Seychelles opposition candidate wins presidential election #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Ramkalawan, running for the presidency for the sixth time, won 54.9 percent of valid votes cast, poll body says. Seychelles opposition candidate Wavel Ramkalawan has won the archipelago’s presidential election with 54.9 percent of valid votes cast, upsetting incumbent President Danny Faure. “I declare… Ramkalawan as the elected candidate,” the electoral commission chairman Danny Lucas […]

Seychelles votes to elect president, parliament #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Voters go to polls amid economic downturn as restrictions on global travel bottom out the tourism industry. Voters in Seychelles are casting their ballot on the main day of the presidential and parliamentary elections spanning three days. On Saturday, polling stations opened at 7am local time (03:00 GMT) on Mahe, Praslin and La Digue, the […]