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AllAfrica.com
Facelift for Edo Roadsgovernor, Godwin Obaseki. Before the swearing-in of Godwin Obaseki as governor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
governor, Godwin Obaseki. Before the swearing-in of Godwin Obaseki as governor of Edo State, most adjourning streets in Benin metropolis were in a state of disrepair as the immediate past government mostly concentrated its road infrastructure... Read more
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African Football
Benin out to send Togo packing in CHAN qualifierBenin will hope to use their away goal advantage when they host Togo for the se
African Football / Posted 10 hours ago
Benin will hope to use their away goal advantage when they host Togo for the second leg of their 2018 CAF African Championships qualifier on Sunday. The Squirrels fought hard to secure an away goal following a 1-1 draw last week and will now want to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Beat Algeria, Take Control of Davis Cup Groupof last year is what is keeping us going and so far all is going according to p
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
of last year is what is keeping us going and so far all is going according to plan," he added. Kenya were due to play Benin in their third match last night. Benin beat Kenya at last year's competition in Madagascar. The West African nation... Read more
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Pilipino Star
When legends clash22.6 points at the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championships. The 6-8 Hachimura is now
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
22.6 points at the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championships. The 6-8 Hachimura is now playing at Gonzaga University in Washington. His mother is Japanese and father is from the West African country Benin. Hachimura is not in the Jo... Read more
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New Kerala
Diplomatic Missions in Small Countries - newkerala news #255455countries where India does not have resident Mission are: Albania, Andorra, Ant
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
countries where India does not have resident Mission are: Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No More Automatic Promotion for Civil Servants in Edo - Governor Obasekifor civil servants in Edo state, Gov. Godwin Obaseki, has announced. The gover
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
for civil servants in Edo state, Gov. Godwin Obaseki, has announced. The governor, who made the announcement on Tuesday in Benin when he received members of Edo Civil Service Commission, said that henceforth promotion would be based on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Late Passage of Budget By N-Assembly Killing Economy - ObasekiBenin — GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, yesterday, lamented that late pas
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Benin — GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, yesterday, lamented that late passage of budget by the National Assembly was destructive to the economy of the nation and warned that the situation must change if the nation must get the economy back on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fuel Smuggling Booms As Traders Make N55 Per Litre - InvestigationsState over the weekend, showed that a litre of petrol was sold at N200 at the b
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
State over the weekend, showed that a litre of petrol was sold at N200 at the boundary and as much as N250 per litre in Benin Republic. This means that a greater part of Nigeria's imported and subsidised fuel is illegally used to meet demand in... Read more
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walesonline
The Cardiff City players whose exits now seem imminentsettle for appearances for the Under-23s this summer. After that, a loan spell
walesonline / Posted yesterday
settle for appearances for the Under-23s this summer. After that, a loan spell or permanent exit seems reasonable for the Benin international, who arrived at Cardiff City Stadium for a fee understood to be around £1.2million last summer, but is... Read more
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Philboxing
The Past Week in Action 18 July 2017 - Part IIhad problems early with the constant changing of guard from southpaw to orthodo
Philboxing / Posted yesterday
had problems early with the constant changing of guard from southpaw to orthodox and the awkward style of the fighter from Benin but good body punching and a high work rate enabled Figueroa to open a gap over the middle and late rounds and he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Team AfDB At the "Olympics of Economics"in. This was illustrated by Leonard Wantchekon who analyzed the role of educati
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in. This was illustrated by Leonard Wantchekon who analyzed the role of education on intergenerational social mobility in Benin in a paper published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics. This paper was inspired by his own educated uncle who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Parliamentarians' Network On Development Evaluation Gains Momentumoverseeing development spending and results in their countries and regions. New
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
overseeing development spending and results in their countries and regions. New national chapters of APNODE were formed in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon and Tanzania during the past year. These will benefit from the support of the network to engage... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Lads Win Davis Cup Openerheld in Madagascar. Kenya play Algeria on Tuesday in their second Pool encount
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
