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Vol 65 No 12

Published 6th June 2024


Talon flirts with a third term

Fighting with the Niger junta over oil exports, the President is mulling constitutional changes

Facing the challenges of succession or a high-risk bid for a third term, President Patrice Talon has been buffeted by the junta-versus-civilian-regime rivalries playing out in West Africa. In particular, his fight with Niger has been doing serious damage to Benin's economy.

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