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2014-07-25 AU Commission Chairperson On Official Visit to Benin
[African Union]African Union Commission Chairperson H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has arrived in Cotonou, Benin at the invitation of the President Yayi Boni for an official visit from 24 - 27 July 2014, as well as to deliver a statement at a Ministerial Conference of Least Developed Countries on Monday 28 July.

2014-07-21 President Koroma Tours Development Projects in Benin
[Sierra Leone Government]President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday 16th July was taken on a whirlwind tour of the Songhai center in Porto Novo as well as the Port of Cotonou in the Republic of Benin.

2014-07-17 Sierra Leonean President Receives Benin's Highest Award
[Sierra Leone Government]President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has been conferred with the highest national honour of the Republic of Benin.

2014-07-17 Fifa Ban - Benin Republic Calls Off Match
[Vanguard]An international friendly match involving Nigerian club Sunshine Stars and Benin Republic in Cotonou has been called off following a FIFA ban on Nigeria, officials informed .

2014-07-16 HOR Concurs With Senate On Cotonou Protocol
[Legislature of Liberia]The House of Representatives during its 45th day sitting concurred with the Liberian Senate on a bill seeking to pass into law an Act to ratify the second revised Cotonou Partnership Agreement of 2010. The decision was reached during the House's regular session on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

2014-07-12 Flames Final Squad for Benin Game Released - Leaves Sunday for Uganda
[Malawi News Agency]Blantyre -The Football associastion of Malawi (FAM) has released Flames final 20-man squad expected to travel to Uganda on Sunday enroute to Benin to play an African Cup of Nations Qualifiers encounter on July 20, 2014.

2014-06-30 Court Verdict Raises Concern About Freedom of Information in Benin
[RSF]Benin is relatively highly placed at 75th of 180 countries in the Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index, and is ranked 16th among African countries.

2014-07-01 U.S Mission Reinforces Benin's Maritime Security
[U.S. Embassy Cotonou]On June 26, 2014, U.S. Ambassador Michael Raynor presided over the handover ceremony of a new Metal Shark Boat at the Benin's Naval Base. Several military officers attended the ceremony including the Minister of the Defense, Mr. Denis Ali Yerima, and the Minister of the Higher Education and Scientific Research, Mr. Fran├žois Abiola Adebayo, representing the President.

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