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  • Benin takes business registration online at critical time UNCTAD
  • 12 new coronavirus cases came into Nigeria from Benin Republic Pulse Nigeria
  • [UPDATED] COVID-19: 637 Europeans evacuated from Nigeria, Benin The Punch
  • Benin says it does not have the money to confine the population vs ... Rappler
  • BENIN : Cotonou set to close around a dozen embassies Africa Intelligence
  • Coronavirus isolation centre in Benin - PHOTOS Daily Trust (press release)

    Finance


  • ECOWAS financial arm to provide USD 21m for solar projects in Benin Renewables Now
  • BENIN: EBID disburses $21 million to electrify 750 infrastructures using solar energy AFRIK 21
  • Benin to shake up duopoly with new state operator Developing Telecoms (blog)
  • Dr Edoh Kossi Amenounve to helm of the African Securities ... Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
  • Electricity access aims prompt fresh $120m in loans and grants for ... pv magazine International
  • More African countries confirm first coronavirus cases as Jack Ma pledges aid Reuters

    Celebrities


  • 15 Famous Nigerian Celebrities Who Are Biracial P.M. News
  • 6 famous people you did not know are from Benin Face2Face Africa
  • Celebrities Get Virus Tests, Raising Concerns of Inequality Voice of America
  • This week in Mormon Land: Latter-day Saints honor Yankee legend ... Salt Lake Tribune
  • Africa's 50 Most Powerful Women Forbes Africa
  • The 10 Best Travel Shows To Binge While You’re On Quarantine Forbes

    Culture


  • After a royal appeal, UK museum says it's open to returning looted bronze to Benin CNN International
  • Prince's 'impassioned plea' for Bristol Museum to return priceless Benin Bronze iNews
  • African Prince calls on UK to return museum artefacts ITV News
  • It’s Angélique Kidjo’s Birthday, and Her Country’s Too The New York Times
  • Alfred Frederick honored for 20 years of educational service to Benin SUNY Oswego
  • Au Bénin, une entrepreneure montre comment gagner plus de la ... Agence Ecofin

    Criminal


  • BENIN: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for education and ... MissionNewswire
  • West Africa's Democratic Progress is Slipping Away, Even as ... Just Security
  • Police arrest pastor, 40 other suspected criminals in Edo The Nation Newspaper
  • German Petitions IG over Alleged Illegal Detention by Edo Police THISDAY Newspapers
  • Free War Crime Convicts amid Pandemic, UN Court Urged Balkan Insight
  • Coronavirus: African states impose strict restrictions BBC News

    Religion


  • Religion moves the North, politics moves the West, ethnicity moves the East The Punch
  • Voodoo Markets In West Africa Are Potential Hubs For Zoonotic Diseases Modern Ghana
  • Fowler Museum's walking tour aims to engage community with LA ... Daily Bruin
  • Who can lock down trouble?Opinion Guardian (blog)
  • By Topic – April 2020 Linn's Stamp News
  • Spirit World: Voodoo Makes a Comeback in Its Benin Home Courthouse News Service

