Seychelles takes another step forward towards waste segregation (Seychelles News Agency) – Waste segregation is to expanding in Seychelles as the environment ministry has received a batch of sorting bins that will be placed in public areas with the aim of further improving the country’s waste management system. On Friday, Seychelles Breweries made a donation of 21 SeyPearl-branded 240-litre sorting bins that […]

Register Your Drone with SCAA   In Seychelles, drone users are urged to respect the guidelines and register their aircraft with Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA).  Due to the increasing number of drone users in Seychelles, the country’s SCAA started to issue regulations in March last year. These regulations are designed to help prevent unauthorized […]

Ruger Live Performance in Seychelles We are looking forward to Ruger’s Live Performance in Seychelles. The concert is scheduled for the 3rd of February at the Music Stadium at English River. Early Bird tickets are available at 300/- Rupees per person and the tickets at the gate will be available for 350/- Rupees per person. […]

Eight Seychellois to take on The Voice Africa in Nigeria Following Airtel Seychelles’ announcement in October 2022 that Seychelles was 1 of the 14 countries selected to participate in the first edition of The Voice Africa, auditions were held on December 3rd to select the most powerful voices in the country. 7 participants were originally expected […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – With Seychelles continually looking at ways to diversify its economic activities, one industry that appears to be attracting a lot of interest is the plantation of vanilla. There are already several businesses looking to get into the production of vanilla and SNA has learned that the Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF) is now also looking into […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – The Waldorf Astoria resort on Seychelles’ Platte Island is expected to open by October 2023, two months ahead of schedule, said a top official. Glenny Savy, the chief executive of the state-owned Islands Development Company (IDC) that manages Platte Island, gave an update on the hotel development. Initially, the opening of the hotel […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – In Seychelles, the use of cannabis for recreational purposes by adults is illegal and remains a deeply controversial subject as drug abuse is one of the greatest challenges facing its society today. However, according to the Misuse of Drugs (Cannabidiol-based Products for Medical Purposes) Regulations 2020, people in Seychelles can access cannabidiol-based products […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – For the first time in its history, in 2022, Seychelles – an archipelago in the Western Indian Ocean – passed the 100,000 population mark with the latest census figures revealing a total of 100,447 inhabitants of which 84 percent are citizens of the country. This shows a 9.9 percent increase from 2010 when […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – The Seychelles’ government is considering to introduce GPS tracking bracelets for use by tourists when venturing out on hiking trails on their own. This announcement comes after a recent increase in tourists going missing on various trails on the islands, requiring large rescue missions, which at times took days to locate them. The President of […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – Seychelles will host for the first time the FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships on September 16-18 at the Beau Vallon beach in the north of Mahe, the main island, said a top official on Tuesday. This was revealed by the principal secretary for sports, Ralph Jean-Louis, in a press conference. […]

Seychelles Biennale 2022: Solo exhibition by James Agricole opens (seychelles news agency) A solo exhibition of a Seychellois artist taking part in the Seychelles Biennale of Contemporary Art has opened at the Eden Art Space on Eden Island – a man-made island near the capital Victoria. The solo exhibition of James Agricole, a side event of […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – Seychelles saw a 71.6 percent increase in the arrival of yachts in 2021 compared to 2020, when the island nation was greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, an official of the Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA) said recently. The SPA’s director for business development, Vincent Didon, told SNA that in 2021, 91 yachts, […]

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