Thomas Yayi Boni

Type: Person
Name: Thomas Yayi Boni (Boni Yayi)
Title: Political Executive
Organization: Government of Benin
Nationality: Benin
Fact Sheet: Biography for Thomas Yayi Boni
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Construction of Benin Republic and Niger rail link launched

It is reported that Benin Republic President, Thomas Yayi Boni and his Niger counterpart, Mahamadou Issoufou, have launched the construction of a railway line that will connect the two countries.The 1 050 km-long stretch of the line will begin in Benin's ... [Published Mbendi - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Benin Republic Fcfa 1,000 Billion Rail Project Launched

The 3,000 km-long network is expected to connect five West African countries.Benin Republic President, Thomas Yayi Boni and his Niger counterpart, Mahamadou Issoufou, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, flagged off the construction of a railway line that will ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 10 2014]
Entities: Benin, Rail Project, Niger
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) 1,000 artists celebrate 3rd anniversary of Boni Yayi's re-election

(Special for CAFS) 1,000 artists celebrate 3rd anniversary of Boni Yayi's re-electionContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.COTONOU, April 7 (Xinhua) -- Over a thousand Beninese artists comprising of modern and traditional musicians, comedians, writers and visual ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

PM: EU-Africa Summit will expand the cooperation between Latvia and African countries

On Thursday, April 3, the fourth EU-Africa summit was concluded in Brussels that brought together the Heads of State and Government of 28 European Union and 50 African countries. Within its framework, the Latvian delegation, headed by Prime Minister Laimdota ... [Published The Baltic Course - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Jonathan pushes for holistic approach to problems in Mali

•Seeks free, fair election in Guinea BissauPresident Goodluck Jonathan wants a holistic approach to the problems in Mali with a view to achieving sustainable peace and stability.He is also advocating free and fair elections in Guinea Bissau and the full ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Vague presidential promise keeps campuses closed

The latest attempt at negotiations between Benin's president and leaders of striking public sector workers and lecturers has ended in deadlock. University students and school pupils are disappointed with the outcome of the two-month strike, as institutions ... [Published University World News - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Benin Lands Hope On ‘Dumsor-dumsor’ Ghana For Power

President of Benin Yayi Boni is confident Ghana will continue supplying his country with energy despite power challenges in the West African country.Ghanaians are reeling under a load shedding regime with a rippling effect on business across the coun ... [Published Spy Ghana - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Yayi Boni counts on Ghana for power supply

: 28-03-2014 Time: 08:03:13:pmPresident of Benin Yayi Boni is confident Ghana will continue supplying his country with energy despite power challenges in the West African country.Ghanaians are reeling under a load shedding regime with a rippling effect ... [Published Joy FM - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

President leaves for ECOWAS meeting

President John Mahama is attending the 44th Ordinary Session of  the ECOWAS AUTHORITY of Heads of State and Government.The two-day summit, which opens on Friday, will see the heads of state discussing a wide range of issues related to greater integration, ... [Published The Presidency Republic of Ghana - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Benin's gov't cancels recruitment of civil servants over fraud

(Special for CAFS) Benin's gov't cancels recruitment of civil servants over fraudContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.COTONOU, March 28 (Xinhua) -- Benin's government decided Thursday to cancel employment of 432 permanent state workers in the finance ministry ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Human rights abuses precipitate university closures

Public universities in Benin were recently closed in protest against human rights abuses and corruption. The country's three academic unions joined an indefinite strike by civil servants that paralysed the public sector from late last year.According to ... [Published University World News - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

(Special for CAFS) West Africa bank to mobilize 16 mln USD in aid to Benin projects

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.COTONOU, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The West African Development Bank (BOAD) has agreed to mobilize 800 billion CFA Francs (over 16 million U.S. dollars) to fund several projects in Benin, an official source in Cotonou has sai ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Mar 19 2014]

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Construction of Benin Republic and Niger rail l... [Published Mbendi - Apr 15 2014]
Benin Republic Fcfa 1,000 Billion Rail Project ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 10 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Togolese and Nigeri... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 08 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) 1,000 artists celeb... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 07 2014]
PM: EU-Africa Summit will expand the cooperatio... [Published The Baltic Course - Apr 04 2014]
Ecowas Condemns Boko Haram Violent Acts [Published Individual.com - Mar 31 2014]
Yoruba people must remain united - Ashaye [Published Nigerian Tribune - Mar 31 2014]
Jonathan pushes for holistic approach to proble... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Mar 30 2014]
CSOs Kick Against EPA [Published Spy Ghana - Mar 29 2014]
Vague presidential promise keeps campuses closed [Published University World News - Mar 29 2014]
Benin Lands Hope On ‘Dumsor-dumsor’ Ghana For P... [Published Spy Ghana - Mar 29 2014]
Yayi Boni counts on Ghana for power supply [Published Joy FM - Mar 28 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Benin's gov't cance... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Mar 28 2014]
President leaves for ECOWAS meeting [Published The Presidency Republic of Ghana - Mar 28 2014]
President Mahama to attend 44th ECOWAS meeting [Published Graphic Ghana - Mar 27 2014]
Human rights abuses precipitate university clos... [Published University World News - Mar 22 2014]
When Ouattara sneezes, West Africa catches a cold [Published Africa Review - Mar 20 2014]
(Special for CAFS) West Africa bank to mobilize... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Mar 19 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) West Africa bank to... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Mar 19 2014]
Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of a... [Published IMF - Mar 18 2014]
In Abuja - African Leaders Commit to Fight... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 03 2014]
Benin Judge Tries To Flee to United States [Published The China Blog - Dec 02 2013]
Benin Judge Tries To Flee to United States [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Dec 02 2013]
Ogoni Appeals to Benin President: Release Asari... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Nov 29 2013]
Newfound Oil Met With Hope, Concern in Benin [Published Global Voices Online - Nov 08 2013]
Emergency programme in Benin kick starts farm p... [Published FAO - Nov 05 2013]
WCO Secretary General honoured by the President... [Published World Customs Organization - Sep 18 2013]
African Union Customs meeting in Cotonou charts... [Published World Customs Organization - Sep 17 2013]
World News Quick Take [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 12 2013]
Biography for Thomas Yayi Boni [Published Silobreaker - Jul 20 2012]
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Benin Judge Tries To Flee to United States [Published The China Blog - Dec 02 2013]
(COTONOU, Benin) — A judge who angered the president of the West African nation of Benin says he fled the country over the weekend and is seeking political asylum in the United States. Angelo Houssou called The Associated Press Sunday from an airport ...
Benin Judge Tries To Flee to United States [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Dec 02 2013]
(COTONOU, Benin) — A judge who angered the president of the West African nation of Benin says he fled the country over the weekend and is seeking political asylum in the United States. Angelo Houssou called The Associated Press Sunday from an airport ...
Ogoni Appeals to Benin President: Release Asari... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Nov 29 2013]
MOSOP President /Spokesman, Dr. Goodluck Diigbo has on behalf of the Ogoni people appealed to the President of Benin Republic, Dr. Thomas Yayi Boni to intervene and order the release of the former Niger-Delta militant, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, even ... ...
Newfound Oil Met With Hope, Concern in Benin [Published Global Voices Online - Nov 08 2013]
The Benin government announced the discovery of a source of oil in the Sèmè-Podji region on October 24. The announcement was made by the Minister for Energy and Oil Exploration, Barthelemy Kassa [fr]: Quelques 87 millions de barils du pétrole sont ...
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