    Politics


  • Benin says it does not have the money to confine the population vs ... Rappler
  • Young Africans want more democracy The Economist
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • BENIN : Cotonou set to close around a dozen embassies Africa Intelligence
  • Poorer Countries Are Least Prepared for Pandemic Lockdowns Bloomberg
  • ECOWAS financial arm to provide USD 21m for solar projects in Benin Renewables Now
  • Exclusive – UN’s Antonio Guterres: “In the face of the pandemic, a moratorium on African debt is necessary”. The Africa Report
  • Trump ditches hopes of quick virus bounce-back for US FRANCE 24
  • US virus death toll 'could hit 200000' as Lagos locked down Bangkok Post
  • Batons, bullying and handcuffs mar Africa's virus shutdowns Daily Monitor (press release) (blog)
  • Former Somali PM Dies of Coronavirus in London Voice of America
  • Lack of compassion, more than resources, marks India’s deadly lockdown mismanagement FRANCE 24
  • Aide to Israel’s Prime Minister Tests Positive for COVID-19 Voice of America
  • Poorer Countries Are Least Prepared for Pandemic Lockdowns Bloomberg
  • More African countries confirm first coronavirus cases as Jack Ma pledges aid Reuters
  • 9:36 Cuba and Benin sign framework agreement to expand relations Prensa Latina
  • Togo's Adebayor stuck in quarantine in Benin: club Yahoo News Australia
  • Coronavirus: Former Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor stranded in Benin and will have to isolate Daily Mail
  • Israel health minister contracts COVID-19, Netanyahu re-enters ... TV360
  • KENYA : Centum Investment set to reap benefits of Kenya-Mauritius tax treaty - 11/03/2020 Africa Intelligence
  • Benin takes business registration online at critical time UNCTAD
  • Singapore Plans Record Stimulus as Coronavirus Turns GDP Growth Negative Voice of America
  • 'The Quarel Between Obaseki and Oshiomhole is Political' THISDAY Newspapers
  • Strategies for coping with the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa Brookings Institution (blog)
  • Challenging times ahead for Africa's banking sector | ALB Article ICLG.com
  • Opinion: Africa must remove pain points that hamper inclusive growth Devex
  • Young Africans want more democracy The Economist
  • As the coronavirus arrives in Africa, fragile economies are bracing for the worst CNBC
  • Africa: More poverty despite economic growth Deutsche Welle
  • 'Unprecedented' Lockdown of Manila Expected to Cut Philippine Economic Growth Voice of America
  • Benin takes business registration online at critical time UNCTAD
  • Obaseki commits to leveraging meteorological data to drive investment Nigerian Observer
  • United Oil & Gas highlights strong production whilst detailing proactive actions in response to coronavirus impacts Proactive Investors UK
  • SIM SENEGAL Returns For Its 6th Edition Africa.com
  • AfDB approves €12m investment in Yeelen fund Africa Global Funds (press release)
  • 'The Quarel Between Obaseki and Oshiomhole is Political' THISDAY Newspapers
  • Ericsson Augments Network Managed Services With MTN Group Yahoo Finance
  • Strategies for coping with the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa Brookings Institution (blog)
  • Nipco blames pricing, others for low CNG investment The Punch
  • JARA'll change shopping experience in Edo – MD Nigerian Observer
  • Young Africans want more democracy The Economist
  • 'The Quarel Between Obaseki and Oshiomhole is Political' THISDAY Newspapers
  • As the coronavirus arrives in Africa, fragile economies are bracing for the worst CNBC
  • Countries With the Worst Access to Drinking Water 24/7 Wall St.
  • Singapore Plans Record Stimulus as Coronavirus Turns GDP Growth Negative Voice of America
  • Africa: More poverty despite economic growth Deutsche Welle
  • Parts of Africa will remain unstable for decades The Economist
  • Opinion: Africa must remove pain points that hamper inclusive growth Devex
  • Dangote wants Nigeria to focus on sustainable and inclusive growth Africa Feeds
  • Global coronavirus death toll passes 33,000 as 40 per cent of world's population asked to stay home SBS
  • The effects of Nigeria’s closed borders on informal trade with Benin Brookings Institution (blog)
  • Cashew waste strikes gold: Benin looks to cashews for growth FRANCE 24
  • India offers $100 mn line of credit to Benin during President Kovind's visit Business Today
  • Debut bond from Benin will test demand for frontier markets Financial Times
  • Benin's Agriculture Has a Good Season, But it Wasn't Easy Inter Press Service
  • ETLS: Conduit for palm oil’s smuggling The Nation Newspaper
  • Budget des élections communales et municipales de mai 2020 : Plus de 5 milliards pour la Céna visages-du-benin.com
  • Bénin - Budget général de l’Etat : voici les nouvelles taxes créées par le régime Talon BENIN WEB TV (Communiqué de presse) (Blog)
  • Benin: Mayor of Cotonou sues "Nord Sud Quotidien" director for USD $85,000 IFEX

    Benin Leaders


    President


  • Benin says it does not have the money to confine the population vs ... Rappler
  • BENIN : Cotonou set to close around a dozen embassies Africa Intelligence
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • Young Africans want more democracy The Economist

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • Haitians Seeking National ID Cards Say Government Is Violating Its Own COVID-19 Directives Voice of America
  • Inauguration Of ECOWAS 5th Parliament: Nigeria Names Delegation [See List] Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
  • Israel Restricts Movement Amid Coronavirus Spread Voice of America

    Prime Minister


  • Former Somali PM Dies of Coronavirus in London Voice of America
  • Lack of compassion, more than resources, marks India’s deadly lockdown mismanagement FRANCE 24
  • Aide to Israel’s Prime Minister Tests Positive for COVID-19 Voice of America
  • Poorer Countries Are Least Prepared for Pandemic Lockdowns Bloomberg

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • 9:36 Cuba and Benin sign framework agreement to expand relations Prensa Latina
  • African leaders respond to coronavirus... on Twitter Atlantic Council (blog)
  • Singapore Plans Record Stimulus as Coronavirus Turns GDP Growth Negative Voice of America
  • Morning Update: Businesses drastically scale back operations as consumers, workers self-isolate The Globe and Mail

    Minister of Economy


  • ECOWAS financial arm to provide USD 21m for solar projects in Benin Renewables Now
  • BENIN: EBID disburses $21 million to electrify 750 infrastructures using solar energy AFRIK 21
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • Singapore Plans Record Stimulus as Coronavirus Turns GDP Growth Negative Voice of America

