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    21-May-2019 to 13:21

    Benin’s President extols election reforms

    APA - Cotonou (Benin) — Benin’s President Patrice Talon has defended the new electoral process introduced las month, stressing that it had led to “major reforms,” reports said on Tuesday.

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    17-May-2019 to 07:54

    Benin: New MPs officially installed

    APA-Cotonou (Benin) By Ulvaeus Balogoun — Elected for a four year-term, MPs of Benin’s eighth legislature took office at the end of a ceremony chaired by the Office of the most senior officials of the new National Assembly, in accordance with Article 6 of procedural rules.

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    03-May-2019 to 14:37

    Benin’s poll attracts over 27 percent turnout

    APA-Cotonou (Benin) — The legislative elections held last Sunday in Benin had a turnout rate of 27.12 percent for a total estimated 4,992,399 registered voters, announced the Constitutional Court, which also confirmed the victory of the Progressive Union with 47 seats out of 83 seats at stake.

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    29-Apr-2019 to 14:15

    Benin legislative poll attracts low turnout

    APA - Cotonou (Benin) — Sunday's legislative elections in Benin for which 5.4 million people were registered, failed to attract a large voter turnout, APA can report Monday after 24 hours without official figures.

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    16-Apr-2019 to 16:14

    Beninese bishops advocate inclusive legislative measures

    APA - Cotonou (Benin) By Ulvaeus Balogoun — The Bishops of Benin, in a message addressed on Tuesday to the Christian community and the people of Benin, called for “inclusive legislative elections,” stressing that they can only be held through the involvement of “each other” in preserving “peace and national unity at all cost.”

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    11-Mar-2019 to 19:24

    Benin opposition demo urges all-inclusive polls

    APA-Cotonou (Benin) By Ulvaeus Balogoun — Benin’s opposition leaders, whose candidacy applications for the legislative elections were rejected by the National Independent Electoral Commission (CENA) staged a peaceful demonstration on Monday in Cotonou to demand "all-inclusive elections,".

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    06-Mar-2019 to 23:45

    Beninese leader promises transparent legislative poll

    APA-Cotonou (Benin) By Ulvaeus Balogoun — The Beninese President Patrice Talon has promised free fair and transparent legislative elections while meeting a delegation from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Cotonou.

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