• Britain annexes the Seychelles, and is then administered from Mauritius.

  • Seychelles becomes a separate British colony.

  • Seychelles becomes independent from the United Kingdom.

  • The International Monetary Fund agrees on a $26 million two-year rescue package due to Seychelles economy being indebted.

  • The World Bank approves a $9 million loan to help Seychelles restore economic stability. 

  • Seychelles and the Isle of Man sign a tax exchange agreement, as a part of a plan to develop close economic and tax co-operation.

  • The country announces a plan to create a marine reserve as part of a national debt swap, potentially serving as a model for future global conservation projects.

  • In the first peaceful transfer of power between parties, Wavel Ramkalawan wins the presidency. 


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