Wrestler ‘JPR’ from Seychelles becomes UK wrestling champion

The first ever wrestler from Seychelles, Justin Pierre Robert, known as JPR, is the new UK wrestling champion.   JPR defeated British wrestling champion Monti Schemi known as Mustafa ... Continue Reading →

Russia toughens penalty for voluntary surrender, refusal to fight

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday signed amendments toughening penalties for voluntary surrender, desertion and refusal to fight by up to 10 years in prison, just days after ... Continue Reading →

Senegal ferry disaster town remembers 20 years after 1,900 drowned

Twenty years after Le Joola ferry sank, the Senegalese town where half of the nearly 1,900 dead lived paid tribute on Monday to those killed in the disaster described as a “wound ... Continue Reading →

Super Typhoon Noru slams into the Philippines

Super Typhoon Noru slammed into the Philippines Sunday, battering the heavily populated main island of Luzon with strong winds and heavy rain that have forced thousands of people to ... Continue Reading →

TDB to continue to support Seychelles’ economy, says bank’s president

The Eastern and Southern Africa Trade Development Bank (TDB) is looking to boost the housing and health care sectors among others in the Seychelles, a top official said on Monday.   The ... Continue Reading →

Cable and Wireless Seychelles lists shares on MERJ exchange

Local telecommunications company, Cable and Wireless Seychelles (CWS), has as of Monday morning begun to sell its shares to the public to increase its shareholder base and raise approximately ... Continue Reading →