COAT OF ARMS
Government: Presidential Representative Democratic Republic
Current President: Patrice Talon
Population: 10,879,829 (2015)
Land Size: 112,622 sq km (43,484 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Thu - Nov 16, 2017: Republic of Benin to Seek Mauritian Expertise in the Tourism Sector - AllAfrica News: Benin
[Government of Mauritius] The Ambassador designate of the Republic of Benin, Mr Eric Franck Saizonou, with residence in Pretoria conveyed a keen interest to seek Mauritian expertise in the tourism sector owing to the country's vast experience in this field.
- Tue - Nov 14, 2017: Mentoring Platform Aims to Help African Start-Ups Beat Skills Gap - AllAfrica News: Benin
[Innovation in Africa] Many African start-up founders are just out of higher education and often lack the knowledge and understanding required to make a success of their business. Mentorat Club co-founder Hadjara Idriss launched its online mentor network to bridge this gap.
- Mon - Nov 13, 2017: Stars Set for Benin Test - AllAfrica News: Benin
[Daily News] Confident Taifa Stars face hosts Benin today in a FIFA date friendly match at Stade de I'Amitie' in Cotonou. The game which falls on the FIFA calendar will see the country's envoys play without two key strikers; Mbwana Samatta who plays for KRC Genk and Tenerife FC player, Farid Mussa, both still nursing injuries.
- Mon - Nov 13, 2017: Stars - We'll Avert Benin Revenge - AllAfrica News: Benin
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Taifa Stars today face Benin in an international friendly match at the Stade de l'Amitiein in Cotonou.
- Mon - Nov 13, 2017: Stars Upbeat Despite Injury Woes - AllAfrica News: Benin
[Daily News] Farid Mussa will miss the Sunday match against Benin after he was pronounced unfit for the action. Mussa joins Mbwana Samatta as the latest victim of injury -hit squad of Taifa Stars which left early yesterday for Benin.