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The Team

Co- Editors






Rassin Vannier

Rassin Vannier is Co-Editor of the Seychelles News Agency, responsible for the French service. Vannier has twenty years experience as a journalist in print press, television and radio reporting. He started his first journalism job at the Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation in 1994 as a junior journalist, where he progressed over the years to become a senior journalist as well as editor of the 8pm Creole television newscast. In 2006 he became a correspondent for the RFO Reunion (now Reunion Premiere).

In 2008, he joined the office of the Mayor of Victoria as Director of Operations, and continued reporting for RFO, as well as additionally in 2011 becoming the Seychelles correspondent for Agence France-Presse, which he continues today. Vannier has produced TV documentaries for the SBC, TV5 Monde,and Espace Francophone.

He was born on Mahe island in 1971, he is half-Seychellois and half-French, and is married with three children.



Sharon Uranie

Sharon Uranie is Co-Editor of the Seychelles News Agency, responsible for the English service. Well-known in Seychelles since 2009 as one of the principal news anchors of the Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation TV. Uranie started her career at the SBC as a junior journalist in 2005. She worked her way up to the post of senior journalist, becoming principal editor/Deputy-Chief Editor of the SBC News in 2012.

Since then, Sharon Uranie has reported on every major Seychelles news event and has edited and presented the TV and radio newscasts in English, French and Creole. Uranie has also co-produced documentaries and features onpolitics and current affairs in Seychelles for the SBC.

She was born on Mahe island in 1984, she is Seychelloise, and is married with two children.




Contributing writers






Wanjohi Kabukuru

Wanjohi Kabukuru is a multiple award-winning international editor and journalist, with a specialty in business, geo-politics, technology and environment.

Over the last 19 years his articles have been published in top-notch publications such as New African, African Business, African Banker, Radio France International (RFI), Inter Press Service (IPS), Diplomat East Africa, BBC Focus on Africa, 100R, Mail & Guardian, Africa Renewal and 100Reporters among other numerous publications.

Wanjohi has worked extensively in the multi-cultural environments of more than 10 countries in East, Central and Horn of Africa together with the Indian Ocean nations and is a board member of several international media organisations.

He is the current regional correspondent for premier African continent publications namely New African, African Business, and African Banker magazines which are published in London. He is formerly the editor of Analysis Africa and Zwazo an environmental flagship publication in Seychelles.




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