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2015-09-28 In Region Assaulted By Boko Haram, Women, Young People Key to Stability
[UNFPA] Thousands of people have been killed and millions displaced in the Lake Chad Basin region, the result of a relentless and ongoing campaign of violence by Boko Haram insurgents. With the disaster threatening to undermine decades of development, heads of state, leaders of United Nations agencies and civil society chiefs gathered at UN Headquarters today to address the urgent needs of women and young people, and to forge partnerships for building resilience among terrorized communities.

2015-09-28 Global Confucius Institutes Day Celebrated in Benin
[Focac] Cotonou -The University of Abomey-calavi on Saturday afternoon hosted second annual Global Confucius Institutes Day aims to promote the Chinese language and culture, Xinhua reporter witnessed on spot.

2015-09-28 I'm Divorcing My Husband Soon - Ella Martins
[Vanguard] Beninese singer, actress and virtual artist became very popular in Nigeria when a story broke that she and Nollywood superstar, Genevieve Nnaji, were love partners as lesbians. The story made such a great fuss even Potpourri couldn't ignore it and sought after the Beninese to get an interview which we got.

2015-09-23 Day of Joy, as Iara Oshiomhole Visits IDPs in Benin
[Vanguard] Much needed relief came the way of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Uhogua near Benin City, when the wife of Edo State Governor, Mrs. Iara Oshiomhole, visited their camp and donated the sum of N2 million on behalf of the state government for their upkeep.

2015-09-16 IMF Staff Completes 2015 Article IV Mission to Benin
[IMF] Press Release No. 15/416

2015-09-07 Preparing for Climate Change Across Francophone Africa
[IFRC] Intense rain and devastating floods in Ghana, Togo and Benin in early June proved yet again the importance of preparing for extreme weather events and climate change. The Red Cross Red Crescent is committed to responding to such disasters and better preparing communities for their increasing frequency in the future.

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