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Ralph Volcere is the Democratic Party in opposition leader in the Seychelles and Editor of 'Le Nouveau Seychelles Weekly'. He spent 10 years in exile in the UK before returning to the Seychelles in 1991, having played a key role in bringing multi-party politics to his country. Here he talks about his current role and a little on political history in the Seychelles.
Ralph Volcere is the Democratic Party in opposition Leader of the Seychelles and Editor of 'Le Nouveau Seychelles Weekly'. In 1982 Ralph was exiled from the Seychelles to the UK where he stayed for nearly 10 years. While in exile he worked with an organisation fighting for political change in the Seychelles. Here he talks about their work in exile and how John Major, former British Prime Minister, helped them work towards the introduction of multi-party rule in the Seychelles.
Ralph Volcere is the Democratic Party in opposition Leader of the Seychelles and Editor of the newspaper 'Le Nouveau Seychelles Weekly'. The Seychelles became a British crown colony separate from Mauritius in 1903 and independence was granted in 1976, as a republic within the Commonwealth. In 1977, a coup d'état ousted the first president of the republic, James Mancham, replacing him with France Albert René. Ralph Volcere was arrested and imprisoned for 6 months, and then had to consider leaving the country.