I Call It the SIDS Tax or SIDS Interest Rate

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HSBC’s “Think Globally. Act Locally” resounds true especially when it comes to climate change. Without barriers in our atmosphere actions we take anywhere in the world could be having an impact on another place thousands of miles away from that very act. For years we have seen this become the norm and indifference persists. This is especially the case when it comes to burning fossil fuels for the purpose of development. As an islander having grown up and living on a small isl...


END OF CHAPTER ONE

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The 28 young people making a difference in Seychelles Chapter 1 has reached its close. What has happened since the announcement of the 28? 1. The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr James Alix Michel welcomed the 28 to the State House for a short audience with him where he learned more about the 28. Soon enough this made front page http://www.nation.sc/article.html?id=244906 and other media houses joined in to give the 28 more recognition 2. A 5* star establishment, C...


Interview: Ziggy Adam - DEDICATED TO THE YOUTH

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Were you always interested in the youth cause? ­ First of all, what is the youth cause? In order to achieve great and good things, everyone or anything needs support. Therefore what is the aim and target? The aim is to support and promote the youth to achieve and prosper, as it is safe to say that the future of the world depends on this. Since I have been a youth, I always believed that youths have a primary, secondary and tertiary role in the society, that is, to learn, grow, and take up respo...


Interview: Axelle Bodwell - Age Is Just a Number

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Name: Axelle Bodwell Age: 17 You’ve told us you are a member of a number of youth organizations tell us about those? I was a member of the English River secondary school’s peer education club but as I was soon in S5 and leaving school. I decided to join the Youth Action Movement (YAM) of Seychelles because I wanted to keep helping fellow youth make right choices. I was elected the Chairperson of a sub-committee in YAM called Spirituality. Our members were a diverse group of young people so t...


Naomi Ferguson (Dr Naomi Adeline) Occupation Medical Officer (Doctor) How are you using your profession to help students at large? Outside working hours, I have been doing activities to promote individual responsibility for one’s own health and also increasing health literacy of youth and of the whole community in general. What means have you used to achieve this? In September 2014, with the help of colleagues and the Health of Our Nation...


Interview: Jocelyne Dogley - The difference a teacher makes

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Name: Jocelyne Dogley Age: 25 Occupation: Teacher of English Language Message to young people. My message to young people is that nothing in life comes on a silver platter. You have to work hard to achieve your goals. Challenges are part of life and you have to face them in order to attain success. Lao Tzu states that ‘a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step’. Therefore, be wise and take one step at a time as there is a time in life for everything....


Interview: Adrian Nanty - Youth, Sports and Development

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In your professional capacities how do you contribute to the development of the Seychelles? I am currently working with the Seychelles Investment Board (SIB) which is a government body focused on promoting investment in Seychelles. Working with SIB, I am able to help encourage foreign and local investors to set up operations in Seychelles which increases the country’s tax revenue and increases employment opportunities for the people of Seychelles. We are also able to provide...


Name: Haajira Jumaye Age: 24 Occupation: Public Relations, Communication and Protocol officer at the National Assembly of Seychelles In your current position how do you help the community? As the present Public Relations officer at the National Assembly, I help educate citizenry regarding the role of the legislature and their fundamental rights and freedoms enshrined in the Constitution relating to participation in government and decision-making. I organize visits at th...


Name: Marius Esparon Age: 23 Occupation: Benefit Officer Explain to us what is Ile Perseverance? Ile Perseverance is a reclaimed artificial island on the north eastern coast of Mahe, less than five minutes drive from Victoria. How long have you been living there? I’ve been living there since February 2011 among the 1st batch of people to receive their House keys to stay on the island. You were the young pioneer what did you have to do? As Perseverance lack...


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  • Angélique Pouponneau


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