07-Aug-2019 to 12:41

Benin: Capsized boat claims 12 lives

APA - Cotonou (Benin) — Twelve out of the 17 passengers of a motorized boat, including eight women and four men died on early Tuesday on Lake Aheme.

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04-Jul-2019 to 08:42

Digital services: W/Bank provides $100m to rural Benin

APA-Cotonou (Benin) By Ulvaeus Balogoun — Rural populations in Benin will soon have easy access to digital solutions thanks to a World Bank support to the tune of $100 million.

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13-Jun-2019 to 13:17

Benin gets $100m World Bank funding to deal with flooding

APA - Cotonou (Benin) — The World Bank, through the International Development Association, one of its three subsidiaries, has granted Benin $100 million, or 57 billion CFA francs, to efficiently fight floods in Benin, APA learned on Thursday in Cotonou, the nation’s economic hub.

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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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