Benin

Type: Country
Name: Benin
population: 7,317,178
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

AFRICA/BENIN - New schooling project for 450 children in the north of the Country

Sinendé (Agenzia Fides) - The NGO Educo, born from the union of Intervida and Educación Sin Fronteras, has promoted a project of education and improvement of educational institutions in Sinendé, in northern Benin, 564 kilometers from the capital Porto ... [Published Agenzia Fides - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

I won’t let you down, aspirant tells constituents

By Isaac OlamikanSpecial Correspondent, BeninOjezua Sunday Ojiezele, who is aspiring to represent the people of Esan South East in the Edo State House of Assembly on the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has promised not to let his constituents ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 3 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Digital Fingerprints Track Kids’ Health

A new study finds that children can be successfully followed by their fingerprints, making an electronic health registry feasible.This is critical in the developing world, where 2.5 million children die each year from preventable diseases because they ... [Published VOA News - 18 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

(Special for CAFS) Benin FM lauds Cuba's role in Ebola fight

Benin's visiting Foreign Minister Nassirou Bako-Arifari Wednesday praised Cuba for its role in combating the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the Cuban News Agency (ACN) reported. Bako-Arifari said he was "very impressed by the attitude of the Cuban government ... [Published Individual.com - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Cuba, Benin, Ebola
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

How to stamp out prostitution in Nigeria, by Egor council boss

By Isaac Olamikan /  Special Correspondent, BeninChairman of the Egor Local Government Council of Edo State, Victor Osayande Enobakhare, has called on well meaning Nigerians to do all within their power to ensure that vices like female trafficking and ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 13 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Health Minister Heads Delegation to WHO 64th Annual Session for Africa

[ANGOP]Luanda -An Angolan delegation led by the minister of Health, José Van-Duném, will attend from 03 to 07 November in Cotonou, Republic of Benin, the Sixty Fourth Annual Session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa, as announced on Wednesday to ... [Published AA Angola - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Rainstorm wrecks havoc in Benin

A 20 minutes rainstorm that fell in parts of Benin City, Edo State, on Tuesday has rendered many people homeless.Roofs of over 50 houses were blown off in my streets including Ekewan, Agbonma, Agho and Evbuotubu.The rainstorm started at about 4:15pm and ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tayo Akpata (1931-2014)

•A Nigerian who played his part well departsIn the context of historical importance, perhaps Nigerians would remember Chief Tayo Akpata more for his past positions as trustee and executive secretary of the defunct Petroleum Trust Fund (PTF), which he ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ghana’s quest to wean itself from dependence on Nigeria’s Gas

In Ghana, homes and businesses have been facing irregular supply of electricity for several months. Independent Power Projects (IPPs) in Ghana, which rely on gas supply from the West Africa Gas Pipeline (WAGP), have suffered deficits in supply since the ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

*IDB extends generous loans worth more than $814 million to member states

SPA -- The Council of Executives of the Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank group (IDB) today approved new loans worth more than $814 million to member states to finance projects in the transport, energy, water, roads and human development fields as ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Benin economic update (Fall 2014)

access to education, access to electricity, Accountability Report, agricultural activities, agricultural development, agricultural exports, Agricultural growth, agricultural ...See More + incomes, agricultural land, agricultural producers, agricultural ... [Published World Bank - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

FIBA Africa Zone Three Board Inaugurated

The reconstituted board of the FIBA Africa Zone Three for the 2014-2019 term has been inaugurated in Burkina Faso.President of the board, Col Sam Ahmedu (rtd), has promised that his executive board was ready to work for the growth of basketball in the ... [Published This Day Online - Oct 21 2014]

