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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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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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Aspiring young pilots complete military training

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Five young cadet pilots from Air Seychelles have successfully completed military training with the Seychelles People’s Defence Forces (SPDF). Stephane Sicobo, Joseph Pillay, Maxime Valentin, Jean-Pierre Bristol and Jean-Yves Ernesta who form part of a group of 20 new soldiers who graduated last week (see separate story in Creole),  are supposed to leave for South Africa this week for their ...

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Youths learn more about UN Youth Assembly

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The Seychelles National Youth Council (SNYC) hosted a session on the importance of the United Nations (UN) Youth Assembly and also the opportunities it offers to young people. The session took place on Tuesday afternoon at the SNYC conference room, Orion Mall in the presence of the chief executive of SNYC Alvin Laurence, principal secretary for youth and sports Fabien ...

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CINEA gears up for 1st Jazz & Blues Festival

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The 1st Jazz & Blues Festival to be organised by the Creative Industries & National Events Agency (CINEA) will  take place on May 6 at the Plas Kreativ, ICCS car park, from 7pm onwards. Local bands popular for this kind of music like Metis, Collective Soul, Chapter 3 will perform alongside their counterparts coming from abroad. They are the African ...

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Seychelles’ football team out of African competition despite second match draw

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The Seychelles’ national football team drew 1-1 against Mauritius in the second leg of the Southern Zone qualifiers for the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Saturday but failed to progress to the next round. Playing before the Seychellois public at Stad Linite, on the eastern side of the main island Mahe, the Seychelles’ side needed a victory to have ...

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