MCC Powering Africa Trip, First Stop: Benin
[State Department] Today, we wrapped up our first stop: Benin, a small West African nation that became the first country on the continent to make the transition from a dictatorship to democracy. MCC's $375 million Benin Power Compact represents the largest single U.S. Government overseas investment in off-grid electricity in a single country and MCC's largest investment in utility-scale solar power generation. In addition to power generation and distribution, the compact addresses wide-ranging policy reforms that
FCT Minister Receives Benin, Chadian Presidents
[This Day] Abuja -The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello, Monday received the visiting Presidents of the Republic of Benin and Chad, Mr. Patrice Talon and Mr. Idriss Deby at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.