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Incumbent President Patrice Talon won with 86.3 percent of the vote in Sunday's election.  By PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (AFP)

Benin's Talon takes tough line after re-election win

14 hours ago | 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 ...

Apr 9, 2021 | Benin

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Friday urged Chad and Benin to respect civil rights and free speech as the two ...

Apr 9, 2021 | Benin

Benin President Patrice Talon on Friday promised a KO first-round victory in Sunday's election that opponents say is a ...

Apr 9, 2021 | Benin

Benin's President Patrice Talon came to power in 2016 pitching himself as a successful tycoon who sought just a single t ...

Apr 9, 2021 | Benin

If you need to take the political temperature in Benin, just hitch a ride on a motorbike. In this West African state, ...

Apr 9, 2021 | Benin

A second person has died after troops opened fire with live rounds to break up a protest in central Benin just days befo ...

Apr 8, 2021 | Benin

One person was killed and six were wounded by gunfire on Thursday, a local health official said, after troops in Benin c ...

Apr 8, 2021 | Benin

One person was killed and six were wounded by gunfire on Thursday, a local health official said, after troops in Benin c ...