Dahomey

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2014
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Western activism is causing more harm than good to a continent making LGBT people into scapegoats for colonialism. As an LGBT activist, I was always happy to see my picture in the paper. It showed that I was doing my job, getting attention for the cause I believed in—and, of course, getting some atte...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 5th, 2012
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A tribeswoman wears traditional clothes during preparations for the independence day ceremony, scheduled for July 9, in Juba July 1, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic By Alex Whiting LONDON (TrustLaw) – From elderly ladies terrifying enemy fighters to Igbo women “sitting on” corrupt leaders, a whirlwind ...
By benim
In Facts about Africa
Oct 15th, 2010
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Benin, formerly known as Dahomey, is one of Africa’s most stable democracies. It boasts a proliferation of political parties and a strong civil society. On the economic side, however, the picture is less bright – Benin is severely underdeveloped, and corruption is rife. Overview BeninR...