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Three women teachers were abducted by gunmen who stormed an elementary school in Benin City, capital of Nigeria`s southern Edo state.
Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 21:49
Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama has defied international sanctions to host Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on his three-nation West African tour that also took him to Benin and Niger.
Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 22:11
Mali`s military and French forces have pushed toward Islamic extremist stronghold in the city of Gao, in their farthest push east since launching an operation to retake land controlled by the rebels.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 23:51
The Benin president`s doctor and his niece were a part of a failed plot to poison the leader by changing his medicine with something toxic.
Last Updated: Friday, August 31, 2012, 16:28
Beninese midfielder Stephane Sessegnon has signed for three more years with English side Sunderland, the club said.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 31, 2012, 12:07
Benin shares a border with the much-larger nation of Nigeria, which has been destabilised by the rise of Boko Haram.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 20, 2011, 09:31
Catholics need to cultivate respect both for Islam and for traditional practices, the pope said in the document.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 19, 2011, 16:12
Pope plans to unveil a pastoral guide for Africa which attempts to use church doctrine to address the continent`s woes.
Last Updated: Monday, August 01, 2011, 15:48
A Swedish shipping company says Benin Navy has thwarted an attack by pirates on one of its tankers.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 30, 2011, 19:07
President Boni Yayi looking to break the opposition`s grip on legislature.
Last Updated: Monday, March 21, 2011, 11:39
Boni Yayi was seen as a symbol of change when he took office in 2006.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 13, 2011, 15:33
The country of some 9.2 million people will use electronic voter register.
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