German tourist drowns on Seychelles’ La Digue Island

The police in Seychelles say that a German man died, presumably by drowning, on Wednesday afternoon on La Digue Island. The incident happened at Petite Anse, on the South East of La ... Continue Reading →

UN Security Council heads to DR Congo ahead of polls

The UN Security Council is heading to the Democratic Republic of Congo this week ahead of December elections, amid tensions between Congolese authorities and the UN and concerns over ... Continue Reading →

Seychelles’ ambassadors, assembled on home turf, say climate change, poverty reduction are key issues

Climate change, the Blue Economy and poverty reduction are three important issues for Seychelles' foreign policy interactions, said the island nation's ambassador to France. Ambassador ... Continue Reading →

5 Seychellois families who found relatives in Reunion thanks to a genealogy group

The first settlement in Seychelles can be traced back to 1770 when the islands' first habitants settled on St Anne Island. The group included the French and their slaves, who were Indians ... Continue Reading →

Indonesia quake kids traumatised as rescuers race against clock

Many children have been separated from their families and are "in shock and traumatised" following Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami, aid workers said Thursday, as much-needed supplies ... Continue Reading →