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Google 7/22/2018 2:38:26 PM

France Agrees To Return Stolen African Artifacts to Benin, But Will Other European Colonizers Follow Suit? - Atlanta Black Star


Atlanta Black Star

France Agrees To Return Stolen African Artifacts to Benin, But Will Other European Colonizers Follow Suit?
Atlanta Black Star
Benin first called for France to return the objects in 2016, followed by a letter sent to then-French President François Hollande from lawmakers and civil society groups from Benin and France. It is estimated that France stole 4,500 to 6,000 artifacts ...

Google 7/22/2018 2:09:21 PM

Fresh breath for Benin Adire in Iyase-Odozi's tour show - Guardian (blog)


Guardian (blog)

Fresh breath for Benin Adire in Iyase-Odozi's tour show
Guardian (blog)
When GreenHouse Art Empowerment Centre starts its tour event later in the year, preservation of Benin cultural values will come into focus. Featuring tie & dye workshops, exhibitions and presentation of a journal on art with the theme, Benin ...

Google 7/22/2018 2:15:49 AM

Benin Bronzes on Loan and the Museums Dilemma (1) - Vanguard


Vanguard

Benin Bronzes on Loan and the Museums Dilemma (1)
Vanguard
By Denrele Animasaun. Recently, in all the media, there has been a lot of excitement on the proposed loan of the Benin Bronzes which many believe were taken, looted or stolen by the colonist from the Benin Palace by brutal force in 1897 what is now ...

Google 7/22/2018 1:58:43 AM

When Itsekiri rolled out drums for Oba of Benin - Vanguard


Vanguard

When Itsekiri rolled out drums for Oba of Benin
Vanguard
By Jimitota Onoyume. Warri the oil rich city in Delta state was agog last week Saturday as the Itsekiri ethnic nationality rolled out the drums to receive His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare 11, the Oba of Benin who was on a thankful you visit to the Olu of ...

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Google 7/21/2018 7:13:55 AM

Dangote: Smuggling through Benin Republic is crippling our economy - TheCable


TheCable

Dangote: Smuggling through Benin Republic is crippling our economy
TheCable
Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, has asked the federal government to take drastic action against Benin Republic over smuggling of products from its country into Nigeria. Dangote said this on Friday while responding to questions from ...
Dangote seeks FG's action against smuggling through Benin bordersThe Nation Newspaper

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Google 7/20/2018 4:48:33 PM

The top things to see and do in Benin City - Pulse Nigeria


Pulse Nigeria

The top things to see and do in Benin City
Pulse Nigeria
The capital city of Edo state, Benin City, has a long history of civilization and culture. The entire state of Edo was the location of one of Africa's oldest Empire's, the Benin Imperial Kingdom. Places to explore are fantastic, not far apart and not ...

Google 7/20/2018 2:24:14 AM

Benin Sets Sights on Startup Success in Francophone Africa - OZY


OZY

Benin Sets Sights on Startup Success in Francophone Africa
OZY
When Ulrich Sossou started off as a freelance software developer in Benin in 2013, he frequently had to rush to neighboring Ghana. His clients were — and still are — mostly American and Canadian startups, but he needed to make the trip to Ghana to ...

Google 7/8/2018 4:08:54 AM

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