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27 Feb

Obituary: Albert René
By: BRAMS | Published On: 27/02/19 10:45 pm

Early today the 2nd president of Seychelles died aged 83. He was admitted to hospital for respiratory problems on 12th February.

“He was a true patriot who cared about his country and his people”, Current President Danny Faure said on a national broadcaster, describing Mr René as the “modern-day architect of Seychelles”.

 

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26 Feb

Cybersecurity conference
By: BRAMS | Published On: 26/02/19 1:14 pm

On 19th April 2019, Scientific Cybersecurity Association (SCSA) invites all interested parties to attend the 5th international conference in Security and Protection of Business Innovations 2019. SCSA is the info-partner of a Ukrainian company Business-Format, which is the organiser of this conference.

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25 Feb

Oscars 2019
By: BRAMS | Published On: 25/02/19 10:18 am

On 25th February the Award ceremony was held in Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles.

As promised, Queen with the Grammy-nominated singer and “American Idol” contestant Adam Lambert opened the Oscars by a medley performance of their hits We Will Rock You and We Are the Champions. The original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor on the stage and Freddie Mercury's huge photo in the background had a special meaning tonight as Queen’s rise to fame has been featured in the best motion picture nominee “Bohemian Rhapsody”.

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24 Feb

A book for all and none
By: BRAMS | Published On: 24/02/19 8:54 am

The life story of Erekle Tatishvili (1884-1946) is outlined in a new book by prolific biographer, Rostom Chkheidze.

“Thus Spoke Erekle Tatishvili” creates vivid portraits of translator, educator and politician, Erekle Tatisvhili and philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche whose famous novel Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None (published between 1883 and 1891) became the major work of Mr Tatishvili who prepared the Georgian translation along the political repression carried out by the Soviet government.

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22 Feb

Independence Day
By: BRAMS | Published On: 22/02/19 2:17 am

Today Saint Lucia celebrates the 40th anniversary of independence. This public holiday marks the date when the island became an independent state of the Commonwealth of Nations in 1979.

In 1500 Juan de la Cosa noted the island on his map, calling it El Falcon. Christopher Columbus may have sighted the island during his fourth voyage in 1502 since he landed Martinique, although his log does not mention the island. A Spanish Cedula from 1511 mentions the island within the Spanish domain. A 1520 globe made in the Vatican shows the island named Sancta Lucia. A 1529 Spanish map shows S. Luzia.

 

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