Friday Jul 25
AU Commission Chairperson on official visit to Benin
COTONOU, Benin, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization / - African Union Commission Chairperson H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has arrived in Cotonou, Benin at the invitation of the President Yayi Boni for an official visit from 24-27 July 2014, as well as to deliver a statement at a Ministerial Conference of Least Developed Countries on Monday ... (more)
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Picturesque Qingcheng Mountain
Qingcheng Mountain is a famous Taoist mountain, and is one of the places where Taoism was originated.
The African City That's Built Entirely on Stilts
Cotonou is the largest city in Benin, a small West African republic on the Gulf of Guinea.
Travel to Africa
Coordinator Macon Phillips of the Bureau of International Information Programs will travel to Benin, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa from January 7 to 17. In Cotonou, Benin, Coordinator Phillips will meet with representatives from the telecom, internet, and civil society sectors, as well as traditional and new media outlets.
Monticello lowers admission to $5 this weekend, celebrating UNESCO anniversary
On Monday, December 9th, Monticello announced that it will be lowering the general admission prices to $5 for two days this month -- on December 14th and 15th in celebration of the 26th anniversary of its inscription designation on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization World Heritage List.