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News Benin » Littoral: Benin suspects Lassa fever killed nine; Nigeria toll at 84

News channel or source: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/02/03/world/science-health-world/benin-suspects-lassa-fever-killed-nine-nigeria-toll-84/
Publication date: uesday 02 February 2016

DEPARTMENT DU LITTORAL, BENIN – As the world ramps up its fight against the Zika virus, West Africa is battling to contain a growing outbreak of Lassa fever with nine people in Benin reported dead, a health official told AFP Tuesday. “Right now ...

News Benin » Littoral: Pirate Horizons in the Gulf of Guinea

News channel or source: http://gcaptain.com/pirate-horizons-gulf-of-guinea/
Publication date: hursday 10 January 2013

The increase in large scale bunkering has coincided with a brazen string of kidnappings for ransom in the Nigerian littoral ... a transnational emergency in the Gulf of Guinea. Already spreading from Nigeria to Benin, Togo, and Côte d’Ivoire, it ...

News Benin » Littoral: Nigeria: Obasanjo Releases N8.7bn to Littoral States

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/200301260066.html
Publication date: Saturday 25 January 2003

Lagos — Barely three months to the April 2003 presidential elections, President Olusegun Obasanjo has ordered a release of N8.7 billion to the littoral states being outstanding ... sittings in Asaba (Delta State), Benin-City (Edo State) and Abuja ...

News Benin » Littoral: In Benin, lack of funds forces rural schools to hold classes outdoors

News channel or source: http://observers.france24.com/en/20171109-benin-rural-schools-classes-outdoors
Publication date: Sunday 10 September 2017

In October, we visited three schools in three different villages in Collines. This situation is, in fact, practically the same in all of Benin’s departments, even in Littoral, where the capital Cotonou is located, and which is supposed to be the country ...

News Benin » Littoral: IRIN Focus on coastal erosion

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/feature/2001/07/19/irin-focus-coastal-erosion
Publication date: Wednesday 18 July 2001

Erosion along much of the Togolese coast has caused former beaches to be cemented by calcite into a crest of sedimentary rock called beachrock, Adote Blivi of Togo’s Centre de Gestion Integree du Littoral ... in the direction of Benin.

News Benin » Littoral: Surviving the pirates off the coast of Nigeria

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-19555334
Publication date: onday 10 September 2012

The gang that hijacked the Abu Dhabi Star may still be free but naval officials say ongoing patrols by the navies of Nigeria and Benin are having an impact ... "We feel it is very important that the littoral countries take strong action against these ...

News Benin » Littoral: Exercise Obangame Express begins in Gulf of Guinea

News channel or source: http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=23992:exercise-obangame-express-begins-in-gulf-of-guinea&catid=51:Sea&Itemid=106
Publication date: uesday 28 February 2012

The other nations participating include the United States, Belgium, Spain, Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, the Republic of Congo, Benin, Sao Tome & Principe and ... in combating maritime security challenges. “Littoral states rely on the global maritime ...

News Benin » Littoral: The World Bank Policy for Projects on International Waterways

News channel or source: https://issuu.com/world.bank.publications/docs/9780821379530/106
Publication date: onday 08 August 2011

284 Similarly, the Bank considered the status of the Bay of Bengal, but since the project was for rehabilitation of existing schemes, the issue of notification of the littoral states of ... Togo and Benin. The Project included spurs to provide gas-to ...

News Benin » Littoral: New Zealand warns of likely downgrade to its Littoral Operations Support Capability programme

News channel or source: http://www.janes.com/article/70642/new-zealand-warns-of-likely-downgrade-to-its-littoral-operations-support-capability-programme
Publication date: onday 22 May 2017

Tenderers for New Zealand's Littoral Operations Support Capability (LOSC) programme have been officially informed that the project is unlikely to proceed in its current form and may have to be downgraded. A request for tender (RFT) for a single ...