COAT OF ARMS
Government: Presidential Representative Democratic Republic
Current President: Patrice Talon
Population: 11,038,805 (2017)
Land Size: 112,622 sq km (43,484 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Tue - Jun 12, 2018: Isocel to Launch First Ftth Service in Benin, First in Capital Cotonou and Then More Widely - AllAfrica News: Benin
[Balancing Act] London -FTTH roll-outs have slowly been made in a range of African countries but the recent news that Isocel will roll-out an FTTH service in Benin is a clear sign that even in smaller markets users will not miss out. Russell Southwood spoke to Robert Aouad, Founder and CEO, Isocel Telecom about his plans.
- Fri - Jun 1, 2018: 'We Are the Enemies of Our Leaders' - West Africa Leaks Journalists - AllAfrica News: Benin
[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] The 13 journalists who worked on the West Africa Leaks face everything from threats, law suits and intimidation.
- Fri - Jun 1, 2018: Wanted - Honorary Consuls For 'Cash-Strapped' African Nations - AllAfrica News: Benin
[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Honorary consuls occupy a little-known niche in the global elite. Many work to rigorous standards, but for others their avowed love for their adopted country is not always reflected in their tax filings.
- Fri - May 25, 2018: Gambia U-20s Shocked By Benin in Cotonou - AllAfrica News: Benin
[Foroyaa] Gambia U-20s made a bullish exit from the African Youth Championship qualifiers yesterday evening after losing to Benin in the return-leg.