held in Madagascar. Kenya play Algeria on Tuesday in their second Pool encounter. Other teams in the pool include Benin and Libya. Pool A has favourites Egypt, Zimbabwe, Nigeria and Rwanda. The winners of each pool earn promotion to Group... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cricket Federation Holds Zonal Elimination August 3to represent them at the games. Yusuf said both male and female teams would pa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to represent them at the games. Yusuf said both male and female teams would participate in the eliminations in Enugu, Benin, Kaduna, Jos, Bauchi and Ibadan, venues of the event."All venues will host the eliminations from August 3 to 6; the top... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Rulers and Their Choice of Death AbroadMay in Spain where he underwent medical treatment for an undisclosed illness. P
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
May in Spain where he underwent medical treatment for an undisclosed illness. Patrice Talon, the 59-year-old president of Benin underwent prostatic and bowel surgery in Paris, France last month. Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the Zimbabwean ruler, has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
N7 Trillion Lost Annually As 282 Ships Vanish From Ports - Senate, House Repsthat an astonishing US $5 billion or N1.45 trillion worth of different goods ar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
that an astonishing US $5 billion or N1.45 trillion worth of different goods are smuggled into Nigeria annually through Benin Republic alone. This is only 15 per cent of the total volume of smuggled goods through the Seme border." Senator... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
N14 Trillion Lost Annually to Smuggling, Other Security Leakages - NASSthat an astonishing US$5billion or N1.45trillion worth of different goods are s
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
that an astonishing US$5billion or N1.45trillion worth of different goods are smuggled into Nigeria annually through Benin Republic alone. Yet this is only 15 percent of the total volume of smuggled goods through the Seme border". According... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sex Slaves - Syndicate Allegedly Kidnaps 40 Nigerian Girlsto Lagos and she arrived at Egini community on 23rd of April, 2017," he asserte
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to Lagos and she arrived at Egini community on 23rd of April, 2017," he asserted. Orugbo noted: "However, at the border of Benin Republic and Nigeria, the persons returning our client injected her with an unknown substance without her... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Flays Gov Obaseki Over Central Hospital, Says It's FraudBenin — THE Edo State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the de
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Benin — THE Edo State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the declaration by Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State that the reconstructed Central Hospital in Benin, the state capital, will be handed over to private partners to manage,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Appeal Court Dispenses 232 Special Cases, Commences Annual Vacationon September 7, 2016 from less busy Divisions like Makurdi, Ilorin, Yola, Ekiti
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
on September 7, 2016 from less busy Divisions like Makurdi, Ilorin, Yola, Ekiti and Sokoto to reduce the workload in Lagos, Benin, Port Harcourt, Enugu and Abuja which are busier Divisions". "A breakdown of the figure shows that in Lagos Division,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Blames Customs, Immigration for N7 Trillion Smuggled Goods Yearlyreport on smuggling in the country specified that $5 billion and $15 billion wo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
report on smuggling in the country specified that $5 billion and $15 billion worth of goods are smuggled yearly through the Benin Republic and seaports respectively. But the loss of revenue from the international airports was not stated. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Customs Boss Can Wear Jeans, T-Shirt If He Ends Smugglingthe report further revealed that $5bn (N1.45tr) worth of different goods are sm
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the report further revealed that $5bn (N1.45tr) worth of different goods are smuggled into the country annually through Benin Republic alone. "Put together, it means goods worth over N7tr are smuggled into the country each year. The frightening... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zambia Put Four Past SwazilandMali 15.07.2017 Bissau Guinea Bissau 1-3 Guinea 16.07.2017 Paynesville Liberi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Mali 15.07.2017 Bissau Guinea Bissau 1-3 Guinea 16.07.2017 Paynesville Liberia 0-2 Mauritania 16.07.2017 Lome Togo 1-1 Benin 15.07.2017 Moroni Comoros 2-0 Lesotho 15.07.2017 Francistown Botswana 0-2 South Africa 16.07.2017 Antananarivo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Poverty in Africa - the Staggering Figures and the Hopeof the following countries: Chad, South Sudan, Burkina Faso, Uganda, Sierra Leo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
of the following countries: Chad, South Sudan, Burkina Faso, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Niger, Madagascar, Ethiopia, Benin, the Central African Republic, Guinea, Gambia, Nigeria and Mali. While Niger is shown to be the poorest country... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NHIs Probe Update - Permsec, Indicted Ex-ES Among Panel Memberseach from DSS and ICPC, two secretariat staff and two others. Multiple sources
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
each from DSS and ICPC, two secretariat staff and two others. Multiple sources told Daily Trust that Akingbade who was in Benin as zonal coordinator was "hurriedly" transferred back to Abuja on Thursday and redeployed as General Manager, Zonal... Read more
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International Business Times
