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Nigeria and Benin make a new break for the border
Nigeria and Benin make a new break for the border
Nigeria's southwestern border with Benin is notoriously chaotic. Travellers and traders battle corrupt officials, hawkers and buzzing moto-taxis...
Benin repeals social media tax after protests
Benin repeals social media tax after protests
After 10 days of mobilisation with more than 500 000 people being affected by the social media tax, the government in Benin have decided to
Once upon a time in Benin...
Once upon a time in Benin...
Cotonou — Dusk settled on Sainte Cécile Square and the oil lanterns cast a soft yellow light as a storyteller took to...
West African states in joint fight against root crop 'Ebola'
West African states in joint fight against root crop 'Ebola'
Researchers from half a dozen states in West Africa have joined together in a battle against what one expert calls a root crop "Ebola" — a...
Ahmadinejad: Iran has no use for atomic bomb
Ahmadinejad: Iran has no use for atomic bomb
Speaking during a visit to Benin, the first stop on a three-nation tour, Ahmadinejad called nuclear energy a "divine gift" providing...
Bozizé seeks refuge in Benin
Bozizé seeks refuge in Benin
This comes days after rebels invaded and overthrew his government of a decade, officials said.
SA dogs combating rhino poaching in West Africa
SA dogs combating rhino poaching in West Africa
South African sniffer dogs were being used to combat rhino poaching and the smuggling of elephant tusks, according to a report on Saturday.
Pirates up the stakes off west coast of Africa
Pirates up the stakes off west coast of Africa
The United Nations says pirate attacks off Africa's west coast in the Gulf of Guinea are increasing and becoming more violent, sophisticated and...
Benin's AU meeting begins with security threat talks
Benin's AU meeting begins with security threat talks
African leaders on Saturday began talks on insecurity in the Sahel region, where fresh violence in Mali has sparked what rights groups say is the...
African crises dominate talks as Benin takes AU helm
African crises dominate talks as Benin takes AU helm
The African Union's new chairman faced tough challenges Sunday as UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned that a furious row between Sudan and South Sudan...
France's LFP president demands 'racist abuse' inquiry
France's LFP president demands 'racist abuse' inquiry
The President of France's Professional Football League (LFP), Frederic Thiriez, has called for an investigation into claims that Auxerre's Kamel...
Zuma in Benin after criticism of Nato's Libya action
Zuma in Benin after criticism of Nato's Libya action
South African President Jacob Zuma visited the West African nation of Benin on Sunday, a day after criticising Western countries' bombing campaign in...

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