The Seychelles News Agency was launched on 22nd April 2014, with archives dating from 1st January 2014. It is funded by the Government of Seychelles.
Maxim Behar, the owner and manager of a leading PR and Social Media corporation M3 Communications Group, Inc, is the one who initiated and financed the concept and software development for the website, which is currently hosted by M3 Communications Group, Inc.
Seychellesnewsagency.com provides real-time coverage in English and French of news and events in the Seychelles and the Indian Ocean, with also correspondents in the Africa and Indian Ocean region.
For World news, the SNA has partnerships with the AFP news agency.
The Seychelles News Agency has free online News Alert service by email subscription.
The Seychelles News Agency writes for a global audience and is tasked with the mission to create awareness of the Seychelles and its people in the global community, and position Seychelles regionally and internationally as a Small Island Developing State with a unique experience of social, economic and cultural development.