Seychelles

Country in the Indian Ocean

Seychelles, officially the Republic of Seychelles, is an archipelagic island country in the Indian Ocean at the eastern edge of the Somali Sea. The country consists of 115 islands. Its capital and largest city, Victoria, lies 1,500 kilometres (932 mi) east of mainland Africa. Other nearby island countries and territories include the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, and the French overseas regions of Mayotte and Réunion to the south; as well as Maldives and the Chagos Archipelago to the east. With a population of roughly 94,367, it has the smallest population of any sovereign African country.

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Wavel Ramkalawan brings his party in from 43 years in opposition to lead the island nation.
Credit: BBC News - Published 2 days ago

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An Anglican priest won the Seychelles presidential election on Sunday, marking the first opposition victory since the Indian Ocean archipelago’s independence..
5 days ago • WorldNews
The opposition wins the presidency for the first time since independence from the UK.
Credit: BBC News - Published 5 days ago

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