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2014-04-10 Embassy News
[U.S. Embassy Cotonou]Mission Cotonou Hosts Women's Empowerment Debate (Apr 10, 2014)

2014-04-10 Benin Republic Fcfa 1,000 Billion Rail Project Launched
[Cameroon Tribune]The 3,000 km-long network is expected to connect five West African countries.

2014-03-29 Jazz Quartet Adds Bossa Nova to a Soft Benin Sound
[VOA]Washington DC -Recent special guest performers on Music Time in Africa on VOA's Africa 54 were Jomion and the Uklos. The members of the group are three brothers from Benin: Jomion is the eldest and the leader of the jazz group which includes brothers Matthieu and JB and Jomion's daughter, Rose.

2014-03-27 Troubling Times for Benin Republic
[Vanguard]BENIN Republic, Nigeria's western neighbour is passing through a quiet turbulence that threatens to blow into full blown anarchy soon. Frustrated citizens of Benin Republic claim that "nothing is working including essential amenities like water, electricity including roads which are now luxuries." All over the country, there are palpable fears of who would be the next victim as people are arbitrarily arrested and detained.

2014-03-24 Issa Hayatou Saddened By the Death of a Beninese Referee
[Africa Top Sports]Issa Hayatou said he was saddened by the death of Beninese referee Euloge Adadja, aged 33 years. The latter passed away early morning of March 20 at the Centre hospitalier Oueme Porto- Novo, Benin.

2014-03-23 CAF President Saddened By Death of Benin Referee
[CAF]The president of the Confederation of African Football Isaa Hayatou has expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Benin referee Euloge Adadja. Adadja, 33, died in the early hours of March 20 at the Oueme Central Hospital in the Benin city of Porto -Novo.

2014-03-21 Benin Exercises Disaster Preparedness
[U.S. Embassy Cotonou]On Monday March 17, 2014, the U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Todd Whatley participated in the opening ceremony of Benin's Disaster Preparedness and Response Capacity exercise, a collaborative workshop hosted by the Republic of Benin, sponsored by USAFRICOM, and implemented by the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine (CDHAM).

2014-03-19 Frenchman Olle-Nicolle Takes Charge of Benin
[CAF]Frenchman Didier Olle-Nicolle has been appointed head coach of the Benin national football team.

2014-03-18 Regional Justice Ministers Meet in Benin
[CAJ News]Abuja -CHIEF Justices of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) member states were scheduled to meet later on Tuesday in Cotonou, Benin Republic to agree on mechanisms for improving the enforcement of national courts of laws that strengthen regional integration.

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