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Call from International Scientific Community to Benin’s Patrice Talon

18 May 2019, 11:00 AM

The International Scientific Community urges Benin President Patrice Talon to call new elections on a new basis that guarantees, instead of excluding it before hand, the effective participation of the opposition in an open and transparent national competition.

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Benin protesters in army standoff after poll violence

2 May 2019, 11:31 AM

Protesters in Benin were locked in a tense standoff with police and soldiers Thursday after violence broke out following controversial parliamentary polls held without a single opposition candidate.

Tanks surround Benin ex-president’s home amid violent poll protests

1 May 2019, 10:21 PM

Protestors in Benin torched businesses and set up burning barricades on Wednesday, as soldiers in tanks encircled the home of ex-president Thomas Boni Yayi after he led calls for an election boycott.

The Huawei logo is pictured outside its Huawei's factory campus in Dongguan, Guangdong province.

China’s Huawei to launch 5G at Africa Cup of Nations

22 April 2019, 7:02 AM

The Chinese firm will introduce the technology at the 74,000-capacity Cairo International Stadium which is set to host 10 games including the final during the competition.

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Ghana, Togo and Benin on alert against jihadist threat

21 March 2019, 3:36 PM

An alarming rise in jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso is posing a mounting threat to security in three of its coastal neighbours, according to security sources and analysts.

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