Seychelles

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16th Mar, 2017New 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 […] more ->

3rd Jan, 2017Seychelles 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 […] more ->

31st Oct, 2016President 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 […] more ->

29th Oct, 2016New 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 […] more ->

28th Sep, 2016Danny 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 […] more ->

12th Sep, 2016Opposition 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 […] more ->

8th Sep, 2016Three 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 […] more ->

19th Dec, 2015James 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 […] more ->

17th Dec, 2015Seychelles 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 […] more ->

3rd Dec, 2015Seychelles 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 […] more ->