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Protests in Benin over local election delays
Several hundred people took to the streets of Benin's economic capital on Wednesday to demand the holding of long-delayed local elections postponed over problems with voter registration. Local elections -- last held in 2008 and at which Boni Yayi suffered heavy losses -- were due to have been held across the tiny West African state in March 2013 but have been pushed back. Benin's digitised ...(10/28/2014 8:23:09 PM)
30,000 rally in Benin capital for elections
COTONOU, Benin (AP) — Nearly 30,000 people demonstrated in Benin's capital to back the opposition's call for local elections.(10/29/2014 1:42:07 PM)
30,000 rally in Benin capital in demonstration called by opposition calling for elections
Nearly 30,000 people demonstrated in Benin's capital to back the opposition's call for local elections.(10/29/2014 2:08:47 PM)
Benin to issue 7-year 70 bln CFA franc bond - regional central bank
Benin will issue a 70 billion CFA franc ($135 million) 7-year bond with a 6.50 percent coupon on Oct. 9, a statement from the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) said on Wednesday. The bond will be sold in units of 10,000 CFA franc to investors across the region's CFA franc currency zone via an auction organized by the BCEAO, the regional bank's statement said.(10/8/2014 7:35:24 AM)
Benin Central Hospital workers protest unpaid allowance
Services at the Central Hospital in Benin, the Edo State capital were on Monday temporarily grounded following a protest by casual staff of the hospital over their unpaid six months allowance. The two main gates of the hospital were placed under lock and key, shutting out patients and some staff of the hospital. When our...  [Read More...](10/27/2014 12:09:51 PM)
News24.com | Big rally in Benin capital for elections
30 000 have rallied in Benin's capital in a demonstration organised by the opposition calling for elections.(10/29/2014 3:28:26 PM)
FRSC arrests 6,127 traffic offenders in Delta, Anambra
The Benin Zonal Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps on Monday said it apprehended no fewer than 6,127 road traffic offenders for the month of September, 2014. The Zonal Commander of the corps, Mr. Nseobong Akpabio, who spoke in Onitsha, Anambra State, said the offenders were apprehended for violating 6,676 offences. He also said...  [Read More...](10/6/2014 7:40:51 PM)
6,127 traffic offenders arrested in Edo, Delta, Anambra -FRSC
The Benin Zonal Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission on Monday said it apprehended no fewer than 6,127 road traffic offenders for the month of September 2014. The Zonal Commander of the corps, Mr. Nseobong Akpabio, who disclosed this in Onitsha, said the offenders were apprehended for violating 6,676 offences. He also said 766 drivers...  [Read More...](10/6/2014 12:10:34 PM)
Seminars on Kim Jong Il's Work Held in Benin, Nigeria
Pyongyang, October 27 (KCNA) -- Seminars on leader Kim Jong Il's work "Socialism Is a Science" were held by the Benin Group for the Study of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism, Nigerian Group for the Study of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism and the Nigerian Group for the Study of Songun Politics from Oct. 15 to 17 on the occasions of the 3rd anniversary of his demise and the 20th anniversary of the publication ...(10/27/2014 10:42:10 PM)
GCAA to lose 52% of revenue as Togo, Benin to exit air space
The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) risks losing more than half of its annual revenues should neighbouring Togo and Benin succeed with their planned exit from the Accra Flight Information Region (FIR).(10/15/2014 2:08:39 AM)
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