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Most of all though, Beauvoir-Dominique says, vodou is about restoring balance to the world. "Every day is sacred," she says. "It's very holistic. Everything is one. It's about the unity of the universe. Man is not apart from nature."
The move was "a gesture without historical precedent, a humanitarian aid that should serve as an example for the rest of the world" Bako-Arifari was quoted by ACN as saying
...A baby’s fingerprint may not be as distinct as an older person’s, "because the finger is of small size and the spacings between the ridges on the finger are not as pronounced."
Commenting on the partnership with the GSMA, Executive for Corporate Affairs at MTN Group, Chris Maroleng said: "MTN is at the coalface of the mobile evolution underway in the majority of our markets, where we are enabling customers to access financial and digital services through mobile devices. Our sponsorship of the GSMA Mobile 360-Africa event gives us an opportunity to take an active role in engagements that seek to move the continent closer to realising the promise of mobile."

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Inside 'Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti' [Published Chicago Reader - 1 hour ago]
AFRICA/BENIN - New schooling project for 450 ch... [Published Agenzia Fides - 3 hours ago]
I won’t let you down, aspirant tells constituents [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 3 hours ago]
A Four-Month Gatifloxacin-Containing Regimen fo... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - 6 hours ago]
Govt Should Review Land Use Act, Encourage Agri... [Published AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago]
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UNHRC membership ‘should boost RI’s human rights’ [Published Jakarta Post - 11 hours ago]
Ghanaian President Discusses Poor Gas Supply Wi... [Published Leadership - 12 hours ago]
Glo Xchange Agents Hail Empowerment Scheme [Published NigeriaCommunicationsWeek - 13 hours ago]
How to stamp out prostitution in Nigeria, by Eg... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 13 hours ago]
(Special for CAFS) Benin FM lauds Cuba's role i... [Published Individual.com - 13 hours ago]
Boost for non-oil exports as manufacturers capt... [Published Business Day Nigeria - 14 hours ago]
Digital Fingerprints Track Kids’ Health [Published VOA News - 18 hours ago]
World: Health systems and gender in post-confli... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 18 hours ago]
AFP - France-auto-business-earnings-Peugeot 2nd... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 20 hours ago]
Vitamin A Cassava As A Game Changer To “Africa’... [Published Modern Ghana - 21 hours ago]
South Sudan: Climate Prediction Center’s Africa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - 22 hours ago]
‘Nigerians spend N796.4bn yearly on fuel’ [Published Nigeria Punch - 22 hours ago]
Light at the end of the tunnel? [Published African Review - 23 hours ago]
Delta 2015: Turn Of Delta North [Published Leadership - 23 hours ago]
Health Minister Heads Delegation to WHO 64th An... [Published AA Angola - 23 hours ago]
MTN : Signs on as Platinum Sponsor at GSMA Mobi... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 22 2014]
Rainstorm wrecks havoc in Benin [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 22 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) More parties formed... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 22 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Project launched in... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 22 2014]
International Day of the Air Traffic Controller... [Published Ghana News Agency - Oct 22 2014]
Mali: ‘Population growth far outpaces food supp... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
IDB Board Approves nearly US$ 815 Million towar... [Published Zawya.com - Oct 22 2014]
Tayo Akpata (1931-2014) [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 22 2014]
Liberia: Africa Ebola Coordination and Prepared... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
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World: Health systems and gender in post-confli... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 18 hours ago]
Source: BioMed CentralCountry: World Abstract The post-conflict or post-crisis period provides the opportunity for wide-ranging public sector reforms: donors fund rebuilding and reform efforts, social norms are in a state of flux, and the political ...
South Sudan: Climate Prediction Center’s Africa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - 22 hours ago]
Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationCountry: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, South Sudan  Torrential rains continued ...
Mali: ‘Population growth far outpaces food supp... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
Source: GuardianCountry: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, ...
Liberia: Africa Ebola Coordination and Prepared... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone Summary IFRC continues to support National Societies with international emergency appeals to combat Ebola in Guinea, ...
Liberia: Ebola: Risks of overland spread (Map o... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
Source: MaplecroftCountry: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo West Africa’s road network – through which the majority of intra-regional trade occurs – ...
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