Seychelles

By IndepthAfrica
In Burundi
Jan 14th, 2013
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As the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region continues to struggle with multiple trade tax structures and overlapping membership, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for uniform fiscal and macro-economic policies in the 19 states of the eastern and southern Africa b...
By IndepthAfrica
In Burundi
Jan 14th, 2013
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By Eric Kabeera, A new report by African Development Bank has proposed the establishment of a single currency in the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (Comesa) member countries, a move that is seen as a stepping stone in cementing regional economic growth. The report says if the monetary uni...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 12th, 2012
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Group D, undoubtedly the “group of death” for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, includes the two highest ranked teams in Africa, tournament favourites Côte d’Ivoire (16th in the world) and Algeria (24th). Tunisia (45th) has also been in good form this year, but Togo’s challenge ...
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In Hockey
May 15th, 2012
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STOCKHOLM – Norway defeated rival Denmark 6-2 to end the Preliminary Round with another offensive explosion led by Patrick Thoresen. Norway now moves into the IIHF World Championship quarterfinal on Thursday. Five goals in the second period paced the attack and gave Norway a lead that would not be ch...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 13th, 2011
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Nairobi – US officials say an American military drone has crashed at an airport on the island nation of Seychelles. The US embassy in Mauritius said the US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone was not armed and that the crash on Tuesday morning caused no injuries. It said that the airport’s runawa...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 2nd, 2011
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Victoria – The ruling People’s Party of Seychelles secured a landslide parliamentary election victory on Sunday, official results showed, in a poll boycotted by the main opposition group. The main opposition Seychelles National Party (SNP) said almost a third of the 51 592 votes cast were...
By benim
In East Africa
May 22nd, 2011
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Officials say that the president of the island nation of the Seychelles has been re-elected to a five-year term. The office of the electoral commissioner said Sunday that incumbent president James Michel from the ruling Lepep party took 55 percent of the vote. The commission says challenger Wavel Ram...
By benim
In East Africa
May 21st, 2011
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NAIROBI, Kenya – Officials say Britain’s Prince William and his new wife, the former Kate Middleton, have left the island nation of the Seychelles after a 10-day honeymoon. A statement by the Seychelles government says the East African nation was honored to have hosted the two for a peaceful an...
By benim
In East Africa
May 11th, 2011
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VICTORIA, Seychelles – With its sandy beaches, clear waters and secluded hideaways, the Seychelles is a honeymoon destination fit for a future king — and residents say they’re proud Prince William and Kate are reportedly honeymooning here. British media said the pair jetted off Tuesday to the S...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Mar 1st, 2011
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Victoria – A court in Seychelles sentenced ten convicted Somali pirates to 20 years in prison on Monday and the Indian Ocean archipelago said it hoped the jail sentence would serve as a deterrent, the government said. Seychelles is one of several countries in east Africa and the Indian Ocean re...