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Benin News

It’s Angélique Kidjo’s Birthday, and Her Country’s Too Click Here to Open in a New Window
She is probably Africa’s most widely respected international vocalist, and one of its hungriest synthesizers of culture and ideas.
Benin Awakens to the Threat of Terrorism After Safari Ends in a Nightmare Click Here to Open in a New Window
A safari guide knew every watering hole in Pendjari National Park in Benin. He did not know that terrorists across the border could reach him in his country.
It Was a Robust Democracy. Then the New President Took Power. Click Here to Open in a New Window
Benin has prided itself on its freedoms, but the increasingly autocratic grip of the West African country’s president is threatening that.
Two French Soldiers Are Killed in Raid That Frees Four Hostages in Burkina Faso Click Here to Open in a New Window
Two French citizens, an American and a South Korean were freed, in a region wracked by armed conflict and terrorism.
Artwork Taken From Africa, Returning to a Home Transformed Click Here to Open in a New Window
A pivotal report calls for thousands of artworks to leave French museums and return to West Africa. An artist, a historian and a philosopher debate what should happen — and what these objects could mean to young Africans who have never seen them.
A Nigerian Scam, With a Royal Twist Click Here to Open in a New Window
About 250 people were swindled out of $54,000 by a member of Nigerian royalty and his associate, who promised them fake jobs, prosecutors said.
Migrants Aid Victims of Italy Earthquake Click Here to Open in a New Window
Migrants from Africa have volunteered to help residents in areas of central Italy that were struck by a deadly earthquake this week.
Mathieu Kérékou, Dictator Who Ushered In Democracy in Benin, Dies at 82 Click Here to Open in a New Window
Mr. Kérékou seized control of Benin in a military coup in 1972 but presided over a peaceful transition to democracy 20 years later.
Praying for a Cure Click Here to Open in a New Window
In West Africa, hundreds of people with mental illness live in awful conditions. One organization is fighting for a new approach to treatment. This video was supported by The Global Reporting Centre.
Preparing for Ebola, but Stopping Lassa Fever Click Here to Open in a New Window
When the disease killing residents of Benin turned out to be Lassa fever, the World Health Organization used protocols for Ebola to stem the illness.





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You are here: Index location World Events location Benin News

Mysteries of the World

Supernatural mysteries, unexplained phenomena and unsolved puzzles. In this section of my site I will collect strange and unusual myths, legends and eye witness accounts that may stretch your view of reality! I will give my own unique perspective on each mystery as I get the time.



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