Female suicide bomber kills eight in suspected Boko Haram attack at Nigerian mosque operation, Lafiya Dole, and a regional offensive – consisting of 8,700 troops f
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
operation, Lafiya Dole, and a regional offensive – consisting of 8,700 troops from Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Cameroon and Benin – have scored some successes, with soldiers recapturing key territories and releasing thousands of civilians held... Read more
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Daily Herald
Mandela Fellows come from Africa to learn in Bloomingtonseen walking in Bloomington's Fourth of July parade. The home countries for th
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
seen walking in Bloomington's Fourth of July parade. The home countries for the Mandela fellows in Bloomington are Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire (two fellows), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya (two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gunmen Kill Nigerian Television Authority JournalistCentre, Lagos-Nigeria has condemned the murder of Mr. Lawrence Okojie, a report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Centre, Lagos-Nigeria has condemned the murder of Mr. Lawrence Okojie, a reporter with the Nigerian Television Authority, Benin City, capital of Edo State-Nigeria, who was allegedly killed by gunmen on the night of Saturday July 8, 2017. Media... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Mandela Fellows come from Africa to learn in Bloomingtonseen walking in Bloomington's Fourth of July parade. The home countries for th
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
seen walking in Bloomington's Fourth of July parade. The home countries for the Mandela fellows in Bloomington are Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire (two fellows), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya (two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kidnapper Evans Unsettles Nollywoodgiven a thump up of kudos to the producer for his choice of character. But when
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
given a thump up of kudos to the producer for his choice of character. But when Potpourri reached out to the University of Benin graduate, he was emphatic in his denial of the film, saying, he never shot and would never shoot any Evans movie. "I'm... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
All for Duty and Service(FSLC) in 1969. She proceeded to Adeola Odutola College, Ijebu-Ode and later Ad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
(FSLC) in 1969. She proceeded to Adeola Odutola College, Ijebu-Ode and later Adesuwa Grammer School, (formerly AGGS) Benin City as a result of her father's transfer of service to Benin City. She bagged HSC (Advanced Level) at IDIA College. In... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When Nigeria Celebrated Return of Stolen Artifactsassault of its values, culture and heritage. The arrest and banishment of King
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
assault of its values, culture and heritage. The arrest and banishment of King Jaja of Opobo in 1887 and the invasion of Benin Empire in 1897 by the British army, among others have indeed been referenced as major turning points in colonial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Red Alert for Cholera, Hepatitis E Outbreaksat the State level to manage the outbreak and the sharing of borders with five
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
at the State level to manage the outbreak and the sharing of borders with five other States as well as Republic of Benin. Although these issues can potentially lead to the worsening of the outbreak and its spread to other States and... Read more
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New York Post
Husband of church gang assault victim: ‘We cry together at night’following a visit to the Queens church, part of a Christian denomination founde
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
following a visit to the Queens church, part of a Christian denomination founded in the French colony of Dahomey — now Benin — in 1947. “Somebody’s home with her right now,” he said of his wife. “I’m only here today to give thanks, to give... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Chained to tree, chimp begs for 2 yearshas dropped to about 150,000 to 250,000, the World Wildlife Fund said. They hav
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
has dropped to about 150,000 to 250,000, the World Wildlife Fund said. They have gone extinct in countries such as Togo, Benin, Gambia and Burkina Faso. Advocates say governments have been slow to prosecute those caught trafficking in... Read more
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express
Mafia using VOODOO to trick desperate migrant women into Italian sex tradeBlack Axe group is operating in both the southern Italian island and in Nigeria
express / Posted 4 days ago
Black Axe group is operating in both the southern Italian island and in Nigeria where mob members goad desperate women from Benin City in northern Nigeria into being trafficked to Italy. A UK Border Force source told Express.co.uk the women are... Read more
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African Football
Togo and Benin play to stalematematch between Togo and DR Congo at the Port Gentil Stadium in Gabon on 24 Janua
African Football / Posted 4 days ago
match between Togo and DR Congo at the Port Gentil Stadium in Gabon on 24 January 2017 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix Togo and Benin played to a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their 2018 African Championships qualifier at the Stade de Kégué in Lomé on... Read more
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HITC Sport
Can struggling striker be transformed by Garry Monk at Middlesbrough?primed to have a big impact in the Premier League when he nodded a winning goal
HITC Sport / Posted 5 days ago
