Ambassador Raynor Tours Northern Benin
[U.S. Embassy Cotonou]U.S. Ambassador Michael Raynor visited the northern part of Benin from April 7th - 13th, 2014. His trip included stops in the cities and villages of PapanĂ©, Tchaourou, Parakou, BembĂ¨rĂ¨kĂ¨, Gogounou, Gando, Biro, Nikki, KalalĂ©, Gnel Boucatou , DĂ©rassi, Peonga, Kourel and Bouca. The purpose of this trip was to inaugurate several schools and other development projects funded by the U.S. government. In each of the places visited, Ambassador Raynor interacted with local
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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.
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.
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.
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.