September 14, 2022

Young Africans interact live with Chinese astronauts

Fifteen local students from China Alumni Association joined other African students on the continent last week for a live conversation with three Chinese astronauts from China’s Shenzhou-14 crewed spaceflight in the China Space Station.   The event was hosted by the Mission of China to the African Union, the China Manned

Disaster risk reduction under the spotlight

A training workshop on monitoring the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Loss Data Collection (2015-2030) is taking place at the Coral Strand Hotel at Beau Vallon.   The three-day workshop organised by the Disaster Risk Management Division (DRMD) in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster

Seychelles gets anti-tuberculosis medications from India

Seychelles has received a significant donation of anti-tuberculosis treatment from the government of India.   The donation was handed over to the chief executive of the Health Care Agency, Dr Danny Louange, by Gautum Kumar Biswas, second secretary in the Indian high commission, in a short ceremony at the Seychelles

Confucius Institute Alumni celebrates Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

This year, September 10 was the traditional Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, which also coincided with the 38th Teacher’s Day in China.   The double festival further added to the joyous atmosphere of the festival. On this day, the Confucius Institute at the University of Seychelles (UniSey) held the ‘Welcome Alumni, Celebrate

Lesotho’s general elections

Former Seychelles President Danny Faure will lead a team from the Commonwealth to observe the general elections in Lesotho, scheduled for October 7, 2022.   Commonwealth secretary-general, The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, constituted the group following an invitation from the Independent Electoral Commission of Lesotho.   Members includes a