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chief port of Benin on the Bight of Benin

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Meanwhile, Gomes told CMC that the negotiations with Europe on a new accord to replace the Cotonou Agreement linking the ACP and the EU that was signed in June 2000 in Benin's largest city.
It would be recalled that CMA-CGM recently issued a statement informing Nigerian importers that a vessel, M/V Hammonia America carrying cargoes destined for Tin-Can Island Port in Apapa, Lagos has left for Cotonou port to discharge her cargoes due to congestion issues at Tin-Can port.
Kovind is currently on the first leg of his three-state visit to Africa, having reached the port city of Cotonou in Benin on Sunday.
The Cotonou Agreement, known as the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP)-European Union Partnership Agreement, is made up of 48 Sub-Saharan African countries and 31 countries from the Caribbean and the Pacific.
Benin City of Cotonou, scheduled for March 22-31, 2017.
COTONOU, Jumada I 28, 1437, Mar 8, 2016, SPA -- Benin's Prime Minister Lionel Zinsou gained 28.4 percent of votes in a presidential election and will face a run-off against prominent businessman Patrice Talon, Reuters cited results from the national electoral commission as showing on Tuesday.
Il avait des son investiture promis de mettre un terme a la corruption endemique dans plusieurs filieres cles, comme l'exploitation du port de Cotonou et le secteur du coton.
Le ministre des Affaires etrangeres et de la Cooperation, Sd Dine El Otmani, s'est entretenu, mercredi a Cotonou, avec son homologue beninois, Nassirou Arifari Bako, des moyens de renforcer les relations entre les deux pays.
Since its creation, South Sudan, backed by the EU and the United States, intended to sign the Cotonou Agreement with the EU, which would make it eligible for European Development Fund (EDF) resources.
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.
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.