Seychelles

By IndepthAfrica
In Business
May 7th, 2012
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The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. - - - - - EVENTS: MAURITIUS - Mauritius to release its annual average inflation rate . Inflation slid for the fourth straight month to 5.9 perc...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Feb 27th, 2012
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Nairobi – A fire in the generator room of a cruise ship on Monday cloaked more than 1 000 people in darkness and set the vessel adrift in a region of the Indian Ocean where Somali pirates have been active, officials said. No casualties were reported, but the accident aboard the Costa Allegra oc...
By IndepthAfrica
In African Union (AU)
Feb 20th, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 20, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On 17 February 2012, in Victoria, Seychelles, and as part of the implementation of the African Union Border Programme (AUBP), the Governments of the Comoros, the Seychelles and Tanzania signed Agreements on the delimit...
By IndepthAfrica
In Miscellaneous
Jan 13th, 2012
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ICTORIA, Mahé, January 13, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the fourth program review and financing assurances review under Seychelles’ program supported by a three-year extended arrangement under the Exten...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jan 2nd, 2012
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Swaziland have withdrawn from the 2013 African Nations Cup, just a week before the side were due to play the first leg of a preliminary round match, the country’s football association has confirmed. Swaziland were scheduled to meet the Seychelles in a first round tie on January 6 and 20 but pul...
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
Sep 21st, 2011
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The United States is building a ring of secret drone bases in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula as part of an aggressive campaign against al Qaeda affiliates in Somalia and Yemen, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing U.S. officials. One base for the unmanned aircraft is being ...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 1st, 2011
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The prime minister defended the Mauritius anti-graft body on Monday after six cabinet ministers quit the government over the arrest of a top official, prompting a rare political crisis in one of Africa’s most stable nations. Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam, returning to the Indian Ocean i...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jun 15th, 2011
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A Somali pirate says a fire is tearing through a hijacked ship that pirates are holding off the country’s coast. The pirate, who gave his name as Hassan Abdi, said an undisclosed number of pirates and hostages were forced to abandon the bulk cargo carrier MV Orna. Abdi said it is believed the f...