Cotonou


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chief port of Benin on the Bight of Benin

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The flights from Lagos to Douala via Cotonou and back will operate on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
The event, co-sponsored by Mission Cotonou, its Youth Council and Benin's Ministry of Environment, was "actually where I met the ambassador for the first time," Peterson remembered.
The Cotonou agreement offers a framework for the EU's cooperation relations for the economic, social and cultural development of the African, Caribbean and Pacific States (ACP).
As part of an HIV-prevalence study conducted in Cotonou in 2008 among men aged 15-64 and women aged 15-49, researchers conducted face-to-face interviews with a random sample of 2,580 respondents and polling booth surveys with an independent random sample of 1,095 individuals from the same population.
El Otmani s'entretient a Cotonou avec son homologue beninois
beaucoup moins que]L'accueil qui nous a ete reserve par nos supporters a l'aeroport de Cotonou est un facteur stimulant supplementaire afin de nous battre encore sur le terrain pour ne pas les decevoir.
The farmer organization (Union communale des producteurs, UCP), created by the government of Benin on request from European NGOs, includes all farmers in Cotonou (about 700), but it is a weak organization.
Gbenameto, speaking at a news conference Sunday in Cotonou, the capital, said an army commander and a businessman were arrested for planning "to block the head of state from returning to Cotonou" and to institute a military regime, AP reported.
These additional interline connections will link Lagos with the cities of Libreville (Gabon), Pointe-Noire (Congo-Brazzaville), Malabo (Equatorial Guinea), Douala (Cameroon), Accra (Ghana), Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire), Nouakchott (Mauritania), Conakry (Guinea), Bamako (Mali), Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Cotonou (Benin), Monrovia (Liberia), Freetown (Sierra Leone), Port Harcourt (Nigeria) and Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo).
Starbow Airlines launches flight to Benin five times weekly Starbow Airlines on Friday officially launched its regional flights to Cotonou, Benin at a ceremony at the Cotonou Airport.
Police records in the Port of Cotonou show that the first attack in the pirate offensive was recorded on 24th December 2010, when the Italian-flagged chemical/ oil tanker Valle di Cordoba was seized by 15 armed pirates 60 nautical miles southwest of Lagos.
Summary: The talks in the Benin port of Cotonou were called after neither of the two front-runners for the AU commission chairman post - former South African foreign minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and incumbent Jean Ping of Gabon - managed to secure an outright majority during a voting contest in January.
Methamphetamine has been seized in Belgium, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam from couriers and in air cargo originating in Cotonou.
Vingt-cinq chefs d'Etat africains etaient attendus hier samedi a Cotonou pour parler de la securite dans la region du Sahel oE un regain de violences au Nord du Mali a provoque la pire crise humanitaire depuis 20 ans.
COTONOU, Benin: Pope Benedict celebrated a big open-air Mass Sunday, capping a trip to Africa where he appealed to leaders to serve their people honestly and to developed nations to shun a condescending, know-it-all attitude toward the continent.