    Minister of Agriculture


  • 9:36 Cuba and Benin sign framework agreement to expand relations Prensa Latina
  • #WTO - Cotton at heart of trade negotiation challenges - EU Reporter EU Reporter
  • Minister sheds tears as Benin reaches milestone in cotton production Guardian (blog)
  • Benin and Togo sign agreement to establish integrated agricultural ... Togo First

    Minister of Culture


  • Alfred Frederick honored for 20 years of educational service to Benin SUNY Oswego
  • The Slow Path of Restitutions The Voice St. Lucia (press release)
  • AFRICA/FRANCE : Who will lead Quai Branly as it repatriates ... Africa Intelligence
  • Will Europe’s museums rise to the challenge of decolonisation? The Guardian

    Minister of Defense


  • U.S. Weighs Troop Cuts in Africa, Leaving Allies to Confront Growing Militant Threat Wall Street Journal
  • African Countries Still Pay Over $500 Billion as Colonial Tax to France Each Year | Ghanacrusader GhanaCrusader (press release)
  • The Testing of Benin's Democracy Africa Center for Strategic Studies (press release) (blog)
  • Africa in the news: Sudan, Benin, Nigeria, and Sahel updates Brookings Institution (blog)

    Minister of Education


  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • BENIN: ESMER to train entrepreneurs in renewable energies AFRIK 21
  • Alfred Frederick honored for 20 years of educational service to Benin SUNY Oswego
  • ECOWAS financial arm to provide USD 21m for solar projects in Benin Renewables Now

    Minister of Energy


  • BENIN: ESMER to train entrepreneurs in renewable energies AFRIK 21
  • BENIN: EBID disburses $21 million to electrify 750 infrastructures using solar energy AFRIK 21
  • ECOWAS financial arm to provide USD 21m for solar projects in Benin Renewables Now
  • Recent Dumsor Over – Energy Minister Modern Ghana

    Minister of Finance


  • ECOWAS financial arm to provide USD 21m for solar projects in Benin Renewables Now
  • BENIN: EBID disburses $21 million to electrify 750 infrastructures using solar energy AFRIK 21
  • More African countries confirm first coronavirus cases as Jack Ma pledges aid Reuters
  • Buhari Exempts Financial Services Operators from Lockdown THISDAY Newspapers

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Beninese foreign minister to visit Cuba Prensa Latina
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • Nigeria border closure: Government engages stakeholders to evacuate stranded Ghanaians Myjoyonline.com
  • Immigration update: Japan enforces border control measures marketscreener.com

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • Gains of China's soft power in Africa over the West Modern Diplomacy
  • Meet this Year's African Change-makers Modern Diplomacy
  • To Silence the Guns, Africa Should Tap its Diaspora Modern Diplomacy

    Minister of Justice


  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • Alfred Frederick honored for 20 years of educational service to Benin SUNY Oswego
  • Facts don't lie: 50 actions taken by Buhari since Coronavirus began P.M. News
  • Genesis of Nigeria’s Problems The News

    Minister of Health


  • To fight coronavirus, Burkina Faso is tempted by chloroquine The Africa Report
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • Benin: Cholera (MDRBJ015), Emergency Plan of Action Final ... ReliefWeb
  • Benin confirms second case of COVID-19 China.org.cn

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • BENIN: EBID disburses $21 million to electrify 750 infrastructures using solar energy AFRIK 21
  • More African countries confirm first coronavirus cases as Jack Ma pledges aid Physician's Weekly
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • Japanese NEC-XON to help Benin digitalize its administrative services Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

    Minister of Sports


  • Edo 2020: Sport Minister, MOC Expected in Benin Tuesday for Final Inspection THISDAY Newspapers
  • Nigeria records third case of Covid-19, takes measures to stop spread The East African (press release) (blog)
  • Edo is Ready, Says Sports Minister after Inspection of Facilities THISDAY Newspapers
  • Sports Minister Dare hits overdrive ? 3 states, 5 activities in 3 days Vanguard (press release) (blog)

    Director of State Security Service


  • Free War Crime Convicts amid Pandemic, UN Court Urged Balkan Insight
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • Offor Foundation Donates Medical Equipment Worth $30m to Nigeria, 18 Other Countries THISDAY Newspapers
  • Offor Donates $30m Medical Equipment to Nigeria, 18 Others THISDAY Newspapers

    Chairman National Bank


  • 'The Quarel Between Obaseki and Oshiomhole is Political' THISDAY Newspapers
  • COVID-19: Drug distribution hijacked by moneybags, pharmacists ... Daily Sun
  • Sanlam appoints ex-Old Mutual boss as new CEO CNBCAfrica.com
  • Coronavirus Outbreak: Round-the-clock Updates THISDAY Newspapers

