ANTI-CORRUPTION COMMISSION LAUNCHES MISSION
time is up for those involved in corrupt practices”, warned Judge Duncan
made the stern statement in his capacity as the Chairman of the
Anti-Corruption Commission while formally launching the commission’s
mission. The members of the commission convened on Thursday 29th
September to establish the modalities of the commission’s operations.
Judge Gaswaga stressed that the commission intends to fulfil its mandate
albeit the challenges. “The commission is going to make it extremely
difficult if not impossible for any person to live on or enjoy the
proceeds of corruption or ill gotten wealth. We shall even be move in
court for orders of confiscation and forfeiture to the government for
monies and properties acquired illegally.”
new Anti-Corruption Commission was appointed late last year.
Judge Gaswaga went on to describe the Anti-Corruption Commission ‘as a
tool or vehicle you will use to fight injustice and get justice’ and its
commissioners as ‘mere servants of the people.
called on all people of Seychelles to support the commission in its
CONSERVE WATER TO AVOID RESTRICTION SAYS PUC
Following predictions of reduced rainfall in the upcoming rainy season,
the Public Utilities Corporation is calling on members of the public to
country’s dams, La Gogue and Rochon are currently at 67 and 68 percent
capacity respectively. The levels are depleting rapidly due to the
ongoing dry season. The PUC has gone as far as to describe the levels in
some source rivers as alarming.
spite of the continuous depletion, the Managing Director for Water and
Sewage, Steve Mussard says PUC is still supplying water on a 24 hour
basis. “This is the improvement that PUC has made over the years on the
distribution network and our treatment plants which have allowed us to
have certain flexibility in the operations meaning we can transfer water
where it’s available to places where it’s not available.”
PUC is calling on the public to use the precious resource responsibly.
“There are a lot of uncertainties in the months to come so we need to
find ways to provide water to the public and conserve the stock of water
that we have in the dam.”
has warned that if the dry spell persists in the coming days,
restrictions will be placed in certain places to manage the stock.