Benin 2003

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Yearbook 2003 Benin. According to Countryaah, Benin Independence Day is August 1. Former President Nicéphore Soglo was elected mayor of Benin’s financial center Cotonou in February. Another opposition leader, Adrien Houngbedji, who is also the Speaker of Parliament, was appointed mayor of the capital, Porto-Novo. The appointments were a result of the success of the opposition parties in the municipal elections, whose decisive round was held in January. In the…

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