Seychelles president quits after party loses four-decade grip on power

Seychelles's President James Alix Michel addresses the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN in New York on September 29, 2015Seychelles President James Michel announced Tuesday he would quit after his party lost legislative elections, ending its four-decade grip on power. A new leader who will take Seychelles to the next frontier of its development,” Michel announced. Faure will take the oath of office on October 16 and see out the remainder of Michel’s term.

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