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the capital of Benin in southwestern part of country on a coastal lagoon

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Sable et poussiere La ville de Porto-Novo a propose de rehabiliter les lieux et Mourchid a accepte, mais il lui faut l'accord des heritiers, disperses entre Cotonou et la France et peu concernes par l'histoire patrimoniale.
La migration des agasuvi, <<enfants de la panthere male>>, aboutit a la formation du royaume d'Allada au XVIe siecle, et apres des disputes entre princes, a celle d'Abomey quelques annees plus tard et de Porto-Novo au debut du XVIIIe siecle.
Rudy Gestede will travel to Porto-Novo to represent Benin in their World Cup qualification clash with Rwanda on Sunday, September 8 and, though neither are expected to play, Marshall and Conway have been called-up to the Scotland squad for their World Cup qualifiers against Belgium at home and Macedonia away.
Generally fishes spawn during a definite time of the day and this has been found to be true in marine fishes of Porto-Novo region (3), (4).
Locations of the case studies include the East African Rift system, the Porto-Novo region of southeastern Benin, dolomite aquifers in South Africa, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Malawi.
Near Cotonou is Porto-Novo, which boasts a number of attractions, including the first museum established in Benin, the Ethnographic Museum.
The river is originating at Kalrayan hills of Salem district and terminates the Bay of Bengal at Porto-Novo of Cuddalore district and covering a total length 200 km in which twenty seven locations were selected with an inter distance of 7-8 km.
While we await publication of the conference proceedings we must thank Diogenes for using this issue to reflect the rich character of the Porto-Novo debates by publishing eight of the papers that were actually presented on that occasion and five of those that were prepared for it but could not be given because of various problems.
This parliamentary mission was held in Porto-Novo, the capital of Benin, from 3 to 10 July.
Project details : The project goal is to maximize drinking water supply services in Cotonou, Porto-Novo and its suburbs with a view to promoting inclusive and green growth.
KUWAIT -- In Porto-Novo, Ambassador Fayez Al-Jassem hosted a reception attended by a large number of Benin's senior officials, businessmen and heads of diplomatic missions of Arab and other friendly countries in the West African nation.
In a meeting between Iranian President's Chief of Staff Mohammad Nahavandian and Beninese Foreign Minister Nasirou Bako on Tuesday, the two officials called for advanced relations between Tehran and Porto-Novo in various economic, cultural, scientific and political domains.
Lors de la 18eme edition de cette competition continentale, tenue du 28 juin au 1er juillet 2012 a Porto-Novo (Benin) et remportee par le Nigeria, le Maroc avait termine 7eme avec 7 medailles (2 en or, 2 en, et 3 en bronze).
Champion d'Afrique de ladite epreuve en 2012 a Porto-Novo (Benin), l'enfant de Souk-Ahras compte travailler davantage sa vitesse avec les meilleurs mondiaux afin de jauger ses capacites de preparation dans cette specialite.
Benin's matches are played at the 15,000-capacity Stade Charles de Gaulle - the stadium's title giving away the French influence in the country - in the capital Porto-Novo, home stadium of AS Dragons FC.