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President Danny Faure’s message on the occasion of Africa Day

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‘Let’s reflect on the promise of Africa’ Seychelles reaffirms the need to reflect on the promise of Africa and stands in unity with all Africans determined to further our aspirations, and ambitions, President Danny Faure has said in his message on the occasion of Africa Day, celebrated yesterday ‒ May 25. The President’s message reads: “Today Seychelles proudly joins the ...

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FetAfrik in full swing

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FetAfrik in full swing The theme for this year’s Africa Day is ‘Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth’. Youth, Sports and Culture Minister Idith Alexander, Indian high commissioner, Dr Ausaf Sayeed, culture principal secretary Benjamine Rose, member of the National Assembly for St Louis Sandy Arrisol were among those who attended the official ceremony. FetAfrik is a multi-artistic ...

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Local artists to perform in Rodrigues Saturday

Local artists to perform in Rodrigues Saturday Mercenary, Swaggtunes, Joseph Sinon, Regi, Chicco, Jakim, Ion Kid, Elijah and Warrior Band will be performing live in Rodrigues Island on Saturday in a show called ‘Sesel I La’. Such initiative forms part of the Creative Industries and National Events Agency’s (Cinea) mandate to share with other islands in the Indian Ocean the ...

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Africa Day Message – Youths urged to seize opportunities to forge for themselves a positive future

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Africa Day Message – Youths urged to seize opportunities to forge for themselves a positive future “The future of a sustainable and prosperous Seychelles relies on healthy, socially stable and educated young Seychellois. They are the ones who will determine the future of this country.” This comes in a message from the Minister for Youth, Sports and Culture Idith Alexander ...

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Extra Big to stage another concert tomorrow at ICCS

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Extra Big to stage another concert tomorrow at ICCS Extra Big & Relation Band will be live again at the International Conference Centre Seychelles (ICCS) tomorrow night. Extra Big is currently on a roll promoting his new album Sispans, and he is undertaking a series of live concert for all his devoted fans. His debut concert last week at the ...

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Museums play key role in day to day of societies

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Museums play key role in day to day of societies “Museums are platforms where societies can meet and reflect upon their lives. They are institutions that play a key role in promoting peace in societies for the betterment of human kind.” These were some of the keywords by Terry Simioti Nyambe from the International Council of Museums (ICOM) in his ...

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International Museum Day – Minister highlights museums’ role in education

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International Museum Day – Minister highlights museums’ role in education The Seychellois nation especially children are being urged to adopt the culture of visiting museums as part of our development and educational process for the creation of a better Seychelles. Such is the gist of a message by the Minister for Youth, Sports and Culture Idith Alexander on the occasion ...

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Microsoft Office 365 officially launched in Seychelles

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Microsoft officially launched the ‘Microsoft Office 365’ in Seychelles in a ceremony yesterday at the Savoy Hotel. Laurence Janssens, the general manager of Microsoft Indian Ocean Islands Ltd and the principal secretary in the department of information an  d communication technology (ICT), Benjamin Choppy, launched the programme. “With more cyber attacks worldwide, Office 365 is an evolution not a revolution,” ...

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Six-string guitar made Seychelles style: carved by a coco de mer

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Seychelles has produced its first-ever guitar carved with a coco de mer seed. The former Seychelles’ Minister of Tourism and Culture, Alain St. Ange, who was behind the creation of the guitar, said there are several types of guitar available locally, but never has a local tuning six-string guitar been invented in Seychelles. The guitar was produced last October to coincide ...

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Food, music, fun: October’s Creole festival plans announced

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  A month-long programme of activities has been planned for this year’s Creole festival in October. This year’s festival will start on October 20 and it ends on October 31. Gaelen Bresson, the chief executive of the Creative Industries and National Events Agency, CINEA, told a news conference held by the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, that different activities ...

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