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News Benin: Benin Activist Brings Health Kits to Haiti’s Poor

Published on: Sunday 17 November 2019
Benin Activist Brings Health Kits to Haiti’s Poor
News source: https://www.voanews.com/americas/benin-activist-brings-health-kits-haitis-poor

French Beninese writer and activist Kemi Seba is in Haiti this weekend on a humanitarian mission. Seba traveled to the Caribbean nation to show support for the PetroChallenger anti-corruption movement and for the residents of the poorest slums of the capital. VOA Creole spoke with the activist as he was distributing sanitary kits in Port-au-Prince. “We wanted to show that we are capable and that we don’t have to wait for the government to act, we can take action ourselves to show our support," Seba said. "Although we have meager resources we only exist when we can share what we have with

News Benin: The ancient trade of Benin bronzes

Published on: Monday 18 November 2019
The ancient trade of Benin bronzes
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/business-50466986/the-ancient-trade-of-benin-bronzes

The Kingdom of Benin was a pre-colonial kingdom in what is now southern Nigeria. In Benin City, the capital of Edo State, the royal bronze casters guild, which was founded in the thirteenth century, ...

News Benin: Nigeria vs Benin: What Squirrels coach said about Super Eagles after 2-1 defeat

Published on: Wednesday 13 November 2019
Nigeria vs Benin: What Squirrels coach said about Super Eagles after 2-1 defeat
News source: https://dailypost.ng/2019/11/14/nigeria-vs-benin-what-squirrels-coach-said-about-super-eagles-after-2-1-defeat/

Head coach of Benin Republic, Michel Dussuyer, has admitted that his side was defeated by a superior opponent following their 2-1 defeat to Nigeria in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON ...

News Benin: Nigeria vs Benin: Samuel Kalu goal help Super Eagles beat Squirrels 2-1

Published on: Wednesday 13 November 2019
Nigeria vs Benin: Samuel Kalu goal help Super Eagles beat Squirrels 2-1
News source: https://www.bbc.com/pidgin/tori-50411720

Nigeria begin dia qualification for di 2021 Africa Cup of Nations wit 2-1 win ova Benin Republic. Di Super Eagles come back from one goal down thanks to goals from Victor Osimhen and Samuel Kalu.

News Benin: ‘Emotan’ takes centre stage at the National Festival for Arts and Culture in Benin

Published on: Saturday 02 November 2019
‘Emotan’ takes centre stage at the National Festival for Arts and Culture in Benin
News source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/11/emotan-takes-centre-stage-at-the-national-festival-for-arts-and-culture-in-benin/

The eagerly anticipated historical play, Emotan, was the indisputable highpoint of an exhilarating week of festivities at the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST), which closed at the Oba ...

News Benin: Nigerian traders criticise border closure, Benin counterparts fear to speak

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
Nigerian traders criticise border closure, Benin counterparts fear to speak
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/business/Nigerian-traders-criticise-border-closure-Benin-counterparts-fear-to-speak-795439

This follows orders from Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari to close down the Nigerian border which serves as the heart for cross country activities. A visit to the Benin border by Joy News’ Head ...

News Benin: Benin: court dismiss case for victims of election violence [Morning call]

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
Benin: court dismiss case for victims of election violence [Morning call]
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/11/01/benin-court-dismiss-case-for-victims-of-election-violence-morning-call/

In Benin, a court has dismissed proceedings relating to deaths from the violence recorded during the west African country’s parliamentary elections held in April 2018 without participation from the ...

News Benin: President presents cash to stranded Ghanaian drivers on Benin-Nigeria border

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
President presents cash to stranded Ghanaian drivers on Benin-Nigeria border
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/President-presents-cash-to-stranded-Ghanaian-drivers-on-Benin-Nigeria-border-795357

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has presented CFA450,000 to Ghanaian drivers who are stranded at Seme-Krakue, a town on the Nigeria-Benin border. The money is to help the drivers defray expenses ...

