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New Ministry and Minister for Family Affairs

In his State of the Nation speech in February President Danny Faure announced that he was planning the creation of a new ministry to be called the Ministry for Family […]

Seychelles gets new Tourism Minister

Maurice Loustau-Lalanne has been sworn in as the Seychelles’ new Minister of Tourism Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine. He replaces Alain St Ange who has put his name forward for […]

Cabinet of Seychelles

Danny Faure President and also holds Public Administration, Legal Affairs, Defence and Foreign Affairs Vincent Meriton Vice-President and also holds Information, Blue Economy, Investment and Industry, Information Communication, Technology (ICT), […]

President Faure reshuffles Cabinet

Following his recent elevation to president, Danny Faure has carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet. The official press release giving the changes as published on the State House website […]

New Vice President is Vincent Meriton

Following the decision by President James Michel to step down from office on 16th October and hand over to his Vice-President Danny Faure, the new President has made several changes […]

Danny Faure to become President on 16th October

President James Michel has announced that he is to step down from office on 16th October and hand over to his Vice-President Danny Faure. In April this year Seychelles parliament […]

Opposition win for first time in 23 years

The party which has ruled the Seychelles since the return to multi-party democracy in 1993, Parti Lepep, has lost the general election which took place between last Thursday and Saturday […]

Parliamentary 2016

An election to the National Assembly took place on 8-10 September 2016. Linyon Demokratik Seselwa 19 People’s Party 14 Seychelles Patriotic Movement 0 Independents 0 Total 33 Votes: 62,939 Registered […]

Three days to elect a new Parliament starts today

Seychelles goes to the polls from today until 10th September to elect a new 34 seat National Assembly. There are 25 seats elected directly from single-member constituencies and the remaining […]

James Michel secures third term as President of Seychelles

Incumbent President, James Michel has secured a third term in office after winning the second round runoff which concluded on Thursday this week. Michel took 50.15% of the vote or […]

Presidential 2015

The election took place in two rounds on 3-5 and 16-18 December 2015. In the first round results were as follows: James Michel (People’s Party) 47.76% Wavel Ramkalawan (Seychelles National […]

Seychelles enters final stages of Presidential vote

The people of Seychelles will conclude the second round of voting for a new president tomorrow. In the first round of voting which took place between 3rd and 5th December […]

Seychelles votes for a new President

There are six candidates standing in the election for a new president in the Seychelles which starts today and lasts for three days. The election was delayed from November 19/21 […]

IMF 2015 Article IV Consultation with Seychelles

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Seychelles Press Release No. 15/294 June 23, 2015 On June 17, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) […]

President reshuffles Cabinet

President James Michel has carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet, replacing his Minister of Finance and filling the gap left since last September of the Environment and Energy portfolio. […]

Minister for Environment and Energy resigns to take up UN post

Seychelles’ Minister for Environment and Energy, Professor Rolph Payet, is resigning his post having been appointed as the new Executive Secretary of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions. The appointment […]