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Fafowora at 79 The Nation Newspaper
  • Benin, Georgia Kick off Discussions on Review of HLPF and ECOSOC | News IISD Reporting Services
  • Fifty-one Countries Preparing Voluntary National Reviews for 2020 HLPF | News IISD Reporting Services
  • UNGA President Previews Events, Priorities in 2020 | News IISD Reporting Services

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • The other COVID-19 pandemic: Fake news African Arguments
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • Coronavirus: Govt knocks Soyinka, NCDC allocates Jack Ma's donation Africanews English
  • Coronavirus: Buhari signs lockdown regulations, cases hit 131, 2 deaths Africanews English

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Supreme Court reserves ruling on APC’s request for review of Zamfara judgment Daily Sun
  • Oshiomhole Continues to Walk a Tightrope THISDAY Newspapers
  • Don’t Wait Until Obaseki Kills Us All, Oshiomhole Loyalists send SOS to Party Leaders shola akinyele (press release) (blog)
  • Senate Assures Compensation For Property Owners On Benin ... The Tide

    Opposition


  • '' Opposition politique '' au Bénin: Hounkpè, chef de file : tout se réunit matinlibre.com
  • Communales 2020 au Bénin : des candidats FCBE démissionnent Banouto (Communiqué de presse)
  • Communales 2020: les raisons du rejet des dossiers de Moele-Bénin, PER et FCDB BENIN WEB TV (Communiqué de presse) (Blog)
  • Young Africans want more democracy The Economist

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Singapore Plans Record Stimulus as Coronavirus Turns GDP Growth Negative Voice of America
  • Benin takes business registration online at critical time UNCTAD
  • Strategies for coping with the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa Brookings Institution (blog)
  • Aviation's GDP contribution up by 0.14%, 2020 will be down Nairametrics
  • Policy Responses to COVID19 International Monetary Fund
  • Countries With the Worst Access to Drinking Water 24/7 Wall St.
  • Challenging times ahead for Africa's banking sector | ALB Article ICLG.com
  • Aviation industry contributed 0.14% to GDP in 2019 – NBS The Punch
  • Could N.J. be headed for a recession? New analysis says we’re in for a rough spring. nj.com
  • 'The Quarel Between Obaseki and Oshiomhole is Political' THISDAY Newspapers
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    Investment

  • Benin takes business registration online at critical time UNCTAD
  • Obaseki commits to leveraging meteorological data to drive investment Nigerian Observer
  • United Oil & Gas highlights strong production whilst detailing proactive actions in response to coronavirus impacts Proactive Investors UK
  • SIM SENEGAL Returns For Its 6th Edition Africa.com
  • 'The Quarel Between Obaseki and Oshiomhole is Political' THISDAY Newspapers
  • Ericsson Augments Network Managed Services With MTN Group Yahoo Finance
  • Strategies for coping with the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa Brookings Institution (blog)
  • Nipco blames pricing, others for low CNG investment The Punch
  • JARA'll change shopping experience in Edo – MD Nigerian Observer
  • The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Driving Huge Growth In Remote Freelance Work Forbes
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    Demographics

  • Young Africans want more democracy The Economist
  • 'The Quarel Between Obaseki and Oshiomhole is Political' THISDAY Newspapers
  • As the coronavirus arrives in Africa, fragile economies are bracing for the worst CNBC
  • Countries With the Worst Access to Drinking Water 24/7 Wall St.
  • Singapore Plans Record Stimulus as Coronavirus Turns GDP Growth Negative Voice of America
  • Africa: More poverty despite economic growth Deutsche Welle
  • Parts of Africa will remain unstable for decades The Economist
  • Opinion: Africa must remove pain points that hamper inclusive growth Devex
  • Dangote wants Nigeria to focus on sustainable and inclusive growth Africa Feeds
  • Global coronavirus death toll passes 33,000 as 40 per cent of world's population asked to stay home SBS
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    Export/Import

  • The effects of Nigeria’s closed borders on informal trade with Benin Brookings Institution (blog)
  • Cashew waste strikes gold: Benin looks to cashews for growth FRANCE 24
  • India offers $100 mn line of credit to Benin during President Kovind's visit Business Today
  • Debut bond from Benin will test demand for frontier markets Financial Times
  • Benin's Agriculture Has a Good Season, But it Wasn't Easy Inter Press Service
  • ETLS: Conduit for palm oil’s smuggling The Nation Newspaper
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    Public Spending

  • Budget des élections communales et municipales de mai 2020 : Plus de 5 milliards pour la Céna visages-du-benin.com
  • Bénin - Budget général de l’Etat : voici les nouvelles taxes créées par le régime Talon BENIN WEB TV (Communiqué de presse) (Blog)
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    Public Debt

  • Benin: Mayor of Cotonou sues "Nord Sud Quotidien" director for USD $85,000 IFEX
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