1. Benin country profile

    An overview of Benin including key facts, political leaders, historical timeline and notes on the media

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  1. Benin City

    …The BBC artist page for Benin City. Find the best clips, programmes, news…

    …The BBC artist page for Benin City. Find the best clips, programmes, news…

    …The BBC artist page for Benin City. Find the best clips, programmes, news…

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  2. Benin profile - Timeline

    …. Dahomey becomes Benin 1975 - November - Dahomey is renamed the People's Republic…

    …. Dahomey becomes Benin 1975 - November - Dahomey is renamed the People's Republic… of Benin. 1975 - The Marxist People's Revolutionary Party is made the country's sole…

    …. Dahomey becomes Benin 1975 - November - Dahomey is renamed the People's Republic… of Benin. 1975 - The Marxist People's Revolutionary Party is made the country's sole… to 196. 1988 - Two unsuccessful coup attempts. 1989 - Benin agrees to IMF and World…

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  3. Benin country profile

    Benin, formerly known as Dahomey, is one of Africa's most stable democracies…

    Benin, formerly known as Dahomey, is one of Africa's most stable democracies…. Benin's shore includes what used to be known as the Slave Coast, the departure point…

    Benin, formerly known as Dahomey, is one of Africa's most stable democracies…. Benin's shore includes what used to be known as the Slave Coast, the departure point… - which has made a comeback in Benin and is even celebrated at the country's annual…

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  4. Last-gasp Benin clinch WAFU semi place

    Benin scored late to secure a 2-1 win over Niger and progress to the semi…

    Benin scored late to secure a 2-1 win over Niger and progress to the semi…, a win for either side would have seen them advance. Thursday's semi-finals see Benin

    Benin scored late to secure a 2-1 win over Niger and progress to the semi…, a win for either side would have seen them advance. Thursday's semi-finals see Benin… face Nigeria and hosts Ghana play Niger. Group A Group B Ghana 6 pts Benin 6 pts…

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  5. Benin profile - Leaders

    …President-elect: Patrice Talon Businessman Patrice Talon, known as the "king of…

    …President-elect: Patrice Talon Businessman Patrice Talon, known as the "king of cotton", won the 2016 presidential election in a run-off vote in March…

    …President-elect: Patrice Talon Businessman Patrice Talon, known as the "king of cotton", won the 2016 presidential election in a run-off vote in March, standing as an independent candidate. In the first round of the election earlier in the…

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  6. Focus on Africa: America's UN Ambassador Delivers A Harsh Message To Sudan

    …. And Benin-born guitarist and singer Lionel Loueke on why he likes to mix it up in his…

    …. And Benin-born guitarist and singer Lionel Loueke on why he likes to mix it up in his…

    …. And Benin-born guitarist and singer Lionel Loueke on why he likes to mix it up in his…

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  7. Benin's parliament rejects one-term limit on presidency

    Benin's National Assembly has narrowly rejected a proposal by President Patrice…

    Benin's National Assembly has narrowly rejected a proposal by President Patrice…

    Benin's National Assembly has narrowly rejected a proposal by President Patrice…

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  8. Heart and Soul: Searching for the Spirit of Benin

    …Ed Davey travels to Benin to attend the annual Voodoo Festival in Ouidah…

    …Ed Davey travels to Benin to attend the annual Voodoo Festival in Ouidah…’ tales go, Jafar Habib’s account of the annual Voodoo Festival in Benin in 2011…

    …Ed Davey travels to Benin to attend the annual Voodoo Festival in Ouidah…’ tales go, Jafar Habib’s account of the annual Voodoo Festival in Benin in 2011… to life. Right across West Africa, Benin is recognised as the cradle of voodoo…

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  9. The kingdom of Benin

    …Where was the Kingdom of Benin? Learn about the ancient kingdom of Benin, where…

    …Where was the Kingdom of Benin? Learn about the ancient kingdom of Benin, where…

    …Where was the Kingdom of Benin? Learn about the ancient kingdom of Benin, where…

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