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6 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia's provisions of power, infrastructure win recognition - Friday, 01 August 2014 15:59

Addis Ababa, 1 August 2014 - The rapid growth Ethiopia has been registering in the provision of Power and infrastructure has won recognition, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

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16 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Emir, PM congratulate Benin president

DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent on Friday a cable of congratulations to President of Republic of Benin on the occasion of his country's Independence Day.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

United Nations

At UN-backed summit, least developed countries urge enhanced partnerships, aid commitments

Ministerial Conference on New Partnerships for the Development of Productive Capacities in LDCs, comes to an end in Cotonou, Benin.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese honorary consul for Benin assassinated

BEIRUT: Lebanon's honorary consul for the West African state of Benin, Assaad Shaghouri, was gunned down by unknown assailants in neighboring Togo where he was about to inaugurate a private business, media reports said Thursday.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Nigerian Firm to Export Cars to African Countries

Nigeria's leading indigenous automobile manufacturer, Innoson Vehicles Manufacturing Company Limited, is planning to export its passenger car brands to West African countries, especially Republic of Benin and Ghana, as soon as the vehicles are finally rolled out from the company's plant in Nnewi, Anambra State.

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: Statement By Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma to the Ministerial...

Your Excellency, Dr Boni Yayi, President of the Republic of Benin and Chairman of the Group of the Least Developed Countries, I am honoured to address this meeting of the Ministerial Conference on LDCs and to take this opportunity to thank the President, Government and the People of the Republic of Benin for the legendary hospitality extended to ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: 'End All Forms of Salary Discrimination'

Delegates at the just ended Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Seminar have agreed on a number of issues aimed at improving the working conditions of journalists in West Africa.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Newswise

50 African Leaders Coming to White House Summit: GW Experts Available for Analysis

The White House will host 50 heads of state from African nations next week as part of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit , Aug. 4-6.

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United Nations

At UN-backed meeting, world's least developed countries urge...

UN High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States Gyan Chandra Acharya.

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In-depth Africa

Secretary-General Appoints Arnauld Antoine Akodjenou of Benin Deputy Special Representative for Mali

NEW YORK, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization / - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Arnauld Antoine Akodjnou of Benin as his Deputy Special Representative in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali .

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

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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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Boxing Scene

Marcus Dawkins vs. Victor Kpadenue Clash in Benin

This Saturday, professional boxer Marcus Dawkins of Colorado Springs, Colorado will be fighting for the vacant IBU title.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Newstime Africa

Receiving Benin's highest honour - Sierra Leone...

The honour of Grand Commander of the National Order of the Republic of Benin was conferred on the President by his host, President Boni Yayi at the Presidential Palace in Cotonou.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

In-depth Africa

Makoko: A strange kind of saviour

And while many of the residents have embraced other forms of occupation, it remains primarily a fish market bedeviled by environmental and infrastructural problems.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

AVHerald

Eastern Skyjet B732 at Libreville on Jul 17th 2014, aircraft on landing struck person on runway

An Eastern Skyjet Boeing 737-200 on behalf of Senegal Airlines, registration A6-ESR performing flight DN-55 from Cotonou to Libreville with 130 passengers and 7 crew, landed on Libreville's runway but struck a person on the runway fatally injuring the person.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Vanguard

FIFA ban: Benin Republic reject Nigeria

AN international friendly match involving Nigerian club Sunshine Stars and Benin Republic in Cotonou has been called off following a FIFA ban on Nigeria, officials informed .

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Segbefia Grilled Over Stolen Cars

Alex Segbefia Deputy Minister-designate for Defence, Alex Segbefia was subjected to thorough grilling on Friday when he appeared before Parliament's Appointments Committee vetting ministerial nominees.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Walta Information Centre

West African Development Bank re-appoint President Chistian...

The West African Development Bank is the common development finance institution of the eight member countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union According to a press release African Press Organization sent to WIC, at their meeting held on 28 June 2014 in Dakar, the WAMU Council of Ministers re-appointed Mr. Chistian Adovelande, ... (more)

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Vanguard

Apart from solar technology, we give life through water - Aganbi

F elix Oritseweyinmi Aganbi, managing director /CEO, Akogate Ventures, is a graduate of engineering from the University of Ibadan.

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