Benin Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Next-generation mosquito nets on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | SciDev.Net

    ... it met from March 20-24 this year". The trials were conducted in several countries in Sub-Saharan Africa including Benin, Burkina Faso, Cte d'Ivoire and Tanzania. Ngufor is one of the researchers who worked in Benin, under a collaborative project ...

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  2. President Akufo-Addo swears in 4 Ambassadors, 1 High CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Ghanamma.com

    ... to Kenya; (4) Alowe Leo Kabah, a seasoned lawyer and politician, who is heading as Ambassador to the Republic of Benin; and (5) Prof. Abena Busia, an internationally acclaimed academic and poet, who will be our Ambassador to the giant of South ...

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  3. GBC's Francisca appointed Ghana's High C'ssner to KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Ghanamma.com

    The deputy director General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation Francisca Ashitey-Odunton has been appointed Ghana's High commissioner to Kenya by President Akufo-Addo. The others include Dufie Agyarko Kusi, an experienced international public servant, who is to represent Ghana in the Republic of Korea, Madam Virginia Hesse, a respected former senior civil servant, who is going to Prague in the Czech Republic, Alowe Leo Kabah, a seasoned lawyer and politician who is heading as Ambassador to the Republic of Benin and Prof.

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  4. Akufo-Addo swears in 4 Ambassadors, 1 High CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | GhanaWeb

    ... to Kenya; (4) Alowe Leo Kabah, a seasoned lawyer and politician, who is heading as Ambassador to the Republic of Benin; and (5) Prof. Abena Busia, an internationally acclaimed academic and poet, who will be our Ambassador to the giant of South ...

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  5. Collected Department Releases: Benin's National DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | State Department

    On behalf of the United States, congratulations to the people of Benin as you celebrate the 57th anniversary of your national independence on August 1st. The United States reaffirms its support of Benin and its goal of a better and more prosperous future.

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  6. Some Swiss municipalities shunning National DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Swissinfo

    ... firm, more and more frequent. In Geneva, the celebrations this year will be run jointly with the community of Benin, whose national day also falls on August 1. A way to broaden the appeal, but not without controversy: nationalist groups such as ...

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  7. Snakes: How 3 African countries export pythons with Nigeria's quota - UNIUYO DonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Vanguard

    AN expert in snake management and Associate Professor, Department of Forestry and Natural Environment Management, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Edem Archebong Eniang, has raised the alarm, that Ghana, Togo and Republic of Benin, had appropriated Nigeria's annual export quota of 2000 baby-pythons to Europe, causing the country a huge loss in foreign revenue. Eniang, a member of many professional bodies, including Boas and Pythons Specialists Group and Crocodile Specialists Group , in an interview with NDV, said that snake traders in the aforementioned countries sneak in pythons to Nigeria and surreptitiously exploit the nation's allocation.

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  8. Independence Day of BeninRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    ... dominated the region, and the period experienced several coups. In 1975, the country was renamed People's Republic of Benin. Independence Day is observed nationwide in the French-speaking country of Benin. It features the hoisting of the national ...

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  9. Benin Suspends Mayor of Cotonou on Graft AllegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Benin's government suspended the mayor of the West African nation's biggest city on suspicion that he sold public land and collected income without permission from the municipal authorities. Mayor Lehady Soglo of Cotonou is also accused of destroying official documents, according to an emailed copy of a decree from Barnabe Dassigli, the country's minister of decentralization and local governance.

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  10. 3rd Lagos International Badminton classics begins with 11 countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Vanguard

    ... also birth in the next round. Abraham Ayittey of Ghana crushed Nigeria's Ganiyu Sulyman 22-20, 21-9, while Republic of Benin's Gbenoukpo Degbe overcame Ghana's Micheal Baah 21-8, 21-5 to set foot on the next round. Cameroon's Paul Assembe, who ...

