Home central and west africa politics BENIN 21/02/2018 Patrice Talon appoints his lawyer to the Constitutional Court With the fifth term of Benin's Constitutional Court due to come to an end in June, Patrice Talon, who never [...] (139 words) This article is free Log in or create an account to read more Already have an account? Log in Email address Password Forgot your password? Keep me logged in OK 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 NIGERIA Politics 05/06/2020 Buhari's new chief of staff Gambari helps AfDB boss Adesina face up to Trump SENEGAL Business 02/06/2020 Nexeya and Leonardo face stiff competition as Rear Admiral Diagne retires MADAGASCAR Politics 29/05/2020 Mayor of Antananarivo gets capital's waste disposal debt cancelled Access the free section On the same subject BENIN 13/03/2019 Talon sidelines opposition ahead of general election Through a strict interpretation of the new electoral code, the president has managed to eliminate all his opponents as he runs for a second term. [...] BENIN 20/06/2018 The controversial Joseph Djogbenou, president of the Constitutional Court The former minister of justice, the 48-year-old Joseph Djogbenou, attracted an avalanche of criticisms after his election on 8 June [...] BENIN 11/10/2017 Patrice Talon: keeping it in the family! How the president has promoted his friends and family to prime positions. An exclusive investigation. [...] BENIN 06/04/2016 Talon’s friends form line for government jobs Talon looks set to give some key jobs in the country’s new government to an array of people close to him. [...] BENIN 29/07/2015 Politicians with French connections Although the next generation do not seem to be as strongly in the thrall of Paris, bi-nationals like PM Lionel Zinsou are common in Beninese politics. [...] BENIN 19/06/2013 Boni Yayi plays crafty with constitution President Thomas Boni Yayi is making a risky move by attempting to modify Benin's 1990 constitution. [...] Receive prompts for these topics BENIN Joseph Djogbenou Nicephore Soglo Patrice Talon Renaissance du Benin Theodore Holo Thomas Boni Yayi Create a freenotification What is a notification?