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  • Oba Market In Benin Gutted By Fire SaharaReporters.com
  • PHOTOS: Early morning inferno razes Oba market in Benin Vanguard (press release) (blog)
  • Early morning fire consumes part of Oba Market, Benin Guardian (blog)
  • Worrying rise of Covid 19 cases in Benin Medafrica Times
  • Flood ravages Benin City, renders many homeless Vanguard (press release) (blog)
  • UKEF provides loan for Benin's road project African Review

    Finance


  • UKEF provides loan for Benin's road project African Review
  • Government support secures major contract for UK construction in ... GOV.UK
  • Britain lends £100m to fund 114-mile road in Benin to boost UK trade with Africa iNews
  • UKEF provides over US $125.7m loan to redevelop interstate road in Benin Construction Review (press release) (blog)
  • African governments face a wall of debt repayments The Economist
  • Benin Withdraws Nomination for WTO DG, Backs Nigeria THISDAY Newspapers

    Celebrities


  • #JusticeForUwa: Celebrities lend their voices for girl who was raped and killed in Benin Pulse Nigeria
  • Celebrities demand justice for UNIBEN undergraduate The Punch
  • #JusticeForUwa: Nigerian celebrities lend voices Daily Trust (press release)
  • Africa Day: Galaxy of stars shine at virtual coronavirus concert Aljazeera.com
  • Nigerian celebrities join #BlackOutTuesday to protest rape, police ... P.M. News
  • 'Say no to rape' -- celebrities react to Tina, UNIBEN student's killings TheCable

    Culture


  • How to bring Africa's artifacts back home from Europe's museums Quartz Africa
  • Africa's stolen artifacts up for sale in global economic crisis Quartz Africa
  • Decolonising Art Institutions: Display It Like You Stole It Redbrick
  • Women blame continued violence against females on culture of ... Guardian (blog)
  • Rape cases and the way forwardOpinion Guardian (blog)
  • Culture : 105 projets culturels financés par le FAC depuis l’apparition du Covid-19 au Bénin matinlibre.com

    Criminal


  • Rape and murder of student in church sparks outrage across Nigeria The Guardian
  • IG deploys squad as protest rocks Benin over UNIBEN student’s killing The Punch
  • UNIBEN student murder: FG orders investigation of student’s gang-rape, murder, abuse of minor Vanguard (press release) (blog)
  • Edo APC guber aspirant’s father in-law killed in Benin Daily Sun
  • Fulani Herdsmen Taking over Edo Farmland, Forest, Group Alleges THISDAY Newspapers
  • Ghana, ECOWAS country where being Nigerian is a ‘crime’ Daily Sun

    Religion


  • You Can Tell Them I Said It: Don't Start None, Won't Be None News Intervention (blog)
  • Rape cases and the way forwardOpinion Guardian (blog)
  • #Bénin/Religion Le nonce apostolique Brian Udaigwe appelé à ... lespharaons.com
  • Spirit World: Voodoo Makes a Comeback in Its Benin Home Courthouse News Service
  • Bénin : Remonter la côte de l'Esclave L’actualité
  • Benin celebrates west African voodoo – in pictures | World news The Guardian

