Buhari Visits Benin Tomorrow
[Daily Trust] Cotonou -President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Cotonou, Benin Republic, tomorrow to attend the country's 55th independence anniversary.
Acting Assistant Secretary Bond Travel to Benin, Gabon, and Guinea
[State Department] Washington, DC -Acting Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michele T. Bond will visit Benin, Gabon, and Guinea, July 7-11.
Benin Connects 3rd Landing Station (ACE) but Continued Benin Telecoms Monopoly Holds Back Growth
[Balancing Act] London -This week saw the ACE cable connect one of its second phase cable landing stations in Cotonou, the capital of Benin. Like many francophone African countries, Benin has a monopoly telecoms provider that is holding back the growth of the market. Russell Southwood looks at what ought to change.
Hollande Praises France-Friendly Benin On Whistle-Stop Africa Tour
[RFI] French President Fran├žois Hollande arrived in Benin at half-past midnight on Wednesday to start a whistle-stop tour that will also take him to Angola and Cameroon. In a message to other African leaders, notably Burundi's Pierre Nkurunziza, he praised Benin's President Thomas Boni Yaya for hs recent announcement that he would not be seeking a third term in office.
Orange Announces the Connection of Benin and the Canary Islands to the Ace Submarine Cable
[CIO] Orange, together with the other members of the ACE consortium, have announced the launch of the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) cable in Cotonou, Benin and Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.