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Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Air Peace flights from Lagos to Benin cancelled due to poor visibility poor, flights between Lagos to Enugu and Lagos to Calabar not certain yet - @flyairpeace

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Benin

Benin authorities seize 18 kg cocaine shipment at port of Cotonou, maritime military police say - Reuters

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Benin

8 dead, 87 injured following explosion at a landfill site in Benin on Sunday - AFP, Le Monde

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Benin

Official: An explosion at a waste burning site in Benin killed several people and injured hundreds more - The Star

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Benin

More: FIFA Congress also confirms temporary suspension of Benin soccer federation - FIFA

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Benin

Business tycoon Patrice Talon takes oath of office as Benin's new president - BBC

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Benin presidential election 2016

President Obama names State Department's Bruce Wharton to head US delegation to inauguration of Patrice Talon as Benin's president on Wednesday - @markknoller

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Benin presidential election 2016

Patrice Talon wins Benin presidential election with 65.39% of vote, electoral commission says - France24

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Benin presidential election 2016

Benin Prime Minister Lionel Zinsou concedes defeat to Patrice Talon in presidential elections - Reuters

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Benin presidential election 2016

Polls open in Benin for presidential election to replace President Thomas Boni Yayi who is stepping down after 2 terms - Reuters

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Benin presidential election 2016

Benin to choose new president on Sunday amid economic, logistical concerns; 33 candidates vying for position - Reuters

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Benin

Benin's prime minister escapes injury after helicopter crashes in country's northwest, daughter says - @BBCNews

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Benin

Former President of Benin Republic Mathieu Kérékou dies at age 82 - @BBCAfrica

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Burkina Faso political crisis 2014-16

Presidents of Senegal, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria to arrive in Burkina Faso to mediate coup crisis, Burkina Faso presidency says - @Reuters

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Burkina Faso political crisis 2014-16

Burkina Faso to reinstate interim government after military coup, Benin president says - @Reuters

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Benin

Gabon opposition supporters riot, set Benin embassy on fire following the death of senior opposition figure, @Reuters witness says

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Boko Haram attacks

Editor's note: AP reports that the Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Benin have all agreed to contribute troops to face Boko Haram. The plans were announced at the end of a meeting in Cameroon. - Tom

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Ebola outbreak 2014-16

Benin hospital treating Nigerian as suspected case of Ebola, health minister says - @Reuters

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Central African Republic conflict (2012-present)

Central African Republic's former president Michel Djotodia has traveled to Benin to go into exile, government sources in Chad and Benin tell @Reuters

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Benin

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will leave on Sunday for a visit to Benin, Ghana and Niger - @AFP

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