Wed, 05 May 2021 08:29:21 GMT
Op-ED Urges Benin to End Digital Law Threat to Journalism
[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is one of the signatories of an op-ed piece published in Benin on World Press Freedom Day calling for an overhaul of the country's Digital Law, which has been used to throttle free speech and press freedom.

Mon, 03 May 2021 20:17:09 GMT
Benin's Democracy Continues Its Downward Spiral
[CFR] Benin has been something of a poster child for African democracy following its move away from Marxism-Leninism after the collapse of the Soviet Union. No longer.

Sat, 01 May 2021 06:14:31 GMT
Benin President Patrice Talon Pledges Not to Seek Third Mandate
[RFI] In an exclusive interview with RFI/France 24, his first since his contested election victory on 11 April, following a campaign in which key opposition figures were unable to stand, Benin president Patrice Talon insisted he has no intention of p...

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 08:27:36 GMT
Decision of the CAF Appeal Board On Sierra Leone Vs BĂ©nin
[CAF] The CAF Appeal Board has delivered its verdict on the Total Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match: Sierra Leone vs Benin Match.

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 06:30:52 GMT
Arrests of Opposition Figures in Benin
[State Department] The United States notes with concern the numerous arrests of opposition political leaders related to the April 11 presidential elections. Among the democratic principles our two countries share is the presumption of innocence until...