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President Ramkalawan attends the Teachers Awards Presentation Ceremony

The President of the Republic, Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan, attended the Teachers Awards Presentation Ceremony at the Nayopi Business Centre, Providence yesterday afternoon to mark the 32nd Anniversary of Teachers’ Day Celebration in Seychelles. 


Seychelles gets technical support to strengthen its food control system

The five-day workshop funded by the European Union (EU) to foresee the implementation of a facilitated assessment of the quality of food produce  or imported in the country using the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and World Health Organisation (WHO) food control system assessment tool, is being held at the Nayopi Business Centre, KB Emporium, Providence. It was opened yesterday morning by the Minister for Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment, Flavien Joubert.

Plant-based diet to help you live healthier and avoid chronic diseases

Join us for a little Independence week celebration as our ‘Eat for our Health’ campaign gains more visibility. On Saturday June 25, a group of over 80 health staff were invited to a vegetarian-themed lunch as a token of appreciation for their work against Covid-19.

The high point of the lunch, hosted by the vegetarian restaurant Nayopi, was a presentation by the ministry's Nutrition Unit on the benefits of more plant-based foods in the diet (see separate story above).

Strawberry Pancakes

UN International Day of Non-Violence and 151st Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi


The High Commission of India in Seychelles and the James R. Mancham Peace and Diplomacy Research Institute at the University of Seychelles jointly organised a Symposium (Satya-Vaarta) on Mahatma Gandhi to mark the 151st Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and culminate the two-year long celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Gold and White Cake on a Stand

Vijay Patel gifts 30 NGOs with R75,000 each on his 75th birthday

Even if his company, Vijay Construction, is sailing through tough times, Vijay Patel rose above the tides and celebrated his 75th birthday with 30 non-governmental organisations, each of which has received the sum of R75,000 from the businessman.


ESA Hosts a Ceremony to Reward Entrepreneurs Trained in 2019

The Enterprise Seychelles Agency hosted a certificate presentation ceremony to reward all of the entrepreneurs who attended trainings organized by the Agency during the year 2019. The ceremony was held on Friday 21st February 2020 at Nayopi Business Centre, in Providence.

Independent School Class of 2019 Graduate

he Independent School S5 class of 2019 graduated on Saturday in a ceremony where they were presented with their IGCSE certificates. Those who excelled in their exams were also presented with the Cambridge learner’s award. There were 57 students out of 74 scored 5 ‘C’s or better. This represents 77% of the students. Twenty-four (24) students out of 74 scored 5 ‘A’s or ‘A*’s, representing 32% of the students. 36% of all grades are A to A*, while 80% are C or higher.


Ethics in the Public Service and Declaration of Assets in the Spotlight


A workshop on ‘Ethics in the Public Service and Declaration of Assets’ was organised yesterday by Transparency Initiative Seychelles (Tis) at Nayopi Restaurant and Business Centre.


President Faure visits APDAR

President Faure visited the APDAR Headquarters located at KB Emporium in Providence, which houses the APDAR’s Prevention, Education and Research Units as well the Human Resources and Administrative Offices. At the Headquarters, President Faure was able to meet various staff and discuss APDAR’s ongoing work and holding a meeting at NAYOPI Business Centre.


Blue Carbon Workshop

SeyCCAT's Coastal Wetlands and Climate Change project launched its first workshop with a State of the knowledge on seagrass in Seychelles session.

Image by Dan Dimmock

Ministry of Education Rewards Teacher Assistants

Ninety-nine (99) teacher assistants at early childhood level have received their certificate after attending a professional certificate training programme delivered by the SEED Institute based in Singapore.

Think Together: an initiative to promote student motivation and engagement

The programme took place from November 18-25, 2019 and concluded with a gathering of various stakeholders at the KB Emporium, Providence. Designated Minister Macsuzy Mondon, Minister for Education and Human Resource Development Jeanne Simeon, principal secretaries from various ministries and departments, chief executives as well as head teachers and other social workers were present.

SCCI gathers its members to comment on Budget 2020

The Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) gathered its members yesterday at the Nayopi Business Centre to comment on the 2020 budget presented last week by the Minister for Finance in the National Assembly.

Stakeholders enhance knowledge on Geographical Information System

Twenty participants from government ministries, departments and organisations are since yesterday attending the first in a series of three ArcGIS basic trainings being held at the Nayopi restaurant and business centre in the KB Emporium building at Providence Industrial Estate.

UNDP-JMA Standalone Demonstration Project and the Joint Commission for the Joint Management Area Seychelles-Mauritius

Seychelles will be taking part in the ArcGIS training from GIS software supplier Environment Science Research Institute (ESRI) to be held at the Nayopi Business Centre at Providence this week.

Time to learn more about ‘Offshore’

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) in collaboration with the Seychelles International Financial Services Association (SIFSA) is currently hosting two educational sessions over two days on recent developments in the non-bank financial services sector at the KB Emporium at Providence.

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