A date with the coolest cars in Seychelles: modified cars show attracts bigger crowd this year
Following the success of last year's first-ever modified car show in Seychelles, an even bigger crowd turned up at the NSC Hall on the main island of Mahé last Saturday in the hope of being amazed by some of the coolest cars in the Indian Ocean archipelago. With entry tickets costing almost $4, the spectacle brought together car owners of different brands available on the island as well as a few motorcycle owners.
Seychellois Judge Mathilda Twomey has been appointed the new Chief Justice of the Seychelles Supreme Court becoming the first Seychellois woman to be appointed to the post. This comes four years after she became the first Seychellois female Judge in April 2011, following her appointment as a non-resident Judge of the Seychelles Court of Appeal.
Weightlifting wins most of Seychelles gold medals so far at the IOIG in Reunion
After a slow start in bringing in medals at the 9th Indian Ocean Island Games, IOIG, in Reunion, Seychelles athletes have been chasing more spots on the podium over the last two days. Weightlifting proved to be a strong force once more on Thursday as two more lifters won triple gold medals in their respective categories.
Seychelles men's football team eliminated in group stage at Reunion games after failing to defend IOIG title
Another Indian Ocean island nation will be taking home the gold medal in football at the quadrennial regional sports manifestation being held in Reunion, now that Seychelles is no longer in the race. The Indian Ocean archipelago’s national football team failed to reach the semifinals at this year’s Indian Ocean Island Games (IOIG) after losing 0-1 against Mayotte in its last group match on Tuesday.
Seychelles female weightlifters and swimmer harvest 7 more gold medals at the Indian Ocean island Games
After remaining on one gold medal during the first three days of competition at the 9th Indian Ocean Island Games being held in Reunion, Seychelles' tally of gold has now gone up to eight. The Indian Ocean archipelago's female weightlifters Ruby Malvina and Clementina Agricole confirmed that they are the best in their respective categories in the region following their impressive performance, which earned the Seychelles a combined number of six gold medals on Wednesday.
$9 million Abu Dhabi grant to provide 100 families in Seychelles with housing
Over 100 units of social housing will be built in the Seychelles in the next 18 months due to an AED33 million ($9 million) grant to the Indian Ocean island nation from the government of Abu Dhabi. The housing units, which will benefit some of the neediest of the 115-island archipelago’s population of 90,000, will be situated at several sites across the main island of Mahé, where the majority of the country’s inhabitants live.