Seychelles, EU open talks on fisheries deal currently worth Euros 30 million

Seychelles and the European Union (EU) on Monday started the first round of negotiations for a new Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement and Protocol.The agreement between the ... Continue Reading →

Concerns raised over beach access, road diversion for planned hotel in Seychelles

The existing moratorium on large hotels and beach access were some issues raised by Seychelles' civil society concerning a planned mixed-use project at Anse La Mouche in the west of ... Continue Reading →

10,000 homeless after fire razes Bangladesh slum

At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said Sunday.The fire broke ... Continue Reading →

Global meet to mull trade rules to protect endangered species

Specialists will meet in Geneva from Saturday to try to tighten rules on trade in elephant ivory, rhino horns and other endangered animal and plant species amid growing alarm over accelerating ... Continue Reading →