Seychelles, officially the Republic of Seychelles, is an archipelago country in the Indian Ocean. The capital of the 115-island country, Victoria, lies 1,500 kilometres (932 mi) east of mainland East Africa. Other nearby island countries and territories include Comoros, Mayotte, Madagascar, Réunion, and Mauritius to the south; as well as the Maldives and Chagos Archipelago to the east. With a population of roughly 94,367, it has the smallest population of any sovereign African country.
European Union finance ministers added Panama, the Seychelles, the Cayman Islands and Palau to the EU's blacklist of tax havens, while giving Turkey more time to avoid being listed, an EU document said.. Reuters - Published
The Seychelles Islands, nearly a thousand miles off the eastern coast of Africa, are known for being a honeymoon hotspot. Part of the allure is a product of the Coco De Mer tree. Affectionately called.. CBS News - Published
Using its strengths in defence, economic and climate cooperation, India is quietly making its moves in the western Indian Ocean region. This week, India engaged the Vanilla Islands – Madagascar,.. IndiaTimes - Published
Lebanon’s prime minister gave more than $16 million (£13m) to a South African bikini model with whom he was in a romantic relationship, the New York Times has reported. Saad Hariri, a prominent.. WorldNews - Published
Popular Seychelles-based crypto derivatives trading platform, BitMEX has announced that it is closing its platform to three jurisdictions. The announcement was made in other to ensure the safety of its.. WorldNews - Published
"It hurt me to leave and it hurt me even more when I went back," he says. An imposing military airbase had been built and the small town where Daniel grew up had been flooded by rising sea levels. "I.. WorldNews - Published