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  11. Nigeria to save N37.75bn annually as Oando tackles petroleum discharge bottlenecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Vanguard

    ... now have a preference for discharging their products outside Nigerian waters, specifically at the ports in Cotonou, Benin, Niger Republic and Lome, Togo," she added. Infrastructural constraints continue to have a significant impact on the ...

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  12. Single windows at ports no longer an option - PMAWCARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Ghanamma.com

    The Secretary General of Ports Management Association of West and Central Africa , Mr Michael Luguje has said that practical experiences have shown that single windows at the ports were no longer an option but an obligation for trade facilitation which all countries ought to adopt. Mr Luguje said this when he opened a seminar aimed at ensuring that countries within West and Central Africa adopt the use of national single window systems in trade chain and port processes, in Cotonou in the Republic of Benin Monday morning.

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  13. EU commend Ethiopia's initiative to make political reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    ... hold dialogue on the partnership with Ethiopia in accordance with the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement, signed in Cotonou, Benin in June 2000. Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will ...

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  14. What to See in New York Art Galleries This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... Washington, D.C. A nearby video captures 15 people walking solemnly, in single-file, through the streets of Cotonou, Benin's largest city, wearing the Washington wigs. There is a sly humor to the project. Seeing the Pentagon, White House, United ...

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  15. Sex slaves: Syndicate allegedly kidnaps 40 Nigerian girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Vanguard

    ... and she arrived at Egini community on 23rd of April, 2017," he asserted. Orugbo noted: "However, at the border of Benin Republic and Nigeria, the persons returning our client injected her with an unknown substance without her consent." Appeal to ...

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  16. Team Badminton to participate in Benin International after 9 medal haul at Ivory Coast InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | GhanaWeb

    Following a stellar campaign that saw them win 9 medals at the Ivory Coast International in Ghana's bid to qualify for the 2018 Commonwealth Games Mixed Team event and the Youth Olympics respectively, the national badminton team have arrived in Cotonou, Benin to participate in the Benin International 2017 Future Series from Thursday, 6th to Sunday 9th July. In their first major international competition under the Evans Yeboah Badminton Association of Ghana administration last month, the national U-19 badminton team kicked off Ghana's campaign for points winning 7 medals made of 2 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze medals- at the Ivory Coast Junior International 2017.

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  17. Eleven countries to participate in 2017 Lagos Int'l Badminton ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Vanguard

    The Badminton Federation of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja said players from 11 countries would participate in the 2017 Lagos International Challenge. Patience Okon, Secretary-General of the federation, disclosed that the competition would hold at the Teslim Balogun Stadium from July 26 to July 29. Okon listed the countries as Sri Lanka, Portugal, Egypt, Israel, Republic of Benin, Italy, Ghana, Uganda, Cameroon, India and Nigeria Okon added that the competition would feature events in such categories as the male and female singles, doubles and mixed doubles.

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  18. Benin, a Ponzi scheme and a long wait for answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Egypt Today

    2 July 2017: Sadiatou used to be a well-off trader of traditional cloth at the market in Benin's economic hub of Cotonou but now sells school equipment from the doorstep of her home. In 2010 she sank more than five million CFA francs ($8,700, 7,600 ...

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  19. Africa Needs to Work Closer Together on Climate ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Scoop

    ... key conclusion of ministers and key delegates who convened for the Africa Carbon Forum which ended today in Cotonou, Benin. Over 600 practitioners, experts and policy makers, including ministers from governments across Africa and other high level ...

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  20. 16-year-old girl sold for N300,000 earns mother of four 15 years imprisonmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Vanguard

    A Benin high court, presided over by Justice Alero Edodo-Eruaga, yesterday, sentenced one Mrs Regina Osarieme, a mother of four, to 15 years imprisonment for human trafficking. The trafficker was alleged to have recruited a 16-year-old girl, who is in Senior Secondary 2 at Okha Secondary School, Benin, and promised to take her to Russia.

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