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Africa: Benin

AFP - YANICK FOLLY

Benin pro-government parties win parliamentary majority

Jan 13, 2023 | Africa: Benin

Benin's pro-government parties have won a majority of seats in Sunday's parliamentary elections, the country's constitut ...

Jan 13, 2023 | Africa: Benin

Benin's pro-government parties won a majority of seats in parliament, the country's constitutional court said Thursday, ...

Jan 12, 2023 | Africa: Benin

Benin's main opposition on Thursday rejected the results of this week's parliamentary election, claiming vote buying and ...

Jan 11, 2023 | Africa: Benin

Benin's opposition has returned to parliament after a four-year absence, winning 28 seats in elections to the 109-member ...

Jan 10, 2023 | Africa: Benin

Every year in Benin, locals celebrate a festival in tribute to the deities of Voodoo, the indigenous religion worshippin ...

Jan 10, 2023 | Africa: Benin

Dakar, January 10, 2023 mdash; Beninese authorities should drop the false news charges against journalist Virgile Ahoua ...

Jan 10, 2023 | Africa: Benin

Benin's electoral officials were tallying ballots Tuesday from a parliamentary vote seen as a key test of democracy in t ...

Jan 8, 2023 | Africa: Benin

Benin voted for a new parliament on Sunday with opposition candidates authorised to stand in the legislative elections f ...

Jan 7, 2023 | Africa: Benin

Beninese vote on Sunday for new lawmakers with the strong presence of women and young candidates giving voters a sense o ...

Jan 6, 2023 | Africa: Benin

Benin goes to the polls Sunday for a legislative ballot marked by the opposition's electoral return following a de-fact ...

Nov 26, 2022 | Africa: Benin

Benin forces have clashed with gunmen near the country's northern border with Burkina Faso leaving four attackers dead, ...

Nov 25, 2022 | Africa: Benin

Benin's opposition, weakened by arrests and the exile of its leaders, has been allowed to participate in January's legis ...

Oct 17, 2022 | Africa: Benin

Observers of troubled West Africa have long fretted that jihadists who have rampaged across the Sahel are eyeing a south ...

Sep 30, 2022 | Africa: Benin

Benin's historic female warriors known as the Amazons of Dahomey are legendary across West Africa. They are now in the i ...

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