Police Break Up Benin Protest Over ElectionBenin police fired tear gas to disperse youths in Cotonou who were protesting against the re-election of President Boni Yayi.
(File photo): President Boni Yayi on Malaria day in Ouidah (October 2007).
RFI, 24 March 2011
Benin police fired tear gas to disperse youths in Cotonou on Thursday, who were protesting against the re-election of President Boni Yayi. Police said the youths were blocking the… Read more »
allAfrica, 23 March 2011
Benin’s Constitutional Council this week declared President Boni Yayi as the winner of the March 13 presidential elections in Benin, but his principal challenger is… Read more »
UN News, 14 March 2011
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today commended the "peaceful and orderly" conduct of the first round of presidential elections in Benin, saying the West African country had set a… Read more »
RFI, 13 March 2011
Benin's President Boni Yayi apologised for a faulty electoral list as he sought a second mandate in an election Sunday. Read more »
UN News, 3 March 2011
A joint delegation of the United Nations, the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) officials today backed calls for delaying Benin's… Read more »