Seychelles: Most Vaccinated Nation in COVID Surge

Seychelles: Most Vaccinated Nation in COVID Surge

VICTORIA, 5 May 2021 – Authorities in the island nation of Seychelles have ordered all schools, sporting activities, and social events shutdown, amidst a surge in COVID-19 infections. Public health officials in the country say they are dealing with 1,608 active...

Africa: Seychelles Leads Race to COVID Herd Immunity

VICTORIA, 3 May 2021 – An African country, Seychelles, and Israel, in the Middle East, lead the world in the race to herd immunity against COVID-19. Nearly every Seychellois – 99.9 percent of the country’s 127,000 adult population – has received the first dose of...
Seychelles: Opening to Visitors and Tourists

Seychelles: Opening to Visitors and Tourists

VICTORIA, 5 March 2021 – Seychelles plans to reopen to visitors and tourists from all over the world next March 25, irrespective of whether they are vaccinated or not. Until further notice, though, South African nationals will not be allowed to enter the island...
Seychelles: Work Resumes on $100m Resort

Seychelles: Work Resumes on $100m Resort

VICTORIA, 3 March 2021 – Construction work has resumed on Seychelles’ first six-star tourism project – the development of the $100 million Waldorf Astoria Platte Island resort. The Hilton group has signed the management agreement for the new resort being built...
Algeria: 200000 Sinopharm Doses Delivered

Algeria: 200000 Sinopharm Doses Delivered

ALGIERS, 25 February 2021 – The Algerian government received 200,000 doses of the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, Sinopharm, on Wednesday, officials in the capital, Algiers, said Thursday. “There will be further deliveries of anti-Covid-19 vaccines until the country’s...
Seychelles: Payments to Etihad Airways Suspended

Seychelles: Payments to Etihad Airways Suspended

VICTORIA, 23 February 2021 – The Seychellois national carrier, Air Seychelles, will not make payments this year as part of its partnership with Etihad Airways, State House said Tuesday. Further negotiations between the two airlines will be held to discuss the...
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