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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)
Immigration arrests 27 women, boy in Lagos
The Nigeria Immigration Service, Lagos State Command, on Thursday arrested 27 women and a 15-year-old boy in the Lagos Mainland area of the state. The suspects were nationals of Benin Republic, Togo and Ghana. They were said to be without a valid entry passport or visa, and would be repatriated as soon as the agency...  [Read More...](10/23/2014 7:12:31 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)
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)
Digital Fingerprints Track Kids’ Health
A new study finds that children can be successfully followed by their fingerprints, making an electronic health registry feasible. This is critical in the developing world, where 2.5 million children die each year from preventable diseases because they have not been vaccinated. Twenty-five million babies don’t receive routine immunizations. And even when they do, paperwork is lost, incomplete or ...(10/22/2014 4:32:46 PM)
Benin: Africare Receives Benin Presidential Medal of Honor for Malaria Prevention Work
[Africare]Children across the West African nation of Benin sleep safer at night and live healthier because a modest pilot program to decrease malaria-related deaths directed by Africare, a non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of people in Africa, delivered such outstanding results it was rapidly expanded to span the entire country.(10/3/2014 9:24:40 AM)
Nigeria: We Will Crush Boko Haram Like Ebola - Jonathan
[Vanguard]Benin City -President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, yesterday, at the South-south Unity Party of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), held in Benin-City, vowed that his administration will crush Boko Haram exactly the way it fought Ebola virus disease.(9/29/2014 12:41:17 AM)
Kim Jong Il to Be Remembered in Benin
Pyongyang, October 19 (KCNA) -- The Benin National Committee for Remembering General Kim Jong Il was inaugurated in Cotonou on Oct. 13.(10/20/2014 1:34:26 AM)
Terrorism: Troops from five nations begin operation Nov.1
Troops from Nigeria, Cameroun, Chad, Niger and Republic of Benin, are to begin counter-terrorism operations to combat the Boko Haram insurgency along their national borders on November 1, 2014. The five countries also agreed to establish the Multinational Joint Task Force headquarters, in Baga, by November 20, 2014. These were the highpoints of the ministerial...  [Read More...](10/13/2014 8:11:58 PM)
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