September 17, 2022

Tears as British public pays respects to queen’s coffin

Thousands queued overnight into Thursday to pay their last solemn respects to Queen Elizabeth II, with some choking back tears after seeing her coffin lying in state in London.   Britain’s longest-serving monarch, who died a week ago aged 96 after 70 years on the throne, is at rest in

Fuel prices jump in Kenya after subsidies cut

Fuel prices in Kenya surged to record highs on Thursday after the new government slashed subsidies, piling on misery for a population already facing deep economic hardship.   The price of petrol increased by 20 shillings to 179.30 (about $1.50) per litre while diesel and kerosene prices are up by

President Ramkalawan to attend Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral

The President of Seychelles, Wavel Ramkalawan, and First Lady Linda Ramkalawan will attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, which will be held on Monday, September 19 at the Westminster Abbey in London, State House said on Thursday.   Ramkalawan has given the order that on the day of

Improving banking services: Seychelles’ President meets Absa Group officials

Fostering economic growth and development in Seychelles, as well as further digitalisation of the economy were areas discussed by President Wavel Ramkalawan and top Absa Group representatives on Thursday.   During the discussion, Ramkalawan said that the role of Absa Bank Seychelles as a banking institution is crucial for the