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2012-03-09 16:29:45 Seychelles Explodes in Carnival Spectacle [Nairobi Star] Last weekend saw one of the biggest carnivals on the planet as the Seychelles hosted the second edition of the Seychelles International Carnival in the capital Victoria. The carnival started with an opening reception at the Kempinksi Seychelles Resort on Thursday. Among the guests were the new Kenya Tourism Board chairman Kitili Mbathi and his wife Brenda, Seychelles tourism ambassador to Kenya Popsy Getonga and German ambassador to Kenya Margit Hellwig-Boette. The German diplomat had been in the region to

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Monday, 01-26-15, 17:29Seychelles President Restructures Government[Government of Seychelles]Seychelles President James Michel has announced today the composition of his new Cabinet as well as the appointment of a number of Chief Executives in government ministries, departments and agencies, while other Heads and senior-most staff retain their position.
Monday, 01-26-15, 17:29Seychelles Is the Fattest Country in Sub-Saharan Africa, According to WHO Report[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria -Recent data from the World Health Organisation has stated that the Seychelles has the highest proportion of overweight and obese men and women in sub-Saharan Africa.
Monday, 01-26-15, 17:26Government-Renamo Dialogue Resumes[AIM]Maputo -Delegations from the Mozambican government and the former rebel movement Renamo met in Maputo's Joaquim Chissano Conference Centre on Monday for the 91st round of a dialogue which began in April 2013, with Renamo still insisting on a division of senior military positions, while the government rejects this as incompatible with the demand for separating political parties from the state.
Monday, 01-26-15, 17:23Maritime Security - Maritime Search and Rescue Project Launched in Mauritius[Government of Mauritius]The launching of the Australian Maritime Search and Rescue Project in Mauritius is a new chapter in maritime safety and demonstrates the strong ties that Mauritius shares with Australia said the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries, Shipping and Outer Islands today in Port Louis after meeting an Australian delegation regarding the project. The delegation was led by the Australian High Commissioner, Ms Susan Coles.
Monday, 01-26-15, 17:15Caid Essebsi Accepts Jomaa's Resignation and Entrusts Him With Current Affairs' Management[Tunis Afrique Presse]Carthage -Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa presented, Monday morning, the resignation of his government to President Beji Caid Essebsi.

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