Africa

Benin's president Talon wins re-election

Lome, April 14, (dpa/GNA) – Incumbent President Patrice Talon has won re-election in the West African nation of Benin with 86.4 per cent of the votes, according to provisional results announced Tuesday evening by the electoral commission. He was followed respectively by rivals Alassane Soumanou of the Cowry Forces for an Emerging Benin (FCBE) party with 11.3 per cent, and the leader of the recently formed Democrats Party Corentin Kohoue...

Apr 14, 2021 at 1:17pm