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Benin steps up security in face of militant threat

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Benin stepped up security patrols and roadblocks and increased border security on Saturday in the face of a threat from Islamist militants,...

Businessman sworn in as Benin’s president

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Businessman Patrice Talon was sworn in as Benin's president before a large crowd on Wednesday, saying he would foster economic development and...

Benin troops to join anti-Boko Haram task force

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Benin will deploy 150 troops next month to assist a regional task force battling Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a statement from...

Benin votes in presidential election as incumbent steps down

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Benin began counting votes after an election on Sunday to choose a successor to President Thomas Boni Yayi, who is stepping down...

West Africa presidents meet on Burkina crisis

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The presidents of Senegal, Togo, Benin and Nigeria were due to travel to Burkina Faso's capital on Tuesday on a mission to...

Nigerian summit to be ‘decisive’ for Boko Haram task force –...

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Countries waging a regional fight against the Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram will take significant steps towards establishing a joint task...

Africans may mandate regional force against Boko Haram this week

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The African Union (AU) might grant a mandate as early as this week for a regional military force to combat Islamist Boko...

Regional leaders step up Boko Haram fight with troops, command centre

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Leaders of Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Benin on Tuesday announced plans to step up the fight against Boko Haram with an additional...

Ten detained in Benin child trafficking probe

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Benin has detained 10 people on suspicions of child-trafficking just weeks after a group in neighbouring Niger was held for links to...

Benin receives US patrol boat

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Benin's navy has taken delivery of a Metal Shark boat from the United States, which will be used to improve maritime security...

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Are SANDF communicators losing the plot?

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Apart from somewhat poor communication with its various external audiences, there also appears to be a lack of communication internally at the SA National...
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