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The freshwater swamp forest of Hlanzoun is one of the last of its kind in Benin and is at risk of disappearing.  By Yanick Folly (AFP)

Benin's rare swamp forest 'at risk of disappearing'

Jul 31, 2021 | Benin

In the freshwater swamp forest of Hlanzoun in southern Benin, majestic trees hum with chirping birds and playful monkeys ...

Jul 23, 2021 | Benin

Silence has fallen around the political opposition in Benin, once a beacon of multi-party democracy, where arrests have ...

Jul 12, 2021 | Benin

We reproduce here below a statement from His Majesty Oba Ewuare II, Oba of Benin, on the issue of the restitution of ...

May 13, 2021 | Benin

Authorities in Benin must immediately take all necessary measures to protect transgender people and the associati ...

Apr 30, 2021 | Benin

In an exclusive interview with RFI/France 24, his first since his contested election victory on 11 April, following a ca ...

Apr 15, 2021 | Benin

Benin's constitutional court on Thursday approved the provisional results of this week's election giving President Patri ...

Apr 14, 2021 | Benin

Benin's President Patrice Talon took a tough stance on Wednesday vowing to track down those responsible for violence in ...

Apr 13, 2021 | Benin

Benin's President Patrice Talon was easily re-elected to a second term, provisional results showed Tuesday, after a week ...

Apr 13, 2021 | Benin

Benin's President Patrice Talon was poised to secure a second term on Tuesday, with election officials due to announce t ...

Apr 13, 2021 | Benin

Benin's weekend election, in which President Patrice Talon was widely expected to win a second term, was marked by a low ...

Apr 12, 2021 | Benin

Ballot counting was under way in Benin on Monday after an election with little suspense as President Patrice Talon looke ...

Apr 11, 2021 | Benin

Benin President Patrice Talon looked set to win re-election on Sunday after a tense ballot, with critics accusing him of ...

Apr 11, 2021 | Benin

Beninese head to the polls on Sunday under a tense atmosphere with critics accusing President Patrice Talon of skewing t ...

Apr 10, 2021 | Benin

Voting material was yet to arrive in parts of northern Benin midday Saturday, the west African country's electoral commi ...

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