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CHARLES ZIALOR – ASANTE MEDICINE IN THE SEYCHELLES

By Emmanuel Akyeampong, Harvard Un (Courtesy of Julien Durup-Student of History) Ivor Wilks in “An Asante Pharmacopoeia” (Ghana Studies Council Newsletter, No. 11, 1998) commented on the career of the famed herbalist Charles Zialor (d. 1975) of the Seychelles, renowned throughout the western Indian Ocean for his skill. Incidentally, Zialor was reported to have acquired his medical knowledge from the ...

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CHARLES ZIALOR – ASANTE PHARMACOPEIA?

AN ASANTE PHARMACOPEIA? By Ivor Wilks  Emeritus, Northwestern University  (Courtesy of Julien Durup-Student of History) Charles Zialor of Anse Royale, Seychelles, died in 1975 at the age of 95 years. He was renowned throughout the western Indian Ocean for his skill as herbalist. A brief note on his accomplishments appeared in Seychelles Rendez-Vous, 2, 1, January 1998. The unidentified author ...

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Presidential delegation to Kenya announced

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Following the invitation of His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta, President Danny Faure will be travelling to Kenya on a State visit from April 3-4, 2017. Members of his delegation will include: Minister for Fisheries and Agriculture Michael Benstrong; Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine Maurice Loustau-Lalanne; Foreign Secretary for the Department of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Claude Morel; Member ...

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On World Poetry Day, today:

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Foreign poets rally here for BlingBling Nod poetry festival Seychellois poets will join their counterparts from around the world today to celebrate World Poetry Day and to mark this day the BlingBling Poetry Association has put up a week-long festival titled BlingBling Nod. The opening ceremony is today at 6.30pm at the International Conference Centre of Seychelles (ICCS) and entrance ...

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University of Seychelles awards first honorary degree to artist, civil society figure

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Two Seychellois — veteran singer, musician and songwriter, Patrick Victor and civil society and voluntarism supporter, Bernard Elizabeth — this week became the first recipients of an honorary degree offered by the University of Seychelles, UniSey. Victor and Elizabeth were presented with honorary doctorate degrees as recognition for their contribution to society. This was during the university’s 2016 graduation ceremony ...

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Festival Kreol in anmenn bokou korperasyon avek Lareinyon

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Festival Kreol in anmenn bokou korperasyon avek Lareinyon.  Se sa ki ti pwen for konferans de pres ki Minis pour Tourizm ek Kiltir Alain St Ange ti donnen yer a lokazyon louvertir 31enm edisyon sa festival ensi ki Lazournen Enternasyonal Kreol ki selebre le 28 Oktob. Minis St Ange ti soulinyen ki reisit ki’n posib an parti atraver Festival Kreol ...

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Les Seychelles, la première destination insulaire en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient

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Les Seychelles viennent d’être élues meilleure destination insulaire en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient. Cétait lors du World’s Best Awards 2016 de Travel+Leisure. Selon la Seychelles News Agency, les lecteurs ont évalué les îles en fonction de leurs attraits naturels, des plages, des activités, des sites, de la nourriture, de la convivialité et de leur intérêt général. Le sondage a lieu ...

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Seychelles hosts world premiere of stunning, new 3D film: Aldabra – once upon an island

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Seychelles is planning for the launch of the much-talked-about, new 3D film of Aldabra titled Aldabra-once upon an island by Starlight Pictures. Directed by Steve Lichtag and produced by Peter Keller, this impressive family film made in breathtakingly clear 3D offers an amazing apercu of the creatures which inhabit the atoll as it plots their lives, antics and struggle for ...

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Seychelles’ National Assembly approves constitutional amendment to limit presidential terms

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Future presidents of Seychelles will be able to serve a maximum of two five-year terms following a unanimous decision of the National Assembly to amend the island nation’s constitution. The Seychellois parliamentarians voted on the constitutional amendment presented by Vice President Danny Faure on Tuesday. The constitutional amendment, which also applies to the vice president’s terms, required the approval of ...

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