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  1. Communaute Electrique du Benin - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Study ReleasedRead the original story

    Thursday | PR-inside.com

    It is an international organisation co-owned by the governments of Benin and Togo. The utility is in charge of developing electricity infrastructure in both countries which are strongly dependent on energy imports from Ghana.

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  2. Burundi and term limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pique News Magazine

    ... without first trying to amend the constitution and abolish or change the term limit. As President Mathieu Kerekou of Benin remarked ruefully: "If you don't leave power, power will leave you." But 10 other presidents did try to amend the constitution ...

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  3. Expectations of Robust Foreign Policy: (Part II)Adebimpe Onifade, New Jersey, UsaRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Nigeriaworld

    ... remittance of FRN, consider that in 2013, the total GDP of some of our neighbors- Ghana is $48.1 billion, Republic of Benin is $8.3 billion, Togo and Sierra Leone $4.3 billion and $4.1 billion, respectively. From this comparative data with our ...

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  4. Gwynne Dyer: Term limits could stave off crisis in BurundiRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | The Georgia Straight

    ... without first trying to amend the constitution and abolish or change the term limit. As President Mathieu Kerekou of Benin remarked ruefully: "If you don't leave power, power will leave you." But 10 other presidents did try to amend the constitution ...

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  5. Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil Conferred with GPF Global Humanitarian Award at the United NationsRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | PR Log

    ... society including the likes of H.E. Mr. Jean-Francis RA gis Zinsou, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Benin; H.E. Mr. TA te Antonio, Ambassador, Permanent Observer of the African Union to the UN; Mr. Amir Dossal, Chairman, Global ...

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  6. West African Leaders Meet Tuesday in Ghana's CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Voice of America

    Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara , Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan , Benin's President Thomas Yayi Boni and Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf are pictured at the 43rd Economic Community of West African States . Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States meet Tuesday in Ghana's capital, Accra, where they will be hosted by President John Dramani Mahama.

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  7. Prophectic ersatz and utterances as God's OracleMOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Chicago, Illinois, USARead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Nigeriaworld

    ... of Redeemed Christian Church of God, New York, Pastor Okito, my teacher at Word of Faith Bible College, Cotonou, Benin Republic, Pastor Sunday Oluokun of Tampa, Florida, Rev. Dr. Waldemar Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Winkler, Ms. Kara Eichhorn, Mr. ...

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  8. Nigeria: Fugitive Nigerian-Senator Elect Vows Not to Travel to U.S. to Face Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | AllAfrica.com

    ... This was also in the presence of the US prosecutors and other agencies in various countries, like the Republic of Benin, Nigeria. It was after a rigorous trial with pictorial and documentary evidence that I was discharged." Mr. Kashamu, a close ally ...

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  9. Asking me to visit the US in a bid to clear my name is like jumping into fire - KashamuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Ghanamma.com

    ... This was also in the presence of the US prosecutors and other agencies in various countries, like the Republic of Benin, Nigeria. It was after a rigorous trial with pictorial and documentary evidence that I was discharged". "I have cleared my name ...

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  10. Nigeria: Fuel Scarcity Causes Flight Delays, CancellationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Heathrow had to go via Accra to take fuel, Adding that last Saturday, the same London flight had to go to Cotonou, Benin Republic first to fuel the aircraft, before coming back to Lagos for the outbound flight to Heathrow. In the case of the ...

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  11. ACE signs performance contract with FG, World BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Vanguard

    ... Commission (NUC) in Abuja. The ACE project which was launched in 2013, by the governments of Burkina Faso, Republic of Benin, Ghana, Cameroon, Togo, Senegal and Nigeria, with support from the World Bank was designed to promote regional ...

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  12. On International Day, UN says more midwife training will help tackle maternity and child deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | United Nations

    Abissdoum Charlotte, 26, with her 7-week-old triplets, Morouta, NasifatA and Nasif, is receiving postnatal and newborn care at the Cooperative Clinic of Sikecoudji, in Cotonou, Benin. Photo: UNFPA/Ollivier Girard 5 May 2015 – Nearly 800 women continue to die every day from complications of pregnancy and childbirth, the United Nations spotlighted as it marked the International Day of the Midwife with a call for greater investment to increase the number of midwives and enhance the quality and reach of their services.

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  13. Nigeria: Fuel Scarcity - Arik Air to Suspend Operations TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | AllAfrica.com

    ... to London Heathrow had to go via Accra to take fuel. Also on Saturday, the same London flight had to go to Cotonou, Benin Republic first to fuel before coming back to Lagos for the outbound flight to Heathrow. "In the case of the Johannesburg flight ...

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  14. Benin's FCBE won parliamentary electionRead the original story

    Sunday May 3 | Xinhuanet

    The Cowrie Forces for an Emerging Benin , an alliance of parties and movements in Benin that supports the government of President Thomas Boni Yayi, won the country's parliamentary election, securing 33 of the 83 seats of the National Assembly, according to final results announced Sunday evening by the Constitutional Court. However, the ruling alliance of Boni Yayi lost 8 seats from its hold of 41 seats in the previous parliament.

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  15. Fuel scarcity: Arik Air to suspend operations todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Vanguard

    ... to London Heathrow had to go via Accra to take fuel. Also on Saturday, the same London flight had to go to Cotonou, Benin Republic first to fuel before coming back to Lagos for the outbound flight to Heathrow. "In the case of the Johannesburg flight ...

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  16. Bee-keepers attend training workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | GhanaWeb

    ... by researchers of the Department to some cashew farms at Kranka and Badu, both in Brong-Ahafo and in the Republic of Benin enabled them to come out with reasons for low cashew productivity in Ghana. He advised cashew farmers to also keep birds such ...

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  17. Radical Islam coming to Beinin, prelate reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Catholic World News

    Militant Islam is making its presence felt in Benin, Archbishop Pascal N'Koue of Parakou told the Fides news service. The archbishop, who is secretary-general of the country's episcopal conference, said that "there is the infiltration of an Islam that is no longer the traditional African Islam that allows Muslims and non-Muslims to live together peacefully."

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  18. President holds discussions with Benin and Togo counterpartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Ghanamma.com

    Peduase , April 29, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday held a closed-door meeting with two neighbouring heads of state at the Peduase lodge, in the Eastern Region. The Presidents; Faure Gnassingbe of Togo and Dr Thomas Yayi Boni of Togo who arrived in Ghana on Wednesday morning have since returned to their various countries.

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  19. AU terms Benin's parliamentary polls transparentRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Xinhuanet

    Head of the African Union election observer mission to Benin Prof. Dioncounda Traore has said the country's April 26 parliamentary elections were transparent despite organizational challenges.

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  20. How to encounter Islam, according to Pope Francis: with the whole truthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Apr 28, 2015 / 03:10 pm .- Speaking Monday to the bishops of the west African nation of Benin, Pope Francis encouraged their formation of youth through education, emphasizing particularly the importance of intercultural and interreligious encounter. "Another important challenge you face is that of vigilance with youth and education this effort should continue without abatement for the integral formation, both human and spiritual, of the younger generations is important for the future of the society to which they can make a valuable contribution, notably in terms of solidarity, of justice, and of respect for the other," Pope Francis said April 27 to the bishops from Benin, who were in Rome for their ad limina visit.

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