Tue, 02 Jun 2020 22:02:33 GMT
Developing Confidence - A digital solution to managing STIs during the COVID-19 outbreak
[Plan International] Madjidath is a young global influencer from Benin who is working with Plan International's Girls Get Equal campaign to develop our freedom online strategy. A young entrepreneur, last month she took part in the #AfricaVsVirus chal...

Fri, 29 May 2020 10:49:50 GMT
Airport Testing Expands Benin's COVID-19 Detection
[WHO] Cotonou -Benin has set up a COVID-19 testing centre at the main airport in the capital Cotonou to boost early detection and containment of the virus. Unlike many countries in the region, Benin's airspace has remained open since the outbreak beg...

Thu, 28 May 2020 14:50:44 GMT
Benin's Local Elections Further Reduce the Political Space
[ISS] On 17 May 2020 voters in Benin elected their communal and municipal councillors. Elections went ahead despite the COVID-19 pandemic and political tensions, and a year after the contested April 2019 legislative elections.

Thu, 21 May 2020 09:35:07 GMT
Jail Sentence for Journalist Reduced After Petition
[MFWA] Beninois journalist, Ignace Sossou, who has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for reproducing the words of the country's prosecutor has had his time reduced to 12 months, with half of the term suspended.

Wed, 20 May 2020 10:42:52 GMT
Companies Trading Internationally Strongly Affected By COVID-19 - Evidence From Benin
[Africa Renewal] Secretary General, Chamber of Commerce and Industr -Economists and experts around the world are unanimous: the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic will have significant economic impacts. Forecasts predict it will negatively affect sev...