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1. Seychelles, Mauritius qualify for second phase -26.07.2013

The first matches are slated for this afternoon at the Palais des Sports. The women’s game is at 5pm followed by the men’s at 7pm. Confederation of African Volleyball (CABV) technical official, Mauritian Kaysee Teeroovengadum told Sports...

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2. Football-Cosafa tournament was just incredible, says Patel -26.07.2013

Speaking to Sports Nation in an exclusive interview, Mr Patel said the tournament generated interest that was just unbelievable, be it in terms of TV and media interest as well as the Zambian people and the African continent as a whole. “There...

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3. Bodybuilding-Two top competitions confirmed -26.07.2013

Caretaker committee chairman Ted Sauzier has told Sports Nation that they have already secured a deal to organise the Mr Regatta competition in September. “On behalf of the committee, I would like to thank Ray Hoareau, a member of the Regatta...

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4. 777 prevail in first ever super-over in Seychelles cricket -26.07.2013

Winning the toss, Patel Youth captain decided to bowl first. 777 openers Krishna and Nataraj gave them a solid start. However, Krishna fell for 13 and Nataraj was dismissed after scoring 16 runs. Upcoming batsmen Suranga and Parthi built on the...

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5. 60th anniversary of Moncada-Secufa sends greetings to Cuban people -26.07.2013

Secufa recognises that, historically, this event was the spark that brought about the final triumph of the Cuban Revolution.On this date, July 26 of 1953, a young Fidel Castro led some 160 men on an assault on the military barracks of Moncada and...

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6. How to complete the Vat return -26.07.2013

The Vat return is a document of your Vat transactions for a particular Vat period for Vat-registered businesses. Compulsory Vat-registered businesses will lodge their return on a monthly basis, whereas voluntary-registered businesses will file...

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7. Parents learn about dangers of alcohol abuse in children -26.07.2013

Education principal secretary Merida Delcy made these comments this week during a meeting with parents of students of the Belonie, La Rosière and Bel Eau primary schools as well as the Belonie secondary school.  The meeting, which is the...

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8. Letter to the Editor-‘Refusal of access’ issue calls for more debate and consideration -26.07.2013

I personally welcome this statement as I have received many complaints by Seychellois of different walks of life concerning their refusal of access to certain hotels in the country. In the greater picture of things, the happiness and contentment of...

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9. Assembly votes for review in CAA appointment -26.07.2013

The CAA is the body which names constitutional appointees such as judges, the electoral commissioner, ombudsman and the auditor general. This came through a motion presented by the leader of government business in the Assembly, Marie-Antoinette...

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10. IDC rewards winners -26.07.2013

The company recorded an amazing turn out and participation in the quiz, as people were eager and really excited to win a trip to either Desroches or Silhouette or receiving a copy of the book Zil Elwannyen Sesel. Participants had to pick a...

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11. Jouel declares mission accomplished for autism project -26.07.2013

Speaking to the media at a press briefing on Wednesday, managing director Rod Thorrington said his company initiated the corporate social responsibility (CSR) project in 2012 in collaboration with the Seychelles Children’s Foundation (SCF). The...

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12. Import fines under the spotlight at customs-• Accusations of favouritism for large importers emerge -26.07.2013

Minister Pierre Laporte made these remarks while on a visit to the customs area at New Port yesterday, where he interacted with customs officials and discussed issues surrounding their work. The minister was accompanied on his visit by the...

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13. Festival Kreol 2013 pou santre otour pep Seselwa -26.07.2013

Minis pour Tourizm ek Kiltir Alain St Ange ti dir sa yer pour donn bann manm medya plis detay lo Festival Kreol sa lannen. «I enportan ki nou tret Festival Kreol koman en levennman kot nou anmenn pep Seselwa ansanm,» i ti...

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14. Seychelles celebrates birth of Royal baby -25.07.2013

President Michel described the birth as “a joyous event for the Royal Family, and indeed the whole of the Commonwealth, which we, one of its smallest members, wholeheartedly share in celebration of new life”. In a congratulatory letter sent to...

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15. World Bank report-January disaster cost over R100m -25.07.2013

  In addition, the senior disaster risk management specialist at the World Bank, Doekle Wielinga, has said that the total costs could run as high as R378 million due to additional preventative measures to ensure that the same problems were not...

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16. Kevin Betsy donates football equipment to schools -25.07.2013

Betsy, who once played for Fulham in the English Premier League, made the donation in a small ceremony at the Belonie secondary school yesterday afternoon. The equipment comprise Fulham kits which include shirts, shorts, socks and footballs as...

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17. Athletics: Eco-Friendly run-Strong turn-out for Bel Ombre run -25.07.2013

There were several distances for the runners to cover and the race started at the Bel Ombre community centre. Those running the 1km course got up to the La Scala restaurant and made their way back to the starting line. For the 5km race, they turned...

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18. Overheating forces wind turbine shut down -25.07.2013

The PUC adds that technical representatives from the manufacturer are expected here next week to analyse the root cause of the problem and take corrective action.The wind farm on Ile Du Port and Ile De Romainville has to date generated 2,412,410...

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19. Access to hotels and beaches for all, says Minister St Ange -25.07.2013

The call was made in a declaration by Tourism and Culture Minister Alain St Ange in the National Assembly on Tuesday following written and verbal complaints received by his ministry that people are being denied access to hotels. The issue of...

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20. Farming, fishing get big boost -25.07.2013

Minister Sinon addressing the gathering at the launch of the Clissa project “Together we can make this quantum leap for the benefit of farmers, fishermen and the Seychellois people. Let’s revive our agriculture and fishing industries,”...

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