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Benin

Mathieu Kérékou

Date of Birth: 2 September 1933
Place of Birth: Kouarfa
Died: 14 October 2015


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    Vol 46 No 4 |
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Not a good start

A 9 February summit decided to send a heavyweight mission of five Presidents - new ECOWAS leader President Mamadou Tandja of Niger Olusegun Obasanjo (Nigeria) Amadou Toumani Touré (Mali) John Agyekum Kufuor (Ghana) and Mathieu Kérékou (Benin)...


Where next for the WTO?

Cotton producers have recently become more militant in campaigning against handouts to European and United States' farmers (AC Vol 43 No 20) and Benin's President Mathieu Kérékou went to Brussels on 7-10 September to lobby personally for West African producers...


The old order please

With one eye to politics after President Mathieu Kérékou departs a significant proportion of notables are standing in the country's first communal and municipal elections which after several delays should be held on 15 December...


Intrigue in Beirut

Benin's President Mathieu Kérékou changed sides to help his 'old Marxist comrade' Sassou...


Bio's bio

His promotion might have upset the powerful Bruno Amoussou who helpfully lent credibility to President Mathieu Kérékou's re-election last year by standing as a no-hoper in the second round after a discouraged Nicéphore Soglo withdrew (AC Vol 42 No 6)...


Whose masquerade?

President Mathieu Kérékou emerged from the first round on 4 March with 47...


Kérékou, no coup

P>Spiralling fuel price rises a troublesome cotton privatisation and a strong whiff of institutional corruption mean President Mathieu Kérékou should worry about his re-election fight next March with Nicéphore Soglo the man he defeated in 1996...


Jet set and match

The latest leader to succumb to the need for personal air transport is President Mathieu Kérékou who has secured three billion CFA francs to buy a second-hand personal jet...


    Vol 39 No 16 |
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Lomé out of Lomé

Presidents Mathieu Kérékou of Benin Henri Konan-Bédié of Côte d'Ivoire and Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara of Niger attended the ceremony as did the Nigerian regime's new number two Rear Admiral Mike Akhigbe...


    Vol 39 No 16 |
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Money doubling

One Mahamadou Cissé was the single most influential state official in the last days of Mathieu Kérékou's pre-1990 Marxist military government in Benin...


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