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Emirates plane from Dubai nearly collides with Air Seychelles

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Emirates plane from Dubai nearly collides with Air Seychelles

- Dubai: A double-decker plane from Dubai with hundreds of passengers on board nearly collided with another aircraft recently when it was descending to land at an airport in Mauritius. Emirates' Airbus A380-800 (flight EK-703) was making its descent, when an Air Seychelles Airbus A330-200, which was on its way to Mahe Island, was also preparing to climb. The Mauritius Air Traffic Control had already cleared the Air Seychelles flight for take-off and advised to climb to 37,000 feet around the same time EK-703 was cleared to descend at 38,000 feet
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8 of the best resorts in the Seychelles

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8 of the best resorts in the Seychelles

- The Seychelles -- a string of 115 tropical islands 1,000 miles east of Tanzania -- boasts some of the world's best beaches with a renowned collection of luxurious getaways. It's long been a sun-drenched playground for the rich and famous, so there's no shortage of villa resorts with 24-hour butlers, private swimming holes, gourmet cuisine and spa treatments alongside arrestingly beautiful beaches
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Tags: Resorts | 
Places: Africa |  Islands of Africa |  Seychelles |  United States | 

Malaysia says Seychelles debris not from missing MH370 plane

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Malaysia says Seychelles debris not from missing MH370 plane

- KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia said on Friday pieces of debris found in Seychelles are not from missing flight MH370, which vanished in March 2014 on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board. The location of the plane has become one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries. It is believed to have gone down in the Indian Ocean
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Seychelles reports find of possible plane debris, tells Malaysia

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Seychelles reports find of possible plane debris, tells Malaysia

- VICTORIA: Seychelles reported on Thursday the discovery of two pieces of debris that seemed to be from an aircraft and said it had notified Malaysia, whose Flight MH370 vanished in 2014 with 239 people aboard. The Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA) said scientists researching birds and turtles had found the debris washed up on Farqhar, one of the islands that make up the tropical Indian Ocean nation
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Seychelles reports find of possible plane debris, tells Malaysia

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Seychelles reports find of possible plane debris, tells Malaysia

- VICTORIA: Seychelles reported on Thursday the discovery of two pieces of debris that seemed to be from an aircraft and said it had notified Malaysia, whose Flight MH370 vanished in 2014 with 239 people aboard. The Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA) said scientists researching birds and turtles had found the debris washed up on Farqhar, one of the islands that make up the tropical Indian Ocean nation
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Sri Lanka in sights of bored SA travellers seeking new destinations

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Sri Lanka in sights of bored SA travellers seeking new destinations

- Bali‚ Seychelles‚ Maldives‚ UAE and Egypt are also expected to be sought-after destinations for South Africans in 2017. “South Africans are looking for something different. Many love Mauritius‚ Thailand and Australia and may have travelled there repeatedly‚ but now they’re looking for something different. That’s where these destinations come in‚” says Carlos Luis‚ from the Flight Centre Travel Group. Luis says Sri Lanka is at the forefront of the hot destinations queue because of its beaches‚ culture and wildlife
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Boost for KQ as open sky deal with Seychelles secured

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Boost for KQ as open sky deal with Seychelles secured

- National carrier Kenya Airways has secured unlimited flights to Seychelles, boosting its turnaround strategy. KQ has signed an MoU with the Seychelles Tourism Board which will allow the airline to increase its weekly flights to five from the current four. But Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, Seychelles tourism, civil aviation, ports and marines minister, said Kenya Airways is free to increase its flights to any number depending on capacity
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Une réunion secrète aux Seychelles entre des proches de Trump et de Poutine ?

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Une réunion secrète aux Seychelles entre des proches de Trump et de Poutine ?

- Nouvel épisode dans les suspicions d’entente entre les proches de Donald Trump et les Russes autour des élections américaines. Le "Washington Post" a révélé lundi 3 avril que les Emirats arabes unis avaient organisé une réunion secrète aux Seychelles entre des proches de Donald Trump et de Vladimir Poutine. Cette rencontre se serait déroulée autour du 11 janvier, soit neuf jours avant l’investiture du milliardaire
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Places: Seychelles |  Réunion |  France | 

Seychelles opens doors for Kenyan teachers, farmers

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Seychelles opens doors for Kenyan teachers, farmers

- An agreement between the Kenyan and Sychelles governments has opened more job opportunities for Kenyan teachers in the Indian Ocean island nation. Horticulture, poultry, meat and dairy farmers will also benefit from Seychelles markets, following talks between visiting President Danny Faure with President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi yesterday. Addressing a joint press conference, the two leaders also agreed to partner in other areas of development, including trade and security and the development of the blue economy
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Tags: Farmers | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Seychelles |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Seychelles President Danny Faure gets full honours on his first

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Seychelles President Danny Faure gets full honours on his first

- 6 hours ago President Danny Faure of Seychelles was honoured with the 21-gun salute at the start of his visit to Kenya on Monday. Faure was officially received by President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in Nairobi. He inspected a guard of honour mounted by a detachment of the Kenya Army while the national anthems of Kenya and Seychelles were played by the military band
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Kenya to deepen trade and strategic ties with Seychelles

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Kenya to deepen trade and strategic ties with Seychelles

- The agreement was reached when President Uhuru Kenyatta held bilateral talks with President Danny Faure of Seychelles, who is on a historic State Visit to Kenya. Kenya is the first country that President Faure has visited since he became Head of State six months ago. The bilateral meeting held at State House, Nairobi reached, a broad-based agreement that will see Kenya export more human capital and agricultural products to Seychelles
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Kenya to deepen trade and strategic ties with Seychelles

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Kenya to deepen trade and strategic ties with Seychelles

