Seychelles Nation is the country’s national newspaper and is published daily the National Information Services Agency (NISA) - Monday to Saturday.
It has 20 pages on weekdays and the Weekend Nation as it is called on Saturday, has 24 pages.
The Seychelles Nation covers national, regional, sports and international news. It is also considered as the government’s mouthpiece as it carries reports on all government related issues.
The newspaper also carries a selection of feature stories on specific days and these are human interest, education, agriculture, sports, health, family and games.
Letters and views from the readers on any subject and issues deemed constructive and informative are also published.
The paper also dedicates 11 pages for advertisements and advertorials every day.
It is to be noted that after independence from Britain on June 29, 1976, the newspaper then called Seychelles Bulletin changed its name to Nation and has since continued to develop and improve on the quality and variety of information it gives its readers and has over the years become very popular.
It now has an important place in society as it is widely distributed to government ministries, departments, businesses, airlines, hotels among others which are subscribers.
It was in January 1984 that the paper became Seychelles Nation.
Always with its mission to inform and correctly educate the public, the Seychelles Nation has continue to develop over the years and create a name for itself.
On January 4, this year the paper underwent a complete overhaul which gave it a new modern, attractive and easy to read look.
Seychelles Nation is the paper which has the widest circulation- of between 3500 to 4000 - and it is distributed everyday to all the main islands. From its office in the centre of Victoria and distribution points around Mahe, readers can easily have access to their copies every day.
The newspaper also has its webpage which is updated very early every morning and this can be accessed at www.nation.sc.