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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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Patasse´'s problems

Ex-President André Kolingba wants power again and is encouraged by the examples of Mathieu Kérékou in Benin Didier Ratsiraka in Madagascar and Denis Sassou-Nguesso in Congo Brazzaville...


Franco-phoney war

Boutros did not turn up for the final press conference; nor did President Mathieu Kérékou of Benin whose country hosted the previous summit...


Cross-border crimes

None perhaps is more important to Nigeria than Benin whose President Mathieu Kérékou was among the leaders in Abuja at the end of August for the Ecowas summit where 'trans-frontier criminality' was discussed...


Army in brief 

The likely winner he is moreover favoured by neighbouring rulers such as: Abdou Diouf Henri Konan Bédié Lamine Zeroual Gnassingbé Eyadèma Blaise Compaoré Omar Bongo and Mathieu Kérékou...


Army in brief 

The likely winner he is moreover favoured by neighbouring rulers such as: Abdou Diouf Henri Konan Bédié Lamine Zeroual Gnassingbé Eyadèma Blaise Compaoré Omar Bongo and Mathieu Kérékou...


American in Africa

It was Houngbedji' s support that ensured that Mathieu Kérékou won the second round of voting pushing out the Washington-friendly Soglo...


Soldiers' schemes

(Mahamane's Beninese friend Nicéphore Soglo refused to talk to the junta but he has since been replaced though more democratically by Mathieu Kérékou)...


Born-again poll

The prospect of former dictator Mathieu Kérékou returning to power as elected President worries those who argue that economic liberalisation must go hand-in-hand with democratisation...


Kérékou tries a comeback

In 1990 Benin led the field when dictator Mathieu Kérékou submitted to demands for a national conference which ushered in an unexpectedly gentle transition to free elections...


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