primed to have a big impact in the Premier League when he nodded a winning goal on his Aston Villa debut in 2015. The Benin international had scored 20 goals in the Championship the season before, but, after his fine start, form then deserted... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Rising sea temperatures will hit fisheries and communities in poor countries the hardesthowever, varies from place to place, with the highest levels recorded in Japan,
Sunday Observer / Posted 5 days ago
however, varies from place to place, with the highest levels recorded in Japan, the United States and Norway, while Sudan, Benin and Sierra Leone ranked the worst. This may seem like more bad news, but it’s actually a silver lining: we can... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Worrisome, Rising Cases of Street Cultismresulted in countless fights, leading to deaths and destruction of properties i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
resulted in countless fights, leading to deaths and destruction of properties in the area. In Edo State, particularly in Benin-City, the rate at which teenage youths are initiated (blend) into cult groups is alarming, and this has become a major... Read more
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BBC News
Why Oba of Lagos 'snubbing' Ooni of Ife shocked Nigeriaexisted between the two thrones even before the colonial era. The ancestors of
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
existed between the two thrones even before the colonial era. The ancestors of the Oba of Lagos were loyal to the powerful Benin kingdom, an area south-east of Lagos rather than the Ooni to the north-east. But on independence, the country was... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
In West Africa, cancer patients forced abroad for treatmentand his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with s
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 6 days ago
and his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with satellite facilities in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin, Ivory Coast and Rwanda. Burkina Faso has no radiotherapy machine but expects one by next year, said Paulin Somba,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Agemo Festival Put Ijebuland On Hold for Seven Daystheir annual pilgrimage. Their routes include and are not limited to Epe/Oke-Ow
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
their annual pilgrimage. Their routes include and are not limited to Epe/Oke-Owa road, Isiwo route, Odogbolu enroute Lagos/Benin Express way, Ijebu Imusin/Ilese Army Barracks route, Omu/Ala/Egbe/Ejinrin route etc." A statement from the Palace of... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
In West Africa, cancer patients forced abroad for treatmentand his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with s
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
and his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with satellite facilities in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin, Ivory Coast and Rwanda. Burkina Faso has no radiotherapy machine but expects one by next year, said Paulin Somba,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
In West Africa, cancer patients forced abroad for treatmentand his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with s
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
and his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with satellite facilities in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin, Ivory Coast and Rwanda. Burkina Faso has no radiotherapy machine but expects one by next year, said Paulin Somba,... Read more
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The New Canaan News
In West Africa, cancer patients forced abroad for treatmentand his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with s
The New Canaan News / Posted 6 days ago
and his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with satellite facilities in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin, Ivory Coast and Rwanda. Burkina Faso has no radiotherapy machine but expects one by next year, said Paulin Somba,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
In West Africa, cancer patients forced abroad for treatmentand his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with s
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
and his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with satellite facilities in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin, Ivory Coast and Rwanda. Burkina Faso has no radiotherapy machine but expects one by next year, said Paulin Somba,... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
In West Africa cancer patients forced abroad for treatmentand his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with s
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 6 days ago
and his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with satellite facilities in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin, Ivory Coast and Rwanda. Burkina Faso has no radiotherapy machine but expects one by next year, said Paulin Somba,... Read more
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Darien News-Review
In West Africa, cancer patients forced abroad for treatmentand his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with s
Darien News-Review / Posted 6 days ago
and his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with satellite facilities in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin, Ivory Coast and Rwanda. Burkina Faso has no radiotherapy machine but expects one by next year, said Paulin Somba,... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
In West Africa, cancer patients forced abroad for treatmentand his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with s
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
and his French partners hope that their business model can be replicated with satellite facilities in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin, Ivory Coast and Rwanda. Burkina Faso has no radiotherapy machine but expects one by next year, said Paulin Somba,... Read more
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