    Politics


  • Africa: Benin's 2021 presidential election is already decided IPS Journal
  • Benin drops its WTO candidate in support of Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala The Africa Report
  • WTO PRESIDENCY: Benin drops candidate in support on Nigeria Africanews English
  • UNHCR West & Central Africa COVID-19 Emergency Response, 17 ... ReliefWeb
  • ISS: Benin’s local elections further reduce the political space defenceWeb
  • Nigeria's WTO Candidate Gets Regional Backing: Document The New York Times
  • Nigeria-based students cut off as universities resume work University World News
  • Moribund Ajaokuta Steel Company Received N3.71bn Electricity Bill ... SaharaReporters.com
  • Midnight Fire Guts Oba Market in Edo THISDAY Newspapers
  • President Buhari meets APC governors over crisis Daily Trust (press release)
  • Africa: Benin's 2021 presidential election is already decided IPS Journal
  • Britain lends £100m to fund 114-mile road in Benin to boost UK trade with Africa iNews
  • Africa: Benin and Ivory Coast Withdraw Declarations From Rights ... AllAfrica.com
  • Getting Set for the Impending 'War' in Edo THISDAY Newspapers
  • African governments face a wall of debt repayments The Economist
  • Benin's ex-PM banned from politics for 5 years Africanews English
  • A requirem for the APC – New Telegraph New Telegraph Newspaper
  • France promises to return 26 looted Benin artefacts by 2021 Art Newspaper
  • Benin: President's Patrice Talon Relentless Persecution of his Most ... AllAfrica.com
  • Keeping the Benin culture alive BBC News
  • IOM launches USD 54 million appeal to help vulnerable migrants ... ReliefWeb
  • Britain lends £100m to fund 114-mile road in Benin to boost UK trade with Africa iNews
  • Africa day 2020: Buhari urges economic groups, CSOs and private ... Nairametrics
  • Nigeria to raise N163.32 billion through road concessions programme Nairametrics
  • Coronavirus Darkens Fiscal Outlooks in MEA Fitch Ratings
  • Could developing renewable energy micro-grids make Energicity Africa’s utility of the future? TechCrunch
  • Member States Consider 8-Goal Review for 2021 HLPF | News IISD Reporting Services
  • The government in the Prosperity Creation Ecosystem BusinessAMLive (press release) (blog)
  • Fitch Revises Benin's Outlook to Stable; Affirms at 'B' Fitch Ratings
  • Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on the Sixth Review for Benin's Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement International Monetary Fund
  • Britain lends £100m to fund 114-mile road in Benin to boost UK trade with Africa iNews
  • BUA warns Dangote: Stay clear of Obu Mines or face contempt of court Nairametrics
  • TAAT Excites Beninese Farmers with Pro Vitamin A Cassava Varieties AllAfrica.com
  • Ogunbanjo: Despite Covid-19, NSE Demutualisation Process on Course THISDAY Newspapers
  • Food will be scarce in 9 months but this presents huge investment ... Nairametrics
  • Africa’s Battle for the Soul of its Development Bank THISDAY Newspapers
  • UNFPA welcomes the World Bank's approval of an additional $376 ... ReliefWeb
  • Benin, Mali and Niger eager to tap e-commerce opportunities UNCTAD
  • unctad.org | Benin takes business registration online at critical time UNCTAD
  • Skills Africa needs for sustainable development Nairametrics
  • BENIN: Government promotes rapid expansion of access to water in rural areas AFRIK 21
  • All About Benin Africa.com
  • Benin celebrates west African voodoo – in pictures | World news The Guardian
  • FG: Benin Plot to Flood Nigeria with $30m Rice THISDAY Newspapers
  • Soglo and Benin: Democracy, more than a moment Daily Maverick
  • WFP Benin Country Brief, June 2018 - Benin ReliefWeb
  • The best story in development The Economist
  • Benin's petrol black market and the struggle for survival Equal Times
  • The Poorest Countries in the World 24/7 Wall St.
  • Businessman Talon wins Benin presidential race as Zinsou concedes defeat Deutsche Welle
  • 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 Outlook India
  • India Offers $100 Million Line of Credit to West African Country of Benin During Prez Kovind's Visit News18
  • 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
  • Fire engulfs INEC office in Akwa Ibom Premium Times
  • 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 Leaders


    President


  • Benin drops its WTO candidate in support of Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala The Africa Report
  • Africa: Benin's 2021 presidential election is already decided IPS Journal
  • WTO PRESIDENCY: Benin drops candidate in support on Nigeria Africanews English
  • ISS: Benin’s local elections further reduce the political space defenceWeb

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Back to the ballots for biometrics in Africa: 1M dead on Ghana ... Biometric Update
  • Ghana's biometric voter roll plans back atop Africa's digital ID news ... Biometric Update
  • NBM, others flay racial killings, police brutality, rapeNigeria Guardian (blog)
  • Banned from running for president: Benin, DRC, Egypt, Rwanda, Senegal Africanews English

    Prime Minister


  • Britain lends £100m to fund 114-mile road in Benin to boost UK trade with Africa iNews
  • Africa: Benin's 2021 presidential election is already decided IPS Journal
  • Africa: Benin and Ivory Coast Withdraw Declarations From Rights ... AllAfrica.com
  • Getting Set for the Impending 'War' in Edo THISDAY Newspapers

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Analysis | How the WTO Picks a New Leader and Avoids a Collapse Washington Post
  • Getting Set for the Impending 'War' in Edo THISDAY Newspapers
  • PATRICK MUGO MUGO - COVID-19 Response: What Uganda and Rwanda Got Right and What Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi Didn't The Elephant (press release) (blog)
  • CHRISTINE MUNGAI - Race and Revival: A Posture of Protest for a New Pentecostal Movement The Elephant (press release) (blog)

    Minister of Economy


  • Government support secures major contract for UK construction in ... GOV.UK
  • Nigeria-based students cut off as universities resume work University World News
  • Nigeria to raise N163.32 billion through road concessions programme Nairametrics
  • Britain lends £100m to fund 114-mile road in Benin to boost UK trade with Africa iNews

