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News: Benin

We have started to collect the most important news related to Benin in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Benin: news

Pope arrives in 'home of Voodoo'

Friday, November 18th 2011, 17:46

Huge crowds greet Pope Benedict XVI in Benin, widely seen as the home of Voodoo, on his second visit to Africa which has the world's fastest-growing Roman Catholic population.
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VIDEO: Nigeria and Benin try to combat pirates

Friday, September 30th 2011, 3:53
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria and its West African neighbour Benin have begun joint naval patrols in an attempt to curb the rising threat of pirates.
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Nigeria and Benin tackle piracy

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 0:21
related countries: Guinea Guinea, Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria and its West African neighbour, Benin, are to begin joint naval patrols to combat an increased number of piracy attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.
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Piracy levels 'soaring' off Benin

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 20:43

Levels of piracy are soaring off the coast of Benin in west Africa, with 15 attacks in the first half of the year compared to none a year ago, officials say.
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Tanker seized off western Africa

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 19:40
related countries: Italy Italy, Somalia Somalia

Pirates hijack an Italian diesel tanker off the coast of the west African state of Benin in an attack of the kind more usually associated with Somalia.
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Benin president's win confirmed

Monday, March 21st 2011, 16:18

The constitutional court in Benin confirms President Boni Yayi as the winner of last week's election.
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'Africa's premier diva' from Benin

Friday, December 10th 2010, 0:07

Angelique Kidjo has been labeled by Time Magazine as "Africa's premier diva". Her signature sound has won her worldwide acclaim.
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City under water

Friday, November 12th 2010, 8:53

Cholera fears and canoe taxis in Benin's flooded main city
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UN tents land in flood-hit Benin

Thursday, October 28th 2010, 14:35

The UNHCR sends the first of two shipments of 1,500 tents to Benin, where nearly 700,000 people have been affected by devastating floods.
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UN to start Benin floods airlift

Sunday, October 24th 2010, 11:55

The UN refugee agency is to start an emergency airlift of tents to the West African nation of Benin, amid the worst flooding there in decades.
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