Benin

By IndepthAfrica
In Benin
Oct 13th, 2012
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In Summary Seven second-leg ties on Saturday First-leg scores in brackets Morocco 4-0 Mozambique 2100 BST (0-2) Senegal 0-2 Ivory Coast (2-6 agg) Match abandoned after 76 mins FT: Uganda 1-0 Zambia (1-1 agg) Zambia through 9-8 on penalties FT: Malawi 0-1 Ghana (0-3 agg) FT: Botswana 1-4 Mali (1-7 agg...
By IndepthAfrica
In Benin
Sep 26th, 2012
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African leaders warn UN Assembly of conflicts and crises on their continent African leaders took the podium on the opening day of the 67th United Nations General Assembly’s high-level debate with a focus on the conflicts and humanitarian crises that block the path to development on their continent. B...
By IndepthAfrica
In Benin
Sep 2nd, 2012
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Benin’s President Yayi Boni walks down stairs at the Prime Minister’s palace in Addis Ababa on September 1, 2012 after paying respect to Ethiopia’s longtime Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who died on August 20, 2012. African leaders joined other foreign dignitaries in paying homage to...
By IndepthAfrica
In Benin
Feb 18th, 2012
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African leaders gathered Saturday for talks on insecurity in the Sahel region where fresh violence in northern Mali has sparked what rights groups say is the area’s worst human rights crisis in 20 years. As many as 25 heads of states were expected at the meeting in the small West African countr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Arts & Culture
Feb 15th, 2012
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Harare – Zimbabwe’s constitutional affairs minister on Wednesday cast doubt on President Robert Mugabe’s bid to hold elections this year. A referendum on a proposed new constitution must take place before the holding of general elections. “My assessment is the earliest we can ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Benin
Feb 11th, 2012
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By Alex Duval Smith in Porto Novo – Guardian Last year Benin announced free treatment for malaria, and has now followed up by cracking down on fake drugs and recruiting an army of outreach health workers In the markets of west Africa, malaria drugs are on sale as openly as oranges and bananas. ...
By benim
In Benin
Nov 19th, 2011
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Pope Benedict said on Saturday the developed world could not continue to look down on Africa “with the judgmental tone of a moralizer” and impose rules, but must come up with real partnership solutions to solve the continent’s many problems. The 84-year-old pope made his appeal in a...
By benim
In Benin
Nov 18th, 2011
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Cotonou – Catholics carrying umbrellas decorated with Pope Benedict XVI’s image greeted him on Friday as he embarked on his second trip to Africa, where he plans to outline the church’s future for the continent with the fastest growing number of faithful. Even in Benin, the heartlan...
By benim
In Benin
Nov 18th, 2011
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Cotonou – Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Benin on Friday, marking his second visit to Africa in a nation considered the heartland of voodoo and after his 2009 trip to the continent led to an outcry over condoms. He is expected to be welcomed by tens of thousands of Benin citizens as well as pilgr...
By benim
In Benin
Sep 22nd, 2011
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Cotonou – China has given Benin $34m in loans and grants, part of which will fund an anti-piracy patrol drive off the coast of the west African country where hijackings have surged this year. The aid package was announced by the office of President Thomas Boni Yayi, shortly after he returned ho...