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India offers USD 100 mn financial aid to Benin during President Kovind's state visit

President Ram Nath Kovind is currently on the first leg of his three-nation visit to Africa.

30 Jul 2019 2:50 PM

India, Benin sign 4 documents during Pres Kovind's visit

The four documents include a Cultural Exchange Programme between India and Benin for the years 2019-2023.

29 Jul 2019 8:45 PM

Kovind arrives in West African nation Benin, 1st visit by Indian head of state

This is the first visit of either a head of state or head of government from India to all the three countries, the MEA said.

29 Jul 2019 3:16 PM

On Benin's voodoo holiday, followers pray and sacrifice for peace

This year they drew practitioners from nearby countries such as Togo, Ghana and Nigeria and locations as far away as Haiti, Brazil & US.

11 Jan 2016 3:04 PM

On Benin's Voodoo holiday, followers pray and sacrifice for peace

At the ceremony in Ouidah, spiritual leader Daagbo Hounan Houna II appealed to the dead to help keep order during the vote.

11 Jan 2016 11:37 AM