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Gunmen attack Benin police post near Burkina...

It was the first such assault against security forces in Benin which borders three West African countries battling a growing jihadist insurgency.

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Benin court bans presidential rival from...

Former prime minister Lionel Zinsou, who lives in France, was found guilty of using false documents

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Benin votes, with just one choice

When polls open at 7:00am (0600 GMT), voters in the small West African state will select their 83 members of parliament from two parties both allied to...

Top Benin politician facing fresh drugs charges...

Ajavon was arrested in October 2016 after the discovery of about 18 kilograms of cocaine

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Benin under fire over huge hike in election...

The figure constitutes a whopping 1500 percent increase from the 15 million CFA francs in the 2016 election.

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Benin admits president had surgery while...

The 59-year-old president returned to Benin on Sunda

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The rise of the devil-hunting female pastor...

It seems no amount of bad press can dent the Very Holy Church's soaring popularity

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Benin hit by neighbouring Nigeria's car import...

Nigeria, an economic behemoth of 190 million people, gobbles up "99 percent of car exports" in Benin, according to Gouton.

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Fighting leprosy when the world thinks it's...

The disease, which affects the skin and nerves, is spread by close contact between people, particularly those living in poverty.

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Benin boosts security over 'terrorist threat'...

The internal communication, which was leaked and published by several news organisations, ordered enhanced security and vigilance, particularly in border...

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