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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)
Eutelsat and Isocel Telecom Join Forces to Provide Satellite Connectivity to Benin Tax Authorities
Regulatory News:(11/12/2014 6:03:00 AM)
Benin neuro-psychiatric hospital sacks four senior workers
The management board of Federal Neuro-Psychiatric in Benin has sacked three senior staff of the hospital and suspended two others over alleged misconduct. The sacked workers, according to the board, include Dr. Ambrose Lawani, Consultant Special (Grade II); Mr. Theophilus, Senior Executive Officer (Accounts); Mr. Kennedy Oriakhi, Principal Pharmacist; and Mr. O.J Ugiagbe-Ogbeide while the ...(11/17/2014 11:39:50 AM)
Benin: I Dropped Comedy for the University
[This Day]Following a grand breaking entertainment show, Comedy Invasion, which he organised recently, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Agabzy Entertainment. Victor Apeji, a 21-yer old stand-up comedian also known as MC Agabzy, has become one of the most popular students in the University of Benin. He spoke with Solomon Elusoji about his new found fame, the journey so far, his dreams and ...(11/8/2014 10:10:37 AM)
WHO's next Africa chief is elected
COTONOU, Benin - As Ebola continues to burn its way through three West African countries, the World Health Organization on Wednesday elected its next Africa director, a doctor from Botswana who is a longtime veteran of the U.N. agency at a meeting in Benin.(11/23/2014 6:55:40 PM)
Police arrest suspected armed robbers in Benin
The Edo State Police Command has arrested two suspected armed robbers at Urubi Street in Benin. The two suspects, Adekunle Esho and Chibuike Ugu, were said to have snatched a Toyota Camry car, with registration number: JJJ 777 AJ, from its owner after shooting at him in Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti State on November 14. The...  [Read More...](11/20/2014 9:14:09 AM)
President of Benin Arrives in Doha
(MENAFN - QNA) President of the Republic of Benin Thomas Yayi Boni arrived in Doha on Tuesday morning on an official visit to the country. Benin's President and his accompanying ...(11/12/2014 1:54:58 AM)
HH the Emir Hold Talks with President of Benin
(MENAFN - QNA) Qatar, under HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, and Benin, under President Yayi Boni held Wednesday an official talks session at the Emiri Diwan. On the ...(11/13/2014 7:11:53 AM)
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