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President Michel’s Africa Day message

‘The future truly belongs to Africa’ “Together, (African countries) have accomplished great things and yet challenges still remain on the African continent. With the same tenacity we will surmount the obstacles, which hinder our development, and with one voice declare that the future truly belongs to Africa.” This comes in a message from President James Michel on the occasion of ...

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South African street artist brings new style of art to Seychelles

A street artist from Johannesburg, South Africa Wesley Pepper yesterday met some local artists to exchange ideas and experiences. This activity has been organised by Seylar and the National Arts Council (Nac) to mark FetAfrik 2016. It was officially opened yesterday morning at the National Art Gallery by Peter Sinon, who sits on the FetAfrik organising committee. Besides being a ...

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Poetry exhibition showcases different cultures of art

A poetry exhibition under the theme Opinion has been organised to show different cultures of art through the means of poetry, and also to advertise Africa and its beauty using only words. Organised by Bling Bling Poetry Association in collaboration with the FetAfrik 2016 committee and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, the exhibition was officially opened on Monday afternoon ...

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WTO expert helps Seychelles with classification system

An expert from the World Tourism Organisation is currently in Seychelles to help put into place the hotel classification system which the tourism department has been working on since last year. During her stay, Claire Gantly is going around the country visiting tourism establishments and is also conducting training for hotel inspectors, for them to know how to implement the ...

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FetAfrik 2016 – Sharing the ‘Spirit of Ubuntu’

Ubuntu is a South African word meaning ‘A person is a person through other person’, or ‘I am you are’. It reflects a set of African values that reinforce our humanity and connectedness. In a world of diverse and different values, even in Seychelles, leaders can apply the principles of Ubuntu to increase collaboration and a sense of belonging and ...

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Intervention de M. l’Ambassadeur pour la signature du Protocole d’Entente lundi 9 mai 2016

Par Richard Touboul Monsieur le Commissaire Général Vincent CAMPREDON, la signature ce jour du Protocole d’Entente entre le Musée National de la Marine et le Ministère du Tourisme et de la Culture des Seychelles marque le début d’un partenariat privilégié et prometteur. Elle symbolise également l’excellence de la coopération entre nos deux pays liés par un patrimoine historique et maritime ...

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Allocution de Monsieur Vincent Campredon Commissaire général Directeur du Musée national de la Marine en France

Excellence, Monsieur l’ambassadeur, Mesdames et Messieurs les membres du corps diplomatique, Mesdames et Messieurs, Chers amis seychellois, C’est un grand honneur d’être reçu cette après-midi ici, à l’ambassade de la République des Seychelles en France. Pour le plus grand nombre, pays de tourisme, les Seychelles sont d’abord pour nous, Français, une part de notre histoire, à l’origine de la place ...

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Musée National de la Marine des Seychelles. Partenariat France-Seychelles : signature à Paris d’un Protocole d’Entente

La signature, le 9 mai 2016, du Protocole d’Entente entre le Ministère du Tourisme et de la Culture de la République des Seychelles et du Musée national de la Marine en France à l’ambassade des Seychelles en France est un évènement majeur du projet de création du Musée National de la Marine des Seychelles. Moment solennel ouvrant la voie à ...

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Miss Seychelles contestant Hemma Hoffman reaches out to youths with low self-esteem

Many children end up hurting themselves and are crying out for help due low self-esteem, says a Miss Seychelles Another World Contestant. Hemma Hoffman has taken it up upon herself to reach out to children facing such issues in the island nation through her beauty with a purpose project titled ‘low self-esteem.’ “Children with such problems should be getting the ...

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