cotonou cotonou

Definition(s):

  • (n) chief port of Benin on the Bight of Benin

News

  1. Benin judge tries to flee to United States - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    COTONOU, Benin (AP) - A judge who angered the president of the West African nation of Benin says he fled the country over the weekend and is seeking political asylum in the United States.
    on December 2, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  2. Benin judge tries to flee to United States

    COTONOU, Benin (AP) — A judge who angered the president of the West African nation of Benin says he fled the country over the weekend and is seeking political asylum in the United States.
    on December 2, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Benin says frees Nigerian ex-militant after Jonathan intervenes

    Benin freed a former militant leader from Nigeria's oil-rich Delta region on Friday after a personal intervention by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, a government spokesman said. Mujahid Dobubo-Asari had been arrested in the West African nation's capital Cotonou on Tuesday. Like Jonathan, Asari is from the Ijaw ethnic group. He is best known for staging attacks on oil infrastructure in the ...
    on November 30, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "We must join forces to fight this global crime for the sake of international public health," Mr. Ban told the "Call of Cotonou" meeting held in Benin on the trafficking of counterfeit medicines.
    on Oct 13, 2009 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Accra Daily Mail

  2. "The revised Cotonou agreement reflects our common goals of battling poverty, promoting sustainable development and promoting the ACP economies in the global economy, notable through trade relations," said EU Development Commissioner Andris...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Andris Piebalgs Source: AFP

  3. "Each agreement that is made, moving from Lomé to Cotonou to EPA (Economic Partnership Agreement), those are very clear strategies, each of them moving in a certain direction, each of them buying time for the domestic industry to make the...
    on May 22, 2007 By: Anthony Hylton Source: Jamaica Observer

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