    Minister of Agriculture


  • THE MEANING OF BUHARI'S AGRICULTURAL DRIVE THISDAY Newspapers
  • Nigeria-based students cut off as universities resume work University World News
  • Nigeria's WTO candidate gets regional backing - document - Agricultural Commodities Reuters Africa
  • Nigeria to raise N163.32 billion through road concessions programme Nairametrics

    Minister of Culture


  • How to bring Africa's artifacts back home from Europe's museums Quartz Africa
  • Wole Soyinka: The mystery of the mask Mail and Guardian
  • Gang rape of undergraduate ignites anger about women's safety in Nigeria - Xinhua | English.news.cn Xinhua
  • Five Activists Were Arrested After Trying to Seize a 19th-Century Artifact From Paris’s Quai Branly Museum and Return It to Africa artnet News

    Minister of Defense


  • NEWSBRIEFS The Ukrainian Weekly (press release)
  • Mossi Farmers in Southeastern Liberia: Are They Elements of ... Front Page Africa
  • Africa in the news: Burundi, Benin, South Sudan, and COVID-19 updates Brookings Institution (blog)
  • Russia in Review, May 22-29, 2020 Russia Matters

    Minister of Education


  • Nigeria-based students cut off as universities resume work University World News
  • Nigeria-based students cut off as varsities resume session Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
  • COVID-19: Ghanaian Students Arrive From Benin | Education Peace FM Online
  • Obaseki: Putting UI on the Spot THISDAY Newspapers

    Minister of Energy


  • Moribund Ajaokuta Steel Company Received N3.71bn Electricity Bill ... SaharaReporters.com
  • Togo, Niger, Benin Owe Nigeria N32.04bn in Electricity Bills, Says NERC THISDAY Newspapers
  • NERC: Benin, Niger Owe Nigeria N32.1bn Electricity Debt THISDAY Newspapers
  • African Energy Atlas 2020-2021: Maps, Graphics and Articles ... Business Wire (press release)

    Minister of Finance


  • Government support secures major contract for UK construction in ... GOV.UK
  • UKEF provides loan for Benin's road project African Review
  • Benin Withdraws Nomination for WTO DG, Backs Nigeria THISDAY Newspapers
  • Britain lends £100m to fund 114-mile road in Benin to boost UK trade with Africa iNews

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Nigeria condemns attack on diplomatic premises in Ghana cgtn.com
  • China suspends debt payments for 77 poor countries United World International (blog)
  • ECOWAS endorses Okonjo-Iweala for the position of DG WTO Daily Trust (press release)
  • Africa vs the West: Who will take the WTO helm? Macau Business

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Ukraine Ministry of Interior Selects Nibulon Shipbuilding to Build ... Naval News
  • China suspends debt payments for 77 poor countries United World International (blog)
  • NEWSBRIEFS The Ukrainian Weekly (press release)
  • APC crisis gets messier as Oyegun asks Buhari, govs to save democracy Vanguard (press release) (blog)

    Minister of Justice


  • ALSCON: Nigeria’s case of self-inflicted economic sabotage? TheCable
  • Flood renders Benin residents homeless NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
  • Justice for Omozuwa, others Daily Sun
  • Godfatherism must end in Edo politics, says Oba of Benin NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

    Minister of Health


  • Worrying rise of Covid 19 cases in Benin Medafrica Times
  • Airport testing expands Benin's COVID-19 detection - Benin ReliefWeb
  • UNHCR West & Central Africa COVID-19 Emergency Response, 17 ... ReliefWeb
  • Nigeria-based students cut off as universities resume work University World News

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • UKEF provides loan for Benin's road project African Review
  • Government support secures major contract for UK construction in ... GOV.UK
  • Sagamu-Benin, Ilorin-Jebba… FG mulls concession of 10 highways TheCable
  • Britain lends £100m to fund 114-mile road in Benin to boost UK trade with Africa iNews

    Minister of Sports


  • Osimhen: NFF and Sports Minister commiserate with Lille star over loss of father Goal.com
  • UNHCR West & Central Africa COVID-19 Emergency Response, 17 ... ReliefWeb
  • Edo 2020 Sports Festival committee to submit report in 30 days, says Okowa Guardian (blog)
  • NPFL to resume July, NNL, others cancelled Daily Sun

    Director of State Security Service


  • Early morning fire consumes part of Oba Market, Benin Guardian (blog)
  • Fire consumes hundreds of shops, goods worth millions of Naira in ... The Eagle Online
  • Edo: Goods worth millions of naira destroyed in Oba market fire Daily Trust (press release)
  • Police, DSS, INEC deployed in Edo for APC shadow poll The Nation Newspaper

