Yayi Boni

By IndepthAfrica
In Benin
Mar 3rd, 2013
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Cotonou – Benin said on Sunday that authorities have thwarted an attempt to oust President Thomas Boni Yayi and install a military regime in the West African nation. In a statement read to journalists, state prosecutor Justin Gbenameto said a colonel and businessman were arrested for plotting “...
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In African Union (AU)
Jan 27th, 2013
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Your Excellency Mr. Yayi Boni, Chairperson of the African Union and President of the Republic of Benin, Colleague Heads of State and Government, Your Excellency Mr. Ban ki-Moon, Secretary – General of the United Nations, Your Excellency Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the Commission of the...
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In Mali
Jan 27th, 2013
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Efforts to end conflict across Africa, especially in Mali, dominated the African Union summit opening on Sunday. “Much still needs to be done to resolve ongoing, renewed, and new conflict situations in a number of countries,” AU Commission chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said in her opening ...
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In Djibouti
Jan 27th, 2013
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Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn was elected the African Union chairman on Sunday, taking over the one-year post from Benin’s President Thomas Boni Yayi. “It is with a great sense of honour and humility that I accept the chairperson of our union,” Hailemariam told leade...
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In African Union (AU)
Jan 7th, 2013
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OTTAWA – The head of the African Union is set to visit Ottawa this week. Thomas Yayi Boni’s meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper could bring a request for Canadian troops to be involved in an international mission in Mali. The United Nations Security Council backed a proposal in Dec...
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...
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In Hottest News
May 4th, 2012
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Washington – US President Barack Obama has invited the leaders of Benin, Ethiopia, Ghana and Tanzania to take part in a session on food security in Africa at the G8 summit this month, officials said Thursday. Obama will host the leaders of the rich nation’s club at his Camp David retreat ...
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In African Union (AU)
Feb 20th, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 20, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — African Union Commission Chairperson, Mr. Jean Ping, has deployed an Observers Mission to Senegal within the context of the upcoming Presidential Elections to be held on 26 February 2012. This Mission is headed by M. O...
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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...
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In Press Releases
Feb 1st, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 1, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), meeting at the 18th Ordinary Session of the AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 29 January 2012, on the theme “Boosting Intra-African Trade”, ended delib...