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Handing over of report on investigation in the fungus infestation at the National Cultural Centre

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Workers to be paid compensation People whose health has been affected by fungus emanating from the archives section within the National Cultural Centre will receive a compensation and remedial works will be done on the building. These are two recommendations found in the report submitted by a committee set up by President Danny Faure to investigate the complaint. The committee’s ...

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Upcoming UK comedy series to feature scenes in Seychelles

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The wonderful backdrop and scenes of the Seychelles will feature in an international television series in the U.K. The comedy series, titled ‘High and Dry’, unfolds with passengers surviving a plane crash on a deserted tropical island. Starring popular British comedian Marc Wootton, the series is being produced by a UK-based company — Baby Cow Productions – which has handpicked ...

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SNYA holds special sitting

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The Seychelles National Youth Assembly (SNYA) met on Saturday for a special sitting as part of the Youth Festival celebrations. The order of the day’s sitting were a resolution on a document on the youth’s sexual reproductive health and rights, two motions and the launch of an SNYA logo competition (see separate story on the competition). The sitting took place ...

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Hindu Pearl Pallakku Chariot procession in Victoria

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The Navasakthi Vinayagar Temple on Quincy Street was filled with worshippers on Friday night who had come to celebrate the Hindu Vinayagar Chathurthy festival. They recited Vinayagar prayers to the background beat of nathaswaram spiritual music. All were asking Lord Vinayagar for blessings, good wishes and successes in Life. Lord Vinayagar, also called Lord Ganesh, is considered the god of ...

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Fin de la réunion des coordonnateurs du programme d’entreprenariat jeunesse francophone

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93 projets sélectionnés dont 6 des jeunes Seychellois  Les projets de six jeunes seychellois font partie des 93 qui ont été sélectionnés pour être financés par la Conférence des ministres de la jeunesse et des sports de la Francophonie (CONFEJES). Au total, 179 dossiers de projet ont été soumis par des jeunes entrepreneurs venant de 18 pays membres de la ...

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Hilary Joubert couronnée Miss Seychelles another World 2017

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Hilary Joubert, 23 ans a été couronnée Miss Seychelles another World 2017, samedi soir. Elle remplace Christine Barbier, qui était absente de l’événement, et c’était la toute première Miss Seychelles Marie France Verlaque qui lui a remis sa couronne. « Je suis très content d’avoir remporté le titre de Miss Seychelles, car je ne m’y attenais pas » a dit à ...

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The power of theatre for development and social change

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Can the theatre and the arts play a significant role in reducing social ills in Seychelles? Are creativity and culture accessible to people who are marginalised and miss certain opportunities for social development? According to a lecture entitled ‘Power of Theatre for Development and Social Change’ facilitated by Alexandrina Faure, the answer is yes. Theatre for Development (TfD) uses live ...

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Seychelles Heritage Foundation organises educational workshop

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Primary and secondary students gathered yesterday morning at the Domaine de Val des Prés to take part in a two-day holiday activity organised by the Seychelles Heritage Foundation (SHF) under the theme ‘Traditional Creole Home Garden’. The students will be able to discover and learn more about traditional home gardens, the different plants and vegetation within the garden and also ...

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Disabled youths enjoy special fun-filled day

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A group of 150 disabled youths accompanied by their parents and teachers were the special guests at Eden Bleu Hotel yesterday morning as they filled the conference room with their chatter of excitement and laughter. The entertainment-filled fun day was organised by the Seychelles National Youth Council (SNYC) as part of activities to celebrate the Youth Festival. ‘’Organising such activities ...

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