    Chairman National Bank


  • Game on in Edo State as Obaseki Joins PDP THISDAY Newspapers
  • Benin Withdraws Nomination for WTO DG, Backs Nigeria THISDAY Newspapers
  • BREAKING: ECOWAS endorses Okonjo-Iweala for WTO job TheCable
  • ECOWAS Fixes 2023 Completion Date for $567m WAPP Project THISDAY Newspapers

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Benin drops its WTO candidate in support of Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala The Africa Report
  • Africa: WTO - Okonjo-Iweala's Nomination Violates AU Rules - Official AllAfrica.com
  • Nigeria: In Okonjo-Iweala's Nomination to Lead World Trade ... AllAfrica.com
  • Coronavirus: Migrant-host countries urged to be humane ... Dhaka Tribune

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • I feel for Obaseki but APC will take Edo – Yahaya Bello Daily Sun
  • Gunshots in Presidency as Aisha Buhari Moves against President’s Aide, ADC Arrested THISDAY Newspapers
  • WTO DG: President Buhari's tactical change and Egypt's ambush Guardian (blog)
  • Edo guber: Moves to save Obaseki by Presidency flops Daily Sun

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Court adjourns Edo APC primary suit to July 6 The Punch
  • Edo: APC’s NWC has final say on aspirants’ credentials — National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole Vanguard (press release) (blog)
  • Pressure Mounts on APC to Disqualify Obaseki from Governorship Race THISDAY Newspapers
  • Nigeria: Edo - Confusion, Drama Trail Legal Tussle for APC Ticket AllAfrica.com

    Opposition


  • Benin’s local elections further reduce the political space Daily Maverick
  • ‘Godfatherism’ and ‘Ghana Must Go politics’ must stop in Edo ? Oba of Benin Vanguard (press release) (blog)
  • Africa: Benin's 2021 presidential election is already decided IPS Journal
  • Benin votes in controversial poll despite virus UrduPoint News

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Benin to construct automatic solar powered water troughs in Savalou Construction Review (press release) (blog)
  • UKEF provides over US $125.7m loan to redevelop interstate road in Benin Construction Review (press release) (blog)
  • Coronavirus Darkens Fiscal Outlooks in MEA Fitch Ratings
  • Fitch Revises Benin's Outlook to Stable; Affirms at 'B' Fitch Ratings
  • TAAT Excites Beninese Farmers with Pro Vitamin A Cassava Varieties AllAfrica.com
  • Borrowing to Death? THISDAY Newspapers
  • Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on the Sixth Review for Benin's Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement International Monetary Fund
  • Benin : Sixth Review under the Extended Credit Facility ... International Monetary Fund
  • Nigeria-Benin border closure: bully boy tactics to crush a weaker rival The Africa Report
  • The New Project for the Mediterranean IsraelDefense
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    Investment

  • Britain lends £100m to fund 114-mile road in Benin to boost UK trade with Africa iNews
  • BUA warns Dangote: Stay clear of Obu Mines or face contempt of court Nairametrics
  • TAAT Excites Beninese Farmers with Pro Vitamin A Cassava Varieties AllAfrica.com
  • Ogunbanjo: Despite Covid-19, NSE Demutualisation Process on Course THISDAY Newspapers
  • Food will be scarce in 9 months but this presents huge investment ... Nairametrics
  • Africa’s Battle for the Soul of its Development Bank THISDAY Newspapers
  • UNFPA welcomes the World Bank's approval of an additional $376 ... ReliefWeb
  • Benin, Mali and Niger eager to tap e-commerce opportunities UNCTAD
  • unctad.org | Benin takes business registration online at critical time UNCTAD
  • Skills Africa needs for sustainable development Nairametrics
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    Demographics

  • BENIN: Government promotes rapid expansion of access to water in rural areas AFRIK 21
  • All About Benin Africa.com
  • Benin celebrates west African voodoo – in pictures | World news The Guardian
  • FG: Benin Plot to Flood Nigeria with $30m Rice THISDAY Newspapers
  • Soglo and Benin: Democracy, more than a moment Daily Maverick
  • WFP Benin Country Brief, June 2018 - Benin ReliefWeb
  • The best story in development The Economist
  • Benin's petrol black market and the struggle for survival Equal Times
  • The Poorest Countries in the World 24/7 Wall St.
  • Businessman Talon wins Benin presidential race as Zinsou concedes defeat Deutsche Welle
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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 Outlook India
  • India Offers $100 Million Line of Credit to West African Country of Benin During Prez Kovind's Visit News18
  • 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
  • Fire engulfs INEC office in Akwa Ibom Premium Times
  • 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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