Tagged: democracy in Africa

Benin's President Patrice Talon

Benin Republic for Sale. Really?

BY LOU SIFA (WITH JULES MAOUSSI) There was a wide-spread joke here in Benin that the only way out of the frustration over the lingering economic malaise, the daily power outage, water cut-off and...

Benin businessman and former minister in charge of the maritime economy, Issa Badarou Soule

Grudge over the killing of Muammar Gaddafi

BY LOU SIFA People across Africa are disappointed—some outraged—by the Obama administration’s contribution to the killing of the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on October 20, 2011 during the final battle of the Libyan Civil...

Businessman Patrice Talon

Patrice Talon wins the presidency in Benin

BY JIBRIL TURE According to statistics released Sunday night by the Benin Polling Institute (IBS), a reliable organization that has accurately predicted previous elections in the country, Benin cotton magnate Patrice Talon, who came...