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5 Dec
President Patrice Talon of Republic of Benin has expressed happiness over return of looted artefacts.
30 Apr 2021
Benin's President Patrice Talon, re-elected earlier this month, said on Friday he saw no need for a pardon or amnesty for opponents arrested following violence during the electoral campaign.
15 Apr 2021
Benin's constitutional court on Thursday approved the provisional results of this week's election giving President Patrice Talon a landslide victory after he faced only two little-known opponents...
11 Apr 2021
Benin President Patrice Talon looked set to win re-election on Sunday after a tense ballot, with critics accusing him of rigging the race in his favour by sidelining opposition leaders.
11 Apr 2021
Benin President Patrice Talon is seeking re-election on Sunday in a tense ballot, with critics accusing him of rigging the race in his favour
9 Apr 2021
A second person has died after troops opened fire with live rounds to break up a protest in central Benin just days before President Patrice Talon seeks re-election, a local official said on Friday.
6 Apr 2021
Protests broke out in Benin Tuesday in another day of tensions as opposition demonstrators burned property of pro-government deputies and blockaded roads, days before President Patrice Talon
30 Dec 2019
There could be many ways to react to a milestone achievement for anyone in a national assignment but shedding some tears was the best option for the Republic of Benin agriculture minister Cossi Gaston Dossouhoui after his country became the leading producer of cotton in West Africa Francophone. While applause and standing ovations greeted the…
21 Nov 2019
Former leader Thomas Boni Yayi has left Benin without meeting President Patrice Talon, after briefly returning from exile for talks aimed at easing a political crisis, sources said Thursday.
10 Oct 2019
Benin's President Patrice Talon on Thursday launched a political "dialogue" to calm tensions sparked by the opposition's exclusion from April elections, but his key foes remain in exile following a crackdown.
21 Jun 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday stressed the importance of peace in neighbouring Benin Republic.During an audience with his Beninoise counterpart Patrice Talon at the State House...
21 Oct 2018
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will Tuesday perform the official hand over of the new Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Border Posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu in Badagry to his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon. This was disclosed on Sunday in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Lagos State governor Habib…


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