Benin Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Iita requests Usd 200,000 from Un Fao to contain destructive mealybug.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | IPPMEDIA

    ... With its origin in Mexico, it was first observed on the African continent in Ghana in 2010 from where it spread to Benin, Nigeria, Togo and Gabon. The discovery of the mealybug in Tanzania means that the rest of East Africa will now likely be ...

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  2. Benin president denies third term bid as vote proceedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Reuters

    Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi promised on Sunday to leave power when his mandate expires next year as crowds across the cotton producer voted in legislative elections. Gains for Boni Yayi's opponents could complicate his plans to undertake the constitutional reform that his government says is needed to fight graft and guarantee the electoral process.

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  3. Parliamentary elections kick off in BeninRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Over 4.47 million voters are expected to cast their votes in 13,606 voting stations as parliamentary election kicked off on Sunday in Benin. They have to elect 83 deputies of the seventh term National assembly from 1,660 candidates of which 200 ladies are from 20 political parties and alliances.

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  4. Horoscope: April 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Djimon Hounsou was born in Cotonou, Benin, today in 1964. This birthday guy has earned Oscar nominations for his performances in the films "Blood Diamond" and "In America," respectively.

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  5. Third term doubts overshadow Benin voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi promised voters and world leaders including Barack Obama he would step down when his second term expires next year but doubts over his pledge are overshadowing Sunday's parliamentary election. Lawmakers from the president's ruling alliance, the Cowry Forces for an Emerging Benin , are trying to focus on jobs, roads and schools in the campaign, but his opponents portray the election as the only way to stop Boni Yayi clinging to power beyond the end of his mandate in 2016.

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  6. Third term doubts overshadow Benin legislative voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | AlertNet

    Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi promised voters and world leaders including Barack Obama he would step down when his second term expires next year but doubts over his pledge are overshadowing Sunday's parliamentary election. Lawmakers from the president's ruling alliance, the Cowry Forces for an Emerging Benin , are trying to focus on jobs, roads and schools in the campaign, but his opponents portray the election as the only way to stop Boni Yayi clinging to power beyond the end of his mandate in 2016.

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  7. Dangerous pest destroying major food crops.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | IPPMEDIA

    ... With its origin in Mexico, it was first observed on the African continent in Ghana in 2010 from where it spread to Benin, Nigeria, Togo and Gabon. The discovery of the mealybug in Tanzania means that the rest of East Africa will now likely be ...

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  8. What's on the menu for young African sawflies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Science Daily

    ... or even which plants these feed on. Dr Georg Goergen (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Cotonou, Benin) discovered the early stages of X. braunsi and X. gaullei and in cooperation with Dr Frank Koch (Museum fuer Naturkunde, Berlin, ...

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  9. Gabon apologizes, condemns burning of Beninese EmbassyRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Gabon's government has apologized to Benin's government and strongly condemned Sunday's destruction of the latter's embassy in Libreville, diplomatic sources in Cotonou said Tuesday. The Beninese Embassy in Libreville was burnt down by protesters following the announcement of the death of Gabon's opposition leader Andre Mba Obame.

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  10. Benin: Riots Break Out in Benin After Opposition Leader DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... government of murdering Andre Mba Obame, who had contested in the disputed 2009 presidential election. The embassy of Benin and government service cars were reportedly burnt in Sunday's violence. Dozens of other vehicles and private property were ...

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  11. West Africa: Benin Becomes Fourth Ecowas State to Deploy 4G LTE TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Benin Telecoms has officially commenced its 4G rollout. The reveal was made at an event attended by president Yayi Boni and by the country's main newspaper, Matin Libre.

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  12. Benin Telecoms begins LTE deployment under state approvalRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The Cabinet of the Republic of Benin on 30 March 2015 authorised the state-backed operator Benin Telecoms to commence deployment of 4G wireless technology, local newspaper Matin Libre reported. The same publication subsequently reported that a presidential ceremony was held on 6 April to officially mark the start of the rollout, at which the Minister of Communication & New Technologies, Jean Gbeto Dansou, heralded the government initiative as an important part of Benin's vision for the digital future, while enabling it to catch up with several other western African states which have already entered the 4G development would be utilising the 1800MHz frequency band.

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  13. After 4yrs, Lagos starts palliative work on Ayobo-Ipaja roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... also links Ogun State, through the Idiroko out-skirt, as well as Cotonou, the largest city and economic centre of Benin Republic, through Aiyetoro Itele. This road is also the fastest link to Ikotun-Igando community, but owing to lack of motorable ...

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  14. Europe Factors to Watch-Oil sector in focus as Shell in talks to buy BGRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Reuters

    ... 'bb+' as a result of both a very high level of impaired loans and weak internal capital generation. BOLLORE Niger and Benin signed a deal on Tuesday to finalise the terms of the construction and operation of a railway linking Niamey with the port of ...

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  15. Africa: Paving the Road to Africa's FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Togo, a sliver of a country sandwiched between Ghana and Benin, is a prime candidate for rail transport, at least on paper. Accra, Ghana's capital and a major regional economic hub, is about 200km west of Lom, Togo's capital; Benin's capital, Cotonou, is even closer, 145km to the east, with Lagos, Nigeria's megacity, not far beyond.

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  16. Benin: Ebola is not the only hemorrhagic killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Crofs Blogs

    Four employees of the hospital had died from a severe febrile illness, some with signs of a viral haemorrhagic fever, over a period of 2 weeks - an event that for public health experts sounds the alarm for an outbreak of a dangerous infectious disease. Given the current Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa, one thing immediately came to mind - Benin could become the fourth.

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  17. WHO's Medical Detectives Work With Health Authorities to Solve a MysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Infection Control Today

    The Ebola preparedness team visits the traditional healer whose family lost several members to the Lassa fever outbreak in and around Tanguita, Benin. Photo courtesy of WHO/M.

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  18. West Africa: Phase3 Telecom Builds West Africa's Connectivity InfrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... in the coming months. The Republic of Niger is a landlocked country that borders seven countries; Algeria, Republic of Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Libya, Mali, and Nigeria. The lack of backbone infrastructure between the Republic of Niger and its ...

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  19. Presidential Nominations Sent to the SenateRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | The White House

    ... ister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Benin.

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  20. Women in Logistics: International Women's dayRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Eyefortransport

    ... isn't alone in doing its part on International Womens Day. Bollor Africa Logistics, a logistics company based out of Benin, West Africa donated medical equipment to the maternity ward at the Abomey-Calavi and S-Ava Hospital, near Cotonou, Benin as ...

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