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2020, augusztus 8 - 21:00

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Desroches island opens up for viewing, showcasing exemplary developments


Ministerial and parliamentary delegations learn about Desroches island

Ministers, principal secretaries and members of the National Assembly who recently visited Desroches are now much better informed about the island and the developments taking place there.

Music industry sets up Indian Ocean network


Music industry operators from the Indian Ocean region have decided to form the Indian Ocean Music Network (IOMN).
Forty representatives of the live music and festival sector met with great enthusiasm on May 1-2 at the Ashanti Hotel in Johannesburg’s central business district.

Five years ago, impresarios Alain Courbis (Reunion), Yusuf Mahmoud (Zanzibar) and Dan Chiorboli (South Africa) developed the idea of a music network for the region.

Confirming the value of this initial idea, the idea of those present was to investigate ways of enhancing cooperation, networking, skills development and cultural exchange among live music industry operators and performers in the Indian Ocean region.

Top scouts back from summit in time for AGM


Chief scout Bernard Elizabeth and chief commissioner John Marie have arrived back from a scouting summit in Nairobi, Kenya, just in time for the Seychelles Scouts Association’s annual general meeting today at the National Institute of Education.
They had been attending the 2nd Africa Scout Summit, which was attended by 119 people, including delegates from all African national scout organisations (NSO) except one, and ended in a convivial and colourful closing ceremony.

AfDB signs pact for $20m support loan


Representatives of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Seychelles government yesterday signed an initial agreement for a US $20 million loan from the bank.

Principal secretary for finance Ahmed Afif and economist Shirley Chinien of the AfDB signed the “aide-mémoire” after a delegation she led held talks with Seychellois officials led by Finance Minister Danny Faure.

Indaba visit follows Arabian Travel Market success


Seychelles tourism trade representatives who have just closed business at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) will be in Durban, South Africa, this weekend.


There, they will take part in the Indaba trade fair, which opens today and ends on Tuesday May 12.
The director of tourism marketing, Alain St Ange, has described the ATM as a success, saying the Middle East market has a lot of potential and can help boost Seychelles’ visitor arrivals.
“The Middle East remains a market with big growth potential,” said Mr St Ange. “And we need to be consistent as a country in how we approach this market.”