Home central and west africa politics BENIN Issue dated 28/05/2014 Boni forgives Talon too late Patrice Talon notched up a major victory in his business dispute with the Beninese government recently, helped by President Thomas Boni Yayi's temperamental behaviour. [...] (293 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? OK Subscribe toAfrica IntelligenceorPay-Per-Article E-wallet starting from 30 EUR Subscribe or Pay-Per-Article Discover our offers Not reader yet?Create an account to access our FREE SECTION A free issue A selection of articles New editions' summaries Keyword notifications to follow people or topics of interest to you A free issue and a selection of free articles Summaries and email notifications Keep me logged in Create a free account Free Articles MOROCCO Business 03/07/2020 ESL & Network lays groundwork for World Bank, IMF gathering in Marrakesh ANGOLA Business 30/06/2020 Lourenço wants to make up for diamond road repair blunder CAMEROON Politics 26/06/2020 Army frustrated over treatment of Israeli-supervised special forces defending Paul Biya's twilight years Access the free section On the same subject BENIN 16/11/2016 Talon has a hand in all facets of the country's economy No strategic sector seems to have escaped the attention of the head of state and businessman who was elected in April. [...] Breaking news BENIN 25/09/2015 Patrice Talon has launched his presidential election campaign Beninese businessman Patrice Talon made a tour of several francophone West African countries at the end of September. He went [...] BENIN 17/06/2015 Talon's political ambitions raised with Hollande In a meeting with French President François Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris on June 9, Benin's President Thomas [...] BENIN 15/04/2015 Boni Yayi’s home town gets special treatment Following the lead of other African leaders, President Thomas Boni Yayi has turned his native village of Tchaourou into the hub of an array of development programmes. West Africa Newsletter investigates. [...] BENIN 03/12/2014 Talon affair: Boni Yayi defies CCJA While its legal wrangles with businessman Patrice Talon drag on, the Beninese government has awarded disputed contracts to verify its imports to two international companies, West Africa Newsletter can reveal. [...] Breaking news BENIN 16/05/2014 Boni Yayi pardon closes Talon affair Thomas Boni Yayi's granting of a public pardon to Patrice Talon on May 14 was the result of several months [...] BENIN 09/04/2014 Justice, Boni Yayi-style A group of people suspected of involvement in an alleged plot to poison President Thomas Boni-Yayi remain in jail 18 months after an investigation into the affair began. No trial is on the cards. [...] BENIN 26/03/2014 Fludor's scrape with Talon affair Fludor Benin almost missed out in Benin when President Thomas [...] Special report BENIN 05/03/2014 Paranoia takes hold of Boni Yayi's regime The exercise of power has not exactly been plain sailing for Thomas Boni Yayi, as West Africa Newsletter's latest special report shows.Heavily influenced by fellow Evangelists in his inner circle, [...] BENIN 29/01/2014 Patrice Talon affair claims new victim Heads continue to roll in the ongoing Patrice Talon affair. The latest to be shown the door is prosecutor Justin Gbènamèto. [...] BENIN 15/01/2014 Talon stays on message in Paris Exiled Beninese businessman Patrice Talon's busy networking in Paris over the Christmas holidays seriously irked Thomas Boni Yayi, West Africa Newsletter can reveal. [...] BENIN 31/12/2013 Banks blighted by Boni’s bete noire First accused of plotting to poison President Thomas Boni Yayi, ex-confidant Patrice Talon is now threatening to bring down Benin’s banks with debts totalling CFA 42 billion, West Africa Newsletter can exclusively reveal. [...] BENIN 02/10/2013 Yayi tries to force Hollande’s hand The president of Benin took advantage of François Hollande’s presence at the investiture of Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to have a discreet discussion with him about the Talon affair. [...] Spotlight BENIN 06/03/2013 The downward slide of a paranoid state The regime of president Thomas Boni Yayi is going seriously adrift. Obsessed by more or less imaginary plots targeting its "evangelist president," Benin seems to entertain but one thought in its head: to fight against its "external and internal enemies. [...] SPECIAL OFFER 15% OFF your subscription to AfricaIntelligence.com SUBSCRIBE Offer available until 31/07/2020 SPECIAL OFFER 15% OFF your subscription to AfricaIntelligence.com - Region SUBSCRIBE Offer available until 31/07/2020 Previous Next Receive prompts for these topics BENIN Benin Control Boni Yayi Ohada Patrice Talon Port Autonome de Cotonou Societe de Developpement de Coton Veronique Lawson Create a freenotification What is a notification?