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  • Tuesday, May 4th 2021 - 14:41 UTC

    Two centuries since Napoleon's death in St. Helena Island

    Napoleon's graveyard in St Helena  Island

    By Gwynne Dyer - Apart from Britain and Scandinavia, there was hardly a country in Europe that didn’t get a visit from Napoleon’s armies. The campaign that made Napoleon famous in France was his short-lived conquest of Egypt. At one time, he even contemplated following in Alexander the Great’s footsteps and invading India.

  • Wednesday, April 15th 2015 - 08:57 UTC

    St. Helena prepares for airport opening with boutique hotel and South African airline

    A view of Jamestown which expects an economic boost once the airport begins receiving air traffic from South Africa and hopefully an influx of tourists

    Two South African companies, Mantis in the hotel business and Comair airline, will be playing a vital role in developing St Helena's economy through increased communications and the tourist industry, once the international airport is opened next February, according to the latest news from the British Overseas Territory in mid South Atlantic.