Benin President Lauds Jonathan's Handling of Elections
[This Day] Abuja -President of Benin Republic, Boni Yayi, Thursday lauded President Goodluck Jonathan for the way he handled the general election adjudged globally as peaceful.
Weaver Ants Lift Cashew Nut Yields in Benin Trial
[SciDev.Net] Patrols of ants on cashew nut trees can roughly double the yield of the crop, according to researchers in Benin.
Hollande Inaugurates World's Largest Slavery Memorial in French West Indies
[RFI] France's President Fran├žois Hollande was to inaugurate the largest slavery memorial in the world on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe on Sunday. US black rights activist Angela Davis was to be awarded the freedom of the former slave port of Nantes during France's day to commemorate the slave trade and its abolition.
Benin Becomes the First Ohada Member State to Implement a Simplified Legal Regime Promoting the Formalization of Small Enterprises
[World Bank] Cotonou -Free registration is available for micro and small enterprises to benefit from a variety of incentives to create employment and reduce poverty
Midwives Could Help Avert Millions of Maternal and Newborn Deaths
[UNFPA] Cotonou -"I have seen more and more women with child-delivery problems suffer needlessly," said midwife Florence Djihoun, 48, at her UNFPA-supported clinic in Cotonou, Benin.