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  1. 'I confessed to our pastor after every robbery operation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Vanguard

    The Imo State-born suspect who claimed to be married to a Benin Republic-based Togolese, gave a startling confession on the gang's operation in Benin and Mali, during an exclusive interview with Crime Guard. Chineye who admitted to be the gang's informant, revealed that his union with his wife, made it easy for him to study the terrain in Cotonou, Benin Republic, thereby facilitating the gang's entry into the country.

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  2. FG reviews cultural policy, partners UNESCO for UCH documentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... that "Nigeria has presently the inscribed elements, two namely the Oral Heritage of Gelede along with the Republic of Benin, and Togo and Ifa Divination System, a unique corpus of knowledge, formally proclaimed Masterpieces were integrated in 2008 ...

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  3. WHO gets new Africa region headRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | New Vision

    ... ministers of the 47 Member States of the WHO African Region at the annual regional committee for Africa in Cotonou, Benin, in November 2014. She was the deputy regional director and later, Coordinator of the Inter-Country Support Team for the South ...

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  4. Africa: WHO Executive Board Appoints Dr Matshidiso Moeti as New Regional Director for AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 136th session, has appointed Dr Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti as the new Regional Director for WHO's Africa Region. Dr Moeti was nominated Regional Director by the health ministers of the 47 Member States of the WHO African Region at the annual Regional Committee for Africa in Cotonou, Benin, in November 2014.

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  5. WHO Executive Board appoints Dr Matshidiso Moeti as new Regional Director for AfricaRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | World Health Organization

    The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 136th session, has appointed Dr Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti as the new Regional Director for WHO's Africa Region. Dr Moeti was nominated Regional Director by the health ministers of the 47 Member States of the WHO African Region at the annual Regional Committee for Africa in Cotonou, Benin, in November 2014.

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  6. MTN and Ericsson partner to drive e-waste disposal and recycling in BeninRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Cellular News

    MTN Benin, has partnered with Ericsson under their Ecology Management Program, to launch the first electrical and electronic equipment waste collection and awareness drive in Benin. This campaign is geared towards creating awareness and minimizing the potential environmental impact associated with the disposal of decommissioned electrical and electronic equipment in the country.

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  7. Suspected robbery kingpin, seven others heldRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | In-depth Africa

    The Police paraded yesterday in Lagos eight persons for allegedly snatching N100 million cash from a man in Festac Town and robbing a Micro-finance Bank in Cotonou, Benin Republic. The cross-border robbery suspects were paraded with a Toyota Sienna bus, two AK 47 rifles and 11 AK47 loaded magazines, which were recovered from them.

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  8. Police parade eight suspected trans-border robbersRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | In-depth Africa

    Eight suspected trans-border armed robbers were Thursday paraded by personnel of the Lagos State Police Command for their involvement in various robberies including N100m around Alakija, Festac and a micro finance bank in Benin Republic. Also paraded were a Toyota Sienna bus, two AK 47 rifles, 11 AK47 loaded magazines, which the suspects allegedly hid in a specially constructed compartment underneath the bus.

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  9. Balancing immunity and tolerance: genetic footprint of natural...Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Genes and Immunity

    ... region, encompassing the known HLA-G regulatory elements, was sequenced in three African populations from Senegal, Benin and Congo, and data were combined with those available in the literature, resulting in a total of 1411 individuals from 21 ...

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  10. African countries focus on boosting rice productionRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | World-Grain

    ... of Trustees for the position of director general. The Board of Trustees nominated him at its meeting held in Cotonou, Benin, in September 2014. At the continental level, rice constitutes a major part of the diet. During the last three decades, rice ...

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  11. African countries focus on boosting rice production, Uganda to host conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    ... of Trustees for the position of director general. The Board of Trustees nominated him at its meeting held in Cotonou, Benin, in September 2014. At the continental level, rice constitutes a major part of the diet. During the last three decades, rice ...

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  12. Another Fire at the Royal Palaces of Abomey World Heritage site in BeninRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | World Heritage Centre News

    Local firefighters try to contain the flames at the HouA gbadja Palace on 14 January 2015. CRAterre / Thierry JOFFROY On 14 January 2015, a fire has once again ravaged the Palace of the King HouA gbadja in the Royal Palaces of Abomey World Heritage property in Benin.

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  13. MTN and Ericsson partner to drive e-waste disposal and recycling in BeninRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | WebWire

    ... of obsolete technology * Collection points for e-waste are MTN Service centres and Stade de l'Amitie de Kouhounou MTN Benin, has partnered with Ericsson ( NASDAQ:ERIC ) under their Ecology Management Program, to launch the first electrical and ...

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  14. Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... Falcon , Hawk and FA-1 systems. The The World Bank has given an update on the expected timetable for the Republic of Benin to be connected to the Africa Coast to Europe ( ) high speed international submarine cable, which is currently in its ...

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  15. Arik Air resumes flights to Douala, CotonouRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    Arik Air, West and Central Africa's largest carrier, is resuming flight services to Cotonou, Benin Republic and Douala, Cameroon from Monday, January 19, 2015. Flight services between Lagos, Nigeria and Cotonou/Douala were suspended last year in the wake of the outbreak of Ebola Virus in some parts of West Africa.

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  16. Valenti Classics restores vintage cars for clients around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... overhauling vintage cars was almost exclusively local. For the first time, an enthusiast in the African Republic of Benin could track down Valenti Classics Inc. in metro Milwaukee and see if they could find a 1918 Ford Model-T, restore it to its ...

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  17. Kim Jong Il's Birth Anniversary to Be Celebrated by Socialist Party of BeninRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Korean News

    The preparatory committee of the Socialist Party of Benin for celebrating the 73rd birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il was formed in Cotonou on Jan. 10. The committee decided to organize various political and cultural events praising the career and immortal feats of Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the Day of the Shining Star .

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  18. Kim Jong Il's Feats Praised by Beninese PersonagesRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Korean News

    Hessou Kohovi, chairman of the Benin National Committee for the Study of the Juche Idea who doubles as chairman of the Benin-Korea Amicable Association "Long Live Kim Jong Il, Supreme Leader", who was elected chairman of the Benin national preparatory committee for celebrating the 73rd birth anniversary of Kim Jong Il, said this at its inaugural ceremony on Jan. 9. The imperialists and renegades of socialism staged the general offensive to stifle socialism in the DPRK as well as vicious smear campaign against socialism, he noted, and went on: Just in that period Kim Jong Il proved scientific accuracy and truth of socialism and inevitability of its triumph, dealing decisive counterblows to the imperialists' moves against socialism.

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  19. Benin's ACE connection to be completed in MarchRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The World Bank has given an update on the expected timetable for the Republic of Benin to be connected to the Africa Coast to Europe high speed international submarine cable, which is currently in its second-phase rollout of connectivity to additional countries on Africa's Atlantic coast. The Bank stated that a technical team from Alcatel-Lucent - the consortium cable's main technology partner - deployed equipment in the transmission room of the Cotonou cable landing station in late-December 2014, while the cable laying ship is scheduled to reach Cotonou on 24 February 2015, and Benin will be connected to on 3 March 2015, quoting Alcatel-Lucent projections.

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  20. Dokubo-Asari: I Do Not See Myself As A NigerianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    ... schools. "I have crA che, nursery and secondary school, King Amachree International School in Cotonou, Republic of Benin. I have King Amachree Automobile and ICT Academy and I have King Amachree Arts Academy and King Amachree Sports Academy. ...

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