Tue, 22 Nov 2022 08:42:52 GMT
Meet Benin's Real-Life 'Woman King'
[VOA] Djigbé -- "The Woman King" is a rare example of an African story told in the form of a Hollywood historical epic. Around the world, it has won praise for its acting, directing, and themes of female empowerment with women, led by General Nanisc...

Mon, 21 Nov 2022 09:38:10 GMT
Cotton Exporter Benin Tries Local Processing to Reduce Climate Emissions
[VOA] Djigbe -- As world leaders meet in Egypt to discuss ways to combat climate change, one possible solution is brewing across the continent in Benin. Benin has built an industrial park to move the country away from exporting raw materials to makin...

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 07:40:32 GMT
Woman King Is Set in Benin but Filmed in South Africa - in the Process It Erases Real People's Struggles
[The Conversation Africa] The latest film by director Gina Prince-Bythewood, The Woman King, is about a legendary all-woman African army in the 1800s, the Amazons of Dahomey. It takes place in what is today the Republic of Benin in west Africa. It wa...

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 05:36:08 GMT
Nigeria, Ghana, Benin to Submit Combined 2025 AFCON Bid
[Leadership] Nigeria, Ghana and Benin Republic will present a joint bid to host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations.