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The entrance of the royal palace of Cana bullt by King Guezo (1818-1858)

Cana, a neglected piece of Black History

BY USMAN MAMA PHOTOGRAPHY BY ARSENE KASSEGNE Cana, today a regular village with a population of ten thousand people located on both sides of the Benin-Niger interstate highway 87 miles from Cotonou (Benin’s largest......

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Benin's President Patrice Talon

Benin Republic for Sale. Really?

BY LOU SIFA (WITH JULES MAOUSSI) There was a wide-spread joke here in Benin that the only way out of the frustration over the lingering economic malaise, the daily power outage, water cut-off and...

Soumanou Salifou

About the Editor

Soumanou Salifou, a former award-winning reporter at the Washington-based Voice of America (the U.S. Government radio station that broadcasts to the rest of the world), made history by founding The African, the premier African magazine...