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:
- Mon - Oct 15, 2018: Malagasy Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Bringing Heroin to Seychelles - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles Supreme Court has convicted a Malagasy man to eight years imprisonment for the importation of 930 grammes of heroin, the Anti-Narcotics Bureau (ANB) said on Sunday.
- Mon - Oct 15, 2018: Preparations Under Way for Oct. 19 Kick-Off of Seychelles' Creole Festival - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles is preparing for the 33rd edition of the Festival Kreol (Creole Festival), an annual celebration of culture and tradition that takes place throughout the month of October.
- Fri - Oct 12, 2018: Tribunal Clears Seychelles' Chief Justice of Misconduct Allegations - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] A tribunal set up in Seychelles to investigate complaints of misbehaviour by Chief Justice, Mathilda Twomey has concluded that the evidence does not support allegations of misconduct on the part of the Chief Justice.
- Fri - Oct 12, 2018: Seychelles Top in Africa On Developing Human Capital, New Report Finds - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles sits atop the region and the African continent for developing human capital, a new World Bank report found. The 115-island archipelago in the western Indian Ocean ranks 43rd out of 157 countries assessed under The Human Capital Project.
- Wed - Oct 10, 2018: Seychelles' Intelvision Goes Solar, Set to Be Amongst Local Companies With Largest PV System - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Intelvision is set to be amongst companies with the largest PV systems on the island nation after the installation of a 100kw system at its headquarters and plans for more installations at other offices.