Benin's Talon sees no pardon for political foes
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.
Benin court approves Talon's election victory
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...
Benin tense as president seeks re-election
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
Benin election protest death toll rises to two
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.
Minister sheds tears as Benin reaches milestone in cotton production
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…
Ex-leader leaves Benin with political crisis unresolved
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.
Presidency harps on peace in Benin Republic
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...
Buhari to visit Seme Border on Tuesday
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…