TCN, WAPP to Build Additional 330KV Power Line to Benin Republic

[This Day] Abuja -The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and the West African Power Pool (WAPP) have initiated plans to build a second 330 kilovolt (kV) transmission line to boost electricity supply to the Republic of Benin by 2021.

[This Day] Abuja -The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and the West African Power Pool (WAPP) have initiated plans to build a second 330 kilovolt (kV) transmission line to boost electricity supply to the Republic of Benin by 2021.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

European Museums to Return West African Artefacts

[This is Africa] There is a demand for the return of stolen artefacts to the continent. Over 3,000 bronze statues were stolen from the palace of the Oba of Benin, Oba Ovọnramwẹn Nọgbaisi after the British invaded Benin Kingdom and killed its inhabitants by sending a punitive force of 1,200 soldiers.

[This is Africa] There is a demand for the return of stolen artefacts to the continent. Over 3,000 bronze statues were stolen from the palace of the Oba of Benin, Oba Ovọnramwẹn Nọgbaisi after the British invaded Benin Kingdom and killed its inhabitants by sending a punitive force of 1,200 soldiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

Kenya Edge Out Benin in Davis Cup Thriller

[Nation] Kenya made it three wins on the trot after a hard fought 2-1 victory over Benin on Wednesday night in the ongoing Davis Cup Africa Zone Three Tennis Championship at the Solaimaneyah Club in Cairo.

[Nation] Kenya made it three wins on the trot after a hard fought 2-1 victory over Benin on Wednesday night in the ongoing Davis Cup Africa Zone Three Tennis Championship at the Solaimaneyah Club in Cairo.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

Angélique Kidjo and Benin’s Music Stars Say No to Child Marriage!

[Unicef] Cotonou, Benin -UNICEF international Goodwill Ambassador, Angélique Kidjo and UNICEF Benin national Goodwill Ambassador Zeynab Abib, along with seven of Benin’s greatest artists have joined forces to create a song calling on the population to say NO to child marriage, as part of the national Zero Tolerance Campaign against child marriage.

[Unicef] Cotonou, Benin -UNICEF international Goodwill Ambassador, Angélique Kidjo and UNICEF Benin national Goodwill Ambassador Zeynab Abib, along with seven of Benin's greatest artists have joined forces to create a song calling on the population to say NO to child marriage, as part of the national Zero Tolerance Campaign against child marriage.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

90% of Our Students Are Nigerians – Houdegbe Varsity

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Chancellor, Houdegbe North American University, Republic of Benin (HNAUB), Prof. Octave Cossi Houdegbe has said the institution was established to support the economic wellbeing of West Africans.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Chancellor, Houdegbe North American University, Republic of Benin (HNAUB), Prof. Octave Cossi Houdegbe has said the institution was established to support the economic wellbeing of West Africans.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui Visits Benin

[Focac] From June 15 to 16, 2017, Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui visited Benin, during which he met with Secretary-General of the Presidency and Minister of State Pascal Irénée Koupaki of Benin, and held talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Aurelien Agbenonci of Benin, exchanging extensive views on bilateral relations as well as international and regional issues of common concern.

[Focac] From June 15 to 16, 2017, Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui visited Benin, during which he met with Secretary-General of the Presidency and Minister of State Pascal Irénée Koupaki of Benin, and held talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Aurelien Agbenonci of Benin, exchanging extensive views on bilateral relations as well as international and regional issues of common concern.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

AFCON – Gambia Plays Benin Sunday

[Daily Observer] The Scorpions Senior National Team under Coach Sang Ndong hopes for a qualification spot will begin on Sunday when The Gambia play Benin in Group D opening of the 2019 Afcon Qualifiers to be hosted by Cameroon.

[Daily Observer] The Scorpions Senior National Team under Coach Sang Ndong hopes for a qualification spot will begin on Sunday when The Gambia play Benin in Group D opening of the 2019 Afcon Qualifiers to be hosted by Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

Gambia Aim to Succeed Against Benin to Boost Afon Qualification Chances

[The Point] The Gambian national team are ambitious to succeed against Benin to increase their chances of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted in Cameroon.

[The Point] The Gambian national team are ambitious to succeed against Benin to increase their chances of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted in Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin