Rita Sinon

Rita Sinon (1943-8 May 1989) was a Kenya-born Seychellois politician who became the first female Minister of Seychelles was when she was appointed Minister for Internal Affairs on 19 September 1986.[1]

Her husband Guy Sinon and son Peter Sinon also served in the Cabinet of Seychelles.

Sinon was a close confidant of France-Albert René, and worked closely during the early years of the republic with Sylvette Frichot.[2]


  1. ^ "The 50th Anniversary of SPUP/SPPF/Parti Lepep 1964-2014". Ministry for Youth Sports & Culture. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  2. ^ Kevin Shillington (2014). Albert René: The Father of Modern Seychelles : a Biography. UWA Publishing. pp. 167–. ISBN 978-1-74258-612-0.