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ECOWAS, AU, UN, Others Must Step Into The Political Situation In Benin – Dr...

The Chairman of the Alliance for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (ASDA), Dr Prosper Ladislas Agbesi, is calling on the leadership of the ECOWAS Sub-region...
United Nation

Benin: UN Calls for Calm Over Controversial Elections

The United Nations on Thursday asked for restraint in Benin after controversial elections led to violence. "We are closely following the unfolding developments in the...
IFAD

Benin: Over 51,000 households to benefit from US$104.4m project

Over 51,000 households in Benin will benefit from a US$104.4 million project that aims to reduce rural poverty through a value chain approach, which...

Graduates Charged To Produce Relevant Research To Promote Sustainable Development

African graduates have been urged to produce research that can be implemented to promote sustainable development, not that which would gather dust on shelves....

ECOWAS Protocol On Free Movement And Trans-border Security In West Africa

Mr. Eric Tetteh-Addison, Director of Research at the Ministry of Transport, has said, it would be a mirage if the integration of the free...
Glo

Glo ordered to leave Benin

Nigerian telecom giant Globacom has been ordered to leave Benin because it has refused to pay a new licensing fee. The Regulatory Authority for Electronic...

Female, Amateur golfers take turn at PGA Championship.

Females and Amateur golfers have joined the professional golfers on the third day of the ongoing 4th edition of the Gold Fields Damang Professional...

PGA expose golfers to international standards

Mr. Anthony Kwame Mintah, President of the Professional Golfers Association (PGA), has has said the vision of his outfit is to expose golfers to...
police

Modern policing is a shared responsibility – DCOP

The Western Regional Police Commander, DCOP Mr Kwasi Mensah Duku, has stated that modern policing is not the preserve of Police Administration but a...

Zonta Club walk to raise funds

The Zonta Club of Accra, a member of Zonta International, a global organisation of executives and professionals, has organised a health walk and fundraising...
Laboratory technicians of the company Icon Genetics prepare proteines from Tobacco plants (Nicotiana benthamiana) for weighing in a laboratory in Halle, August 14, 2014.

Efforts Underway To Promote Scientific Research

The French National Research Institute and a number of African Centres of Excellence are meeting to discuss embarking on researches for development. A statement issued...
Benin

Benin Becomes 17th Member Africa Finance Corporation

The Republic of Benin (Benin) has become the 17th Member State of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa's premier infrastructure development finance institution. Hon. Romuald Wadagni,...

Ghana Gov’t Urged To Remove 25% Private Tertiary Educational Tax

Dr Tony Oteng Gyasi, a renowned Ghanaian businessman has commended government for making moves to remove the 25 per cent corporate tax on private...
police

Ghana Police Struggling To Live Up To Expectation

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Peter Toobu has entreated all police personnel to collectively galvanise and redirect their efforts towards making the Ghana Police...
Ghana-Benin

Ghana-Benin Relations Strengthened

Ghana’s diplomatic presence in Benin was established on 6th April 1962, when Ghana officially opened its Embassy in Cotonou, official sources have said. “The relations...

Benin: AfDB Supports Complete Growth Via Agricultural Value Chains

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the institution’s intervention strategy in Benin for the period 2017-2021. The strategy...
WAFU Nations Cup

2017 WAFU : Côte d’Ivoire and Benin Qualifies for Next Stage

Day four of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations in Ghana wrapped-up the Last 16 matches, with Cote d’Ivoire and Benin progressing to the...

African Court to hold training programs to equip 40 Ghanaian lawyers

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (African Court) is to equip 40 lawyers on ‘legal grounds for representing Indigent applicants before the...

Ghana and Switzerland launch 3-year cooperation strategy

On Wednesday 12 July, during an official visit by President Doris Leuthard to Ghana, Switzerland and Ghana recognised the quality of their bilateral relations....

National badminton team arrive in Benin for International Future Series 2017

The national badminton team arrived in Cotonou, Benin yesterday to participate in the Benin International 2017 Future Series. The tourney starts from Thursday July 6...

Swiss Prez Doris Leuthard to visit Ghana, July 12

The official talks in Accra (Ghana) are set to take place on Wednesday, 12 July, and those in Cotonou (Benin) on Thursday, 13 July In...

ACF proposes increased coordination towards sustaining climate

African countries must work closer together when implementing national climate action plans under the Paris Climate Change Agreement and mobilizing climate finance, whilst better...

Abidjan-Lagos corridor: Ghana parliament ratifies treaty

Parliament on Friday ratified the Treaty on the Establishment of the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor to integrate the participating countries’ economies and ensure ease of movement...
Job seekers communicate with the staff of China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) at the job fair in Accra, Ghana, March 18, 2017. Ghanaian graduates and students flocked to the premises of the University of Ghana on Saturday to take part in the 2017 campus recruitment fair organized by the Confucius Institute. The purpose of the campus recruitment was to connect Chinese enterprises with Ghanaian students. (Xinhua/Shi Song)

Confucius Institute teachers Benin Students Kite-Making

Benin students at the Confucius Institute of the Abomey-Calavi University learned how to make traditional Chinese kites at a workshop here on Saturday. At least...

Human rights and energy top of agenda for 9th Africa Carbon Forum

Key stakeholders from the public sector, private sector and civil society from Africa and beyond are set to meet next week in Cotonou, Benin,...

IMF: Benin economy holds a lot of promise

The economy grew by 4 percent in real terms in 2016, overcoming the low-growth environment that resulted from negative spillovers from Nigeria. Inflation turned...
afdb

Sub-Saharan Africa: AfDB to support small businesses with a €5 million equity

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a €5 million equity participation in Investisseur & Partenaire pour le...

Internet: Africa’s satellite broadband industry gears up

With new-generation services starting today in Benin, Cameroon, Kenya, Lesotho, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda, Konnect Africa is confirming its bold ambitions...
water quality

IAEA project shows significant reserves of quality water in drought – prone regions in...

An IAEA project shows that significant reserves of good quality water are available in Africa’s drought-prone Sahel region. Pollution is still limited and has...

Confucius Institute in Benin extends classroom to Adjarra University Center

Confucius Institute in Benin on Wednesday inaugurated a Confucius Classroom in the University Center of Adjarra, 45 km south-east to the economic capital Cotonou. ...