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.

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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.

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Waiting for a Fibre Upgrade and Price Drops Before Its Users Make the Big Move to Digital Services

[Balancing Act] London -With certain notable exceptions (Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal), Francophone countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have been slow to move to greater data use. The legacy of monopoly state-owned telcos has acted as a brake on this transiti…

[Balancing Act] London -With certain notable exceptions (Cote d'Ivoire and Senegal), Francophone countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have been slow to move to greater data use. The legacy of monopoly state-owned telcos has acted as a brake on this transition. Russell Southwood spoke to Robert Aoud, Founder and CEO, Isocel Telecom about the upgrades he has planned.

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Men and Women Farmers Respond Differently to Climate Change

[The Conversation Africa] As climate change brings with it increased extreme weather events, one of the pressing issues for Africa’s farmers will be how to address these challenges. One dimension to be factored in is that men and women farmers are resp…

[The Conversation Africa] As climate change brings with it increased extreme weather events, one of the pressing issues for Africa's farmers will be how to address these challenges. One dimension to be factored in is that men and women farmers are responding to the pressures differently. The Conversation Africa's Samantha Spooner asked Grace Villamor about her research on gender-specific responses by farmers in Benin.

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Benin Sees China As Leading Foreign Trade Partner During Fourth Quarter 2016

[Focac] Cotonou -China ranks as ninth importer and fourth exporter country of Benin during the fourth quarter 2016, the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Analysis (INSAE) said in its quarterly review issued on Sunday.

[Focac] Cotonou -China ranks as ninth importer and fourth exporter country of Benin during the fourth quarter 2016, the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Analysis (INSAE) said in its quarterly review issued on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin