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Seychelles' Vallee de Mai reserve sees 97 pct drop in visitors, loss of $2 million in revenue

Seychelles’ Vallee de Mai reserve sees 97 pct drop in visitors, loss of $2...

Africa-Press - Seychelles. (Seychelles News Agency) - The Vallee de Mai nature reserve, one of the Seychelles' UNESCO World Heritage sites, has seen a...
Import ban on balloons into Seychelles to take effect April 1

Import ban on balloons into Seychelles to take effect April 1

Africa-Press - Seychelles. (Seychelles News Agency) - A ban on the importation of balloons by both businesses and individuals into Seychelles will take effect...
Seychelles' youngest minister -- age 31 -- learned entrepreneurship from family business

Seychelles’ youngest minister — age 31 — learned entrepreneurship from family business

Africa-Press - Seychelles. (Seychelles News Agency) - Devika Vidot, 31, is the youngest minister President Wavel Ramkalawan's new 13-member Cabinet. Vidot heads the Ministry...
US Embassy helps 10 Seychellois women learn how e-commerce can boost their businesses

US Embassy helps 10 Seychellois women learn how e-commerce can boost their businesses

Africa-Press - Seychelles. (Seychelles News Agency) - A series of training sessions on Facebook was organised recently to support the development of the e-commerce...
Air Seychelles may face lawsuit over $70 million bond money, report says

Air Seychelles may face lawsuit over $70 million bond money, report says

Africa-Press - Seychelles. (Seychelles News Agency) - Air Seychelles may face legal action by bondholders in a bid to recover just over $70 million...
Seychelles hopes to raise $212 million on international bond market to cover projected deficit

Seychelles hopes to raise $212 million on international bond market to cover projected deficit

Africa-Press - Seychelles. (Seychelles News Agency) - Seychelles’ government is looking to raise $212 million (SCR4.5 billion) through the issuing of treasury bills and...
Businesses in Seychelles cope with COVID-induced shutdown orders

Businesses in Seychelles cope with COVID-induced shutdown orders

Africa-Press - Seychelles. (Seychelles News Agency) - In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, authorities in Seychelles are closing down more businesses...
Beekeepers in Seychelles gain new training opportunities after agreement with Ministry of Agriculture

Beekeepers in Seychelles gain new training opportunities after agreement with Ministry of Agriculture

Africa-Press - Seychelles. (Seychelles News Agency) - Beekeepers in Seychelles and those wishing to join the field can now receive proper training through a...
Fishing companies donate $151,000 for Seychelles' COVID vaccination effort

Fishing companies donate $151,000 for Seychelles’ COVID vaccination effort

Africa-Press - Seychelles. (Seychelles News Agency) - Three foreign companies involved in industrial fishing in the Seychelles' waters made a donation of SCR 3.2...