Seychelles News Briefs


(Posted 30th August 2013)

The Seychelles’ first privately owned and operated FM radio station, Pure FM, will take this morning to the airwaves across the main island of Mahe, across Praslin, La Digue and some of the inner islands. Broadcasting on a 24 / 7 basis the new station will use frequencies from 90.0 over 90.7 to 95.7 MHz but will also be available through their web service via for Seychellois abroad and the many friends the archipelago has overseas.

Pure FM has been described as a ‘full service station’ offering news broadcasts, sports bulletins, general island information and of course plenty of music, interspersed by the financially all important commercials.

Meanwhile was information received that the island of Praslin has received an additional large backup generator to be used in case of failure of one of the other units presently in use and in particular while maintenance and overhaul works are going on over the next few week.

And in final news is the Annual General Meeting of the East African Police Chiefs Cooperation taking place at the International Conference Centre in Victoria, where our very own Ugandan Inspector General of Police, Lt. General Kale Kayihura, handed over the instruments of office as outgoing chairman to the Seychelles’ Police Commissioner Quatre. Over 60 delegates had come to the Seychelles for a series of meetings in which increased cooperation, data and intelligence sharing and mutual logistical support were discussed. The Annual General Meeting of EAPCCO was officially opened by the Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure, holding fort at home while President James Alix Michel is on a State Visit to Vietnam.

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