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One killed, six injured in Benin protest

Ghana Web 08 Apr 2021
One person was killed and six were wounded by gunfire Thursday, a local health official said after troops in Benin cleared protesters in a flashpoint town three days before presidential elections ... Benin goes to poll on Sunday in a presidential ballot critic say is already tilted in President Patrice Talon's favour after a crackdown on opponents.
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One killed, 6 wounded in Benin after army clears protesters: health official

Urdu Point 08 Apr 2021
One person was killed and six were wounded by gunfire on Thursday, a local health official said, after troops in Benin cleared protesters in a flashpoint town three days before President Patrice Talon seeks re-election. Save, Benin, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th ...
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Nigeria commemorates 2021 World Health Day-assents to ‘building a fairer, healthier world for everyone’

Reliefweb 08 Apr 2021
Benin, 8 April 2021 - ... The minister made the remark during a Press briefing to mark the 2021 World Health Day (WHD), celebrated virtual and physical with ceremonies held simultaneously in Benin City, Edo State and at the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) Abuja on 07 April 2021.
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Benin voters remain split over the election

Ghana Web 08 Apr 2021
With three days to go before the presidential election, Benin ... One person was killed and six were wounded by gunfire on Thursday, a local health official said, after troops in Benin cleared protesters in a flashpoint town three days before President Patrice Talon seeks re-election.
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One protester killed in Benin days before polls: Health official

Al Jazeera 08 Apr 2021
One person has been killed and six others have been wounded by gunfire in central Benin, according to a local health official said, after troops cleared protesters days before presidential elections ... Benin was once praised as a vibrant multi-party democracy, but critics say the ...
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One killed in Benin after army clears protesters

Ghana Web 08 Apr 2021
One person was killed and six were wounded by gunfire on Thursday, a local health official said, after troops in Benin cleared protesters in a flashpoint town three days before President Patrice Talon seeks re-election ... Benin, lying between Togo and Nigeria on the Gulf of Guinea, ...
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More Nigerians denied access to affordable healthcare as resident doctors’ strike lingers

Business Day Online 06 Apr 2021
Oniovokukor, a regional representative of Clearline Health Management Organisations, Benin Region, said that the strike has placed patients in a difficult situation who are now forced to seek healthcare in private hospitals ... Paul Iyamu, a Benin-based resident who was hitherto a ...
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COVID-19: AstraZeneca vaccine benefits still ‘largely positive’

Reliefweb 06 Apr 2021
Machad, a health worker in Benin, proudly displays his vaccination record after taking his first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine. © UNICEF Benin ... WHO is following both proceedings ... Many people, including health experts, have been referring to the variants by the countries in which they were first detected, something the UN agency wants to change ... .
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Africa's ailing leaders and taste for overseas treatment

Ghana Web 02 Apr 2021
Few years ago, Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari was in the United Kingdom, Angola’s Eduardo Dos Santos was in Spain, Benin’s Patrice Talon was in Paris and Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe flew often to Singapore ... Benin’s Talon and the Paris surgeries.
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Benin starts COVID-19 immunization in four regions with over 95 percent of total cases

China.dot.org 27 Mar 2021
Prior to this, the government of Benin has made available Chinese Sinovac vaccines through the cooperation with China, and AstraZeneca vaccines thanks to the COVAX facility headed by the World Health Organization (WHO).
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Benin to start COVID-19 immunization campaign

China.dot.org 25 Mar 2021
According to the World Health Organization, Benin has so far registered a total of 7,100 COVID-19 cases with 90 deaths.
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Benin receives a batch of Sinovac vaccine

China Daily 23 Mar 2021
... of the first case of COVID-19 on the territory of Benin on March 16, 2020," said Health Minister Benjamin Hounkpatin as he welcomed the vaccines at Cardinal Bernadin Gantin International Airport.
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Benin to launch immunization campaign against COVID-19: health minister

China.dot.org 21 Mar 2021
COTONOU, March 21 (Xinhua) -- Health Minister of Benin Benjamin Hounkpatin said Saturday his country plans to launch a nationwide ...
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Benin to launch immunization campaign against COVID-19

Urdu Point 21 Mar 2021
COTONOU, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Mar, 2021 ) .Health Minister of Benin Benjamin Hounkpatin said Saturday his country plans to ...
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Obaseki takes COVID-19 jab, dispels fear of adverse effects

Business Day Online 15 Mar 2021
The governor, who was inoculated at the COVID-19 vaccination flag-off in Benin City, urged residents, especially frontline health workers and the elderly, to take the vaccine without fear ...As of this morning, on my way to Benin from Lagos, I received not less than 10 ...
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