- By Rose Welimo/PSCU. Kenya and the Indian Ocean nation of Seychelles Monday entered a wide reaching agreement that will see the two countries expand their ties in trade and security. The agreement was reached when President Uhuru Kenyatta held bilateral talks with President Danny Faure of Seychelles, who is on a historic State Visit to Kenya. Kenya is the first country that President Faure has visited since he became Head of State six months ago
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Seychelles touchdown marks 11th international airline in Durban

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Seychelles touchdown marks 11th international airline in Durban

- The arrival marks the twice-weekly direct flight to Durban from Seychelles. Speaking shortly after the arrival‚ Maurice Loustan Lalanne Seychelles minister for tourism and civil aviation said SA is a very important source for inbound tourism. The number of tourists has tripled from 4000 in 2000 to 12 000 today. Lalanne said the direct route launch coincided with the 25th anniversary of bilateral agreements signed with SA
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Places: Africa |  Seychelles |  Sub-Saharan |  S Africa |  South Africa |  Durban | 

Seychelles and South African nationals nabbed in Mombasa over drugs deported

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Seychelles and South African nationals nabbed in Mombasa over drugs deported

- The government yesterday deported four foreigners suspected to be drug barons who were arrested in Mombasa on Saturday with an unknown quantity of narcotics. They are expected to be handed over to Seychelles authorities for possible prosecution today. The four were airlifted from Mombasa’s Moi International Airport to Nairobi’s JKIA on Saturday night for deportation. Multiagency detectives apprehended the two South Africans and two Seychellois at an apartment near the
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Que faire aux Seychelles ? Notre guide pour une escapade de rêve

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Que faire aux Seychelles ? Notre guide pour une escapade de rêve

- Avec ses paysages de cartes postales et son climat tropical, les Seychelles continuent de faire rêver. Pourtant ce petit bout de paradis n’est plus réservé aux propriétaires de yachts ou aux jeunes mariés. Destination green et encore préservée, les Seychelles invitent, aussi secrètes que dépaysantes, à la paresse tout en se faisant tour à tour sportives, gourmandes et responsables.
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Ashley Graham prend la pose aux Seychelles

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Ashley Graham prend la pose aux Seychelles

- Elue femme de l’année 2016, Ashley Graham nous dévoile ses formes sublimes avec des photos alléchantes de ses vacances en amoureux aux Seychelles. 2016 a été une année bien remplie pour le mannequin. Outre sa nomination par le magazine «Glamour», la belle a également été en couverture de «Vogue» et de «Grazia» et c’est le premier modèle grande taille à avoir fait la couverture du célèbre «Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue».
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  • Emirates plane from Dubai nearly collides with Air Seychelles
    Emirates plane from Dubai nearly collides with Air Seychelles

    , gulfnews.com

    Dubai: A double-decker plane from Dubai with hundreds of passengers on board nearly collided with another aircraft recently when it was descending to land at an airport in Mauritius. Emirates' Airbus A380-800 (flight EK-703) was making its descent, when an Air Seychelles Airbus A330-200, which was on its way to Mahe Island, was also preparing to climb. The Mauritius Air Traffic Control had already cleared the Air Seychelles flight for take-off and advised to climb to 37,000 feet around the same time EK-703 was cleared to descend at 38,000 feet
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    Places: Seychelles |  United Arab Emirates | 

Politics & Government

  • Kenya to deepen trade and strategic ties with Seychelles
    Kenya to deepen trade and strategic ties with Seychelles

    , kassweekly.co.ke

    The agreement was reached when President Uhuru Kenyatta held bilateral talks with President Danny Faure of Seychelles, who is on a historic State Visit to Kenya. Kenya is the first country that President Faure has visited since he became Head of State six months ago. The bilateral meeting held at State House, Nairobi reached, a broad-based agreement that will see Kenya export more human capital and agricultural products to Seychelles
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
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Sports

  • Zim eliminated despite Seychelles win
    Zim eliminated despite Seychelles win

    , supersport.com

    Zimbabwe thumped Seychelles 5-0 in a 2016 Cosafa Castle Cup Group A clash at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek on Wednesday evening. However, the Warriors of Zimbabwe were eliminated from the tournament after finishing second in Group A, while group winners Swaziland set up a quarterfinal clash with Zambia. Charlton Mashumba nearly handed the Warriors an early lead just ten minutes into the game, but his header was cleared
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    Places: Africa |  Islands of Africa |  Seychelles |  Sub-Saharan |  South EA |  Zambia |  Zimbabwe |  S Africa |  Swaziland | 

Society & Culture

  • News24.com | Seychelles' first president Mancham dies
    News24.com | Seychelles' first president Mancham dies

    , news24.com

    Victoria - Seychelles' founding president James Mancham, who spent only a year in office before being ousted in a coup, died on Sunday aged 77, his nephew and staff said. The former politician and lawyer, who spent his years in retirement writing several books and promoting his island nation, was found dead at home. "This morning his wife told us that Mr Mancham was not moving and we did the
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    Tags: Death & Dying | 
    Places: Africa |  Seychelles |  South Africa | 

Travel & Recreation

  • Sri Lanka in sights of bored SA travellers seeking new destinations
    Sri Lanka in sights of bored SA travellers seeking new destinations

    , timeslive.co.za

    Bali‚ Seychelles‚ Maldives‚ UAE and Egypt are also expected to be sought-after destinations for South Africans in 2017. “South Africans are looking for something different. Many love Mauritius‚ Thailand and Australia and may have travelled there repeatedly‚ but now they’re looking for something different. That’s where these destinations come in‚” says Carlos Luis‚ from the Flight Centre Travel Group. Luis says Sri Lanka is at the forefront of the hot destinations queue because of its beaches‚ culture and wildlife
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