News Benin: Nigeria vs Benin: NFF to decide on Asaba, Uyo

Published on: Sunday 27 October 2019
Nigeria vs Benin: NFF to decide on Asaba, Uyo
News source: https://punchng.com/nigeria-vs-benin-nff-to-decide-on-asaba-uyo/

The Nigerian Football Federation are yet to decide on which match venue to host the Super Eagles 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin Republic on November 13, the spokesperson for the ...

News Benin: Protest in Edo as motorist kills four along Benin-Lagos road

Published on: Saturday 26 October 2019
Protest in Edo as motorist kills four along Benin-Lagos road
News source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/10/protest-in-edo-as-motorist-kills-four-along-benin-lagos-road/

Tragedy struck in Edo on Saturday morning as a motorist driving a BMW car crushed four females to death along the Benin-Lagos Road while the vehicle plunged into an open drain along the road. The ...

News Benin: Nigeria: Three Years On Benin Throne - Oba Ewuare II in the Eyes of His People

Published on: Sunday 27 October 2019
Nigeria: Three Years On Benin Throne - Oba Ewuare II in the Eyes of His People
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910270027.html

It was a gathering of 'who is who' in Benin Kingdom, Edo State and Nigeria as the Oba of Benin, Omo N'Oba N'Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Ewuare II, marked his birthday and the third anniversary on the throne.

News Benin: THREE YEARS ON BENIN THRONE: Oba Ewuare II in the eyes of his people

Published on: Saturday 26 October 2019
THREE YEARS ON BENIN THRONE: Oba Ewuare II in the eyes of his people
News source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/10/three-years-on-benin-throne-oba-ewuare-ii-in-the-eyes-of-his-people/

IT was a gathering of ‘who is who’ in Benin Kingdom, Edo State and Nigeria as the Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Ewuare II, marked his birthday and the third anniversary on the ...

News Benin: Ghana urges FG to re-open Nigeria-Benin borders

Published on: Wednesday 16 October 2019
Ghana urges FG to re-open Nigeria-Benin borders
News source: https://punchng.com/ghana-urges-fg-to-re-open-nigeria-benin-borders/

The Ghanaian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms Shirley Botchwey, has urged the Federal Government to urgently review its decision to close its borders with Benin. The minister ...

News Benin: Benin wears new look as Edo govt readies for 2019 NAFEST

Published on: Monday 14 October 2019
Benin wears new look as Edo govt readies for 2019 NAFEST
News source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/10/benin-wears-new-look-as-edo-govt-readies-for-2019-nafest/

Public spaces at Ring Road, the heart of Benin City, are wearing a new look, as the state government steps up preparations for hosting the National Festival for Arts and Culture, which runs from ...

News Benin: Benin port to get petroleum products from Dangote jetty

Published on: Wednesday 16 October 2019
Benin port to get petroleum products from Dangote jetty
News source: https://punchng.com/benin-port-to-get-petroleum-products-from-dangote-jetty/

The port serves as an inspiration for the Benin River Port, being developed by the Edo State Government and China Harbour Engineering Company Limited, according to a statement from the Edo government ...

News Benin: Benin president launches 'dialogue' without key opponents

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Benin president launches 'dialogue' without key opponents
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/benin-president-launches-dialogue-without-key-opponents-184441696.html

Benin's President Patrice Talon on Thursday launched a political "dialogue" to calm tensions sparked by the opposition's exclusion from April elections, but his key foes remain in exile following a crackdown. The West African nation has faced a political crisis since the parliamentary

News Benin: Benin gears up for political dialogue [The Morning Call]

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Benin gears up for political dialogue [The Morning Call]
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/10/08/benin-gears-up-for-political-dialogue-the-morning-call/

We go to Benin where on Thursday October 10, a political dialogue called for by President Patrice Talon kicks off. The objective is to get out of the political crisis after the parliamentary elections ...

News Benin: Four states to acquire FG’s stakes in Benin Disco

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Four states to acquire FG’s stakes in Benin Disco
News source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/10/four-states-to-acquire-fgs-stakes-in-benin-disco/

Chairman of the Nigerian Governor Forum, NGF, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, yesterday, disclosed that four states, Edo, Delta, Ekiti and Ondo states, are in talks to acquire the Federal Government’s 40 per cent ...