014)
Land Size: 455 sq km (176 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Tue - Jan 23, 2018: Air Seychelles to Drop Paris, Madagascar Flights, Re-Focus On Domestic Market - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' national carrier announced on Tuesday the cancellation of two international flights in April, including its Paris flight, which accounts for 30 percent of the airline's passenger revenue.
- Tue - Jan 23, 2018: UNDP's Support for Seychelles in Climate Change, Sustainable Goals to Continue - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will continue to assist Seychelles with priority projects related to climate change and achieving the sustainable goals for development, said the newly accredited UNDP representative.
- Mon - Jan 22, 2018: Saturday in Seychelles and No Internet - Relief for Some, Frustration for Others - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Facebook, email, Whatsapp, YouTube. The internet has become so intertwined with our lives, that a day without it can be a massive disruption.
- Mon - Jan 22, 2018: Production Houses Aim to Create TV Programmes in Seychelles' Mother Tongue - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Production houses in Seychelles are aiming to produce locally made TV programmes in the Creole language.
- Fri - Jan 19, 2018: Opposition Leader Ramkalawan Hopes to Be LDS Candidate in Seychelles' 2020 Presidential Election - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] The leader of the opposition coalition in the Seychelles National Assembly, Wavel Ramkalawan, has confirmed that he will propose himself as a candidate for the next presidential election.