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Wednesday, 07-08-15, 20:25Acting Assistant Secretary Bond Travel to Benin, Gabon, and Guinea[State Department] Washington, DC -Acting Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michele T. Bond will visit Benin, Gabon, and Guinea, July 7-11. read more...
Monday, 07-06-15, 11:57Benin Connects 3rd Landing Station (ACE) but Continued Benin Telecoms Monopoly Holds Back Growth[Balancing Act] London -This week saw the ACE cable connect one of its second phase cable landing stations in Cotonou, the capital of Benin. Like many francophone African countries, Benin has a monopoly telecoms provider that is holding back the growth of the market. Russell Southwood looks at what ought to change. read more...
Friday, 07-03-15, 10:47Orange Announces the Connection of Benin and the Canary Islands to the Ace Submarine Cable[CIO] Orange, together with the other members of the ACE consortium, have announced the launch of the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) cable in Cotonou, Benin and Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. read more...
Thursday, 07-02-15, 12:59Hollande Praises France-Friendly Benin On Whistle-Stop Africa Tour[RFI] French President François Hollande arrived in Benin at half-past midnight on Wednesday to start a whistle-stop tour that will also take him to Angola and Cameroon. In a message to other African leaders, notably Burundi's Pierre Nkurunziza, he praised Benin's President Thomas Boni Yaya for hs recent announcement that he would not be seeking a third term in office. read more...
Tuesday, 06-23-15, 2:12Porto Novo - a City Taking Action Against Climate Change[The Conversation Africa] Porto Novo in Benin, Rouen in France and Da Nang in Vietnam are taking steps to mitigate the harsh effects of climate change, which will hit them hard if they don't. read more...
Wednesday, 06-03-15, 11:52Additional Funds to Improve Watershed Infrastructure and Prepare Crisis Management Plans[World Bank] Washington -The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors today approved a new US$40 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit for Benin to improve its infrastructure and minimize the negative impacts of the 2010 floods as well as increase the level of preparedness for any future flooding. read more...
Friday, 05-15-15, 11:08Benin 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. read more...
Tuesday, 05-12-15, 7:17Weaver 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. read more...
Monday, 05-11-15, 11:20Benin 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 read more...
Monday, 05-11-15, 11:12Hollande Inaugurates World's Largest Slavery Memorial in French West Indies[RFI] France's President François 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. read more...

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