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  1. Agric minister's rice conundrumRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | In-depth Africa

    ... it is starkly unprofitable to import through Nigeria's ports; government loses millions of dollars in tariffs to Benin Republic and our modest efforts at local rice cultivation wither. Another group of stakeholders, the Rice Millers, Importers and ...

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  2. The "arrest" of "barristers, bank officials, Lottery Agents"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Channel3000

    ... track down so many of this scam artist in various parts of west African countries which includes (NIGERIA, REPUBLIC OF BENIN, TOGO, GHANA CAMEROUN AND SENEGAL) and they are all in our custody here in Lagos Nigeria. We have been able to recover so ...

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  3. Nigeria: Waivers, Smuggling, Others Threaten Nigeria's Rice SectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... into the country from Thailand and India and the smuggled commodity from neighbouring West African countries like Benin, Cameroun, Niger and Togo). Similarly, the documents further showed that new investors without milling capacity or investments in ...

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  4. 2015 Goodluck Jonathan will win, in whatever way - AsariRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | Vanguard

    By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT - Alhaji Asari Dokubo, the leader of the Niger Delta People's Salvation and Volunteer Front , who is also the founder of King Amachree African University, Republic of Benin, has said President Goodluck Jonathan, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party in the 2015 Presidential election, has already won. Asari who spoke at the burial ceremony of Late Princess Preba Abigail Prince Ekineh, Asari's grandmother organized by the NDSVF, at Buguma in Asari Toru Local Government Area, said it is not possible for the incumbent president who is also from the Niger Delta region to lose the election that returns him for the second term in office.

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  5. Annual General Meeting of Benin National Committee for Study of Juche Idea HeldRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2014 | Korean News

    An annual general meeting of the Benin National Committee for the Study of the Juche Idea took place in Cotonou of Benin on December 17. The participants reiterated the resolution to intensify the activities for the study and dissemination of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism and solidarity movement for supporting the Korean people in their drive for defending the sovereignty of the country and building a thriving nation in the next year marking the 70th founding anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea and the 70th anniversary of Korea's liberation. 1 comment

  6. What Future for the ACP-EU Partnership Post-2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Inter Press Service

    ... agenda and the post-Cotonou framework - to succeed the current ACP-EC Partnership Agreement signed in Cotonou, Benin, in 2000 - "will shape development policy for the next decade." "We can agree on the need for an enhanced approach, building further ...

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  7. 'How I bought human head for N12,500'Read the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Vanguard

    A human parts merchant, identified as Olorunto Dipe, aged 35, currently in the custody of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Lagos State Police Command, has explained how he became a dealer in human parts. He said: "I bought a human head for N12,500 from Cotonou, Benin Republic, and intended to sell it to one man called Asiwaju, whom I knew from Oba Ishegun from Atan in Ogun State, for N20,000 before I was arrested."

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  8. Human parts dealers arrested in Ogun stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    ... a human skull which was to be used for the treatment of mentally ill patients. Dipo said he got the skull at Cotonou, Benin Republic for N12,500. "Baba Isegun told me to bring a human skull for him to buy. He said he uses it to treat sicknesses such ...

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  9. Africa: What Future for the ACP-EU Partnership Post-2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... agenda and the post-Cotonou framework - to succeed the current ACP-EC Partnership Agreement signed in Cotonou, Benin, in 2000 - "will shape development policy for the next decade." "We can agree on the need for an enhanced approach, building further ...

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  10. Thousands march in Benin to demand local electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Newsday

    Tens of thousands of people marched through the streets of Benin's largest city on Thursday, demanding that the government schedule repeatedly delayed local elections. The march through Cotonou, the West African nation's commercial capital, was organized by opposition parties upset that elections originally scheduled for March 2013 have not taken place.

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  11. Tens of thousands march in Benin to demand government schedule local electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Daily Journal

    Tens of thousands of people marched through the streets of Benin's largest city on Thursday, demanding that the government schedule repeatedly delayed local elections. The march through Cotonou, the West African nation's commercial capital, was organized by opposition parties upset that elections originally scheduled for March 2013 have not taken place.

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  12. Photographer wants R20m for illegal use of Madiba imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Mail & Guardian

    ... a public inquiry into all the usage of it." Harris said he had even encountered the image on a billboard in Cotonou in Benin. "There's [also] a guy in South Africa who is selling the photograph as mats," Harris said by phone from Bloemfontein, where ...

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  13. Alex Karras, Blazing SaddlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Channel3000

    ... OPERATION MONEY GRAM INT'L. Location Address: Ville: COTONOU.postal:05 BP 25 72 Cotonou. FROM MONEY GRAM OFFICE BENIN REF: MT89TRF Attention Beneficiary! We wish to inform you that after meeting held on 25th Nov. 2014. Federal Ministry of Finance ...

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  14. VIDEO: Benin's address-less cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Newsday

    Up until now, the city of Cotonou - the economic capital of Benin in West Africa - has had no street names and no house numbers.

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  15. Eight dead from Lassa fever in Benin, 170 under observation : November 27, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Daily Times

    COTONOU Eight people have died in the west African nation of Benin from an outbreak of Lassa fever, while 170 others have been placed under observation, officials said on Thursday. Fourteen suspected cases of the virus have been identified, with two confirmed and eight deaths in the small country bordering Nigeria, said a joint statement from the WHO, Benin's health ministry and UNICEF.

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  16. Benin says Lassa fever kills 9, no Ebola foundRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... shoppers rush to stores for holiday sales. It's also one of the busiest days of the year for gun purchases. COTONOU, Benin (AP) - Nine people have died in Benin from Lassa fever, a viral disease common in West Africa with symptoms similar to Ebola, ...

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  17. SA drug mule held in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    A 45-year-old South African woman has been in arrested in Kenya for allegedly being in possession of cocaine with a street value of R1.7 million, the SABC reported on Tuesday. The woman had come from Sao Paulo, Brazil, and was intending on travelling to Cotonou in Benin, the state broadcaster reported.

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  18. Mahama calls for all-inclusiveness in Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    ... President of Mauritania Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who is also African Union Chairman, his predecessor at AU and Benin President Yayi Boni, Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Senegal's Macky Sal. Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and ...

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  19. IMF's West AFRITAC Steering Committee recognizes the growing role...Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    The Steering Committee of the International Monetary Fund Regional Technical Assistance Center for West Africa highlighted the growing role of the Center in supporting members' needs and reforms in the region. Members of the Steering Committee met in Cotonou, Benin on November 17, 2014, with Benin chairing, to review implementation of the work program at mid-year.

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  20. Press Release: IMF's West AFRITAC Steering Committee recognizes the...Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | International Monetary Fund

    The Steering Committee of the International Monetary Fund Regional Technical Assistance Center for West Africa highlighted the growing role of the Center in supporting members' needs and reforms in the region. Members of the Steering Committee met in Cotonou, Benin on November 17, 2014, with Benin chairing, to review implementation of the work program at mid-year.

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