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  1. News Analysis: Choosing single candidate key to Beninese ruling party in 2016 presidential pollRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    The main political alliances in Benin have started the process of searching for their candidates who will contest in the February 2016 presidential elections. The key alliances, especially the ruling coalition, the Cowry Forces for an Emerging Benin and the opposition, Unity Makes the Nation , are finding it hard to pick a single candidate who will fly their flag in the presidential elections.

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  2. Commercial ACE services officially launched in BeninRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Benin's President Thomas Boni Yayi was present at the launch event for

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  3. Seychelles: New Member of the National Human Rights Commission Sworn-InRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... tted to her Bar Finals on the 5th May 2011. The Seychelles President James Michel has sent a message of condolences to Benin's President Thomas Yayi Boni following see more>>

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  4. Mathieu Kerekou dies; former president of Benin was 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Newsday

    President Boni Yayi on Wednesday said Kerekou was a great man, and called for seven days of national mourning. He presented his condolences to the nation.

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  5. Mathieu Krkou | Former Benin leader, 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Philly.com

    Mathieu Krkou, 82, the former military ruler and president of Benin who led the country for almost three decades, died on Wednesday, the nation's current president, Thomas Boni Yayi, said in a statement, without specifying the cause of death. Boni Yayi declared seven days of national mourning in the cotton-producing West African nation.

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  6. Benin's 'chameleon' ex-president Kerekou dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The China Post

    Benin's former president Mathieu Kerekou, nicknamed "the chameleon" who ruled the tiny west African nation for a total of 30 years after a coup then democratic elections, died on Wednesday. He was 82. "I announce with regret and deep sadness the death on Wednesday October 14 of President-General Mathieu Kerekou at about 1:30 p.m. ," President Thomas Boni Yayi said in a statement.

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  7. Accor Hotels choose Quadriga to deploy their WiFi Cloud based solution across all of AfricaRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | Hotel Interactive

    ... rolling out their wireless Internet solution - including router, switches, access points and gateway - in Morocco, Benin, Senegal, Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Guinea. The growth of AccorHotels properties in Africa is due to double in coming years and ...

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  8. Week-long mourning starts for Benin's KerekouRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Vanguard

    A week of national mourning began in Benin on Thursday for former military ruler and civilian president Mathieu Kerekou after his death aged 82. The green, red and yellow national flag was lowered to half-mast across the west African country as political figures led tributes. One of the world's longest-serving political leaders, Kerekou was dubbed "The Chameleon" for his transformation from Marxist-inspired coup leader to democratically-elected president.

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  9. Benin's long-ruling former president Kerekou dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Benin's long-ruling former president Mathieu Kerekou has died at the age of 82, leading to a week of national mourning for the Marxist who seized power in a coup but later set off a new wave of African democracy. Benin's President Mathieu Kerekou is given directions as he arrives at the Africa Union meeting in Sirte, Libya, July 5, 2005.

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  10. AccorHotels choose Quadriga to deploy their WiFi Cloud based solution across all of AfricaRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | PRWeb

    With more than 40 hotels installed in 2015, Quadriga has become the leading internet- solutions provider for the fast growing hotel chain in Africa. The growth of AccorHotels properties in Africa is due to double in coming years and Quadriga are now prepared to face any incoming requests with appropriate people both at continent and local levels.

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  11. Benin mourns 'father of democracy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | BBC News

    Benin's former President Mathieu Kerekou, the man hailed as helping to usher in multi-party democracy in Africa, has died at the age of 82. Mr Kerekou had two spells as president totalling nearly 30 years, first coming to power as the head of a Marxist regime in 1972. Current President Thomas Boni Yayi described the former president as a great man and declared a week of official mourning.

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  12. 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair London Edition Held This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Italy, Germany, the UK, and the USA. In addition to these territories, 1:54 welcomes new additions from Spain, Sweden, Benin, and Angola. Alongside notable expansion and a wider geographical coverage, 1:54 is delighted to recommence SPECIAL PROJECTS ...

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  13. Benin's former president Mathieu Kerekou dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | India.com

    Cotonou , Oct 15: Benin 's former president Mathieu Kerekou, who ruled the tiny west African nation for a total of 30 years after a coup then democratic elections, died, the government announced. He was 82. "I announce with regret and deep sadness the death on Wednesday October 14 of President-General Mathieu Kerekou at about 1:30 pm ," President Thomas Boni Yayi said in a statement.

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  14. Kerekou, Longtime Benin President, Dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Voice of America

    Mathieu Kerekou, right, who was then the president of Benin, is pictured after a meeting with then-Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in Cotonou, Benin, Feb. 10, 2006. Kerekou received his military training in Paris and returned to what was then the French colony of Dahomey as a senior military officer.

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  15. ORPED rolls out projectsRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    Organisation of Rural Primary Education Developers, Ghana and her allied organizations is set to unveil three projects this month to enhance the Let's talk Education Africa Campaign. The three events comprise of Kick-A-Ball to AFCON 2017-Gabon, the Ghana NGOs wind down and cocktail and Let's talk education at Christmas campaign which will be held in Ghana, Benin, Nigeria and Kenya will begin on December 12, 2015, and run through to the 2017 Nations Cup in Gabon in 2017.

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  16. iNeedMD Signs $1.5 Million Western Africa Distribution AgreementRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2015 | BioSpace

    Clifton is specifically focused on satisfying the unmet medical device needs of the healthcare systems in Niger, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Republic of Benin, Mali, Burkina Faso, and Ghana. The initial term of the Agreement spans 12 months, with minimum product purchases totaling $1.5 million.

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  17. Konecranes to Supply Another 13 RTGS to Bollor Group in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | GlobeNewswire

    In July 2015 Konecranes received a repeat order for thirteen Rubber Tired Gantry cranes from BollorA Group. In the second half of 2016, the cranes will be delivered to container terminals operated by BollorA Africa Logistics in Cotonou, Benin, and LomA , Togo.

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  18. Ecowas proves that quick action can crush a coupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    ... (Ecowas) leaders mediate. Undoubtedly, Ecowas gets credit. Its current chair, Senegal's President Mack Sall, and Benin's counterpart President Yayi Boni were in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou, within hours to mediate. A special Ecowas heads of ...

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  19. NDC, NPP In Big Trouble as US Base Ghanaian .....Read the original story

    Oct 2, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    ... and the biggest opposition NPP and indeed, the political class altogether, adding "just as Thomas Yayi Boni did it in Benin, he is also poised to replicate same in Ghana." "I know it's going to be difficult, but with the sort of cash he is ...

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  20. How Lagos tamed Fulani herdsmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Vanguard

    T here have been rising cases of killings and wanton destruction of properties by Fulani herdsmen in some parts of the South West region in recent times. Lagos State is also located in the south-western part of Nigeria on the narrow coastal flood plain of Bight of Benin.

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