Benin president claims victory

2011-03-15 20:03

The campaign of Benin President Boni Yayi has claimed he won weekend elections outright and a runoff vote would not be needed, but his main challenger strongly disputed it.

Benin heads for twice-delayed polls

2011-03-10 15:17

Benin is set to hold presidential elections after the country twice postponed the ballot, with preparations having been far from complete and scores of people left from the voter roll.

Benin protesters demand poll delay again

2011-03-03 13:58

Protesters have blocked roads in Benin’s main city to demand a second postponement of this weekend’s presidential vote amid allegations that a million people were left off the electoral roll.


Benin may be headed for a runoff

2011-03-14 14:31

Benin President Boni Yayi and his main challenger appear headed for a runoff, partial and unofficial results show, after a vote that was mostly calm despite chaotic preparations.

Benin parly okays law on vote delay

2011-03-04 11:13

Benin’s parliament has approved a law aimed at again postponing Sunday’s presidential elections amid allegations that a million people have been excluded from the voter roll.

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