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The recent declaration from the Beninese president, Yayi Boni, hits the headlines of the national and sub-regional press. The president, to whom his opponents impute motives to revise the constitution to run for a third term, has just ended rumors. "My name will no more appear any on any ballot paper in the future", declared the Beninese pre ...
The cities of Calavi and Cotonou (Benin) hosted from 26th to 28th March 2015, the fourth edition of orality meetings (RIAO). Placed under the theme "the role of tale in the education of children", the event got the participation of actors from Belgium, France, Mali, Niger, Ivory Coast, Togo, Burkina Faso and Benin. From hospitals to schools ...
There is growth in West Africa. According to figures published on Wednesday by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), the WAEMU space (West African Economic Monetary Union) expects 7.2 % growth in 2015. This forecast slightly exceeds that of China (7 %). In 2014, the WAEMU space already registered an increase of its GDP moving from ...
The first edition of Africa Top Success Awards launched on 28th November 2014, came to an end on Sunday, 4th January 2015. As announced, five categories were competing. They are: "The African of the year", "The African Woman of the year", "The African artist of the year", "The African innovation of the year" and "The African actor of the yea ...
Angélique Kidjo was born on 14th July 1960 in Cotonou, Benin. Her father is Fon from Ouidah, postmaster and her mother, Yorouba, has two passions: business and theater. The couple got 10 children. She is the seventh of the tribe. At the age of six years old, she joined the theatrical company of her mother. She got known in Benin with her ada ...
Angélique Kidjo was born on 14th July 1960 in Cotonou, Benin. Her father is Fon from Ouidah, postmaster and her mother, Yorouba, has two passions: business and theater. The couple got 10 children. She is the seventh of the tribe. At the age of six years old, she joined the theatrical company of her mother. She got known in Benin with her ada ...
The very last report from the NGO, Transparency International, on the corruption index was published on Wednesday, 3rd December 2014 and Benin is listed as the 12th African country the least corrupt. Over 175 concerned by the survey, Benin stands in the 80th position with an index of 39/100, behind Botswana (index 63/100), Cape Verde (index ...
World Bank published on 29th October 2014 the 12th Doing Business report on business climate improvement in the world. The study that concerned 189 countries revealed the effort of African governments regarding reforms. Benin, Togo, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Democratic Republic of Congo are five African countries that proceeded to the importa ...
Seven heads of States and of governments as well as the president of Guinea Bissau National Parliament representing his country, met on Monday in Burkinabe capital town within the framework of the remembrance of 20 years of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). For Cheik Hadjibou Soumaré, chairman of UEMOA commission, the ins ...
The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is heading for Dubai on 9th September. The union that includes 7 countries intends to mobilize 10 759 billion FCFA (15 billion euros) in order to realize about twenty projects. The conference organized in partnership with the West African Bank of Development (WABD) and the Central Bank of Wes ...
This famous man that some nickname "The Chameleon" and for some others, "The man with sunglasses", celebrated his 81st birthday anniversary last Tuesday. In fact, General Mathieu Kérékou, former president of Benin is just 81 years old. The latter made the history of Benin of these latest fifty years and it is what makes him special. Ev ...
Would the Beninese diva start having political ambitions? One of the most famous women of the African continent is shown on social networks as the perfect candidate to exercise the presidency of Benin. On Facebook, a called page « Angélique Kidjo Benin Présidentielle 2016 » invites the Internet users to give their opinion on a possible candidat ...
After several years spent in Italy, the Beninese reggae man, Erick Kristal is finally back on his native land, Benin where he made his first steps to music. This great return is marked by the release of a second album of 11 songs baptized "Ifè Ilé Africa" literally translated into English by "Africa, house of love". By a revolutionary ton ...
It is important to regularly consult the balance of one’s bank account in order to always arrange necessary cash flow and avoid slipping into the red.   Today, it is henceforth possible in Africa to manage on-line the most common bank transactions from a smartphone or a tablet, this, thanks to a service called "M-Banking".   ...
The "Abolitionist Prize 2014" will be awarded on the coming 18th July to the Beninese Head of State, Dr Boni YAYI, in Roma, Italy. This award is a sign of gratitude for the diplomatic and politics commitment of the Number 1 of Benin for his "commitment" for diplomacy of the values, the abolition of the death penalty in particular. The ini ...
The Beninese capital town is welcoming for the 9th consecutive time, the international meeting of the young visual art creators called "Prom' Art Jeunes". During the launching ceremony, the promoter of the event, Ghislain Fadohan, reminded its objectives. Among others: contributing to the development of young talents in visual arts, givin ...
Benin is once again honored by one of its highest executives: Professor Dorothée Kindé Gazard. The Minister of Health won the "Harvard Leaders of Health Awards" 2014 last 5th June in Boston, the United States. Last Tuesday, 24th June in Azalaï Hôtel at the Beach of Cotonou, she officially presented the prestigious and historic prize. The ...
Comè, city situated at approximately 100 km in the southwest of Benin, will shelter in the next days, the building of an international university for sciences, arts and technology. For a total cost of 40 billion FCFA (approximately 80 million USD), this building will be set up by the Kuwaiti NGO "Directaid", motivated by the ambition to inve ...
The Beninese star of Hollywood, Djimon Hounsou, who is staying at present on his native land, announced on Wednesday in Cotonou, the realization of a movie about "King Béhanzin", Beninese and African great history figure (1845-1906). For the Hollywood actor, Benin is a land of great culture which rich heritage deserves to be better known thr ...
University Campus as well as the main roads of Beninese big cities are going to twinkle soon at nights by means of solar lampposts. A project occurring within the framework of the development program of renewable energies in Benin, will soon enter its active phase. According to a communiqué from Beninese government, the program, financed ...
The Conseil de l’Entente, the first organization of West Africa created on 29th May 1959 is celebrating its 55 years of existence. In press conference last Monday, the Secretary-General of the institution, Patrice Kouamé, gave details on celebration of the event. Ivory Coast, mother country of the Organization will host the festivities. &nbs ...
In Burkina Faso, the need in housing is very high. Government estimated at 30.000 the need in housing for the only city of Ougadougou. Endowed with skill great businessmen, Saïdou Tiendrébéogo, the boss of CGE-BTP specialized in public works, decided to invest in real-estate development. He will reach his objective with the creation CGE Real es ...
About sixty actors of private entrepreneurship in Africa coming from Togo, Nigeria, Ghana and Benin, from various business sectors have been taking part since this Tuesday in Lomé in a regional seminar - workshop of ABR (Round Table of Businessmen of Africa). Organized with the support of African Development Bank (BAD), the meeting which wor ...
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